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Old 10-14-2012, 03:04 PM
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Default 6.0 Powerstroke puffs blue smoke at take off and start up

Hey everybody this is my first diesel and my first forum so cut me slack if I say something dumb. I have an 07 F250 ccsb that I bought early this year. So far its had a rear main seal, 3 new injectors, egr replaced all under warranty. My warranty expired in August so now I got to start paying lol. I just replaced my ficm last week with a 48v from Innovative Diesel and it made a huge improvement on starting and overall running. I was getting p0611 on my scanner. Now when I first start it in the morning I get a blue haze of smoke out of the exhaust for a minute or so and when I first accelerate from a stop light Im getting puffs of blue smoke from the exhaust not all the time though. Not sure if its related to the ficm or maybe turbo seal???? Noticed quite a bit more while pulling a 5X10 trailer with 1000 lbs on it yesterday. Seemed to have a little bit of white smoke in it also. Details of the truck are no egr delete, not studded, 4" turbo back straight piped and just rolled over 78,000 miles. It only happeans when I first accelerate everything seems perfect when Im up and going. Any help or info would be a huge help. Thanks!!!!!!

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Old 10-14-2012, 04:26 PM
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Mine would do this when I had some injectors sticking really bad. It was weird, it would ONLY do it with stock tuning. If I loaded up a performance tune of some sort it disappeared. Must be the higher demanded ICP kept the injectors running smoother.

I've also noticed this changing between tunes now, and different FICM's seem to change this as well. Any time I load up my tow tune, and I have to do a cold start, it blue smokes pretty good. Load the race tune up... no smoke at all. Weird.

I would get a cylinder contribution test run if you can.

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Old 10-14-2012, 05:41 PM
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Is that something I should take to the dealer and have them check the injectors too? I bought an extended warranty with the truck but of course it didnt cover the ficm. I just dont know what they will do since I have no check engine light on.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:30 AM
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They wont do anything.

You might want to look at investing in AutoEnginuity with the enhanced Ford bundle. It's probably the best software package for the price. It's right around $365. All you need is a labtop and then you can check pretty much anything on your truck that the dealer can, including running a cylinder contribution test. That is... if you want to work no your own vehicle. It's a very helpful diagnostics tool.

The dealer certainly should be able to do a diagnostics.

Why wasn't the FICM covered? For future reference, much cheap to get them rebuilt by someone else than buy a new Ford unit.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:49 AM
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Yeah I dont care to work on my truck so far all Ive had to do is just the ficm, leveling kit, and exhaust. Thats a good idea I will look into that software. As far as the ficm is concerned the dealer I bought the truck from said when they called the warranty company they said they dont cover the ficm plus I had been reading up on stuff innovative diesel offers so I just picked one up from them. Next Im going to have Eric write me some tunes for the sct I got. Its really weird the truck runs perfect, starts perfect, and dont skip a beat whether its cold or been running all morning. Love the truck just hate thinking something maybe wrong. I know it doesnt act like it did when it dropped 3 injectors, man that thing would buck and "miss" like you wouldnt believe.

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Old 10-15-2012, 07:52 AM
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EGR delete isn't difficult, just time consuming the first time. It will help to have an extra set of hands though to do it.

A street tune would be a good tune. Good power, clean running, and should be safe for stock headbolts.

Do you have any gauges yet? I'd look at getting a coolant filter on there too ASAP.
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Old 10-15-2012, 03:09 PM
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No gauges yet, thinking about the edge insight cts. Just called the ford dealership just going to have them run a full diagnostics on the truck maybe something will show up. Sitting out front of my daughters school today it started running real rich like terrible diesel fumes like I never smelled before. Will let you know what they have to say. Maybe you will have advice on what they say. Thanks agian for the help so far.
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