Smoke at start - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 8 Old 02-11-2011, 06:21 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
hypersnyper694788's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 937
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Smoke at start

Hey guys, parden my lack of 7.3 knowledge. My mother has a 7.3 and it gas been smoking at startup. I know it's kinda vague, she says it's white smoke. Any thoughts?

Thanks in advance.

06' F-250 CC SRW 4x4, 8" fabtech lift, bilstien 5100 shocks, 4" TB MBRP cat free, 2 JL audio 10" W0, 20x12 Weld Cheyenne 8, 35x13.50x20 Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ

BNIB oem ford complete 6.0 head, all valves hardware etc... for sale $900 obo NEW PRICE $600
hypersnyper694788 is offline  
post #2 of 8 Old 02-11-2011, 11:45 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 54
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Glo plugs not working.Does it crank longer than usual before starting?
chrashd is offline  
post #3 of 8 Old 02-12-2011, 05:18 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
hypersnyper694788's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 937
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Cranks right up but smokes till she is driving and its warmed up. But if it sits at idle for a while (10 min. or so) to warm up it will still smoke.

She had it scanned and they said its her #8 injector. Which is a special injector??? I thought they were all the same?

Any thoughts

06' F-250 CC SRW 4x4, 8" fabtech lift, bilstien 5100 shocks, 4" TB MBRP cat free, 2 JL audio 10" W0, 20x12 Weld Cheyenne 8, 35x13.50x20 Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ

BNIB oem ford complete 6.0 head, all valves hardware etc... for sale $900 obo NEW PRICE $600
hypersnyper694788 is offline  
post #4 of 8 Old 02-14-2011, 05:21 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Kannapolis
Posts: 13
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
what year is the truck? yes the number eight injector is longer than the other ones in newer years of the 7.3
powerstrokefan1 is offline  
post #5 of 8 Old 02-14-2011, 08:01 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
hypersnyper694788's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 937
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
its a 2001

why would it be longer, out of curiosity?

06' F-250 CC SRW 4x4, 8" fabtech lift, bilstien 5100 shocks, 4" TB MBRP cat free, 2 JL audio 10" W0, 20x12 Weld Cheyenne 8, 35x13.50x20 Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ

BNIB oem ford complete 6.0 head, all valves hardware etc... for sale $900 obo NEW PRICE $600
hypersnyper694788 is offline  
post #6 of 8 Old 02-14-2011, 11:50 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Riverside/Norco, Ca
Posts: 3,771
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
is it cold outside/ could just be condensation. lol
Dietoremain is offline  
post #7 of 8 Old 02-15-2011, 12:05 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Buffalo444's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Carlyle, IL
Posts: 2,166
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dietoremain View Post
is it cold outside/ could just be condensation. lol
lol true that. I just started paying attention to my exhaust when I saw all the condensation on my and started freakin out lol

Jason

First rig: e99 F250 CCSB 4x4 auto, white, 388k miles: traded in
Then: 02 F350 RCLB SRW 4x4 zf6, silver, 201k miles, THREW A ROD : traded to Jake
Now: 96 F350 CCLB DRW 4x2 auto, red and silver/grey, 266k miles: rusty but trusty
Buffalo444 is offline  
post #8 of 8 Old 02-15-2011, 05:40 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Kannapolis
Posts: 13
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
there was a "crackle" coming from the number eight injector in the older 7.3s so they made it longer to prevent this from happening.
powerstrokefan1 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome