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Old 01-10-2010, 11:40 AM
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ANYONE in or around Pensacola. NEED HELP!Broke a valve!!

looks like the injector WASN'T the problem. Took of the valve cover in prep for replacing the injector and discovered that the front valve, #1 cyl, has broken off right at the very top, just above the "bottom" keeper groove. She still runs, like crap, but runs. I removed the rocker and the spring just lifted off..valve hasn't moved and appears stuck tight in the top-most position. Hopefully this means it didn't fork up the piston. I need to know if any member out there happens to live in the generall area who can perhaps help me fix my beastie(ie some place to park her and lend a hand and some expertise)I have most basic hand tools and at least some money available to pay for parts and your help/space rent etc but this is my "bread and butter" and need to get her fixed quick but with limited funds, I can't afford these "shop" rates. Any help..Please?? Call me Howard at 843-441-7340 (BTW she's an '03 E550, 20' box truck)
Got another question perhaps someone can helpwith. Since #1 is dead, but it still runs(like schyt, but runs) to keep from pushing fuel out the pipe, I'm thinking on unplugging the injector and pulling oout the push rods until I can find a place to fix this. Any thoughts on this(broken valve in in there TIGHT! but doesn't appear to be "down" in the cylinder. (its the very front valve)

Last edited by howardtm; 01-10-2010 at 12:58 PM. Reason: aqded question
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