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Black smoke disco 3

Post by Shutty43 » Sun Aug 15, 2021 2:23 pm

Good afternoon all
Today my disco under load ad started to black smoke while pulling caravan this is he first time pulling caravan with disco
There is a noise when the turbo starts to kick bit unsure if it air been sucked in
Any ideas

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Re: Black smoke disco 3

Post by anglefire » Wed Aug 18, 2021 6:10 pm

Black smoke basically means the mixture is wrong - so either the turbo is goosed, the boost hose is split or the HP pump is knackered.

The cheap and simple option is the hose - it should be pretty obvious if it has gone as you should see it.


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