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I have BMW 318 TDS Touring 1996 On the flats/downhill etc the

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I have BMW 318 TDS Touring 1996 On the flats/downhill etc the car is fine, but when going up a hill my foot is hard to the floor and car slows down dramatically also get this when trying to accelerate to over take another vehicle.. no power?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

hello,

 

are any warning lights on?

 

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
No warning lights on
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

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your symptoms suggest most likely a turbo failure or possibly an airflow sensor or injector failure

 

turbo would be most likely and most common

 

any BMW garage can preform the requisite testing to verify.

 

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