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P0278 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for June 2010

Cylinder 6 Balance System Malfunction

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0278
Help Request Posted
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Heavy Black Smoke VIN: 1FTNX21P64
P0278: Cylinder 6 Balance / Contribution. This vehicle came into my shop with the two codes and I found fuel injector O rings sitting in the engine well, heavy black smoke when warm, so I just wanted to check before I get started, should I remove the injector and have it tested to save time and money....
June 24, 2010