WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF HEAVY BLACK SMOK IN

2000 Mercedes Benz ML430

Tiny

muheeb

March, 17, 2012 AT 1:10 PM

When I start the car there is alot of blacky smok

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11 Answers

Tiny

caradiodoc

March, 17, 2012 AT 2:23 PM

Black smoke is a sign of too much unburned gas. Some things to check for include fuel pressure too high, a fuel injector stuck open, defective mass air flow sensor, and coolant temperature sensor. Most mechanics will start by connecting a scanner that displays live data to see what the Engine Computer is seeing from the sensors. It's from those readings that it calculates how much fuel is needed.

Tiny

muheeb

March, 17, 2012 AT 6:39 PM

When I unplugge the mass air sensor nothing change
but I dont know what it main?

Tiny

caradiodoc

March, 17, 2012 AT 9:10 PM

Unplugging a sensor isn't going to fix anything. The Engine Computer will substitute a signal from memory to replace the missing signal from the unplugged sensor. It's anyone's guess how it will run that way.

Tiny

muheeb

March, 17, 2012 AT 10:32 PM

Thank you for your usefull answers

Tiny

muheeb

March, 18, 2012 AT 8:39 AM

My mass air sensor number is0280218083 but I cant find the same number with the parts supplyer.
I want to know if there is substitute number I can use.
Thank you

Tiny

muheeb

March, 20, 2012 AT 4:35 AM

What is maint by the code number 40400

Tiny

caradiodoc

March, 20, 2012 AT 7:36 AM

I found four on rockauto. Com. Normally we don't worry too much about the original part number. We just go by application. The part numbers from the dealer will change sometimes too when a change is made to improve something.

Tiny

muheeb

April, 8, 2012 AT 3:37 PM

I have another mercedes benz 560 sel model 1991
but the problem is the speed fixer is not working at all time.
Would you please tell me what are the posible resons of such trouble
thanks

Tiny

caradiodoc

April, 8, 2012 AT 7:34 PM

Not sure what you mean by "fixer". Do you mean the speedometer stays on "0" sometimes? Two things come to mind for that. There will be a speed sensor on the transmission. Those can be intermittent. The electrical terminals in the connector can spread too and make poor contact. If your transmission is computer-controlled, it will usually not shift properly when there's a problem with the speed sensor or its wiring.

Sometimes connector pins on the back of the instrument cluster work loose. There are different problems that can occur depending on which pins are affected. Usually those can be fixed by carefully soldering the pins to the copper circuits.

Tiny

muheeb

April, 8, 2012 AT 8:23 PM

No I dont main speedometer
i main when I need to fix the speed regularly at any
number for examble if I need to keep the speed
on 100/km/hr so that one fixing the speed at that number
is not working

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