Water in fuel.drain tank replaced 5 injectors hoses ,egr ...ect .....dealer had it five days still want run rigth.blows black smoke.Area rep says to find older injectors to allow computer correct ...Does this sound right? Have I been towed to the wrong place......Help
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Re: 2004 sprinter Black smoke
Assume diesel engine ? so if water was in fuel ? the engine would not run even b4 it got to engine because fuel filter would rstrict diesel due to water on filter element ? can i just say that from your symptoms ? black smoke/engine runs but poor ? the fact it is black smoke? is most due to lack of air flow to manifold remove air filter element and see if smoke clears? if element of filter has got wet ie floods? it will not allow air through? make sure there is no other restriction/s on filter inlet and outlet pipe to manifold espcially check now for any weakness on pipe to engine from filter ie when you rev up look to see if hose is sucking together due to vacuum created by revs of engine? if injectors were defect ? the smoke would be blue due to over fuel injection ie injectors not atomizing correctly ? i would suspect problem is lack of air? out of curiosity?? how did water enter fuel tank ?? if any more info you can provide it may give better idea of problem ?
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has the check engine light come on?
is it blowing any smoke when it starts and if so what colour?
has its servicing been kept up to date?
could be fuel related
check and drain water trap filter under vehicle look for any water contamination.
have the fuel filters been changed?
is it running rough at idle? these had problems with EGR, injectors, and suction control valves as well as lift pump in fual tank that could cause your concern.
how many KM on clock?
have you looked into the injectors, or injector balance? glow plugs just preheat the cylinders before you start turning the engine over. if the injectors are dumping too much fuel it will run rich and blow black smoke, lean it will dump white smoke, same as if it has an internal coolant leak, but smell different. Ford has had problems with EGR systems on some of their diesels, being an older truck how many miles is on it? and the front fuel tank could have a bad fuel pump, pretty common for them to do what you have described. Also might want to have the timing looked at on it! It ignites off of pressure, and if the timing is off it will adversely affect the ignition of the fuel which will make for hard starts, and poor running. there is a lot that needs to be looked at to figure this one out! could be quite a few different things. Good luck!
You may not have all the things I list. these are things that will make an engine run rich. ECM, 02 sensors, map sensor, mass air flow sensor, vacuum leaks, throttle position sensor, Clogged air filter, Clogged catalitic converter. You have already replaced the injectors and the ECT , so that rules them out. Check for codes. Start with vacuum leaks. Hoses and the intake manifold gaskets. If you need more info let me know. Randy
A bad coolant temp sensor for the ECM will cause that problem ... they are cheap and easy to replace. One other possibility is a piece of carbon stuck in the EGR causing an internal vacuum leak .. Good luck.
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First of all,did you replace any tire in your car? if so,make sure they all are the same,otherwise those lights will light up,make sure all the abs,sensors are clean,some times they pick up dirt,and that's enough to turn those lights it may be also a wiring problem did they check that? let me know...good luck
This is almost certainly a split hose - mine was the large hose coming out of the bottom of the EGR valve. Speaking to a parts guy at my local Jaguar dealer, he said that the new part is uprated as Jaguar are aware that this is a problem. The split allows more air in and results in the ECU changing the mixture and over fuelling - Black smoke is an indication of un-burnt Diesel. As well as the black smoke you may also notice a whistle/whine or sucking noise when you accelerate and a lack of power / lumpiness at around 2000rpm.