Question about 2003 Jaguar X-Type
I had this problem on my 2.0 D. I had changed the EGR valve but it still smoked badly especially on acceleration.
I discovered, upon removing the EGR valve again and inspecting the large hose that comes out of the bottom, that there was a large split in it.
I used some 'Hose Bandage' to test the pipe. It stopped the problem immediately. You will need to replace the pipe properly as the bandage wont hold for long due to temp and pressure I guess.
I had searched many sites for EGR problems and they all suggest changing the EGR, however if you search for split pipe and black smoke you get many hits for that too - especially Ford and Jags.
Posted on Aug 01, 2008
Posted on Jul 29, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 20, 2014 | Cars & Trucks
Sep 09, 2014 | 1994 Toyota Celica
Dec 23, 2010 | 2007 Jeep Compass Limited
Jul 04, 2010 | 2006 Volkswagen Jetta
Dec 18, 2009 | 1996 Dodge Dakota
Oct 23, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Equinox
Sep 11, 2009 | 2005 Ford Five Hundred
Aug 05, 2009 | 1996 Ford Explorer
Jan 21, 2009 | 1995 Volkswagen Passat
224 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: