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1997 Ford F-250 HD Base HD Reg Cab 133.0 WB

1997 Ford F-250 HD
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 8' Styleside
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May 21, 2013, 10:22 am

Matthew D

Question: What would be the problem and how can I fix it?

I have a '97 Ford F250 7.3l Powerstroke and I went to take off at a red light the other day and it took off and within seconds it died on me and left a big cloud of white smoke behind me. What would be the problem and hopefully the solution?

May 23, 2013, 8:45 pm

Richard W
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White smoke is to much fuel or a blown head gasket. I would check the coolant level. If full you could need injectors. You will still have to pay for a diagnoses fee.

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