6.4 Gaining oil and smoking and laundry list of other problems - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.4L Problems Forum Having Trouble? Post here

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-21-2013, 04:40 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Great Bend
Posts: 46
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
6.4 Gaining oil and smoking and laundry list of other problems

My wife has a 2008 Ford F-250 with the 6.4 diesel I went to change the oil and it was way up on the dipstick so I took it to the dealer because it is still under warranty they are telling me this is normal especially during the winter months when you let it idle to warm up they are saying that while it is sitting there idling it will try to regen and pump diesel in has anyone heard of this i thought the only time it would try to regen was after driving over a certain speed limit for so long and that is why it is gaining oil they say i need to lower my oil change intervals from 5000 to 4000 i have a hard time believing thats going to help much considering it gained a full gallon I had them give me a good sample when they changed it so i can send it off he said it is gaining the diesel through the rings don't that mean the rings should be replaced is ford just trying to get out of warrantying this???? It has also been smoking real bad he said there is a tsb out about the smoking for the intercooler ford has a fix for it but they are not recalling it and it is not covered under my warranty they want 600 just for the intercooler not installed does anyone know about this and if so is there a good aftermarket one for a better price i know banks has a full kit but it is more because of everything you get he also told me he seen i done my own oil changes normally and told me not to use aftermarket filters i have heard you didnt want to use napa but i use baldwin he said they have had a bunch of problems because of this anyone heard of this also heard a rumor h&s got outlawed is this true if so is ther anywhere you can still get it at was really wanting to do a delete just hadn't gotten to it yet thanks for any help
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 01-21-2013, 05:47 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Alberta
Posts: 1,168
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
By not letting regens complete and doing excessive idling you will end up with fuel dilution. It's just a downfall of the dpf system.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 01-22-2013, 04:26 PM
Premium Member

 

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 400
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Stop the regen process! You wont be dissappointed
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors