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    Hard/no start in cold weather! In South America - Please help!!!

    I have scoured the forum to answeres for this starting issue and have not been able to figure it out yet, any help/ideas is much appreciated! I have a 2005 Dodge Sprinter with 250,000+ miles. The van has trouble starting below 60 degrees, around 50 degrees it gets especially bad (I have not...
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    Black smoke when accelerating OM647

    After my first post about what sprinter to buy I finally settled on a 2004 2.7 118". I had it checked out by a Sprinter specialist here in South Florida and it has a few issues I am resolving. One thing I would like a second opinion on is I am having a hard time with it blowing black smoke when...
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    T1N Black Smoke, nonstart, Loss of power

    I have an 03 T1N that has been putting out black smoke for about 2 months. The black smoke is not constant, but appears more often when accelerating uphill. I have been losing power also. I can not find the pattern as to why. Normally I can just take my foot off and on the pedal a few times...
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    from slightly sluggish with plume of fuel, to chug a lug and tons of dark smoke

    well, it went from slightly sluggish with plumes of fuel, to chug a lug and tons of dark smoke. it did fine on the hwy. pulled into a gas station, leaving the gas station it barely makes it back onto the road and is spewing dark smoke, really convenient seeing considering i had just seen a...
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    Black smoke and no power until restart

    I have a 2006 2500 and sometimes when I start it there is black smoke coming out of the tail pipe and it has just enough power to move. When it does this you can turn it off and restart it and works great until the next time that it acts up. It only does it on start up. Any suggestions would be...
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    Early 316 Black Smoke on Acceleration - Last Resort Reward Offered!

    Hi Everyone, This is me at the end of the road so to speak... I have a 2004 316 5cylinder 2.7 that pour out black / dark smoke when under load and puffs a cloud briefly when reved in neutral. The smoking is excessive. There is no loss of performance and over the last 6 months I have tried...
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    Occasional stalling on startup, black smoke - help!

    I've been lurking and searching on the forum but I think it’s time I call for help. Hellllp! Heres the issue: 2005 170k miles. Lots of adaptive equipment like hand controls and a lift. On occasion - say 10 times a year - the van will stall after starting. Maybe 10 seconds after crank over. It...
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    Black smoke on start up

    Sprinter '07 311 CDI 2.1litre. First symptom - black smoke on start-up in cold weather. No error codes. Smoke cleared quickly as engine temperature rise. Second symptom: failure to start at all one frosty morning. Started with smoke at lunch time. Took it to Mercedes dealership. They couldn't...
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    2003 dodge sprinter limp mode with no codes or MIL need direction

    Hello I have a 2003 sprinter with 320,000 miles on the clock we just replaced the PCM for an internal short that was causing all kind of problems (black smoke, no power, poor starting, and something like 25 codes) the new PCM is in and programmed truck starts and runs good now tried to take it...
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    black smoke cloud, great as a getaway van....

    I have been looking over the forum for some answers to the problems I am having on my 2004 sprinter 2500 om647. 96000 miles, I've owned it since 68000 miles. I added some fuel additive to try and clean the injectors thinking that they were the root cause of my black smoke upon acceleration-...
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    04 Starts then Stalls

    2004 Sprinter 2500. I am looking for some help on this van. It was towed in to me with a start and stall condition, I was told that for a couple of days prior to this it was blowing black smoke and had no power. The van will start and run for a few seconds then stall out. Fuel pressure is good...

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