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Old 05-04-2009, 09:04 AM
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If I short cycle the glow plugs, or introduce more fuel when starting, (the being in a hurry start-up) my 300SD will leave a spray of black spots and a nice smoke spot. I tend to believe it is unburned fuel. The car does not smoke after a minute or so of running.
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