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post #1 of 3 Old 11-17-2019, 06:17 PM Thread Starter
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hi all. i have a 2005 f350 6.0 it started running rough and smoking. I had a family friend who used to be a diesel mechanic come over and plug in some diagnostic tool to the truck and it showed no compression on number 2 cylinder. Any idea what would be the cause of something like that ?
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post #2 of 3 Old 11-18-2019, 05:19 AM
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Im curious what the family friend retired diesel mechanic thought it was.

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OK, thanks for the info. To show my ignorance, what is the problem with 3 nipples...
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Your tech friend probably meant low "contribution" from cylinder #2 if all he did was plug it in to a diagnostic tool.
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