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Author Topic: Black smoke  (Read 4266 times)

Offline ashy401

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Black smoke
« on: June 19, 2013, 11:47:13 PM »
Hi I am after any advice on how to sort my car out. I have an 02 reg galaxy tdi 115. I had the can belt and water pump changed last month. When I accelerate hard it produces loads of black smoke out of the back seems to be when the boost kicks in. I have no power loss that I can tell and I haven't noticed a drop in oil or coolant level.
I did plug it into laptop an got a couple of fault codes:
1- coolant sensor
2- parking sensor
3- aux heated glow plug
4- a/c pressure switch
The car has done 209000 miles
Any help would be appreciated

Offline Chrispb

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Re: Black smoke
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2013, 04:04:40 AM »
Coolant sensor can have an effect as it is linked with the engine ECU
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Offline Mirez

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Re: Black smoke
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2013, 06:02:50 PM »
Has it done it strait away after the cam-belt was changed? I would suggest the timing's not been done correctly if that's the case - else as Chris suggests the sensor will have an effect on cooling.
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Offline ashy401

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Re: Black smoke
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2013, 06:22:28 PM »
Hi thank you for the replies. I will have to wait til next weekend to change the coolant sensor.
I have only recently brought the car an didn't drive it much before the cambelt was changed. I do remember the guy in the garage saying the timing was out by one tooth. I don't remember it smoking before hand. I will try an call them tomorrow to get it booked back in for check.

Offline andyzb2009

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Re: Black smoke
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2014, 11:28:29 PM »
Hi had same with mine timing needs to be spot on  car drives a lot better now and better mpg