Compression Ignition Addict
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Thomasville, Georgia
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Tell me what I did wrong...
Picked up some bad fuel and had a lot of debris in tank so I had to drop the tank and have it cleaned, decide this was the right time to complete the "hutch" and "harpoon" mods and add a pre pump filter and fuel/water separator.
Mods and cleaning went well and the truck went back together, rolled the key forward to prime the fuel system and listened for the fuel pump to cycle 4 times then fired the truck up with 4 gallons of diesel in the tank. About 2 minutes after the start up the truck began to idle rough and got louder and louder I first thought it was the air working out and then realized it was getting worse so I shut it down just before it stopped running by itself... In this time the fuel pump had failed and stopped flowing altogether, I replaced it and filled the fuel bowl back up and she started right away.
We cleaned up our tools and my friend poured in 16oz of diesel kleen before I could tell him to wait for me to fill up, so I drove about 3 miles to the closest station to fill the tank with diesel and on the way she started blowin white smoke bad and worse at idle, after filling the tank completely I drove 50 miles and it still smokes BAD at idle and much less when the engine is revved!
Did I kill an injector when it ran out of diesel? Was the heavy mix of diesel kleen bad? Will this clear up if it is the diesel kleen?
00' F350 CC DRW still pushing well past 300K: 6637, GTP38R, 5.6k mod on turn dial, superchips, trans command, Torque pro on Galxy S2 for PID monitor, OD lock, 4" straight pipe, condensor cooler w/electric fan, watersprayed intercooler, 08' taillights, 05' headlights, BD valve body kit, all door locks foiled, full LED exterior light kit, and the list is still growing.