My 2008 2.4 Brera SV is running bad. Bought the car, drove it for 9 days and now it's been at the dealer for a month!
The problems are as follows:
1) Starts fine, but is hunting/irratic idle for a few seconds.
2) Loads of blue smoke out the back, smelling of unburnt diesel.
3) Smoke clears after a 3-4 minute drive, but hunting/misfire remain.
4) No loss of power, still pulls like a train
No fault codes show up on diagnostics.
The injectors have been tested and #4, I think, has been rebuilt, and everything is good with them. The fuel system is bang on according to the Injector Crowd who looked after it.
Has anyone here had the same/similar problems or know of the fix? Aparently, so I've been told by the dealer, a local engine rebuild specialist thinks it's a bent conrod! Luckily it's under warranty, but I think these fellas are trying to fool me by telling it me it was this or that, yet nothing seems to have solved the problem
Note: Before I got the car, the Turbo was rebuilt. I'm also not sure if this is the 200 or 210 BHP engine, as I've heard that the 200 BHP engine suffers from worn valve guides/seats? Am I correct?
Any help appreciated!