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Replacement injector

So basically think I need a new # 8 injector. Ford wants over 300 for one with the core. I definitely want new, not remanufactured. Is this my best option or are there cheaper options out there?
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Are you sure you need that injector? It's been mentioned a zillion times here that the #8 injector doesn't get the full charge of oil that the rest of them do. There's a crossover oil line that you can install that helps this. Heck of a lot cheaper than an injector and it's probably what your problem actually is.

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Are you sure you need that injector? It's been mentioned a zillion times here that the #8 injector doesn't get the full charge of oil that the rest of them do. There's a crossover oil line that you can install that helps this. Heck of a lot cheaper than an injector and it's probably what your problem actually is.


#8 can fail tests but be fine.

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Cps does that a lot too

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I have performed all the aforementioned suggestions but my #8 still throws a code. However my truck runs fine.

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So don't replace it.

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I have performed all the aforementioned suggestions but my #8 still throws a code. However my truck runs fine.
What code?

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What code?
P0608. I randomly get SES due to #8 misfire. When I run the CCT it fails on 8.

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Well this all stems from a thread I started a while back with a problem my truck was having dropping in RPM when coming to a stop. I've had a buddy run a scanner on it and everything came back fine except for #8 failing the cylinder contribution test. I don't see how this could be a CPS issue since the truck runs fine otherwise. This is a thread too with a guy having the exact same issue as mine. TC Unlock RPM Dip
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This is how it can be a cps
http://www.thedieselstop.com/forums/...s-test-257398/

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