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post #1 of 4 Old 11-28-2010, 06:31 PM Thread Starter Rookie
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Injector issue

Injector issues on a friends 93 7.3 turbo..wanting to see if there was a write up on testing and replacing these.
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Frankly, IDI injectors are cheap enough that if you suspect they might not be good, just replace them. $200 for a whole set, and they tend to go 100-150K miles.

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i was just wondering...are rebuilt injectors as good as new? i have one leaking and i found a set plus glow plugs and install kit for $300. injectors are remaned...also have a glow plug that is leaking somehow...not sure how it is possible, but when it has diesel on it it bubbles.
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The glow plug itself can't leak. The threads around it can.
A glow plug just heats up. The bubbling is probably the diesel heating up.

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