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12il in radiator, Tremendous amount of white exhaust smoke until warm

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? How has your mileage been lately?

101,000, 1/2" of oil in radiator. No loss of water . no loss of oil, no oil in water. Somokes horrible whute till warm, racing enfgine bring tons of black smoke,. Almost disappears when warm but shows up white in a mile or so. Runs great. Has a 2004 edge products programmer and 4" exhaust. Replaced 3 injectors at "bubbas" garage and all was well for a while, Then got talked into one of those oil change store injector cleaning preventive maintence deals. ran okay for 200 miles. woner if busted sleeves on the new injectors could do this.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '04 Ford?

F350 suo]perduty 7.3 automatic dually

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?

No and nothing.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Some say white smoke is head gasket but all the smoke smells like exhaust to me.

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