Join Date: Apr 1999
Location: Justin,Texas, Republic of TEXAS (USA)
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Re: AGAIN!! Bent Push Rods #1 & 3
Is it always the exhaust pushrods?
Does this truck have phenomenal deceleration in tow/haul mode?
I'm thinking out loud but if the vanes had too much travel and were really restricting exhaust the possibility exists that the pressures might be holding valves open and bends the p'rods. I know it is a stretch but in my days of dealing broken autos professionally I have seen some weird stuff that defies normal logic. I would think the pressure build up would not effect only those two cylinders but reflected gas pressure waves don't follow logic.
I know this is just a notch or two up from Demonic possession as a cause but the things already replaced rule out a whole lot of other things. The way I understand the VN turbo, a mis-indexed assembly might increase the travel of vanes one way or the other........
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