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Starting problems..

Truck takes 3-4 cranks to get started in the mornings. I have replaced the CPS and the gp relay is good what else should i check?

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Also smokes white while starting

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Get your batteries tested. They need alot of CCA to turn em over fast enough to build oil pressure. Check your cables also. I went through the same thing as you. Ended up been a week starter. Now the old trucks startes right up with out any hard cranking. It still blows some white smoke for a few minutes but soon stops.
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How many miles? Could be a couple bad glow plugs. best ones to go with would be factory Motorcraft gp's.

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rosewood 180/100's, t500 hpop, php hydra, e fuel.
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has 276xxx miles

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id say glow plugs. i replaced mine at about 240k

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1995 f-250 rclb
7.3~317k miles & countin
3" Downpipe
Superduty 10.5" 3 pinion Trac-Lok rear
Dana 60 s.a.s

1997 ccsb , 353,500 miles
5" lift on 315x75x16 cooper at3's.
Clear headlights, tinted tails, rear buckets,
Dana 60 swap, zf5 swap.
rosewood 180/100's, t500 hpop, php hydra, e fuel.
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It could also be the injectors or the piston rings. My 97 stroker had the same issues. If some of the piston rings are bad then that means you wont acheive enough compression to fully combust the atomized fuel, hence the white smoke.
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