Compression Ignition Addict
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Silverton, OR
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Agreed, coolant will be the key to it. If its using coolant, has coolant in the oil, or oil in the coolant, something pretty bad is wrong. From bad head gaskets, bad oil cooler, or cavitation.
If its not using coolant, then your trucks timing is running retarted. You have to loosen the three bolts on the IP (the ones holding the IP to the cover, the one on the bottom is the hardest). And rotate the pump towards the passenger side. A little bit goes a long way. Most recommend going less than a dimes width at a time. That should help with the white smoke if it isnt coolant.
1985 Ford F-250 with a 6.9 IDI/T-19 4speed 4x4
Paint, Eagle Alloys, Kelly Safari TSR's, ATS turbo, gauges
2004 Jetta TDI 5 speed
2004 2wd Excursion Limited 6.0. Testing how loyal I am to Ford
1997 Passat B4V TDI. 1 of 80 imported in 97. 50 MPG and a factory 25 gallon fuel tank!