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Broken valve springs also are a plague to chevy- gmc trucks.

Small V8 get broken spring replaced. Large V8 get all springs replaced.

Nothing to address the damaged piston and valve
 






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50 known engine failures so far. The way I've seen the headlines I was expecting hundreds of thousands of bad motors. The vm 3.0 diesel used in the dodge trucks and jeeps has a higher failure rate.
 






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50 known engine failures so far. The way I've seen the headlines I was expecting hundreds of thousands of bad motors. The vm 3.0 diesel used in the dodge trucks and jeeps has a higher failure rate.
You could be right that the number failing is low, but that 50 is only what was reported in a single forum.

Plus the article was dated June 3rd, but the forum topic referenced was updated June 18th and already 5 more, 55 now.
 






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You could be right that the number failing is low, but that 50 is only what was reported in a single forum.

Plus the article was dated June 3rd, but the forum topic referenced was updated June 18th and already 5 more, 55 now.
I'm sure there is more than that number out there, just seems like covid where a 2% failure rate is the end of the world. I hope ford does a good job making it right, in the end that is what matters most. Things happen, nothing is perfect.
 






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It sounds like they found some new cheap valve springs, for a good price.
 






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