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Old 01-04-2013, 08:41 PM
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This truck had all injectors put in by Chev around Dec 2011. Now we have found that it burned/lost 4 quarts of oil between oil changes. Do you think there could be any connection between the work they did in putting all 8 injectors in and this oil use? Our mileage is very low maybe 8 K a year.
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:29 PM
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Ed you need to subscribe to one of the Duramax forums. It's a good way to find out what problems Dmax's from different years had. I'm a six in a row guy so I'm only familiar with Cummins Forum and TDR.
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:50 PM
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does anyone think 8k for injectors and fuel rails sounds a little off?
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:01 PM
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Ed you need to subscribe to one of the Duramax forums. It's a good way to find out what problems Dmax's from different years had. I'm a six in a row guy so I'm only familiar with Cummins Forum and TDR.
Yes that is a good idea. Thanks
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Duramaxforum is great for anything chevy or GMC - Duramax.......
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:31 AM
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Duramax forum is a joke really, too many keyboard cowboys. DuramaxDiesels.com or Dieselplace.com will get you the answers you need with minimal BS.
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:44 AM
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Duramax forum is a joke really, too many keyboard cowboys. DuramaxDiesels.com or Dieselplace.com will get you the answers you need with minimal BS.
Thanks didn't take me long to conclude what you say.
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One Last paragraph on this....today I was at a chev dealer(not the one that worked on our truck) and their greeter(just like Walmart) started talking with me. Turns out he was the president of this company but retired and came back to work free in the repair lounge. I told him about our problem in getting 8 injectors. He walked me back to their repair stock and they only had two. He asked why and they said it was a $800 item. Can that be true that a set of 8 injectors would cost $6400 + install from chev
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One Last paragraph on this....today I was at a chev dealer(not the one that worked on our truck) and their greeter(just like Walmart) started talking with me. Turns out he was the president of this company but retired and came back to work free in the repair lounge. I told him about our problem in getting 8 injectors. He walked me back to their repair stock and they only had two. He asked why and they said it was a $800 item. Can that be true that a set of 8 injectors would cost $6400 + install from chev
The aftermarket injectors can be $4500 - $5500 a set so GM charging $6400 would not be a surprise. The Cummins injectors which are also Bosh units cost half as much to replace and are extremely reliable. Usually, it was only the early years of the Dmax where the injectors were a big problem.

My 02', 06, and 09' Cummins powered Rams have never needed any injectors. You need to find a good Diesel mechanic to handle any non-warranty type work.
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last set I bought was $1800 + 200 for the install kit . Seriously, 800 for 1 ?!?!?!?
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