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Peterkmiles, UK Car Mechanic
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on a 04 plate 2.0 litre diesel mondeo i m having problems with

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on a 04 plate 2.0 litre diesel mondeo i m having problems with it going into "limp mode" and the glow plug warning light flashes on and off when u start it from warm and now it keeps doing it after you turn the ignition off and then back on it doesnt want to reset it self any ideas thanks
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Peterkmiles replied 4 years ago.
Hi,

This could be a multitude of faults, possible an egr valve, turbo or injector/pump fault.

Have you d te codes read?

Best Regards
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

sorry what do you mean by d te codes read?


on dianostics no codes came up but is it possible for there to be a fault but not show up

Expert:  Peterkmiles replied 4 years ago.
Yes it is possible, are there any other symptoms? Funny smells, excessive exhaust smoke increased fuel consumption?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

there is excessive exhaust smoke especially on start up and an increase in fuel comsumption

Expert:  Peterkmiles replied 4 years ago.
What colour smoke please? Black, blue or white?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
hello its blue
Expert:  Peterkmiles replied 4 years ago.
This suggests oil s entering the combustion chamber one how. My first instinct would be to remove, clean and grease the shaft inside the egr valve, this is relatively cheap before we start looking more expensive diagnostics.
Expert:  Peterkmiles replied 4 years ago.
This suggests oil s entering the combustion chamber one how. My first instinct would be to remove, clean and grease the shaft inside the egr valve, this is relatively cheap before we start looking more expensive diagnostics.