Nissan blows black smoke

8 March 2012

My 2010 D22 Nissan blows a lot of black smoke, but my dealer said this was normal. I don't believe him, what do you think?

Steve Paton

No it's not normal for a modern diesel to blow a lot of smoke. It sounds like it's too rich, check the fuel pump.

Graham Smith, CarsGuide


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Published 8 March 2012

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