How do I stop my diesel from smoking white?

How do I stop my diesel from smoking white?

How do you stop white smoke from a diesel engine? Diesel Extreme is the go-to solution for this color smoke since it attacks many of these issues. By improving the fuel’s cetane, fuel can ignite properly at a more desirable temperature once it enters the combustion chamber.

Can a bad injector cause white smoke?

A Faulty Fuel Injector Without getting too technical, the injectors that deliver the fuel to the combustion chamber can leak or become stuck in the open position. This means too much fuel in the engine that needs to burn off and be expelled. This is seen as gray or white smoke from the exhaust.

Can bad glow plugs cause white smoke?

Damaged glow plugs or a faulty glow plug control module can cause white smoke on engine start up. If white smoke is still visible after the engine has warmed up, the engine may have one or more bad injectors, retarded injection timing or a worn injection pump.

Why does my 855 Cummins engine smoke white?

Pull the injector, pressurize the cooling system, drop the borescope down the copper injector cup and take a look around. These engines always did smoke white when cold due to fixed timing. Did you swap injectors to a different hole to see of it is a bad injector or a bad hole?

What did the head gaskets look like on my 855 Cummins?

The three head gaskets looked ok not blown through. sent heads out supposedly pressure tested one was leaking through the injector seat, had all six changed, heads surfaced and rebuilt valve job, valve guides etc. I put the engine back together and set injectors and valve lash.

What does black smoke mean on a Cummins Engine?

Black smoke means you need to check for: Faulty fuel injectors: If your engine has faulty injectors, they can cause a return flow or drop in fuel pressure, which alters the amount of fuel reaching the engine. Faulty injector pump: Pumps affect the fuel pressure and injectors directly, and a faulty pump can do a lot of expensive damage.

Can a Cummins engine quit smoking at idle?

You cannot advance the timing on these things enough to make them quit smoking at idle because the timing at full load would be advanced so much it would ruin the engine. Cummins designed two modified PT fuel systems to adress this problem before going to a computerized fuel system.

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