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    2012 Sprinter 3500

    Hi all, new member here and new to the sprinter world, I just picked up a 2012 with 43,000 actual miles, runs/ drives great. I am noticing white smoke on occasion, I have noticed it does it every morning which I have ruled out as mostly steam but on occassion I see it after the temperture and...
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    URGENT i need your help guys

    Merry Christmas to all of you and happy new year. Guys i have a huge problem with the smoke coming out from oil dipstick it has been 4 years of fixing and results are same. The car is W204 2010 year 2.2 diesel om651 engine with single turbo after all the struggles and bunch of fixing i gave up...
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    W213 E220d 2017 cold start, white smoke, engine shaking

    Hi all, I was driving on the motorway and suddenly heard rattling noise from engine, and noticed clouds of white smoke coming from the exhaust pipe. Ever since my car has been shaking/vibrating, and also experiencing underacceleration as well as misfire when stopping (sometimes). Can anyone...
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    Intermittent power loss on W169

    Hi all, I have a A180 (W169, 2006 1992cc diesel automatic). Recently I replaced an injector seal. Since then the car has an intermittent fault - it will be going fine, and then there is a sudden drop in power and white/grey smoke out of the exhaust. When I stop the engine and restart it's all...
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    Please provide your help White Smoke from the exhaust W203 - no head gasket issue

    Hello dear members. I am extremely worried for the following issue. Light white smoke is coming out of my exhaust. I noticed it a couple of days ago. I have also checked cooling fluid, oil filler cap and spark plugs for signs of head gasket failure but seems NOT to be a head gasket (as can be...
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    Mercedes smelly smoke when starting

    Hello, I have a 2011 Mercedes c300 gas with 115k miles And lately when I start it in the morning or when I start of after the car has been sitting for a couple of days it has smelly dark grey-ish smoke I wonder if there’s anything wrong??? Thanks in advance
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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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