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dtmwelburn

Black smoke on high revs on mk3 2.0 duratec

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Hiya ive recently bought my second mk3 mondeo this time a 2litre duratec engine its been stood a few days as i didnt have cash to tax straight away (but kept startin it once a day) when i rev the engine i get a lot of black smoke but none on tickover ive only ever known this from diesel engines not petrol does anyone know whether this is normal? i could be being daft it may need a gd service but just thought id get some advice, thanks

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black smoke usually is a sign of running rich. it most likely just wants a good service and an enthusiastic drive afterwards to clear everything through.

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black smoke usually is a sign of running rich. it most likely just wants a good service and an enthusiastic drive afterwards to clear everything through.

sounds gd to me thanks for the advice ill get it serviced as soon as i can, thanks again

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