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    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    ok. That rules out an injector reassembly issue. FWIW armatures can be done with the injectors in place. My 99 has the original...
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    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    interesting in that the oil cooler would be a direct path for the coolant to flow into the pan
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    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    Not surface rust, no way. Sounds like the four possibilities listed, and you may have more than one issue going on at the same time...
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    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    What did you "shim" ? Armature gap (top part of injector) or something else? If the #7 cup and o rings look good, it could be the...
  • greenskeeper
    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    replace the o rings on #7, if you're certain the cup wasn't damaged. why were the o rings originally replaced?
  • greenskeeper
    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    install a new cup and o-rings in #7 with quality parts and being extra diligent that it's done correctly would be my next move. you...
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    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    more or less what I've been saying. Most of the time when a failure occurs shortly after a repair (in your case o-rings/cups) that is...
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    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    Blown head gaskets are extremely rare on a 7.3 However, I’ve seen head gaskets on turbocharged engines only show signs of leakage while...
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    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    engine oil wasn't a milky mess, correct? did you pressurize the cooling system before or after you messed with the oil cooler? If the...
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    greenskeeper reacted to aggiediesel01's post in the thread BILLOWING white smoke with Like Like.
    Here's a link to the pics I remember but they are kind of small and I can't find a larger version of the images. It's post 13 if the...
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    Agree. Unless it was a 2 cycle diesel then maybe. I have seen a diesel run in reverse when trying to start and it doesn't quit fire...
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    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    I wouldn't. Changing the oil will purge enough of the water out of the system. Perhaps do an early oil change or two after getting the...
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    greenskeeper replied to the thread BILLOWING white smoke.
    The only thing that could do that, aside from catastrophic block/head failure is the injector/cup/orings. If any of those isn't...
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    I never ever saw it on a Diesel UNLESS you used a Can of ether ..but that would meant that you are really ****** and Stupid....
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    99+ it's a little involved to check compared to the OBS trucks you can check with a tire gauge. if the regulator has never been rebuilt...
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