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Old 03-31-2009, 12:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry 03 E46 - 320D Low power+Black smoke

Hi, I'm new here.

Seem to have an issue with my BMW - E46 Touring 320D - 2003

Just had a smiple service at a stupid garage!!
It came back with very low power so I took it back again and they said that the vacuum hose had come loose...they sorted this out and most of the power returned.

I now seem to get black smoke when I accelerate and I haven't got all the power back.

It's worst when I'm on the motorway (70+ MPH)...any ideas anyone?
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No reply yet???
Found this, so will give it a go
BMW 3-Series E46 - 2003 2.0 320d turbo boost problem: Motoring Technical matters forum
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Old 05-07-2009, 08:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
OMFG another one!?
 
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Best of luck sorting it. There are not many diesel owners here, so please share what you find!
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Could be a turbo failure...
Maybe a dirty or damaged maf...
Maybe related with dump valve in turbo

It's very a strange behavior...

Hasta...

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