Smell of diesel.

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Murphybarnes
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Smell of diesel.

Fri Nov 27, 2020 4:45 pm

Might be the cold weather but I seem to get a whiff of fumes on start up and in stopped traffic in the interior. Thought I was imagining it with commuting traffic but ever, ever so slight wobble on Rev Counter at idle.
Could this be a cracked manifold. Seems more prominent at bonnet.
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Re: Smell of diesel.

Sun Nov 29, 2020 12:13 pm

Pull the covers off the top of the engine and have a look around for a diesel leak, if you smell raw diesel then there's a leak somewhere, check around the injectors and all other fuel related lines....

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