New exhaust system! - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.7 Problems Forum 6.7 Problems Forum

User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 7 Old 09-10-2012, 06:46 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
New exhaust system!

So at work we have a 2011 ford with 125,000 miles bone stock, lots of highway miles. Just had the turbo replaced by Ford, it was smoking white and eating oil.. Here is where the fun starts. Got the truck back and after one day another check engine light, they said knock sensor, I said change it, they called back and now they say I need a whole new exhaust system tot the tune of 3400$ can I just try to run it to "clean" it out, and knowledge will be appreciated.. They say it is because it is coated with oil, has anyone ever hot tanked or cleaned these things?.
Nitro4me is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 7 Old 09-11-2012, 09:10 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 279
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Since the warranty is gone, could you spend half that and do a full delete? Not sure if that is a possibility for you, but it would definitely fix your issue and save money.

2011 F250 XLT CCSB, 6.7 PSD

jeffc is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 09-11-2012, 12:27 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
travisH3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 4,310
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 6
Thanked 41 Times in 40 Posts
Feedback Score: 13 reviews
it seems to be a company truck that isnt his so they prolly wont tune it. I dont know if it will clean it self out or not though. i would say find a used one that someone deleted.

T-rav
2010 F350 6.4- H&S Single turbo kit, 5" flo pro,No limit SS cold side kit, No Limit intake, MPD billet CCV/oil filler, newton leveling kit, RED Newton traction bars, custom projector retrofit in oem lights and a bunch of LED lights LOL

Holderdown Performance #teamHDP

OUR FLEET: 2015 f450, 2014 Platinum F350, 2012 F450 6.7, 2010 F350 6.4, 2005 F350 6.0, 04 F450 6.0
travisH3 is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 09-11-2012, 02:46 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 4,229
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 5
Thanked 129 Times in 122 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
you can clean them with simple green and a pressure washer
drunk on diesel is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 09-11-2012, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks for the help guys! Ya I live in Kalifornia so I can't delete it, but buying a used deleted system would be great! I am going to try to clean it first though. It is a company truck.
Nitro4me is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 10-15-2012, 11:28 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 153
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 5
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
One of many reasons I will never live in California.
svtbolt2001 is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 10-15-2012, 06:26 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 368
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 16 Times in 14 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
not sure about these little engines, but the industrial Cummins and Cats can be removed and cleaned. You might contact Tenneco or your local Cat or Cummins truck center...
poormanscat is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome