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Old 01-22-2006, 11:01   #1 (permalink)
Mark C.
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Re: Smoky TDCi

That's the biggest problem on the TDCi unfortunately. Brilliant engine tho!

MC.


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"Geoff" <geoff.bell.1@SPAMMERS_GET_STUFFED_blueyonder.co.uk> wrote in
message news:NMsrc.1420$JO4.13419627@news-text.cableinet.net...
> Hi,
>
> I have an 03 (UK) focus zetec TDCi. It now has 26,000 miles on the clock
> and for the last 8-10,000 miles I have complained to my local dealer that
> it
> had become very smoky. There was a lot of black smoke, even under light
> acceleration.
>
> The dealer has had the car in and changed the EGR (Exhaust Gas
> Recirculation) Valve - what a difference !!!
>
> The car feels like it did when I first got it, and there is no more smoke.
> Throttle response is great and it feels MUCH quicker.
>
> I've seen quite a few 02, 52, 03 and 53 reg TDCi's on the road that seem
> to
> produce loads of black smoke - if yours does, get it in and get the dealer
> to change the EGR valve.
>
> Cheers
>
> Geoff
>
>



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