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White smoke

So I have white smoke only through 1 and 2nd gear what are some of the cause for this the truck is stock besides my stacks

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Check your coolant level to see how much you are using. It's probably the EGR Cooler leaking.
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well after looking into it more i took all my intake tubing off and found some shaft play in my turbo and after watching the smoke ill say its gray and not white but i did notice that my coolant level isn't super low its about 1/2 inch below the min and i have been keeping an eye on it so my game plan is to buy the ipr gen 2 egr delete and do a flush on the truck and look for a turbo rebuild kit is that a good start.
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First question is whether or not you have a monitoring system? You will see that about half the people on here that have smoke issues is because of their injectors or FICM. I have been the victim of each of these culprits.


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No I don't have a edge Cts

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Here's an example of what two bad injectors looks like. When I was trying to diagnose the issue, everyone guaranteed me it was coolant via a bad EGR. Three years later my FICM went bad and had the same indicators. Also, you NEED a monitoring system ASAFP just so you can keep tabs on stuff like this and your oil cooler. You don't need an Edhe... a Scangauage II works nearly as well ( not as sexy as the CTS) and it costs $160 but is worth its weight in gold. My $.02



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Does it only do it when the truck gets warm


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It doesn't do it at all anymore. With injectors, it does it whether it's warm or cold. With the FICM, it tends to only do it when the oil is cold.


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