I have a 7.3 that has a slight hesitation at start, then blows white/ blue smoke. The injectors were just gone through by a reputable shop and orings replaced. Reinstalled and still the same issue. So, im looking at compression/headgasket, correct?
Dropped off my 2006 f350 6.0 diesel srw at ford because it was over heating and going through coolant
they diagnosed it as a blown head gasket
is there anything else I should get them to do while they have it apart?
it has 192,000 kms (119,000 miles) and is a rig welding truck...work in...
Alright. I'll lay everything out.
White smoke on hard acceleration/rev up
No play in turbo
No loss of coolant
No loss of oil
Ran CCT: P0284, Cyl. 8 fail
No smoke when starting
Stock injectors and cups
stock 15* HPOP
I was thinking either bad injector, low compression in one cyl, headgasket...
Woke up this morning and went out to start the truck... it didn't. I have been researching for about an hour now and have found many possibilites as to what is wrong. When cranking, white smoke is coming out of the exhaust and it smells (to me) like diesel. Also, you can hear a noticeable change...
Well, my dad totally screwed up his 04 F350 PSD diesel, its been drinking coolant as fast as it uses up diesel fuel. We went to a diesel repair shop in the area and they did some simple diagnostics and recommended we do a full job on the engine since it is very common for the parts to fail, even...
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