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  1. [Meriva A] [02-09] Lack of power and black smoke!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, new here so bear with me on this. I recently purchased a Vauxhall Meriva A 1.7DTI 2005 after changing from a Mazda 3 2.0 Petrol, as needed more space as have 2 kids and a dog now. As stated above I'm currently dealing with lack of power and black smoke coming from the exhaust, the...
  2. [Vivaro] Vivaro knocking sound on idle and black smoke when pulling away

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi there, new to the forum so hope you guys can help! Got a 2004 vivaro 1.9 dti 130,000 on the clock. Vans been serviced regularly with correct oil and parts and has run great for the last few years then about 6 months ago started having a slight air/dump valve sound sound when pulling away in...
  3. Garage recomended cataclean and results were incredible

    General chat
    Hi, I have a 2000 Vauxhall Corsa 1.7DTi. Its been looked after by me for the last 13 years and has always had no expense spared. Anyway the dreaded MOT was due this month. I knew it would have no advisories as the car is all structurally sound. However the garage informed me that it had failed...
  4. [Vivaro] Vivaro 1.9 f9q smoking issue..

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi Chaps.. its been a while since I was on here last... after the rebuild of my van it was running sweet for many years.... But then bang went the engine but I was driving it hard, so had to buy another engine and just fit it due to lack of time to investigate what went wrong... so for 2 years...
  5. [Zafira B] [05---] How would you do a boost leak smoke test

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I have problems with my zafira z19dth as some of you may know iv made a smoke tester for boost leaks just wondering where you would attach it I tried the vacuum line of the boost valve doest seem to be a good place. To fill you in what's wrong with car and what I have done. I bought it with...
  6. [Zafira B] [05---] Black smoke no eml light flashing glow plug

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all just bought a zafira 1.9 sri z19dth with suspect blow turbo I have replace turbo. Lots of black smoke like unburnt diesel flashing glow plug on dash no eml though. I have just blanked off the egr valve changed the boost solenoid and cleaned the map sensor with no difference. I don't have...
  7. [Vectra C] [02-08] Fuel usage ,EGR Valve,Black smoke

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    vectra dti 2.0 2002, I have recently changed the front engine intercooler hose and air filter and have noticed an increase in fuel consumption,car runs/drives great,i have noticed occasional black smoke when using high revs/gear change.I have now also cleaned the turbo with wynns turbo spray and...