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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 15th February 2017, 00:29 Thread Starter
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Hi All, wanting your help again, car back from garage after battery went flat and would not start, now only back today and back smoke coming from under the bonnet and fan working over time, recovery firm say it's the turbo issues, asked about noises and black oil on part of the turbo, is this a common problem, one thing after another, in the last week we have only had it one half day, not happy!!
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 15th February 2017, 09:06
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Can you recall if the DPF warning light was illuminated on the dashboard?

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 15th February 2017, 15:55
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Black oil on part of the turbo may be oil leaking from the turbo outlet duct. There's two primary sources for the oil, [1] from the crankcase vent hose which feeds into the turbo inlet at the top (I've actually seen slight oil drops forming in my vent hose at only 5,000 miles when I disconnected it to check it ) and [2] from leaking turbo oil seal(s), usually a sign of a worn turbo due to high mileage and / or lack of maintenance as in regular oil and filter changes.

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