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post #1 of 5 Old 07-10-2008, 10:37 PM Thread Starter
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white smoke and high temp at idle

I got an 07 6.0 harley davidson edition, and it has a banks chip in it (yes i know, i'll eventually upgrade to SCT). I was sitting in line to get food, and i noticed that the temperatures kept crawling, and they hit 230, and so i turned the truck off. well I started it back up when the car moved that was infront of me and it had gone to 226, then it started climbing again so i turned it off again. i finally get my food and going down the road and the degrees go down after a little while. Well later that night i drove the truck for about 25 minutes, then parked it for about 45, and when i went to start the truck, i looked back and had white smoke pooring out my stacks. Im guessing it would be the EGR cooler? any insite would be appreciated.

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that sounds like an egr cooler. you might want to check for coolant loss and what the exhaust smells like. it also could be an egr valve. hope this helps

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i smelt the exhaust, when it was blowing the white smoke. is it hard to replace egr cooler or valve?

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The valve is easy just bolts, and a lot of pulling. I used a small crowbar. I think the new valves come with the two o-rings and gasket at the cost of $374.24 from the local Ford store. Cooler is a lot harder turbo and other components need to come off. Don't know the cost.
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the egr valve is really easy. my truck has a similar issue and is in the shop. check out the post if you'd like to. Ford Declined Warranty

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