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  1. Smoke when starting.

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    I have a 97 7.3 4x4 5speed and when I start it in the morning I get a small puff of white smoke. It only lasts about a second and wont do it again if I rev the engine or anything. I recently had new injector sleeves and o rings put in because of diesel in my coolant. I just want to know if this...
  2. Battery V??

    6.0L Problems Forum
    K so I read the write up on the 6.0 monitoring, and one of the things that i am curious about is the battery voltage @ start up!! The write up says to have at least 12.1v prior to starting but when i went to start my truck the voltage was only like 11.6-11.7v ! Is this bad to start it with this...
  3. Cold start issues continue.

    99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    I have a 2000 Excursion with 190,000+ miles. If the temp is below 50f it doesnt start. i've worked on diesels for over 10 years yet i cant make this one right. I changed the glow plugs and found a few that had burnt out tips but got them out in one piece. i changed the wire harnesses under the...
  4. High pitch whistle when starting '06 F350 and now check engine light??

    Diesel Diagnostics
    For the past 2 weeks I have been hearing a high pitch whistle about 2 seconds after I start the engine and it only lasts for like 2 seconds. It doesn't sound like a squeaky belt, but I am no mechanic. I live in So Cal so its not like its cold outside when I start it up. It doesn't feel like the...
  5. engine stuttering

    99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    I have a 99 f350 with 197k and the truck runs well except the first couple miles after I start the engine if I am at low throttle is seems to skip and stutter. When the skipping starts if I don't change the throttle it will continue but if I let off or press harder the skipping clears up? Buzz...