I HAVE CHANGED THE FUEL FILTER ON MY DIESEL VAN ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2003 Kia Pregio
  • 140,000 miles

I have changed the fuel filter on my diesel van but it blows heaps of smoke and misses when revved. Could it be the injectors? If so can I clean them?

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 AT 3:50 AM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Diesel fuel injectors cleaning are specialised jobs which requires specialised equipment and trained professionals.
Since it is missing and smoking badly, it could be engine failure. A cylinder could be loosing compression and not firing.

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Sunday, January 6th, 2013 AT 8:32 PM

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