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lots of white smoke


Created On Wednesday December 31, 2008 09:02 Diesel Talk
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GAP65
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I have a 95 6.5 turbo that can idle all day and not smoke a bit then when i start driving the more load i put on it the more it smokes.
it still has plenty of power can anyone help me.
thank you

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White smoke is usually an indication of low combustion temps. Get an infared heat gun and check the temperatures at each cylinder at the exhaust manifold. I difference of more than 50 degrees can give you an indication of a problem in that cylinder. The test will be most accurate under load or shortly after being placed under a load. The temp for #1 should be close to #2, #3 should be close to #4 and so on.
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what would cause the diferents in temps between the cylinders?

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never mind i think i fixed the problem..
i reset the error codes and that seams to have fixed it.
thank you

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