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3.2 DID Pajero/Montero diesel injection problems

I have just replaced the injector nozzles and glow plugs in my 3.2 DID Pajero (140 000km). Hot starts are taking up to 6 secs followed by a cloud of black smoke. Cold starts are normal. Other than this, consumption is good and power normal.

Is this a leaking injector, a pump problem, or something else? I'm very worried about diesel getting into the sump oil.

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You may need to ask AAA to put a radiator pressure tester on the resevoir bottle and pump it up to operating pressure(Pressure cap rating) and see if it over pressurises while it is running at operating temp,rev engine up and down and watch what the testers pressure readings do,it should move up and down in sync with the water pump.If the pressure keeps building i would have to believe that combustion chamber gases are over pressurising your cooling system.Also test the pressure cap is functioning within factory specs.

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It's definitely your injection pump seals mate.....common prob with these engines. My 1994 2.8TD was exactly the same until I had the sealls replaced. I went for the complete reconditioning and not just the main seal and it cost me £519 in total. Dunks

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just fill it up till the top mark on the indicatorstick.

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