Re: Lots of cranking and white smoke...starts eventually
Sounds like you need to check your glow plugs and relay. If you do need them replace the glow plugs with Motorcraft Beru ZD-11 glow plugs only. All of the other ones tend to swell the tips in the heads which can make it near impossible to get them out later on. Also if you need a new relay you have two better choices. Either a stancor or a plow relay(can't remember brand).
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