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Wulffez
08-30-2008, 06:24 AM
I did take off my air hose to check if it did leak, then I find it did contain some sludge or what you call it, which you find in the injector bowl some times aswell! What does that mean :O!?

deathwest
08-30-2008, 06:44 AM
It's just water condensation and oil. It doesn't means anything. To avoid it install a water trap but your engine may works perfectly even with sludge... almost all ditech have sludge.

dirthawker1313
08-30-2008, 08:43 AM
i wonder if there is enough sludge as to clog the injector? maybe thats why you cant get it started

Wulffez
08-30-2008, 11:32 AM
after i did remove all sludge, i cou ld start it YAY!!! butr then i should eat, I got back and it couldnt start :'(

Mr. Scootswell
08-30-2008, 11:35 AM
I had sludge in my compressor line after just a few hundred miles. It hasn't affected
performance though.

Wulffez
08-30-2008, 12:05 PM
Hmm, I cant remember now.. Is it possible to tear the injector bowl apart without taking it out of the top cylinder? And without draining the coolant?

06spidey2
09-08-2008, 09:21 AM
I switched to flourescent line to see what is going in & what is going out. I'll be testing it out today. It was so hot & dry last week, that I rode very little, but when I did, no sludge in the bowl. When its cooler & humid in the am, I get some water & slight sludge.