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My 2004 F350 Super Duty Diesel had a loss of power, then

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My 2004 F-350 Superduty Diesel...
My 2004 F-350 Superduty Diesel had a loss of power, then started blowing white smoke. I parked it until the next day. When I started it the next day it did not blow any white smoke, but it idled rough and had no power at all. I'm not sure what the problem is. Before this I noticed the "check gauge" light would come on when I slowed down or stopped, then it would off when I would accelerate. Can you help me please ?
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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 years ago
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  1. Any way you can get it scanned to see if there are codes stored?
  2. Has the vehicle been altered in any way or is a power programmer being used?
  3. Is the coolant level low?
  4. Are the turbo cold air charge tubes connected, not torn?
  5. Is the fuel and air filter clean?

The current info is pointing to a head gasket failure, stuck open EGR valve, or a faulty fuel injector(s).

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Hello again Chris here,

1) When customers come to Just Answer the website and the experts want them to have a great 5 star experience.

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