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Old 08-22-2007, 05:36 AM
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White smoke in the A.M.

This A.M. I noticed a lot of white smoke coming out of my exhaust during idle and acceleration, once the temp came up it quit. I have been getting a sweet smell every now and then. The EGT seems a bit high around 780 at 1500 RPM.. Any thoughts??
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Old 08-22-2007, 05:40 AM
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Well if you have sweet smell in your exhaust I would be checking your coolant and your oil. Check the coolant for signs of oil residue in it. Check the oil for signs of coolant. I would suspect either head gaskets or egr cooler or oil cooler has sprung an internal leak. But those are only my assumptions as I am not very well with the 6.0L.
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Could it be the EGR coolent valve.. perhaps it is time to replace th eold girl
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Old 08-22-2007, 05:48 AM
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Could it be the EGR coolent valve.. perhaps it is time to replace th eold girl
I do not know but someone with more experince then me with the 6.0L will be along shortly to give you good solid info. I just gave you some ideas on what to look at. As I know those are the common problem areas for the 6.0L
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Old 08-22-2007, 05:53 AM
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Yes Thank you

I have no clue what is going on with it...
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Old 08-22-2007, 06:23 AM
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What is the best coolant and do I need an additive? also how do you purge the coolant system of air??
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Old 08-22-2007, 07:03 AM
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The coolant level is low. so that means either the egr coolant tank or a head gasket. If I replace th ecoolant with Motorcraft gold do I mix it 50\50?
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Old 08-22-2007, 09:42 AM
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Thanks for all the input

Just got of the phone with Dealer, the EGR cooler is bad. Luckly this is covered by warrenty. only $100.00 deduc. bad news is their so covered up it will be the end of next week before they can work on it...
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If it was a simple repair I would suggest you go for it yourself. But from my understanding this is something for the techs to do. Unless you just do the egr delete which is another option you have.
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Old 08-22-2007, 09:52 AM
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better to let the pros do the warrenty work

If the dealer will fix for $100.00 I have to let them.. The parts cost and anti-freeze alone would cost me more that one skin.. I just hate having to drive my car.. I like my truck...
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