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Cranks, No Start, White Smoke.....
Ok heres what I have, Early 1999 7.3L. Last night in my shop I tried to start to go home....cranked but just poured white smoke out, tried agian same thing. Third atempt, started perfectly....first thought was glow plugs, but it was 65 degrees in my shop, ran great on the way home, so I thought no big deal, just a glitch.
The next day tried going to work, and it cranked and poured white smoke out...three times in a row. So wife was at front door waving her keys at my face. Went to work and now being a weekend, I'm T/S.
Heres what I've done.....
Oil at good level and 3000 miles old.
HPOP level is good.
GP relay good....Glow plugs themselves I dont know if there good.
Fuel filter 3000 miles old, but who knows it could still clog early.
Batteries show 12.9 VDC just sitting, with GL on at 11.9, trying to start at 11.5, I'm going to call the batteries good...
CPS should be good, just 1000 miles old and the tach moves(for a quick refrence).
I'm getting fuel, because I'm pouring white smoke out, but enough fuel going to engine?....I dont know. I dont have my fuel PSI gage here at the house.
IPC is good, tried starting it with it unplugged, and no oil in the plug end.
AND I havent run any codes, I'm not much of a plug in and tell me whats wrong type of guy.
So at this point I need help, Any ideas from the experts?
I'm going to check the fuel pressure on sunday(4/15/12).
Could it be an injector or two...Causing it not to start, so all that waste fuel is dumping overboard from the good injectors, causing the white smoke and no start symptoms from the bad injectors?
Thanks for any help, its greatly appreciated!!!
Late 2004 6.0L
ALL stock and I mean All stock!!
155,000 Miles and Counting
1999 Ford F-250 7.3L, My baby is sold!!
Extended Cab, Long Bed, White Paint
6 Speed ZF-6
35 Inch Tires
4 Inch Exhaust
TS 6 Position Chip
Fuel Bowl Delete
Fuel Regulated Return
International Cam Sensor
Pre/Post Fuel Filters