Big grin Alfista
AO Silver Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: United Kingdom
Black smoke.. EGR valve?
The beloved GT has had the MCSF light on for months now, with no noticeable symptoms of anything, no power loss, always starts, keep perfect time etc.
Today, popped out at lunchtime and notice puffs of lack smoke (engine was cold and I wasnt thrashing it). Not all the time, just a few bits.
Now, two things (hopefully). When I had a winter health check at an Alfa indy specialist, the ca was running rich, probably EGR and was probably the cause of the MCSF light. Could this now be the cause of tiny puffs of black smoke?
Also, for the first time, I put Esso diesel in, instead of the Tesco stuff that shes used too! Could this have caused it?
As always, cheers for any feedback!
2006-2008 156 2.0 TS Lusso
2011 - now GT 1.9Jtd
2015 GT 1.9 & 146 1.8 twinny