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5.9 Liter CR Dodge Cummins 03-07 Discussion of 5.9 Liter Dodge Cummins Diesels with Common Rail Injection

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Old 03-25-2013, 04:29 PM
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I have a 2005 cummins with 135,000. I have an edge hot juice which I run on 3 , a bully dog crazy Larry downloaded which I run on 3 and an industrial injection 62/12 turbo. I lost my #1 injector a month ago now I just lost another one. Is this due to my module and downloaded or normal wear and tear. I called scheid diesel today and they said a normal common rail injector is good for 100,000 to 125,000 miles. Any advice
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:47 PM
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It sounds like normal injector wear and tear.
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Old 03-29-2013, 05:16 PM
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If you are not running extra filtration then it is normal.

Average lifetime should be around 200-225k with good fuel and good filtration. Lacking that there is no telling when they will go bad and the programmers won't help the life expectancy.
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03-04 can last a lot longer as they have about a 25% lower duty cycle since they do not have the post injection event.

05-07 we see problems typically between 80-120k , but occasionally will see higher 160k or so. 03-04 we see 160-220k and sometimes higher.

FYI we will test injectors for $10 each.

Starting with a quality injector is key... then protect it with good fuel and good filtration. Pressure boxes will cause greater wear.
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Thank you Jkidd. I brought to a shop by me. They recommended I replace the other 5 injectors, put a better fuel filter in my canister and they ordered a after market fuel filter to add when it comes in. I guess 130,000 isn't so bad but its a big expense.
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I just hit 133,000 and had to do mine, I replaced the #4 at 107,000. I just replaced all 6 2 weeks ago and went with +100s.
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