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    Lost an Injector

    I was a couple of hundred miles North of home searching for a farm to buy when the check engine light came on. I had towed the RV up and decided to take the truck to Ford since I had no idea what the problem was and I didn't want to be stuck on the side of the road on the way home towing the 5th wheel. I called Tyler Ford and explained my problem. The service guy said it wasn't a problem, just bring it in tomorrow at 8:00 am. Did that and hadn't been gone long enough to get back to the RV park when he called me and said the #4 injector was shorted out. I asked how long to fix it and he said I whould have it back the same afternoon.

    I can't say enough about how Tyler Ford treated me and fixed the problem. They will definately get my business when it comes time for a new vehicle. Even if I still live here.

    As for the farm, I really liked the land, but the house was a POS. So, the hunt continues.
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    That must be a new one...The Ford dealer was downtown when I lived there...Of course so was everything else......Ben
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    It's on the loop now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    As for the farm, I really liked the land, but the house was a POS. So, the hunt continues.
    Here's the first house I bought in Tyler...A duplex, I lived in half and rented out the other half...Somebody fixed it up nice since I owned it...Apparently they installed central air...I had window units...The front doors look the same...The house was built in 1915...I paid $11,900 for it in 1971 and took out a 30 year GI loan......Ben
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    “...said the #4 injector was shorted out...” That’s a new one on me and doesn’t trigger any picture in my mind about such a problem.
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    After the hail storm did a number to my truck, I went for a estimate and discovered the sun roof was not working correct. Got it closed part way but not sealed and with all the rain that was not going to work. Stopped by Wolf Ford in Ogallala, NE and the service writer came out and then went back to get a tech. They worked with it to get it all the way closed. Asked what I owed, nothing. Gota love small towns.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue74 View Post
    After the hail storm did a number to my truck, I went for a estimate and discovered the sun roof was not working correct. Got it closed part way but not sealed and with all the rain that was not going to work. Stopped by Wolf Ford in Ogallala, NE and the service writer came out and then went back to get a tech. They worked with it to get it all the way closed. Asked what I owed, nothing. Gota love small towns.
    Something I learned the hard way starting with my "99, the sunroof really doesn't "seal" the water out. The water is channeled down through the A Pillars and drains from a hole hidden by the door. That drain gets clogged every so often water leaks inside the cab. The easiest way to fix it is using compressed air.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Something I learned the hard way starting with my "99, the sunroof really doesn't "seal" the water out. The water is channeled down through the A Pillars and drains from a hole hidden by the door. That drain gets clogged every so often water leaks inside the cab. The easiest way to fix it is using compressed air.
    The same thing happens with Dodge rear sliding windows...It pays to poke out the two drain holes in the bottom channel occasionally......Ben
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    I was a couple of hundred miles North of home searching for a farm to buy when the check engine light came on. I had towed the RV up and decided to take the truck to Ford since I had no idea what the problem was and I didn't want to be stuck on the side of the road on the way home towing the 5th wheel. I called Tyler Ford and explained my problem. The service guy said it wasn't a problem, just bring it in tomorrow at 8:00 am. Did that and hadn't been gone long enough to get back to the RV park when he called me and said the #4 injector was shorted out. I asked how long to fix it and he said I whould have it back the same afternoon.

    I can't say enough about how Tyler Ford treated me and fixed the problem. They will definately get my business when it comes time for a new vehicle. Even if I still live here.

    As for the farm, I really liked the land, but the house was a POS. So, the hunt continues.
    Other than the check engine did it make it run rough?
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    I kind of thought maybe it was just a tad rough, but it was so slight it could have been my imagination.
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    Cackle Thats cool they took care of you. My check engine light comes on when it rains. Good thing its dry around here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CactusCurt View Post
    Cackle
    Hah!...I haven't heard that term since the days on Jason's site......Ben
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    The reason I asked is that I lost an injector in my 97 7.3 and I thought the motor was going to come apart.
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