1999 Ford Escort 1.8 diesel turbo
Car isnt idling smoothly & is blowing alot of white smoke out of exhaust

robin the evertonian
1 points

Problem added: Oct 7, 2011 (8 years ago)
my car is jerking & isnt idling smoothly also alot of white smoke is coming from the exhaust

Car details
Car: Ford Escort
Variant: 1.8 diesel turbo
Model Year: 1999
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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Top Fixer
750 points

Oct 7, 2011 (8 years ago)
Could be turbo or injector problems.
Try looking at this!!!

Hope this helps!!.
14,861 points

Oct 8, 2011 (8 years ago)
If not a diesel / injector problem , make sure you dont have a head gasket fault .
Ivan B
28 points

Nov 18, 2011 (8 years ago)
Sounds very much like head gasket but could be rubber pipe off the turbo...Seen that once.
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