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Old 01-06-2013, 05:31 AM
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2004 6.0L White smoke

Hi, I own a 2004 6.0L Super duty King Ranch.

All of the sudden, its now throwing quite a bit of white smoke out the exhaust. I really Don't know what it is. Me and a couple buddies think that it might be getting too much fuel, because the smoke smells like fuel (that sounds dumb and obvious), and its using just a touch more fuel than it should I believe. some people have told me maybe the IPR (Injector pressure regulator). I just don't know how to check out a problem like that. The truck is at 110k miles, runs great and sounds great. It doesn't smoke as bad after its warmed up, but still its definitely enough to make you wonder what the hell is going on.

I'm in the army stationed here in Germany, and I have the only diesel truck on this post! so you guys are my only help! thanks!
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Old 01-06-2013, 06:20 AM
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Welcome and thanks for your service. Unfortunately, without a monitor, it will be hard to diagnose. Yes, you could have a bad injector, not uncommon. Read this about monitors, the edge cts is great at reading codes and monitoring, the dashboss is good, and the scanguage is good for the price, just not as good for pulling codes. Write Up: Monitoring the 6.0L PSD.

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Old 01-06-2013, 07:18 AM
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little more detail I took a video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uup7...e_gdata_player
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It says the video is private.

Sent from my phone that somebody didn't help me get.
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:26 PM
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you not down any coolant? and the smoke doesn't smell at all like coolant?
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:29 PM
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How cold is it out?
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Old 01-06-2013, 08:46 PM
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Its about 45 degrees here

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How cold is it out?
its really not THAT cold out, but still chilly
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Old 01-06-2013, 09:30 PM
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I set it to public, sorry about that

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It says the video is private.

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Take another look it should work fine now
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