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A type of internal combustion engine where ignition happens when fuel is spray at high pressure into a compressed charge of air, or the relatively heavy fuel oil used in compression-ignition engines.

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rav4 2L diesel, 2002, engine failure

engine gone in my 2002 rav 4, 2L, diesel, but can i replace it with an avensis, corolla 2L diesel or other toyota? obviously keeping my original turbo, starter etc. mark
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2011 Ford F350 6.7 ignition will turn on, starter stays on, truck doesn’t start

Husband replaced the fuel filters, purged the system, but when I turn the key on the starter engages but stays engaged and truck does not start. Help please
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Kubota Z402 Plumbing Issues

I am currently restoring a Kubota Z402 engine (used in an Aixam 500SL) that has been treated quite badly. While I have been making some progress I am struggling with the plumbing of the engine. One of ...
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P2002 fault on Hyundai i30

My car is a Hyundai i30 1.6 CRDI diesel from 2009. At the moment it suffers from fault P2002 which causes the car into limp mode. There has also been fault P1406 for a longer time, but this didn't ...
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White smoke diesel engine

I am stuck on the side of the road on an interstate trip and need help ASAP! I am driving a school bus (converted). 2004 Thomas Freightliner, Mercedes-Benz engine and Cummins transmission. After about ...
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EGR ecu map and its consequences

I located the EGR map to my car Peugeot 307 2004 2.0 HDi 90hp 8cv manual with ECU Bosch EDC15C2. Regarding the EGR map, there is one axis for the rpm. What is the physical meaning of the second axis (...
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Peugeot 307 2.0 hdi turns over but refuses to start

OK this has been a long ongoing problem - Car refuses to start usually after it's been left a day or so. It turns over vigorously enough to start but just won't! I'm the process of trying to fix this ...
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VW Passat Variant 2016 Diesel engine gets much louder when I turn left/right

My car is running well the only issue I have is that the noise the engine makes gets a lot noisier (but its still the same noise) each time I turn the wheels to left or right. The more I turn them the ...
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Renault Scenic 2 2004 1.9dci

I have Diesel Capacity problem it takes ~11Litres on 100km ? Does someone hade same problem ? And what i must do to get normal cpcity
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Wrong jumper cable intallation

I have a chevrolet captiva 2010 diesel model. The mechanic installed the jumper cables backward. My suv doesn't start anymore.(it doesn't crank) What could be the problem? What should I check? Thanks
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What control the RPM of an engine?

can you tell me what controls the rpm of an engine? Is it more fuel, more rpm (if so plz explain this to me) or is it controlled by a computer?
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Megane in limp mode, obd reader says p0380, changed all four glow plugs yet same code and issue persists

i have a Renault Megane 1.5 dci. I was on the motorway and my car went into limp mode, no warning lights came on dash or anything. I plugged in the obd reader and got a P0380 Glow plug/heater circuit ...
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Ford Figo 1.4 TDCI 2010 Ambient turbo not boosting

I got a Ford Figo 1.4 TDCI 2010 Ambient I just had the turbo repaired I've had turbo checked and its fine but it still won't boost we've checked everything from valves to EGR to MAF everything is fine ...
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2000 Daewoo Musso 2.9 TDI Engine shaking heavily in idle, getting better in higher RPMs

I bought my first project car dirt cheap it's a Daewoo (Ssangyong) Musso Diesel SUV which has one of the most reliable engines, the Mercedes OM602 This car is starting fine but the Engine is shaking ...
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Vw Passat B8 inner taillight replacement

I'm trying to replace the inner tail light bulb on the boot of my B8 Passat estate. Is it just a case of removing the 2 screws under the plastic cap in the boot lid? I believe I have the correct bulb ...
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How do I resolve acceleration issues with my Mahindra Bolero?

I have acceleration issues my Mahindra Bolero. This happened after I got the thermostat replaced. I have check with couple of workshops and ended up changing diesel filer and accelerator kit. ...
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Suspected suction control valve issue, car also hard to start

I drive a Toyota Corolla with a 1AD-FTV engine. This car has become progressively harder to start over the years. Even at 10°C it might take two tries. It still starts without too much trouble, if you ...
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2007 F250 Super duty Powerstroke 6.0 crank no start

Ok I don't know Jack about diesel, but i am learning as I go! It has been running out of fuel when the DTE is at 65-58 miles and its keeps climbing. When i first got the truck a year ago it ran out at ...
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2014 Cruze Diesel

can't find replacement converter for car GM not making at this time been in dealer ship since Nov. can the converter be reemed out and reinstalled or will removing the back pressure cause low power ...
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Have 01 Dodge ram 2500 desiel automatic transmission

Transmission started making grinding noise on way home. Took forever change gears put it in my garage dropped transmission found round bearings in bell housing. I can't tell if they were from front ...
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Engine shaking at low rpms and injector correction values all over the place

My neighbor has a 2010 Peugeot Partner II turbo diesel ( Same engine as the Citroen Burlingo ) he's been having problems with. Background: Car was idling poorly, smoking, sputtering and had no power. ...
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Filling tank "Heavy duty Coolant" or "Coolant Mixture with Water"

A newbie into car world here. I have a 2016 Hyundai i20 1.4L Diesel. I have found various opinions regarding the coolant/antifreeze liquid that we use in the vehicle. Some believe 1:4 mixture of ...
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conrod bearing segments

I'm building a 1.9 td PSA motor, type DHX and ordering new segments I found the mark on all the segments on the same side, I've checked again and again and all indications are that the item ...
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How bad are NOX emissions from your own car for your own health? What are the consequences of adblue off tune?

I am considering turning off the DEF system in my car, because it may leave me stranded one day as punishment and I haven't found a tuner yet to only make it work without forcing you to, it seems they ...
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Excessive pressure in the fuel return system

Mercedes-benz w211 cdi 2.7 Diesel (2002 year), There is excessive pressure in the fuel return system, (in engine, fuel return hose was removed itself by pressure ). Is there valve or something like ...
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Why don't we see many diesel hybrid cars?

Car manufacturers are constantly trying to improve the efficiency of their cars to reduce fuel consumption and meet ever stricter emission standards, diesels are by design more efficient than ...
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Does my car have rodknock

I sometimes hear a knocking sound coming from the front of the car and I feel vibration at the bottom when this happens. It only happens when the car is rolling at low speeds. You can not hear the ...
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Ford focus 1.6 diesel

Iv had 4 injectors replaced on my focus it ran fine then starting juddering. I took it the garage and they said that one of the new injectors had failed so we replaced that one again. It now runs ...
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Bmw e43 320d revving itself to verry high rpm

I have a big problem whit my 2.0 Bmw e46 320d. The problem is that I was driveing one night and the car gust started revving by itself around 7k rpm the car had so much boost at the time that I almost ...
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Engine RPM continuously rising when using A/C in my Nissan Terrano Diesel

My Nissan Terrano Diesel has this weird problem. Whenever I turn the AC on, after a few minutes, the engine RPM continuously rises at shoots up above 3000RPM apprx at idle. Only when I apply brakes, ...
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Is it safe to transport diesel fuel in a plastic can inside of a plastic tub? Or store it in the same way?

I'll be traveling in remote areas where diesel fuel/fuel in general might be sparse at various points. I'm going to bring empty plastic fuel containers with me to fill only during those sparse ...
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Safe to drive ~800km with diesel particulate filter warning?

My 2009 Mini Cooper D (R56) reads "Service" on the small dashboard display, and has the following fault codes (with their meanings that I looked up): P14A5 - Exhaust gas temperature sensor ...
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Volvo V50 1,6 Diesel acceleration problem and total stop

I own a Volvo V50, 1,6 Diesel. Just yesterday I experience this problem. When accelerating the motor does not respond fast enough and after a minute it stops totally. It’s -8 C. Can it be the cold ...
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Mazda 3 2005 unknown cable

I bought a used Mazda 3 year 12/2005 from Italy. This car has a diesel engine 1.6 Turbo same as Ford/PSA. I have a loose three pin cable that don't know where does it belong. I've checked with 2 ...
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Scraping sound in new small engine

I normally only work with really old engines often abandoned for a long time and in that case typically hearing crunchy or scraping noises when moving the piston is undoubtedly a bad sign and warrant ...
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Insignia B (MK2 2017) error code P0073 and engine light on

Can anyone advise please what is wrong and how to fix it please? OBD is showing ambient air temperature sensor circuit high thanks
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Vehicle misfuel

I used a 2015 Peugeot Boxer Luton van ( 154K mileage ). It had a full tank of diesel to start and I travelled 300 miles , used roughly half a tank ,and then it broke down , there is a suggestion it ...
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What happened to my car?

I have a 2010 Corsa. It has been fine for over 250,000 miles (400,000 km) and just passed MOT last month. Driving home last night, it died on me. It was pulled out of a junction, got into 3rd when the ...
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Mazda 3 2015 2.2L diesel shakes each time when started up

My Mazda 3 2.2 diesel shakes when starting up even when using auto stop/start in traffic or at a red light. I took it to a mechanic and they checked the clutch kit and flywheel but did not resolve it. ...
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25%/70ms dropouts in fuel pressure in Cummins ISL 07

The first picture is low idle, the second is high idle. With the exception of the spikes, the high idle looks more normal to me. Anyone know what this signifies? I just replaced the PRV which was ...
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Why does "i" stand for petrol?

As illustrated by this list of car engine names by manufacturer, car manufacturers like to give the petrol and diesel variants of their engines often confusing names. The least confusing of these ...
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Peugeot 206 2.0 HDI rough idling and delay to turn off after diesel filter replacement

I own a Peugeot 206 (2008) with a 2.0 hdi engine (I believe the engine code is DW10TD) with a Siemens fuel system. After changing the fuel filter, I turned it on and found it was idling a bit rough. ...
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What preparations to make before changing oil on old neglected tractor diesel engine

I bought an old Massey Fergusson 135 Diesel which I have a theory has not had its oil changed for at least 20 years: I don't have the means to transport it to a mechanic, so I am preparing to change ...
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Peugeot 207 sporadic, sudden and very short loss of power

Car: Peugeot 207 2007, 1.4 HDI engine 8HZ 1398cmc, 50kW Symptoms: everything (cold/warm start, idle, accelerating with no load/some load, etc) works as expected, except that sometimes there's an ...
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Diesel mixed with petrol

So a family member accidently filled a full tank of petrol in his diesel car. He was able to get all of the petrol (bit of diesel) out of his tank by flushing it. Now he is left with about 40L of ...
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Can deposits on glow plugs be used to diagnose engine problems?

In a gasoline engine deposits or discoloration on spark plugs can be used to diagnose problems, for instance lean or rich running, or ignition problems. There are many handy pictures available to show ...
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5 extra qts of oil in Hustler Z super diesel motor with a Warren cat engine

So while i was servicing our mower today. I spaced on remembering it was 1.5 qts of diesel engine oil. I put in 2. I'm new to servicing my own equipment because the price to service is more than my ...
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Diesel slow crank after sitting through winter

Car in question: 2002 Renault Thalia 1.5dci (engine same as Clio Mk2, also known as Symbol) Last autumn, I stopped using this car. Filled the tank, parked in the garage and let it there until spring. ...
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VW Polo Engine Oil Light Blinking on hill

This is a weird problem I have faced and there seems to be no solution to this even after having given the car to my mechanic 3 times. Whenever I drive my car uphill even for a little while, like 5-10 ...
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Why does my Toyota 3L engine won't idle and makes a metal scratching noise?

My Toyota Land cruiser manual transmission has just had the engine reconditioned: new pistons, piston rings, engine block, cylinder head, fuel injectors, fuel injector pump head, starter, fuel filter. ...

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