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Old 03-10-2010, 11:51 AM
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Ford "Upper Diesel Engine" service?

Still new to the 6.0 so forgive me. Was talking to the dealer about what's been done on my recently purchased 2004 CC and the only thing they were recommending I look into is their $280.00 "upper engine" service. They said they essentially service (and clean?) the EGR and the injectors (and new fuel filters if needed) according to the service tech. So the question is does a truck need this and/ or does it really help out? How much "service" can they do to the EGR and injectors for $280? Is it worth it or would I be better off spending the $280 else where on the truck? I want to keep up on maintanece with this truck for sure, but like I said, new to the 6.0. Just looking for some info on the reality/ benefits of a dealership upper engine service effects on these engines. Thanks
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Old 03-10-2010, 11:55 AM
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I smell BS here...i wouldn't do it.
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Old 03-11-2010, 06:35 AM
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Well that's what I'm trying to find out. I'm just not sure how much they can really "service" the egr and injectors and if it will even help. Might I be better off pouring in a bottle Lucas injector treatment? Or more for the price savings?
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Old 03-11-2010, 01:03 PM
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They could pull the EGR out and clean it that is about all your gunna get for $280, clean the EGR, put on new EGR seals and 2 new fuel filters...

That's what im guessing.
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See this thread. Fords new carbon cleaning process???
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i'll clean your egr for $280.
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Old 03-11-2010, 04:41 PM
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Haha! I just came across the "New ford carbon cleaning" thread so I've been checking it out. I'll have to ask the dealer if that's what they are talking about. Looking at what guys have been quoted for prices, if it is the full process then $280 would be a deal. But I'm not that lucky.
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If they do what was in the tread, then it sounds like its a pretty good deal.
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That carbon cleaning process runs $600 or more. I am sure that's not what they are offering. I am also sure at that price the are not pulling the injectors so their cleaning can't be much other putting a can of injector cleaner in the tank. I'd pass on that and spend the money on an EGR delete kit.
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Old 03-12-2010, 12:39 PM
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Dealer said they don't need to change the oil and that's not part of their process so I'm assuming it's only the fuel system cleaning (injection only vs. induction also?) since they only recommend fuel filters. Aside from running the ford diesel fuel additive that I've been running I'm thinking I'll pass on it for now and hold out till they do the whole thing. I'll keep watching the "Ford Carbon Cleaning" thread. Thanks for replies.
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