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Old 11th February 2019, 14:26   #1
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Help, My Diesel has developed a smoke problem when starting up kicks out quite a bit, after running it for about ten minutes or so at about 2000 revs, when the engine temp reaches 9 o clock the smoke tends to die down, also it would seem to be missing every now and again,

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Old 11th February 2019, 18:56   #2
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Blue smoke is generally burning engine oil.

Worn valve stem seals can leak oil into the bores over night.

Also perhaps the turbo.
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Don't guess this one, replace the PCV filter, then a dose of injector cleaner

Failing that, take it to a competent T4 operator who know what to look for in the live data department.

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Did you not have similar problem last year Jules? I thought you changed the pcv valve filter and it was ok?
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Did you not have similar problem last year Jules? I thought you changed the pcv valve filter and it was ok?
Hi, yes I did but at that time a garage had put too much oil after a service I took over a litre of oil out and it appeared to cure the problem, I am probably a fool by not using the car as much as I should do, today I took her for a run out and kept her in third gear at around 2500 th revs, and I think it seemed to have got rid of the problem, time will tell and I shall use her more often and give the V6 a rest.

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