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Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: United Kingdom
County: South Yorkshire
147 JTDm diesel leak, smoke, cut out!
Just on my way back from an urgent B & Q trip (in the middle of another job at home) & my 147 just cut out. I noticed this morning going to work it occasionally felt / sounded like it was running on 3 cylinders but when you put your foot down it was ok.
As I was in the middle of doing something else, I thought Id look at the car tomorrow but it didnt last that long............... Warning lights on the dash, engine cut out, smoke from under bonnet. Lifted bonnet, cant see much because of the big plastic engine cover but could make out with the light from my phone the top of the engine, left side as you look at it from the front is wet with diesel.
Any clues on what to check first / likely culprits please? I suspect a split diesel line / conection or injector fault??
Ill have to take the Merc to work tomorrow & hope I can get back early enough to tow the car home & investigate.