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I have a 2007 Santa fe 2,2 Diesel. On cold starts is can take

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I have a 2007 Santa fe 2,2 Diesel. On cold starts is can take a good 20 turns to get it to start with a lot of smoke. After it has started there is no drama's. Took it into my local garage and they can't find anything on the diagnostics. Any thoughts?

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From what you are describing this issue is a fuel injector that is not priming up correctly and causing the starting issue and the smoke that you are seeing.This will normally not show anything on a diagnostic test,the best way to test the injectors is to have a balance test performed on the injectors.
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