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Can a Powerstroke have retarded timing?

I don't think it is but I figured I'd ask because I have symptoms like what I've seen in IP days with retarded timing (white smoke, black smoke on acceleration and at times slight black while cruising, and a raw fuel smell). The only thing that doesn't seem like retarded timing is it starts fast and smooth.

I ran this thing on WMO and the smoke started slightly after but I want to check all my options. I'm pulling the injectors and have already checked compression.
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No it really isn't possible. But a messed up cps can do odd things. You should do a cylinder contribution test and injector cutout test before pulling things apart

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