Jump to content


focus tdci engine probs

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 holdenhsv



  • New Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
  • Ford Model: focus
  • Location:

Posted 19 November 2008 - 10:03 PM

im new to the site, as i have just bought a focus tdci( i own a holden):)... anyway my 03 tdci focus is misfiring and wont idle, it also emits smoke from the dipstick, please help!! thank you..

Have something to contribute?

Sign in or register to start a topic...

Sign up to FOC Premium Membership To Remove These Ads

#2 mintalkin


    Ford Enthusiast

  • True Ford Enthusiast
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,573 posts
  • Name: mintalkin
  • Ford Model: mondeo tdci 130
  • Year: 2006
  • Location: Staffordshire

Posted 20 November 2008 - 04:16 PM

this could be a blockage in the pcv (positive crankcase ventilation) check the rubber hoses, or worst case senario it could be a blown head gasket check on the oil filler cap for any signs of a cottage cheese substance build up. it sounds like moistuer is getting into the engine causing the smoke.

Not what you're looking for?

Register now, we have a huge community of enthusiasts to answer any questions you might have

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users