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  1. Cooling system strange behavior - smoke out of the bleeding valve

    Heating & cooling
    Hello everybody, I have a Megane 1.5dCI from 2004 that I bought a year ago and this weekend I had a problem with its coolant. The coolant was changed by me as soon as I got the car, actually all fluids and filters of the car, and the coolant system always worked very fine (no leaks, good heat in...
  2. Megane 2 1.5dCI - smoke problem ( Solved )

    Engines
    Hello everyone, Recently I bought a cheap Megane 2 1.5dCI with 82hp and it had a huge smoke problem. Sometimes the smoke was a dense blue cloud and some times not so much. So I removed the EGR, intercooler pipe (that one that is curved), PCV valve, PCV pipes, the inlet pipes coming from the air...
  3. 2004 Traffic Misfire & smoke under load ( Solved )

    Engines
    Hoping for some pointers with this van, it is a 2004 1.9 with 160k on the clock. It starts and idles fine, if you gently rev it there is no smoke and sounds OK untill it hits about 2800 rpm, then lots of light coloured smoke and misfire, will continue to rev beyond 3k but same rough running and...
  4. Laguna 1.5 dci bang & smoke

    Engines
    Had a good drive yesterday, 40 minutes each way. 10 minutes into return journey, stopped at a roundabout, pulled off and heard an almighty grindy noise from engine similar to the sound you make when you miss a gear. Loads of white smoke from exhaust. Pulled up into layby, couldn't see anything...
  5. Smoke on the Chevy

    Jokes & funny stuff
    Too much hassle to post a video of it all, but had a good laugh at this : Seems to be stroker V8 Chevy time here at my place - 3 in 2 weeks - guy arrived saying its still running standard points and condenser but the points last all but about 5 km even though he also has a new coil, rotor...
  6. 2010 ,105 bhp dci plus black smoke under acceleration

    Engines
    Hi guys my kangoo 2010 105 dci plus with a 6 speed box starts fine , is very reliable but if I gear down at speed i get a cloud of black smoke , it has 86k miles all new filters oil change abt a year ago. Oil and coolant is fine . It pulls well no odd noises . Any ideas ? cheers
  7. Excessive smoke

    Ask the Experts
    Hi troops was looking for a little bit of help with the problem my kangoo 15dci it starts first time every time hot or cold even with the weather is Ayrshire had a spell at -6 and the van starts first turn it has a problem only from start up it smokes really bad and then clearing with nothing...
  8. Dead car after loud hissing noise and smoke

    Engines
    Scenic 2 dci 130 .Hi guys,see if you shed any light on this one,on the way home earlier, going up a steep hill,we heard a loud hissing noise, and smoke ,pulled over immediately, and engine stopped.then noticed no electrics working ! Great stuck on a steep hill no handbrake ! (Stupid design )...
  9. Renault scenic MK1 1.4 16v oily plugs and lots of smoke

    Engines
    Hi all. Newbie ere So this my first post. I just acquired a 2001 scenic 1.4 16v. The last owner, a mate, had it a year but has been having problems starting it. Battery was tiny so changed it and cleaned the cam sensor. She fired up. Drove her around for a couple days. Last Saturday took her...
  10. Renault Clio 1.2 TCE 2007 Oil in breather Pipes, power loss and burning blue smoke

    Engines
    Hi, I have a Clio MK3 2007 1.2 tce problem is oil everywhere in the air inlet and breather pipes. When you boot the car the turbo boost comes in for a split second and then a major loss of power and back to vacuum, blue smoke out of the exhaust, also will not pull up a hill. The rocker cover...
  11. White Smoke after Oil Change (Clio MK3)

    Engines
    Changed my oil the other day in my Clio MK3. After filling the oil up, I ran the car and there was white smoke from the exhaust. It was only a tempory thing as when I start it now there is no white smoke. I was just wondering why this would happen? Thanks.
  12. Renault Trafic 2.0 DCI - smoke from oil cap

    Engines
    Hi Guys, Any help or guidance on this would be greatly appreciated. I have a 2010 Trafic that has covered 90000 miles. I noticed today that there was a bit of a smell in the cab. I checked the engine bay and there was a little smoke which I thought was some crap being burnt off the engine...
  13. Scenic 2 2004 problem. It pufs black smoke and jerking every 2 seconds

    Engines
    Hi all... Dono if this is the right place to put this post or not but im a long way from home (1000km) and have desturbing problem. When i drive 1st and 2nd gear thrue the town everything is normal or it apiers so... But as soon as i go 3rd gear or higher it starts to pufs black smoke every 2...
  14. Renault Espace IV 2.2 dci turbo lagging black smoke

    Engines
    I have a Espace IV 2.2 dci witch is acting up on me. If i press the accelerator to the floor it will not generate boost, it tries to accelerate by adding diesel but without boost it just generates black smoke. If i lift my foot and press again the it will generate boost and act normal. If i just...
  15. 2004 Renault Master Power Loss and black smoke

    Engines
    Looking for some help diagnosing and fixing a power issue with my van. It has significant power loss and a ton of black smoke pouring from the exhaust. I can read codes in 4 out of the 5 sdystems but I cant access the diesel injection system (using iCarsoft i907). I have replaced the EGR (old...
  16. smoke from exhaust

    Exhausts
    Hi there my Renault scenic 2004 auto has now got smoke coming from the exhaust when driving and idle I also have problems with gear shifting as it sometimes revs before clicking into gear and my oil light comes on and off regularly are all of these connected
  17. Oil leak, limp mode and black smoke!

    Engines
    I drive a 2008 traffic. A while back I had a little oil leak from below and once got checked it as the turbo. So I I got the turbo changed and soon as i got the van back it goes into limp mode. Usually after a few miles, there is slot of black smoke too out the back of the exhaust. Would this be...
  18. service & glow plug lights stay on. loss of power & lots of black smoke

    Engines
    I have a 2007 trafic 2.0 115dci. it started with lots of black smoke so cleaned egr valve as advised but didn't cure the smoke & now the service & glowplug lights are staying on & loss of power + still lots of black smoke PLEASE HELP:crying2::crying2:
  19. Cold white smoke from AC - megane mk3 2010

    Heating & cooling
    Hello guys, At first, sorry for my English. Yesterday I have noticed that white vapor is comming out of my AC system. When I turn AC off, it stops. Then I realized that if I turn on AC and turn on cycling air in cabin too, there is no more white vapor - smoke. All time - when on , AC does...
  20. Renault traffic 1.9 to huge amount of black smoke

    Engines
    My Renault traffic 2005 , has done 121000 miles , few months back orange dash light looks like heater plug warning started coming on van then goes into a limp mode then clears but black smoke coming out it’s a lot , so far air filter renewed , EGR valve renewed , booked in for MOT Monday and...
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