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X type lose of power +white smoke

No power white smoke smells like its burning oil came up airflow problem on diagnostic new EGR valve fitted

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Hi its not the egr valve white smoke indicates water combined with loss of power indicates headgasket oil blow back faulty pcv or piston rings worn yates210456

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Grey/black smoke is typically excess fuel (or insufficient air).

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It is doubtful the replacements you have so far carried out will have changed anything and it is likely to be coincidence the colour of the smoke has changed.

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