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03 d4d hesitating

PostPosted by harryandeileen » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:58 pm

Hi all my d4d. Accelerates quite slowly up to about four thousand revs then goes like a train with a cloud of smoke out the back.can anyone she'd some light on what it could be please? I put a new fuel filter on a month ago and have just done 1250 miles this week on holiday and it is just the same,some advice would be much appreciated thanks in advance harryandeileen.
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Re: 03 d4d hesitating

PostPosted by ROGER_37 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:54 pm

:welcome harryandeileen :s_howdy
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Re: 03 d4d hesitating

PostPosted by sich1 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:14 pm

:welcome nice to meet you

there will be an experrt along soon with a few ideas :s_thumbsup
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Re: 03 d4d hesitating

PostPosted by anchorman » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:38 am

Oh these 4.2 diesels drive me nuts at times.

You just have to go through a process of elimination if it isn't showing any codes. I think from your description, the EGR is the most likely culprit and cleaning them doesn't always work. You can buy new ones off eBay.
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