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    all,

    when i first start my car from cold, i get a blast of white smoke from exhaust

    it runs fine, and the smoke goes in about 10 secs

    any advice on what the problem is?

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    forgot to mention its a 150 cdti

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    condensation sitting in the exhaust/being evaporated is the normal result of white smoke that goes within 10 seconds

    0-Large smile ......every time it's driven

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    My guess would be glow plugs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Telly Addict View Post
    My guess would be glow plugs.
    sounds a bit more likely, than condensation as the is quite a lot of smoke

    how much????????????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grimo72 View Post
    sounds a bit more likely, than condensation as the is quite a lot of smoke

    how much????????????
    Pretty cheap tbh, even from Vx. Oh and I believe some kind chap put a How-To together on it too...

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    smoking upon start up!, if you get a short or slight rough chuggy or lumpy running with this(seconds), its the swirl bar off!! oldest 1 in the book!.

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