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

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robin the evertonian
Driver
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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Witty
Top Fixer
750 points

Oct 7, 2011 (8 years ago)
Could be turbo or injector problems.
Try looking at this!!!
Uniteddiesel.co.uk/diesel-engine-smoke.php


Hope this helps!!.
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whittingehame
Legend
14,861 points

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