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black/white smoke at start

have an 03 F350 107,000 miles. when i start the truck after sitting for 10 hours i get white or heavy grey smoke out the exhaust. if the truck sits for 24 hours the smoke is more black. and when it sits for more then 40 hours i have to plug in the block heater to get it to start, which lets out a huge cloud of black and white smoke.

To me that sounds like an injector, not the head gasket letting coolant in to the cylinder.

already diagnosed with stuck vanes on turbo, egr and oil cooler failures, and head gasket; over pressure of coolant.
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sounds like FICM problems. Do you have a tuner on the truck? if so read what your voltage for the Fuel Injector Control Module. You want to be around 48v at all times. Any lower than that, and you're looking at buying/rebuilding the one you have. If not, there is a way to test it using a multimeter with the help at someone at the ignition. Depends on which version you have being 7 prong or 4 prong. But you'll test Key on, engine off for voltage..then key on, engine cranking, then engine idling. All should stay around 48v.

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do not have a tuner at this time. did have a alternator and battery failure, that has been fixed.
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update, after 11 hours engine is hydro locked
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that...is not anything I expected. I wish you luck. Any ideas what you're going to do?

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come to think of it..all of those problems you said it was already diagnosed with..is that current..like those problems haven't been resolved yet? If they have been..who said it was hydro locked. Seems real steep. These engines have there problems, but they're beasts if you keep up with them

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dealer diagnosed problems, unable to afford to show extended warranty company "point of failure". now the point of failure is engine stops during cranking. 3 days ago it did it for the first time, plugged in the block heater(5 hours) hard start, rolled coal for 5 sec.
when i crank it, it feels and sounds like the piston is slapping fluid
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Do you have any diesel fuel residue in your degas bottle? If so, it could be a cracked head. You may also have an injector that's stuck, draining fuel into the cylinder when it's sitting.
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dealers result; pulled glow plugs, coolant in 6 out of 8 cylinders
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