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Old 29-12-11, 09:44 AM   #1
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Question white puff of smoke ! ?

Hi All ,

is it just me or everyone ??!! when i try starting my 307 hdi 90 54 plate ! and when it finally starts " please read my other post " a puff of white smoke comes out exhaust what can that be ?


also how do i check the fuel filter is working properly which someone has said to check for as the fuel maybe dropping back to the tank ?"

any ideas guys ???
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Old 29-12-11, 11:27 AM   #2
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i get that alot too, and the really bad smell for some minutes after that too from the smoke. learnt to ignore it.
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Old 29-12-11, 12:01 PM   #3
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1.6, 2.0? petrol, diesel?
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Old 29-12-11, 12:11 PM   #4
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sorry its a 2.0 l diesel !
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Old 29-12-11, 12:13 PM   #5
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If the car is driving ok and it starts ok then I wouldn't be worrying about it.
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Old 29-12-11, 12:16 PM   #6
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well the car starts like a van ! turns over 5-6 times then starts keep thinking my going to flatten the battery !! i have had it on a diagnostic pc and no faults came up ! also changed the starter motor and glow plugs are all ok and battery is ok as well so not sure now what to check for ?

someone said it might be getting air in the fuel lines ?

how can i tell ?
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Old 29-12-11, 12:23 PM   #7
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well the car starts like a van ! turns over 5-6 times then starts keep thinking my going to flatten the battery !! i have had it on a diagnostic pc and no faults came up ! also changed the starter motor and glow plugs are all ok and battery is ok as well so not sure now what to check for ?

someone said it might be getting air in the fuel lines ?

how can i tell ?
Ok, now we have some info into the problem. You failed to give any of it first post.
What year model is your 307?
what mileage?
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Old 29-12-11, 12:26 PM   #8
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its a 307 2.0l hdi 90 54 plate mile is now 100,000
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Old 29-12-11, 12:28 PM   #9
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Ok, 54 plate means nothing to me. Based in Southern Ireland.
Has the fuel filter been changed in the last 40k mls?
What is your fuel like?
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Old 29-12-11, 12:31 PM   #10
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sorry its a 2004 model not sure if the fuel filter has been changed only had the car 4 weeks but a invoice said it was serviced couple of months ago ?! just topped the diesel up yesterday so now full tank ! ? i put some red x in tank yesterday as well ?!


someone did say it might be drawing in air over night ?
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