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been getting some oil smoke on startup lately? trucks also having a harder time starting these days. anything i should be looking into or is thiss normal for 152,xxx miles?

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ohm out your glows and test your relay (sticky up top) is where i would start. and does your starter seem to spin reasonably fast? whats your outdoor ambient temp when you start?

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Glow plug system first, maybe fuel filter next start with the simple stuff first anyway. at that mileage your truck is just getting broke in If its cold they will smoke some on startup but if it is starting harder than normal there must be something wrong(not mileage). You probly wont have to go this far but my dad had to replace his valve cover gaskets along with his glowplugs once on his '95, the plugs were almost burnt off. something to look at anyway while your in there

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probably plugs. just put a new relay on last winter. rebuild fuel bowl and put new filter in in december. thanks

2002 F-250 POWERSTROKE 4X4

BANKS 4" Turbo-Back w/ Power Elbow
Converted from 3/4 to 1TON
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Warn Hubs
TW 6 Pos.

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you know to only get motorcraft ZD-11 or beru plugs right?

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Late 99 (2/99) Black F250, CC LB 4x4 Lariat 214k. All Stock for the moment...

1995 PSD, ext cab, one wheel wonder , 297k miles, 30k on wvo. totaled 5/8/11 RIP This truck is for sale as a parts truck (Jason is about to receive forged rods, and drop kick his PMR's)
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Marinco Mod
DIY Electric fuel w/ wvo conversion

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