Why does my Land Rover Discovery smoke?
Thick blue or gray smoke is an indication of the vehicle burning oil, which means that oil is somehow leaking into your engine’s combustion chamber. Burning oil like this can cause a wide range of issues from reduced fuel economy to less-than-stellar acceleration.
What should you do if thick black smoke is coming from the exhaust of your vehicle?
Black smoke from an exhaust In a petrol car, black smoke is a sign that too much fuel is being burnt. To remedy this, you should first check or replace your car’s air filter – this should be easy to find but check your owners’ manual if you are unsure.
Can spark plugs cause black smoke?
A fouled plug will not cause black smoke. A fouled plug by definition will not fire the mixture, so there will be no smoke at all…… If the car starts, runs, and idles, the plugs are not fouled….the mixture is too rich.
Are there any air suspension problems with the Discovery 3?
Discovery 3 Air Suspension Faults While offering superior ride quality and excellent off road ability the introduction of all round air suspension to the Discovery has helped set it apart from its rivals. However, there are a lot of components in the system and faults are commonplace.
Why is there black smoke coming out of my exhaust?
Most will require the vehicle plugging into diagnostic equipment to find the exact cause however the most common faults are EGR valves or a split in the main intercooler hose. This means that the air boost pressure is lost so the air and fuel mixture is incorrect leading to poor performance and generally black smoke from the exhaust.
Does My Land Rover Discovery have a turbo problem?
My Land Rover Discovery I think have turbo problem. If you are seeing blue smoke from the exhaust this means that your Land Rover engine is burning oil. This smoke should not be confused with white smoke you will see when a car first starts up. Blue smoke from exhaust – your engine is probably worn if it is not the valve seals or the PCV valve.
What causes the power to stop on a Discovery 3?
Loss of Power. Loss of power on the Discovery 3 can be caused by a number of issues. Most will require the vehicle plugging into diagnostic equipment to find the exact cause however the most common faults are EGR valves or a split in the main intercooler hose.