Mondeo TDCi jerky

My Mondeo TDCi seems to accelerate OK through all gears, but on the M25 today when holding steady revs between 2000-3000 it felt jerky, as if it was holding back. It also seemed to be chucking out lots of black smoke. It has always smoked on acceleration but seemed to smoking for the whole time.

Asked on 7 April 2011 by imayid

Answered by Honest John
Sounds like injector problems.
Similar questions
My 1982 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (W123) auto doesn't like to start when the engine reaches normal running temperature. It has a K-Jetronic ignition system.
I have a 2011 Citroen DS4, purchased two years ago. Since January, the engine light keeps coming on and the car will go into limp mode. I had the emissions filter 'fixed' in January by the dealer from...
How do you depressurise fuel, prior to replacing injectors, on a Peugeot 406?
Related models
Very good to drive. Comfortable on long distances. Well built interior. Good value as a used buy. TDCi diesels offer great economy. Huge estate versions ideal for load lugging.
 

Ask Honest John

Value my car