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a dirty air filter or a dirty fuel filter will cause a diesel to smoke


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blue smoke is normally related to fuel problem. there is so many things that could cause this that it is best to have it checked by a technician that you trust.

Black smoke is just unburnt fuel in a diesel if the vehicle is not modified in any way to make this happen then something is causing it to not burn it all, it will not harm it but you should figure out why its not burning all of its fuel. (most diesels will spit out a little black smoke)

Blue smoke = excessive motor oil. Black smoke = excessive fuel. White smoke = engine coolant

In a diesel engine, blue smoke is an indication of oil being burned. Black smoke means that there is incomplete combustion of the fuel. White smoke can be seen when raw diesel fuel is not being burned.

Black smoke, from any diesel, is the result of partially burned fuel. Overfueling will cause black smoke.

You changed clutch on 206 1.9 diesel and now you have smoke

Hi there,blue smoke on a diesel motor is normally fuel,and the smell will be unburn diesel,rough start and heavy smoke that will disapear as the engine getshot.

Black smoke means you're burning fuel, blue smoke, you're burning oil, white smoke, you're burning coolant.

You can drive a diesel engine, or any other type, blowing any colour smoke you wish. Though it is pretty foolish to smoke

Yes, it will smoke and will not run correctly, if at all. Diesel fuel will not explode and instead produce smoke. It can also clog your fuel injection. If diesel is added to a gasoline tank, the fuel should be removed. If there is too much diesel mixed in, the engine will likely not run at all.

white smoke is water. head gasket or ?

Either use gasoline instead of diesel, or get the best kind of diesel.

blown turbo - worn turbo bearing causing oil to suck through and into exhaust manifold - results in no power and neat oil burning in the exhaust - major black smoke

The black smoke that a diesel engine blows out is fuel that is unburned. The black smoke can be caused from over-fueling, poor fuel quality, or dirty or worn fuel injectors.

Actually, it depends on the engine. I have a car here in the Philippines which is run by Diesel but there is no smoke. Meaning, my engine is in a good state! my blog -

The cause of white puffing smoke in a diesel is the crack pipe ventilator seal. Fix that it keeps the crack inside.

you can use chips, power mods, and smoke switches.

Off road diesel is dyed but otherwise the same as highway diesel. The difference is in the tax. Highway diesel has a road tax on it

Already been done. Diesel Particulate Filters and Diesel Exhaust Fluid.

corsa 1.5 diesel lumpy at start up with white smoke from exhaust returning to normal after a couple of minuets

Yes, if the the engine is a steam engine or a diesel engine. The diesel engine smoke should be almost invisible when the engine is in good condition. Electric locomotives are not typically called "engines", but these do not produce smoke.

The main cause of motorbike smoke is when the diesel is being burned and used in the engine. This smoke causes pollution to the environment.

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