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Old 05-28-2012, 04:56 AM
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Maybe forgot to tighten Fuel injectors when I did head gasket replace-help?

Ok guys, just spent three days with the cab off doing head studs and everything is a blur.I am doubting wether or not I torqued the injectors down in the passenger head. I ran the truck last night for 15 or so minutes to operating temps and other than a small fuel leak at the driver's side banjo bolt, everything sounded and looked good.

What would be tell tale signs that I forgot? Should I pull the valve covers to check?

I'm physically and mentally exhausted

Joel


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Old 05-28-2012, 05:19 AM
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Thinking about it, I know that the oil log can't be tightened without the injectors being tightened down. Just hope that I torqued them too.

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Better to be safe than sorry. If the injectors are loose you will get combustion blow by which will burn out the o-ring and it will start dumping fuel into the cylinder.
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Pop the valve cover off and take a look. Better to k ow for sure then hope it's right.
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I'm just done with this truck after a four day fix. I will pull the cover and look though. Thanks guys.


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