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Old March 2nd, 2009, 09:29 PM   #41
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run a pint ot trans fulid in it every few tanks works just as good as power plus it well keep inj clean and save $$$$$
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you can put some trans fluid in your fuel tank and thats a good lube for your pump and stuff just make sure its new fluid or filtered really good. dont put to much though but that will help some. not sayin it will fix it or stop it from happening but a possibly help.
My cousin actually tried this, killed his 7.3 in under a month. If you do this use VERY VERY little, In my experience it causes starting problems and gummy build up.
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I only wish I could show you guys the 03 HPCR truck I serviced recently. This guy ran "a small amount" of atf in his truck with every fill up. 55k miles.. I'll tell you that the bill was over 5 grand for injectors, rails, connector tubes. ALL WERE GUMMED. Its not worth it.

As for the cp3 pump- if it had enough fuel to crank the engine, I doubt there is damage.
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Old March 7th, 2009, 05:40 PM   #42
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mine gelled up beginning of last week, got it to a buddies thawed it out and ran fine....been running power service (white bottle) ever since and no issues till this a.m., wife was gonna take it to work and she brought it back home cuz there was no power and was sputtering....thought there might be an issue when I heard it idleing this morning so I forwarned her.

should I be running the red bottle? (power service 911)
truck ran fine yesterday mind you all afternoon. its a cummins.
the diesel 911 is for when it is gelled already. the white bottle is for keeping it from gelling. if it gets cold enough nothing will stop gelling. once it has gelled add some diesel 911 and fuel to your new filter. add the rest to your tank. if your lucky it will clear up.

i usually use howes anti gel, if i cant find it i use power service. both are great products. they are about the only thing you will see a trucker put in a semi.
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