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Blown turbo will cause black smoke from the oil seals
This is most likely a coolant problem
I just replaced the water pump last week and then after the pump was replaced, the truck worked for 4 or 5 hours hauling rubble, and then started blowing the white smoke. Where in the installation of the pump would be the cause of the smoke?
This could be a gasket
If you can gain access to a pressure tester you can pressurize the coolant system if it drops down then you confirm the head
Not leaking fuel. not leaking water. not leaking oil
It wont leak from the head gasket
You running fuel or gas
I think it's a fuel problem. What do you think about it being an injector problem?
I'm running diesel
Ok then the problem can be related with water in the fuel
If its flooding from a stuck injector then it will be black in the rear from fuel dump
either way white smoke is water
The funny thing is that I'm actually typing this for my boyfriend in Northern Ireland and he's describing the problems to me by telephone, so thanks for your patience!
Im in the US and today is a huge holiday but I am helping everyone I can
He would like me to tell you that the water pump he installed was second hand...if he was to refurbish his original water pump (that he had removed) and re-install that one, do you think that would clear up the problem?
Yes that could be the issue I would try that then check for water in the fuel if you still have the problem
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What path would the water travel from the water pump to the fuel that's making the white smoke and what internal damage could it do?
Could harm the injectors but if you get it taken care of now there will not be any damage
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