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03 6.0 Should I be worried?

Looking at a 03 6.0 crew cab auto 4x4, any problems I should look for before I buy? What trouble's are there on the early 03's? thanks
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I have an 03 6.0 crew 4x4 .... 188K and only problem has been 2injectors and HPOP ... Everything else has been great and the 03's are known for the turbo's .... They whistle like crazy

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my buddy had an 03 and it was junk it was i the shop for 7 months of the year the replaced the heads, turbo almost everything and was still junk so he traded it in but some run with no problems and some are junk.
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I have 118,000 on my 03 couple injectors that's about it. Runs great I use it everyday. Just try to get the oasis report and go from there

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be afraid, be very afraid.

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My 03 runs great. I did have some EGR problmes but thats no biggie, thats with all of the 6.0's. Iv got about 118000 on it. I ran the Oasis and found that the previous owner had a couple injectors replaced but nothing major.

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I have 118,000 on my 03 couple injectors that's about it. Runs great I use it everyday. Just try to get the oasis report and go from there

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People give them a bad rap but I've seen my fair share of 05+ with problems

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03 6.0 with 170,000 no problems

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