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I bought the 4wheel yesterday on the way home i have noticed the car smoke black a lot specially when I accelerate, and I believe there is a loss of power as its 3.1 but drives like 2.4 ? Any reason please advise

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The black smoke is unburnt fuel could be miss fireing or badly carbon up

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The only sensible way forward is to get a list of fault codes from the onboard diagnostic system and take it from there. You could either go to a VW dealer, or if you are technically minded you could buy a £15 interface cable, download some free "VAG diagnostic software" and run it on a portable computer.
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has anyone tested the turbo?

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spark plugs also one of the reason for black smoke.....

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You might have transmission problem. It could be low fluid level or could be an internal transmission failure. I suggest you to have the fluid level checked for quality. Another thing you can try to reset your transmission. BMW transmission would help you to know about the transmission better.

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