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Member Since 08 Nov 2011
Offline Last Active Jul 10 2012 01:45 AM

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Black Smoke On Accelrating

26 June 2012 - 09:27 PM

hi all i did post a topic last year on this but had to abandon fixing it cause of some other issue. when accelerating the puffs out smoke quite a bit if i accelarate hard from 2k to the limiter it black i took it to the garage they saids it cud be turbo cause of some oil in the intercooler pipe i brought a second hand turbo made no diffrence with oil still in intercooler pipe which ill post some pic tomorra to see if you guys think its excesive he did say the CAT was blocked but he cleaned it out and i also tried some bg244 in it which seems to made it more smokey but less black the car pull fine if not to good there is no knocking no smoke on start up i've been told it could be map or maf sensor or egr vale if so would i be wise buying these new or would second hand be fine if you guys dont think its these have you got any ideas oh and i've bin told maybe a leaking or faulty injector could any of these things be easly checked before buying replacement parts and just in case this is any use to the topic its doing 350 mile to £60 of fuel town driving the car ford focus 1.8 tdi 90bhp 2002

Need Some Clutch Related Info Please

29 May 2012 - 01:48 PM

hi all after posting my thread on my clutch sliiping last week i phoned my local garage and told him my syptoms of my clutch he rekons my clutch is on its way out now he hasent quoted me a price yet but told me it cud be expencive as mine is the one with slave cylinder in the gearbox and its got a dual master flywheel. now i wanted to ask you guys because i was told mine had a slave cylinder under my clutch pedal by someone else basicly i want to know if hes telling the truth or trying to make more money out of me. my car is ford focus estate 02 reg 1.8tddi zetec thats what it says on logbook

Focus Diesel Clutch Slipping?

25 May 2012 - 01:26 PM

hi i got a 02 reg focus diesel now every now and then when accelerating in 3rd gear the clutch will slip for about 800 -1000 revs then bite again this may happen once a week or once a month its seems just when it feels like it now ive parked my focus up pulled handbrake on and try to pull away the clutch dont slip at all dose anyone know what this could be

Focus 1.8 Turbo Diesel Black Smoke

08 November 2011 - 08:50 PM

hi all i dunno if anyone can help me i got an 02 focus turbo diesel when i put my foot down a bit
i get a lot of black smoke i mean blacking out both sides of the road its like this in 1st 2nd and 3rd
slightly gettin better trough the gears 4th gear seems to have little or no smoke i do get a bit of black smoke sometimes on start up but not all the time as anyone got any ideas


ps if you need any more info let me know and i'll give you whatever i can