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projectvalver
22-11-2006, 14:42
got me work car :D Ford ESCORT baby

went to asda today and it stuttered when trying to come out of the car park and a puff of black smoke came through the air vents, bloody stank. Its petrol not diesel

Does anyone know what this can be?? It drove ok after this :roll:

fasterthanjesus
22-11-2006, 15:01
any noise to accompany it?

from experience solenoid on starter motor stuck on, smoke poured through vents.

projectvalver
22-11-2006, 15:06
no the engine is sound as a pound... never happened before!

The smoke was like just one big puff, then the car drove normally. Never experiancd that before :?

projectvalver
22-11-2006, 15:06
it was in 1st and pulling away from a round about

wavy
22-11-2006, 16:03
got me work car Very Happy Ford ESCORT baby

went to asda today and it stuttered when trying to come out of the car park and a puff of black smoke came through the air vents, bloody stank. Its petrol not diesel

Does anyone know what this can be?? It drove ok after this
no the engine is sound as a pound...

its probably worth a pound lol
dunno mate but smoke through air vent cant be good :?

unrealneo
22-11-2006, 16:44
Fuel pipe burst leaky / burst?

Happened on my 55 plate Fiesta van. :roll:

olliemk1
22-11-2006, 20:39
Some wiring insulation melting behind the dash?