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How tight are the turbo hose clamps on a Detroit, '07 Freightliner Columbia?

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It 's a clamp with a spring per loaded spring torque is not the issue seal is .
Break it off cut it off what ever you have to do heat sometimes work but you have the boot to consider .
Other then that get a new clamp and clean all surfaces and tighten it untill you feel you have a good seal its not folding fluid in just road grime and dust out

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SOURCE: How to remove heater hose fitting clamps

They have a special tool that has a clamp on a cable. Some auto parts will loan or rent out the tool. Some times you can rotate the clamp by putting pressure on one end of the clamp and rotating it to a different position BUT be careful because if you break the heater connection taking out the heater core will cost you

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Would you not assume the ignition switch may have
worn out & possibly be a problem

It gets used a lot

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SOURCE: We have a 2009 Freightliner Columbia that keeps

not in my range of expertise as commercial vehicle but there should also be a FMI code number to go with the fault code , follow link to the freightliner web site where you can download owner manuals etc that may give you more info on your problem also a freightliner forum would be a good source of info , keep me posted if you wish
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SOURCE: My 2006 freightliner detroit 60 won't start. What could it be?

You will need to give us a lot more to go on.
does it crank?
Gas or diesel?
fuel pressure checked?
When did it last run?
anything else that might help....

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