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    OC Diesel Mechanic Recommendations?

    Can anyone recommend a good diesel mechanic in South or Central Orange County?
    My fuel pump on my 7.3 has a leak and it looks like the turbo charger has to be removed to replace the pump.

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    I bet it's the pulse damper leaking. It's a 20 minute fix and you don't remove the turbo. All I did was bend the correct size wrench 90 and was good to go.
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    There are some rip off shops in OC if you don't choose carefully...I would highly recommend using one of the site sponsors, even if it's a little farther.
    Closest to you would be:
    DIESEL POWERHOUSE
    1830 Town and Country Drive.
    Norco, CA 92860
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    Matt is the owner and I believe he is honest and knows the trucks!!
    As a start, call Matt and ask him what he thinks will fix your problem.

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    Domistic Diesel,Chino hills John has helped and gone way above and beoned when help was needed.

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    Anaheim / Placentia Honest Mechanic

    This guy is very honest - I live near and use him for everything. Owner is Edgar.

    Diesel Specialists Inc
    350 E Orangethorpe Ave Ste 12
    Placentia
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