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    W211 270CDi - Thick black smoke

    Hi guys. I know, you´ve seen this kind of posts a million times, but this is not the usual EGR / injectors / swirl flaps case. Please, if you know a bit about these engines, read through. I did a fair bit of google research, searched through this and other forums, but I haven´t found anyone...
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    W203 270 CDI smoke and limp mode riddle

    Hi, I have a Mercedes C class, 2005, 270 CDI with 390.000 km. I know, a lot. But I love the car and the interior is gorgeous :) The problem: When accelerating there is a lot of black smoke comming out of the exhaust. Even a fast rev in park would create a cloud of smoke. Sometimes the check...
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    Smoke from Bonnet and Front Passenger Side

    Occasionally when the engine has run some distance, smoke erupts unexpectedly from the bonnet and front passenger side. I suspect it's caused by over gauged oil from the auto gear box dropping on the hot exhaust at high speed. The side opening of the gear box was once opened by a mechanic who...
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    2002 W210 E320 CDI smoke problem

    Hello everyone - newbie here so please be gentle... Have found a nice rust-free W210 with my engine of choice - the 3.2 straight six - and all is lovely. I went for condition over mileage so we're in the 150k club. 7 seater to fit all the kids in. Nice. However... sometimes it runs...
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    Very little low end power and lots of smoke - expert advice needed

    Hi everyone, I have a 2003 model C220 CDi and I'm having serious problems with it. When the engine is started from cold it shudders quite violently for the first few seconds and then stalls. Usually on the 2nd start it shudders and picks up. If you push the accelerator all the way to the...
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    1999 C240 Sport smoking badly ?

    I have just bought this car with 76000 miles on it & i love it but a week to the day that i bought it i noticed a small amount of smoke be hind the car just round the corner from home, I left it parked overnight and started it the next morning to investigate it started giving whitish smoke...
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    2005 / 53 C270 CDI - Running temp questions

    Hi First post i think on here. I have a question, maybe a simple one. Car - C270CDI auto saloon, 53plate New manifold fitted in March. Intermediate / Oil change Service done in June. The car is still running rough, now takes a few seconds to start after cranking it, whereas before it was...
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    SL55 AMG smoke on start up

    Hi all, I get a puff of smoke on start-up now and again, especially when the car has been standing. I believe it is the oil seals on the end of the valve stems, which harden with age. Anyone know if this is likely and how difficult it is to replace them? I guess it's a job for a...
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    W210 320CDI Sudden Plume of Acrid Smoke... and all good?

    Hello, Jus a quick question and/or story on what happened to me today. I was finally in Germany able to give the car some speed, and after about, oh, 40 minutes of 130-180 KM/h driving (avg. of about 160?) I saw my car belch out the most disgusting, bluey-grey near-opaque smoke from the...
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    Mecredes A Class CDI "2000" EGR breather pipe

    hi silly question but does anyone know where the EGR breather pipe originates from? Garage changed clutch and havent put it back on - I cant see it so wanted to trace it from where it starts..... help!:shock:
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    Smoke Problem Going Downhill in Gear

    HI. Have a 220E 1994, 138,000 on clock. When going down hills slowing up in gear the exhaust releases white smoke. At the bottom of the hill when pulling away the engine releases more smoke, then it clears up. No smoke as you go on level roads or go up hills. Compression test says all OK. Any...
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    V220 smoking from manifold

    Can anybody answer my question. I have a 2003 V220 that has just had a major service. The garage told me that the pistons may have gone as there is black smoke coming from the manifold when I put the heater on. Car is running perfectly otherwise. Anybody know if this is correct or could be...


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