Common Problems & Checks

Simple DIY Checks

COMMON RAIL DIESEL components..more
JOBS You can tackle yourself…more

SOME COMMON DIESEL PROBLEMS

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PROBLEM

CHECK

Engine won’t start low compression, engine not turning fast enough, battery and starter problems
Difficulty starting glow plugs, air in fuel line, faulty diesel injectors, blocked fuel filter, contaminated fuel (water/petrol),
sensor/regulator faulty
Loss of power injectors worn/turbo problems
White smoke unburnt fuel
Black smoke fuel/air imbalance
Blue smoke burning engine oil
Erractic running/
shutdown
fuel pressure sensor/regulator
faulty, cam position sensor sensor
Rough, uneven
running
Fuel pressure low/ contamination. Pump or sensor problems. Air is entering the system
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