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Old 12-30-2013, 10:57 PM
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White smoke and heavy exhaust

Morning everyone. I have a 97 f350, 7.3 with 248k mi. Especially on cold mornings the trick starts up just fine but leaves a white cloud of smoke and a heavy smell of exhaust that gets into the garage. I have only driven egr and scr diesels on the past so I'm not sure if this is just normal for pre egr motors. Engine has rosewood stage 1 injectors with upgraded ats pedestal with an adjustable Wastegate if that helps any. Thanks in advance
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This is normal for cold weather starting. Just idle the truck out of the garage. Plug in the block heater at night or set it on a timer about 3 hours before you plan on driving it.

Read the third sticky post down. It may help
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This is normal for cold weather starting. Just idle the truck out of the garage. Plug in the block heater at night or set it on a timer about 3 hours before you plan on driving it.

Read the third sticky post down. It may help
Thank you for pointing me to that sticky. A lot of info in there. Much appreciated.

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Plugged in the truck last night, smoke and exhaust was not present upon start up this morning. Thanks for the tip

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