Ford C-MAX on start up smokes heavily, clean runnning when up to temp.

2005 Ford C-MAX Problem

Ref#13596
CarFord C-MAX 2.0 tdci
Year2005
Ownerlenniebern
Posted30/09/2012
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i am thinking of purchasing a focus c-max with 84k on the clock, it starts and smokes heavily, but when warm runs cleanly and well, would like to knoe if this is gonna be an expensive fix or just routine maintenance, the car has full service history and is otherwise very good condition! --- to buy or not to buy????
Problem Category
Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss


Solution 1
Witty | Driver | Since: Feb 2011 | Posts: 12 | Fixes: 718 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Depends on the colour of the smoke when first started.
Go to www.uniteddiesel.co.uk
This will give you a better idea of what to expect...
Hope this helps in making your decision...


Posted on Sunday 30th of September 2012
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bellford | Driver | Since: Oct 2012 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 20 | View Garage
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Have you had a look at this similar problem: on start up smokes heavily, clean runnning when up to temp.

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Posted on Tuesday 2nd of October 2012
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bellford | Driver | Since: Oct 2012 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 20 | View Garage
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Have you had a look at this similar problem: on start up smokes heavily, clean runnning when up to temp.

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Posted on Tuesday 2nd of October 2012
Solution 2
bellford | Driver | Since: Oct 2012 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 20 | View Garage
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it will most likely be the egr valve (exhaust gas recirculation)not a very exspensive fix.


Posted on Tuesday 2nd of October 2012
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