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black soot from rear exhausts

deano1978 Feb 18, 2013

  1. deano1978

    deano1978 different gear

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    Since my full egr delete. Ive noticed quite abit of black soot all over the rear!
    Is this normal,as all the **** is going through the exhaust or somthing else to worry about?
     
  2. BahnStormer77

    BahnStormer77 BahnStormer

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    TDI engines WILL generate black soot if you boot them...
     
  3. deano1978

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    Never noticed b4. Its like someone throws black talc powder over it.
     
  4. stu_m

    stu_m Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Have you had it mapped?

    Some maps dump **** loads of fuel in which can cause black smoke/soot

    Although mine is clean as a whistle after blanking my egr
     
  5. Greeny233

    Greeny233 It's all about the V8. Team V8 Team Silver Audi Avant Owner Group Audi S4

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    Could be just the inlet manifold clearing itself out, mine gave a good few coughs of smoke after deleting the EGR on mine but its fine now.
     
  6. deano1978

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    Think italian tune up is needed then. Mpg is better now so not worried its chucking to much in.
     
  7. Ian-83

    Ian-83 Member

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    As you have carried out an egr delete I would expect the results you have specially as your signature says the car is remapped too. Anything the egr had been reburning through the engine is now just going straight down the exhaust and burning up in the cat. Hence more soot out the rear.
     
  8. scottshere

    scottshere Member

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    that makes sence.. not thought of it like that
     
  9. deano1978

    deano1978 different gear

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    Thats what i thought. Just double checking :)
     

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