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2005 6.0 turbo low compression # 1 and #8? repair vs replace

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2005 6.0 blown turbo low compression # ***** and #8 ? repair vs replace engine
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

please explain..did the turbo come apart and go into the engine?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
don't know but dealer is removing heads
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
engine has 45000 mi turbo replaced at 20,000 mi ie this is 2nd turbo
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

ok,,it would be much cheaper to fix your heads than to install a new engine

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

besides.replacing the engine wont fix your turbo problem

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
cost of a ford rebuilt engine and install already replaced turbo $3200 replace head $4600 sound right?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
what does it cost to get rebuilt 6.0 from ford and install
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

one moment

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

Parts InformationOEM Part #Price

Engine

Short Block

3C3Z6009AARM - $5443.48

Includes: Cylinder Block, Pistons, Rings, Rods, Rod Bearings, Crankshaft, Main Bearings, Timing Chain & Sprockets And Camshaft & Bearings.

Labor InformationSkill LevelMfg. WarrantyStandard

Diagnose/Test Engine Performance

B0.00.4

Diagnose/Test Cylinder Contribution

B0.00.1

Diagnose/Test Crankcase Pressure

B0.00.3

Diagnose/Test Oil Leak, Diagnosis

B0.01.0

Replace Complete Assembly Without Transfer Of Parts

Manual Trans

B13.218.8

Does Not Include: Transfer Of Any Part Of Engine Or Replacement Of Optional Equipment.

Auto Trans

B12.317.6

Does Not Include: Transfer Of Any Part Of Engine Or Replacement Of Optional Equipment.

NOTE

To Clean CAC Tube, Add

B0.10.2

With Dual Alternators, Add

B0.30.4

Replace Complete Assembly With Transfer Of Parts

Manual Trans

B0.021.8

Includes: Transfer Of All Fuel & Electrical Units. Does not Include Transfer Of Optional Equipment.

Auto Trans

B0.020.6

Includes: Transfer Of All Fuel & Electrical Units. Does not Include Transfer Of Optional Equipment.

NOTE

To Clean CAC Tube, Add

B0.00.2

With Dual Alternators, Add

B0.00.4

Replace Long Block

Auto Trans

B0.025.6

Includes: R & I Engine & Transfer All Necessary Components Not Supplied With Long Block.

Manual Trans

B0.026.8

Includes: R & I Engine & Transfer All Necessary Components Not Supplied With Long Block.

NOTE

To Clean CAC Tube, Add

B0.00.2

With Dual Alternators, Add

B0.00.4

Replace Short Block

Manual Trans

A0.029.8

Includes: R & I Engine & Transfer All Necessary Components Not Supplied With Short Block.

Auto Trans

A0.028.6

Includes: R & I Engine & Transfer All Necessary Components Not Supplied With Short Block.

NOTE

To Grind Valves, Add

One Bank

A4.05.0

Both Banks

A7.89.2

To Clean CAC Tube, Add

A0.10.2

With Dual Alternators, Add

A0.30.4

Overhaul/Rebuild Auto Trans

A0.040.1

Includes: Disassemble & Clean Engine. Ridge Ream & Hone Cylinders, Fit Pistons, Rings, Pins, Main & Rod Bearings & Grind Valves.

Overhaul/Rebuild Manual Trans

A0.041.3

Includes: Disassemble & Clean Engine. Ridge Ream & Hone Cylinders, Fit Pistons, Rings, Pins, Main & Rod Bearings & Grind Valves.

Overhaul/Rebuild NOTE

To Clean CAC Tube, Add

A0.00.2

With Dual Alternators, Add

A0.00.4

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

plus you would need to pay about 21hours labor to replace the engine

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
can't you get complete engine from ford ?
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

no,,you could keep adding to it

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

you buy the short block and then add if you want more new

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

i think it is cheaper to fix yours

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
thx
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
could not figure out the labor
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

the labor would be around 21 hours..

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
OK thx
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

the price would be how ever much your shop charges per hour

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

you are very welcome

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 8 months ago.

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