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I have a 1992 Nissan Terrano that has been submerged. Since then I have drained all the water from the fuel tank, primer pump and the diesel pump and lines. There seems to be NO power at the dash and will only run when eather is sprayed in the intake. When running there is a bit of black smoke which turns to a grey colour then goes white. Could this be a problem with the glow plugs or there control box or something else. NO water got in the intake and I have replaced the exhaust pipe. Any help would be appreciated as this is my own personal company truck

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The clue is in the colour of the smoke , if it turns white then you still have water in the engine , fuel system etc somewhere , have you at the least change the engine oil ? i would advise also getting the tank pump changed ,and then the electrics would seem to be affected so remove what you can and spray with something like WD 40 to dispel the water , good luck keep me posted

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  • andy boyce Nov 27, 2014

    Cheers Steve I have had the truck running again. I have replaced all circuit boards apart from one. All oils/fluids etc replaced. Glow plugs replaced. Fuel filters replaced. But I still have a problem. The truck runs rough has next to no rev range, won't idle, grey-black smoke and really hard to get to move forward but will reverse with ease. Any ideas

  • steve Nov 27, 2014

    are the injector spray patterns as should be ? have you tested the cylinder compression's ? keep me posted as this sort of thing is very interesting (to me ) frustrating to you though, lol

  • andy boyce Nov 28, 2014

    Cheers again Steve. Injectors are spraying properly now. There was still some droplets of water in the injector pump. Your help has been much appreciated

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