Photo 1/6 | 003 Top Tech Ford 6 4l Injector Work | 003 Top Tech Ford 6 4L Injector Work
Photo 2/6 | 001 Top Tech Diesel Rotella T6 Oil Pour | Ram Truck changed the recommended oil for EcoDiesels from 5W-30 to 5W-40 API CJ4 in 2016 to reduce the rate of fuel contamination in the engine oil.
Photo 3/6 | 005 Top Tech 2004 Ram 1500 Fca | Ditching the gas-powered Hemi engine for a Cummins diesel sounds like a great idea for high-mileage Ram pickups. However, there are a lot of mechanical, electrical, and legal hurdles that stand in the way of it being an easy swap.
Photo 4/6 | 003 Top Tech Ford 6 4l Injector Work | Reusing the aluminum injector-feed lines on 6.4L Ford Power Stroke engines is a common cause of fuel leaking into the crankcase. Savvy diesel technicians always use new lines when injectors are replaced or removed.
Photo 5/6 | Top Tech Ford 6 4 Inj Lines
Photo 6/6 | 002 Top Tech E4od Bench Teardown | Ford’s E4OD automatic transmission behind the 7.3L Power Stroke engine has a life expectancy of between 150,000 and 225,000 miles, according to some experts. Basic rebuild costs are typically around $1,800—plus the labor to remove and replace.