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  1. Smoke :-(

    LT & Crafter
    advice please I have a 2009 VW Crafter minibus which I’ve got an issue with. It smokes intermittently with blue smoke. I can drive it one day and it will be fine, but the next day it could smoke for a minute or so at a time then be fine again. I’ve had a new turbo, had the injectors looked...
  2. XMB Motors engines rebuilt my engine and its smoking

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi I have done engine rebuilt by company XMB in Grays near London and that was a terrible experience. The engine is smoking at start up and looses oil. They did change the cam shaft as first one they fitted was faulty but van is still shaking when stationary and does smoke. COULD THAT BE...
  3. t5 mettalic noise under boost, is it the turbo?

    Engine & Gearbox
    my 2006 2.5 174 is smoking badly after warmup. Ive replaced the MAF. blocked off EGR with plate (with 6mm hole), and the last job was replace a very slightly pinholed intercooler. After the intercooler replacement, it seems to take longer to crank before it starts? any ideas on this one...
  4. Why so smokey?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, some advice. Recently bought a 2007 T5 2.5 130 LWB Auto Transporter Shuttle with 175k miles on the clock. Generally in good condition and had VAG commercial dealer give it a full service and look over and apart from a few minor items and a small oil leak seems fine. Since the service...
  5. ABL 1.9 engine smoking any help? video inside

    Engine & Gearbox
    my 1.9 abl T4 is smoking i bought it today like this im going to try vagcom it tomorrow but im doubtful if it will pick anything up so i was wondering if any of you guys had previous experience with this kind of problem many thanks in advance.
  6. De Cat fitted to 2.5 tdi AJT, questions

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, Have fitted delete pipe and EGR blank and today have fitted the De cat Pipe, my question is this the Van seems a lot noisier (haven't refitted the under engine pan) it also smokes now which it hadn't before but does feel like its breathing better, should the extra smoke be any thing to...
  7. Couple of videos of my smokey engine :(

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, I've uploaded a couple of vids to youtube of my smokey engine. Since taking the vids, I have set the timing with a dti gauge to 1mm and it's spot on, but I'm having the same smoking problems regardless of what I do with the timing. On the second vid you can see I have some smoke...