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Exclamation What is this/why is it smoking?

Hey guys,
For quite a while, I have been smelling a stroke smoke smell in the cab of my 6.0 . I finally have found where the smoke is coming from. Where the arrow is pointing (whatever that is) is what is creating the smoke. Any ideas?

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Re: What is this/why is it smoking?

Looks like the ebp sensor tube. Does it connect to a sensor and the exhaust manifold?

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Would the ebp sensor have a metal tube going to it? I touched it and it is definitely metal. Not sure if that helps. Thanks again!

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Re: What is this/why is it smoking?

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Would the ebp sensor have a metal tube going to it? I touched it and it is definitely metal. Not sure if that helps. Thanks again!
Yes, it directs exhaust gasses to the sensor. Apparently you have a hole in it. You need to trace it out. That would likely mess up your ebp sensor readings.

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That is the EBP tube connection to the manifold. If you have traced it, it goes to the sensor about mid left valve cover. That is a lot if corrosion on the connection! Heat and salty water do a lot of damage.

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Thanks for the help guys. Getting it fixed today. Will post with what is found. I'm thinking the tube rotted and is leaking exhaust fumes. Michigan winters sure take a toll on vehicles.

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