Ford Fiesta - Blue smoke, high oil consumption - gazza005
I have a 2003 Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCI that has done 107,000 miles. I've recently noticed its starting use alot more oil. On start up in the morning I sometimes get a very small amount of smoke. After driving down a long hill (overrun) i get clouds of blue smoke for a few moments that quickly clears as i continue driving.
Start up and general driving is normal with no noticeable loss of power. Water is also fine.
My wife took it to a local Ford garage this morning for a compression / cylinder leakage test. Afterwards they told her the injectors needed replacing at a cost of £1500!!
Can knackered injectors create blue smoke and cause high oil consumption?

I was thinking more along the lines of valve stem seals or worse, rings.

2 weeks ago i took all the inlet side apart to check there was no blockage etc, and i found that the inlet pipes to the turbo were wet with oil and there was a small pool of oil in front of the turbo. After putting the inlet pipes/system back together the smoke problem dissapeared for a couple of days, but now has come back again.

Any help would be much appreciated.
Ford Fiesta - Blue smoke, high oil consumption - madf

"On start up in the morning I sometimes get a very small amount of smoke. After driving down a long hill (overrun) i get clouds of blue smoke "

Classic signs of worn oil seals. They can be replaced without taking off the cylinder head but it requires specialist equipment..

So your local agarge did a compression test? Did they tell you the cylinder by cylinder result?

Ford Fiesta - Blue smoke, high oil consumption - gazza005
"so your garage did a compression test? Did they tell you the cylinder by cylinder results/"

I'm going to have a chat with them this afternoon after work.
Ford Fiesta - Blue smoke, high oil consumption - Zurrieq
How much oil is on the dipstick for this engibe. Ie how much oil is present on the dipstick from the low to max mark?

Thanks
Ford Fiesta - Blue smoke, high oil consumption - alan1302
How much oil is on the dipstick for this engibe. Ie how much oil is present on the dipstick from the low to max mark? Thanks

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