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Old 12-18-2009, 06:32 PM   #1
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got an 01 GMC 3500 flatbed for towing
I think its got dreaded injector probs but want to verify.
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Old 12-19-2009, 03:09 PM   #2
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Old 12-19-2009, 04:05 PM   #3
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Pull your dip stick, see if the fluid seams runny unlike desiel oil, if it smells like fuel chance are you have the leaking injector bull **** that has plauged the duramax. Or track the fuel pressure.
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done the sniff test,seems OK
will not start without help via starting aids(wd40,fluid,gas vapor etc)
it will run for a while then die.
New fuel filter. Ive hooked my snapon scanner up and watched it go all over the place with fuel pressures.
I guess I need a tech2 to really see whats up.What I really need is a local expert....
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anyone got a Tech 2 thats in Orlando?
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Old 12-24-2009, 12:37 PM   #6
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also need the vacuum gauge for fuel pump testing
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Old 01-04-2010, 12:03 AM   #7
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anyone?
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Old 01-09-2010, 05:44 PM   #8
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need EFI Live to tweak this
anyone have it?
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Old 01-23-2010, 11:45 AM   #9
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still looking for a duramax guru
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I know we're not in Orlando-we have the GM Tech II and the tools to diagnose the problem. Just throwing it out there just in case.
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why not take it to a gm dealer? unless your out of warranty but it was my understanding that the duramax's have a 100k warranty or so? idk..
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Old 01-25-2010, 07:23 AM   #12
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injectors have a 200K 8 yr warranty(if they feel like honoring)
this is out of warranty.
As for taking to dealer it would have to be towed to stealership(big bucks) and they quoted $4400 to do an injector job.Sorry but thats a little steep.
I ll do the work myself if someone will diagnose and point me in right direction.
Plan B is that I have a low miles 05 duramax motor and will swap if I can figure out how to reprogram the 01 ECM to 05 specs.
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looks like it needs injectors
anyone have any?
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still looking for a good duramax mechanic
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