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No power & heavy smoking
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My 2003 1.9d non turbo Berli van (is this the DW8?) has started to smoke badly and has no power. Its done 90k. I have recently changed the oil & filter. Put 5-30 fully synthetic long life oil in. It was running fine untill the other day when it struggled to pull up a hill, looking in the mirror it was pouring smoke from the exhaust. I got home and stripped and cleaned the EGR valve, intake etc. No change so replaced the fuel & air filters, no change. The smoke smells like parrafin, unburnt fuel I guess. Its now at a local garage where they think it could be the crank sensor. Anyone had a similar issue?? :brickwall:
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I had the very same thing happen to me I thought that the engine had gone but then found out it was a blocked exhaust system replaced it from front to back and it run like new
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crank sensors do cause issues with the late dw8's (the ones with the ecu mounted on the pass front strut area), almost sound like they are missing and overfuelling Wink
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Looking like a collapsed cat....
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Sorted, new cat did the trick, goes like a good-un now, well with 71 horses anyway.....
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