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Old 05-10-2010, 05:11 PM
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No, too much fuel would cause black smoke. Might be time to do a chemical test to check for combusion gases entering the cooling system. If it's positive then you can do a leakdown test to isolate the problem cylinder(s).
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I checked the oil level............Good..............My coolant level was down some..........Not alot...about a inch.....Im not possitive but it looks to be the same for awhile. I topped it up and i will keep a eye on it. No smoke today at start up or when i got home from work...Just the morning.?????????????
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How long does it smoke after startup?
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Maybe 3 to 6 seconds............Not real long and just enough to notice.
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Any chance that smoke is gray instead of a pure white?
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It could be............Havent noticed any in the past 2 days......Like it happens when i start it up.......move the truck and start it up again within a few minutes.???????????????/
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That really makes me lean toward valve seals which wouldn't come as a big surprise on and engine with some miles on it. When you have time, pull a few plugs and check for a white/grayish buildup on the plugs. This could be a sign of some oil burning which could indicate the valve seals are going bad.
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Thanks Randy.......I should be able to pull a few in the next little while. I will let you know what i find.
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If you can get some good close up shots of the plugs and post them, it might be helpful.
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OK..........Will do.
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