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Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Walpole, MA
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Originally Posted by Im_Strokin_ur_Cummins
Ok so I had the rare opprotunity to sit with an on call tech at ford, the guy that the technicians in the shop go to when they cant figure an issue out. Being a diesel nut I asked to go to the diesel side of the center, in talking to the tech about my hard start he told me to get Hot shot oil additive. does anyone know where I can buy this I have looked around a little and havnt seen it. He was telling me the little valve on the top of the injector wont move as easy to fire the injector with the thicker cold oil.
Tractor Supply carries hot shot. Over time the poppet valve will wear like anything else. Are those the original injectors on the truck as far as you can tell?
2002 F-350 4X4 ECLB 7.3 4R100 6637 filter w/ RiffRaff cover, 08 diff cover, 203* T-stat, HPX, Stancor Relay, 6.0 trans cooler, Zone leveling kit, 8'6" Western Ultramount
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