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Problems after glow plug install

Just had a friend of mine put new glow plugs and harnesses in my truck. It has no problem starting down to 0 degrees with negative wind chills after sitting for 4 or 5 days. Now, there's quite a bit of white smoke when you first start it up. There's also some other intermittent problems that didn't start happening until he worked on it. Sometimes, in the morning, when it's cold, if you start it and let it run for 30 seconds or so and take off down the street, the truck doesn't seem to have much power and the engine isn't as loud as usual but if you mash the throttle, it will blow a big puff of smoke and the engine gets louder. Yesterday, I was driving down the interstate and went to speed up to pass a car. I had no throttle response for a couple of seconds but noticed that when I pushed the throttle, there was quite a bit of black smoke coming out the tailpipe. After that incident, I started to notice that it's hazing when driving down the road. I lugged it on purpose to make it smoke and it looked like the smoke was half black with some white smoke mixed in.

Is it possible that he didn't hook something up or something has come loose or is there another problem that just happened to start about the time he worked on it

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