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I've got two 01's. Two days ago, my 3500 started dripping fuel below the truck. I pretty quickly traced it up to the breather tube area. After reading the threads on this forum, it's pretty clear that it must be an injector issue??? How does fuel from a bad injector end up in the crank case? It seems weird that it would end up below the pistons.

The engine only has 68,000 miles on it, but the seven year limit will nix me from any dealer assistance, huh???

I found this forum when searching for information... there's a lot of good stuff on here if you dig, but a lot to wade through if your work truck suddenly fails. Any suggestions?

Thanks for any help! :confused:
 

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cracked injector housing will cause that
 

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Thanks... cracked injector, huh? Makes sense... fuel inside the valve covers. Any reason one would crack? Do I just fix the cracked one?

Thanks for the responses!
 

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How many miles do the injectors have on them?

If they have 80K - 100K you should probably replace them all.

I would take it to a diesel shop and have the balance rates checked to see how many/ which ones are bad, and then relace the whole bank if the are only bad on one side, or both banks if you have to tear both sides apart anyway.
 

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Thanks for the advice... any good way to determine which one is cracked? I don't think the injectors have ever been touched. The trucks only got 68,000 miles on it, but it is a 3500 with a dump bed...
 
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