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Have a 1999 turbo diesel 4x4 2.8 has just under 500 thou on clock still runs well is there something u could recommend to beef it up a bit so it keeps going thanks

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yes very much so in the winter.. diesel fuel can gel if it gets cold enough ...that why you see semi trucks sitting on the sholder of the road on really cold days when there fuel gels,,,,,,if you live near a truck stop or or where trucks fuel look for HOWES fuel treatment it works great...if your car has a block heater on it keep it plugged in on cold days car will stat easier ... hope this helps...

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SOURCE: Mazda 323f lxi turbo diesel (1999 T rg) Starts

right john a ford cortina is easier to repair,but??---well without haveing the jam jar in front of me its difficult to tell exactly what the problem is mate ,it could be a worn lift pump and that incorperated in the injector pump so its a garage job to remove it and overhaul it,Dont rhink its anything stupid like a fuel filter but you could try changing it anyway ,Whats the smoke like when its first started and when its running till the engine warms up.As i said without it front of me its difficult to diagnose because a lot of other factors are involved like hydraulic tappets gummed up,worn valve seats or pistons and rings and from what i hear from people who are on holiday the car is worth thousand pounds if your lucky in the uk ,about 2000/3000euros here in spain so it might pay you to trade it in on the scrappage scheme

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SOURCE: my rs turbo keeps cuting out when its running

Air mass meter by the sounds of it, or possible contamination of fuel. what fuel system is it? Could be over fuelling have you got any modifications on the car? Great car by the way I love them old S1s.

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SOURCE: My rpms start going up and down 500 RPMs above 45

well want to help is plowing any smoke whit or black if so let me know witch some time a bad thermostat can do this it will mess with sensor it could be fuel psi have you checked or replaced all filters is this truck bio fuel if so the line can Cristal up a little sea foam can help can find at local parts store put it in the tank and will clean fuel injectors and lines hope this helps make sh ere air filter is clean and some time throttle position sensor can do this hope this helps

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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SOURCE: dodge ram turbo diesel 5.9 1999 runs good for 5

The only thing I can think of is some how either some gas got into your tank or some other foreign matter. ie: sugar or something else.
I know if you put gas in a diesel it will mess up and slow up the motor.
Making it want to cut out. Not sure about little trucks but the big trucks use this stuff call Hot Shot.
It helps get the water/condensaion out of the tank and lines.
Hope this helps and good luck.

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Dodge ram turbo diesel 5.9 1999 runs good for 5 miles then start lose power then runs for 1 mile and keeps doing the same thing.I chaned the fuel filter and fuel pump but she keeps doing it.Fuel pressure...

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