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Eco diesel engine failures

This is a discussion on Eco diesel engine failures within the RAM 1500 Diesel Mechanical forums, part of the RAM 1500 Diesel Garage - RAM 1500 Diesel Mechanics Corner category; Sounds like another melted intake manifold, a FCA issue. FCA knows insurance covers such things so their hands-off attitude is not surprising....

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    Sounds like another melted intake manifold, a FCA issue.

    FCA knows insurance covers such things so their hands-off attitude is not surprising.
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    problem with engine intake has two holes

    Tow my eco ram 1500 2014 truck to dealership they called me two holes intake. Its one month out warranty got 82,ooo,miles.they are calling ram to see if they will help cover the repair. Has anyone had this problem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ERICK Patterson View Post
    Tow my eco ram 1500 2014 truck to dealership they called me two holes intake. Its one month out warranty got 82,ooo,miles.they are calling ram to see if they will help cover the repair. Has anyone had this problem?
    Seen it often , the EGR valve malfunctions , does not close , and keeps
    sending hot exhaust gases in intake manifold , melting a hole in it .
    gonna need a EGR cooler too , not just intake manifold .

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    I'm of the opinion that these engines need the intake manifold removed and the valves cleaned of buildup every 50k miles or so. Given then oil blow-by and the diesel soot these engines are constantly exposed to, those valves have to be getting super nasty and killing our economy and performance.

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