Re: [MBZ] OT: Smoky VW diesel when cold

2006-02-03 Thread Curt Raymond
animation on their website www.powerservice.com that shows a test tube demo but its not like you can pick up and shake your car... -Curt Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 16:29:19 -0500 From: John Berryman [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Smoky VW diesel when cold To: Mercedes Discussion List

Re: [MBZ] OT: Smoky VW diesel when cold

2006-02-02 Thread Robert Tara Ludwick
Real common for VW diesels to get sticky rings, especially if you are getting oil smell in the exhaust.Compression will drop and get hard to start and act just as you describe. Best thing I've found is Auto RX to clean them out ( www.auto-rx.com ) costy but it really works. Liqui Moly sells a

Re: [MBZ] OT: Smoky VW diesel when cold

2006-02-02 Thread Craig McCluskey
On Thu, 02 Feb 2006 03:43:03 -0600 Robert Tara Ludwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Real common for VW diesels to get sticky rings, especially if you are getting oil smell in the exhaust.Compression will drop and get hard to start and act just as you describe. Best thing I've found is Auto RX

Re: [MBZ] OT: Smoky VW diesel when cold

2006-02-01 Thread John Berryman
On Wednesday, February 1, 2006, at 03:21 PM, Dave M. wrote: Any ideas? :-( Maybe a leaky injector. Does it feel like compression is up to snuff? Johnny B. I Mac Therefore I am

Re: [MBZ] OT: Smoky VW diesel when cold

2006-02-01 Thread LT Don
I am having difficulty starting the Quantum the last couple of days. I think it is due to a leaking fuel return line at the tank -- letting air into the system. You don't have an air leak anywhere, do you? On 2/1/06, John Berryman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wednesday, February 1, 2006, at