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Old 04-08-2012, 11:00 PM
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white smoke

2005 f-350 -6.0 , starts kinda hard ,runs good , drive for a bit and when excellerating iot chugs and coughs and billows white smoke, still has enough power to move truck, thenit clears up after working throttle a bit , drive in tow/haul and seems to work shift into overdrive it starts to act up, first with black blue smoke then to white! loss of power ,
212000 km on unit , recent oil change , no programmer , please help this is all new to me , egr cooler , injector???????
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:23 PM
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Do ya want a wild guess or diagnostics. For diagnostics we need data. Have it scanned with a real scanner by someone who knows how to use it. A autozone scan doesn't count. We need live data and it would be good to have them do a buzz test and cylinder contribution test if equiped.
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Old 04-13-2012, 05:13 PM
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i was kinda hoping i wouldnt need to do a scan, thats why i asked in this forum, if i take it too ford then no need to be here,,,,,right!!
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:30 PM
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When your idling, get out and walk around to your exhaust -what color is exhaust? Does it sound like it is struggling when it is idling? If your exhaust is white it is most likely the EGR cooler burning coolant. If it is bluish black smoke it could be your glow plugs. But I do agree with above post you should get it plugged into a scanner, it can give you a lot of very valuable info to help further assess the situation. Especially when it comes to diesel upgrades/repairs you don't wan to be shooting from the hip.
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:44 AM
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plugged in , no codes , new egr cooler delete is being installed !
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Old 04-24-2012, 12:01 PM
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Was it loosing coolant?
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Old 04-24-2012, 02:12 PM
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yes there was coolant loss , in about 100km or 60 miles resevoir was empty
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Old 05-24-2012, 06:23 PM
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sounds like that egr cooler going bad. have u noticed and coolant leaking undreneath truck?
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:23 PM
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WHITE SMOKIE BE GONE

THE EGR COOLER WAS LEAKING , INSTALLED SINISTER DIESEL EGR DELETE KIT ,, WORK GREAT PROBLEM SOLVED!!
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