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NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN Technical discussion of fourth generation (2007.5 and up) 6.7L engine and drivetrain questions, solutions and upgrades. For trucks with the 5.9L engine use the appropriate 3rd gen forums.
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Default EGR Cleaning

My truck is at the dealers for some exhaust problems. Some of it is covered under warranty and some is not. The dealer wants me to ok an erg cleaning for $800.
What are your thoughts about this?
2015 cab and chassis 4x4 with 75,000 miles.
2015 3500, 4x4, crew cab, white,
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Many folks on here with more knowledge than I have will be able to chime in, and they will probably be the best answers you will find on any search on the web. What I can say is that your truck, and dealer will know a lot about the engine. Idle times, average speed, throttle position, high idled, re gen cycles, if it was ever shut down during cycles, ran low on def, etc. I would look at the warranty book with a fine tooth comb and make sure all the things they are telling you are as per the manufacturer and are correct. As far as the cleaning, I would ask exactly the items being cleaned. Is the price set for dpf cleaning or other items as well? Seems about the right ballpark as independent range 500-700 and dealerships 800-900. With 75k, if everything else in parameters don't be afraid to call bluff if there is gray area and not black and white. All they can do is say no!
2016 2500 bighorn, 4wd, 6.4" bed, auto, stock except for addition of clearance lights.
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We charge 500 for the service. It’s also a 60,000 mile service requirement along with the crank case breather filter or CCV. We also remove the intake horn and clean the intake grids heater and the horn.

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