Question about Peugeot 604

Open Question

I have Peugeot black cab 2litre diesel throws out black grey smoke pulls fine just the smoke comes black then grey and vice versa or both together can anyone help pls

My taxi is throwing out black and grey smoke smells a bit fuel like pulls fine just the smoke when turbo is kicking in I have checked turbo pipes for cracks or leaks cleaned pipe that is from inter cooler into engine part but don't know what it is called service just done and some forte diesel treatment the pipe from inter cooler was sooty can anyone help me pls as this is doing my nut in any help would be appreciated thanks.

Posted by Anonymous on


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I fix...?a timing of colt 2.500 diesel

, proper way is to use diesel timing light and set pump canter to correct position(assuming good pump ) , close enough way , accelerate to half rpm , turn pump canter (angle) till smoke out tailpipe turns from black to white(or vice versa) then move slightly back , tighten pump down and retest , might be needed to go back and forth a few times to get it just perfect

Jul 29, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

We have changed the clutch and now all back together the car will idel ok but when rev she smokes thick grey smoke with heavey smell of diesel and run uneven, checked run off and no diesel coming out

You do not mention the vehicle type, model, etc., so this answer will be generic, and assume a modern vehicle with electronic control systems. Double check every plug-jack combination you removed to get access to the bell housing and clutch. Pay particular attention to wiring around the intake side, MAF sensor, and any turbo controls. With the engine off, unplug and reseat all connectors you had apart to do the clutch replacement. If that doesn't fix it, see if it is throwing any codes with a scanner and proceed from there. Sorry I cannot be more specific. Best of luck!

Mar 03, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What can the fault be if there comes a black smoke out of the exhaust of your 2008 1.4tdci ford ikon

Hi, depends what colour black smoke, is it bluey black, grey black, whitey black, You may have to take it to a Diesel fuel shop, It may be the timing on the engine or the injector pump, (the pump may need to be timed to the engine, also the Injector pump also may need calibrating.) To calibrate pump you need to take it to a Diesel Fuel Workshop. Due to wear and conditions the injectore nozzles, injector pump, timing and performance of the engine will change over time.

Jan 29, 2015 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer


Blue/grey normally means your car is burning oil, could be head gasket or cylinder/ careful of car going into high revs.

Mar 17, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Buzzing in fuel filter xantia hdi diesel 2litre

pump noise is what you hear if noise is very loud or rough have dealer ck . other wise dont worry the noise is normal.

Jul 15, 2012 | Peugeot Liberte Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Smoke in the engine

Dear Polumuri,

Now there are three types of smoke here that we will need to consider, and it is the following general rule that applies.

Black = Fuel/ incorrect carburation of petrol or diesel
Blue = oil, mechanical components are seriously worn or damaged
White, grey or foggy = fluid or liquid based

Now knowing this will point us in the general direction of where we need to start investigating, but any form of smoke within the engine bay should be investigated without delay, as there is stuff within the engine area that is flammable.

Head gaskets are common problems that will throw out a lot of smoke, but there are tell tale signs of this, firstly is an engine which is running unusually hot, the second being cross contamination of oil and water; meaning that oil is present in the water and vice versa, this will obviously cause a lot of smoke buildup, and if left untreated, it could seriously damage your engine.

It might also be worth performing a cylinder compression test on the car, if the cylinder compression is low then this indicates worn parts, morst commonly these parts are piston rings, and when petrol/ diesel is burnt, oil is also ignited because it is able to pass up to the combustion chamber as the rings are no longer effective, this is where you get your blue smoke.

Anything producing grey smoke, is usually the start of more serious problems, and the source of this should be ientified as quickly as possible in order to prevent further damage.

If there is anything further that you can tell me regarding this issue, then please feel free to let me know, as I feel this will be important in being able to correctly identify the fault and resolve this for you.

Like I said, lets start with the basic visual inspections and a compression test on those cylinders and see where we go from there. By the way you can purchase a compression tester yourself, and it works by removing a spark plug, plugging in the compression tester and it will give you a reading of either good or bad.....if its bad, then either you will have to high compression, or too low), if its good, then we can rule out piston rings and damaged con-rods (connecting rods from piston head to crankshaft).

I hope this is a good chunk of information for you to get started, and also that this is the fixya for you; in the meantime, if you think of anything additional regarding this problem then please do let me know.

Yours sincerely


Feb 28, 2011 | 2003 Honda CR-V

2 Answers

2003 f250 won't start

Is this a small amount of white smoke or a lot of white smoke? If it is a lot of white smoke it could be a head gasket problem.

1. Do you have coolant in oil or vice versa?
2. Pull spark plugs and inspect for plugs wet with coolant.
3. Do a compression test and check for a low cylinder.

If you have issues in any of these points you will need to replace the head gaskets.

Jun 07, 2009 | 2003 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab

1 Answer

406 12valve diesel pump on a 405 diesel. lots of black smoke. any suggestions , adjustments etc? Pleeease!

there is a regulator screw on the back of the inline injection pump[. the smoke is cause someone has already tampered with this. remember 12valves are all mechanical. no programmers. so dont even consider it bieng (CHIPPED).

Apr 05, 2009 | 1989 Peugeot 405

1 Answer

I changed the cambelt on a 406 1.9 turbo diesel it fires but the engine will not run (r reg)

You've probably allowed the crankshaft to move while you had the belt off, putting the timing out by a small amount.There will be some kind of marks top and bottom somewhere to align before you put the belt backon. I need to do this preventative maintenance on my 406 2litre diesel - I'm trying to work out how difficult it is!

Mar 02, 2009 | 2006 Peugeot 604

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

12 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Peugeot Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

mike hayward

Level 2 Expert

279 Answers


Level 3 Expert

76132 Answers

Are you a Peugeot Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides