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  1. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    I'm sure it's been knocked through so not visible for mot was done by previous owner this smoke is thick creamy grey and black like pure unburnt fuel car has no power sounds terrible like it's chuffing although earlier it sounded quite normal and could hear the turbo but still crazy amounts of...
  2. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    Also dpf light came on once on dash while I was trying to start it but was low bat from all the cranking and no driving also I'm sure the dpf has been deleted
  3. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    Just finished checking timing and all seems well barring couldn't get one pin in but looking at it looked like the pin should go in couldn't see why the pin wouldn't go in unless it was that fractionally out if it was could that cause this kind of problem if it's not the timing could it be an...
  4. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    Ok I will let you know my findings on Sunday hopefully I get the easy way for a change my mechanic keeps banging on about rocker arms will be ruined and there £50 each obvs 16 of them if both sides damaged but I found this if it is the case on eBay...
  5. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    Thanks for your help I've ordered a timing tool and gonna have a go on Sunday so I can have the daylight would the car still start if the rockers was damaged or would running the car with damaged rockers hurt it further If the timing has slipped and I put it back right will there be tell tail...
  6. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    I have a friend who will be capable of that although I think I would like to have a go myself I like to see how things work so I can have a better understanding and am quite handy when putting my hands to something so with the right guidance I think I will be fine can't thank you enough for your...
  7. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    Also did you check the tensioner pic
  8. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    Is the timing something I could do myself I don't wanna have it recovered somewhere and that don't work then it's stuck there it runs sounds very rough can't hear the turbo out the exhaust it used to sound nice for a deisel Its just my luck that the worse possible thing would happen to it lol...
  9. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    I havnt recovered my car yet as without looking at it my mechanic has said that the timing belt has slipped and that it will have mangled rocker arms and it is a big job like 1200 rough or he said I could get a second hand head which I know is good and that would be cheaper as it's less labour...
  10. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    I'm waiting for it to be recovered tomoz or wed this stuffs way out of my league am I right to say you can't tow a dsg for some reason even in neutral? Also you mean I should be checking the two cam gears are in correct position before proceeding with anything else thanks for your help did you...
  11. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    It's definitely blowing smoke out I'm thinking exhaust and intake valve opening at same time sounds logical and car would be fighting itself giving the bounce revs and copious amounts of smoke looks and smells like completely unburnt diesel
  12. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    Had my intake pipe off at egr to run it aspirant to find that the intake is blowing exhaust fumes out could only imagine that is the timing on camshaft would it be the hole thing or could it be 1 lobe worn can you just change the worn lobe
  13. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    No petrol been running that tank for a week and tried the maf sensor as soon as it happened I got a feeling it's the turbo but wouldn't that throw a code Thanks for your help I appreciate it
  14. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    I've checked the intercooler pipes and all seem to be in sound condition what would be next to try marshy I've got it been recovered Monday to my mechanic hoping I don't have to go down that route funds arnt great after the festive season and it would have to happen now I'm back at work during...
  15. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    Cam belt is this right
  16. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    The previous owner changed the cam belt without changing the tensioners and I was fearing that the tensioners can fail too I'm a newb to this so still trying to understand my car with the help of the guys off here
  17. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    Thanks for your prompt replies I will be sure to check tomorrow are the intercooler pipes underneath and will check the position on tensioner but would these cause me to have no revs it's like the engine is being choked I'm hoping it's not the turbo
  18. Simon184

    PLZ HELP NO REVS WHITE SMOKE

    (Audi a3 sportback 170 dsg 8pa 2007) Hi hoping someone could shed a little light on this for me car was working fine turned round a corner as I put my foot back down the revs started bouncing lost power so I pulled over tried restarting engine reved up in neutral and the revs where still very...
  19. Simon184

    Power, mods,specs, remapper and graphs!

    Hi I have a3 2.0 sportback 170 dsg it was already remapped with no proof of bhp I'm having black smoke and jerking rough idle think it's my egr so gonna delete it and will be requiring a new map I'm in the Walsall area is there anyone recommended within my area I don't think the map on my car is...
  20. Simon184

    Power, mods,specs, remapper and graphs!

    Hi I have a3 2.0 sportback 170 dsg it was already remapped with no proof of bhp I'm having black smoke and jerking rough idle think it's my egr so gonna delete it and will be requiring a new map I'm in the Walsall area is there anyone recommended within my area I don't think the map on my car is...
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