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hi my london taxi tx4 2011 is juddery and pluming black smoke

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hi my london taxi tx4 2011 is juddery and pluming black smoke intermitantly
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Greg replied 4 years ago.
Hi.

If your taxi is smoking intermittently then this may be due to the fact you have a intermittently malfunctioning MAF sensor ,

In some cases the check engine will come on and off intermittently also .

Have a diagnostic scan done and see if there is any stored codes .
these codes will help you locate the problem .

When a diesel engine burns black smoke this is due to the engine not getting enough air or too much fuel , so check the air filter for blockage,or any inlet air restrictions.

Need further assistance with this issue then please get back to me .

Kindest regards Greg

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