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Reasons soot get high

The soot level in my oil keeps climbing. What could be the cause? I know there many but if someone can list them so I can start eliminating them

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My pyrometers goes up 900-1100 on a hard pull. I got a miss firing injector in low idle. My fuel is <.1

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that would be the first place I would look......

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Check your air filter and all piping after filter and before turbo. Check your pyrometer temp for exhaust restriction. Check your oil sample for fuel dilution. Fuel Soot is a by-product of poor combustion.

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I don't have answer, but want to contribute to the problem, since my truck is doing the same thing. The air intake was never contributing factor to soot build up before the inflame I had done last January. Now I have higher soot levels, even with OPS bypass and I have fuel in the coolant. It has a leak in injection tubing and they are telling me I need the head replaced. It costs $4500 so far at United Engine in Oklahoma City, OK. I have been waiting three days, weekend and maybe they'll have it done by the end of the day on Monday.

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The root cause is usually a problem with the injectors. Is it missing or smoking at idle. Also idling you engine will increase soot.''italic text''

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