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I have an 01 and when I start it in the morning it smokes a lot even when its 50 degrees out. It also runs kinda rough. When it warms up its all good and runs fine. Would this be a possible injector going out.
 

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Might be an injector or an injector cup. Check to see if you have fuel in your cooling system, if so it is an injector cup. I had a cracked cup in mine recently with the same symptoms.
 

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Could also be a dirty FPR screen (dont think SD's have the screen, but they have something similar). My truck would do the same thing.. be a ***** to start, be smokey, run rough etc.

Cleaned the FPR screen and it starts without an issue, smoke free, no poor idle etc.
 

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I mean I like smoke but its redicoulous and driving me nuts. Its blue smoke to if that makes some sort of difference.
 

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well checked antifreeze and it smells like diesel and is black in reservoir. Guess injector cups be bad?
 

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Yes, that is a sign of a bad injector cup. I do not think it is a computer diagnosed problem. I bought all new cups and did them all. The cups are not expensive, the repair labor or tool to do the job is. You can buy a tool online (I did and it worked great) and change the cups without pulling the heads or pull the heads and take them to a machine shop. Regardless, you will have a pretty big repair job on your hands.
 

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I bought new ones, along with new glow plugs and glow plug harnesses. They are right there when you are working on the truck, so a little preventive maintenance doesn't hurt.
 

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Where is the screen located at? If it was an injector cup can ford tell by hooking to computer?
It's in the fuel bowl on the side of it (drivers side). AE probably cant tell, no.

I mean I like smoke but its redicoulous and driving me nuts. Its blue smoke to if that makes some sort of difference.
Blue = bad

well checked antifreeze and it smells like diesel and is black in reservoir. Guess injector cups be bad?
check the oil... anything strange in the oil? Could also be oil cooler or MAYBE hg.
 
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