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2008 6.6L Duramax – FUEL INJECTOR CLEANING AND INSPECTION

1. Use a soft bristle non-metallic brush and top engine cleaner, GM P/N 1052626 or equivalent, to remove any                  deposits from the nozzle tip (1) and the copper washer sealing area (2) before reinstallation.

NOTE: The fuel injector must be cleaned with the proper cleaning equipment. DO NOT use abrasive cleaning                            methods, such as a metallic brush, to remove deposits. Cleaning an injector with improper tools will damage                the fuel injector.
2. Inspect the fuel injector nozzle tip (1) for cracks, dents, or other damage.
3. Inspect the nozzle tip (1) for any signs o f discoloration – dark yellow, tan, or blue due to excessive heat.
4. Replace the injector if any damage is found.

5. Clean the fuel injector high pressure line.
6. Inspect the fuel injector high pressure line for excessive corrosion or damage to the sealing surfaces (1, 2).                     Replace the line if any damage is found.