Engine Performance problem
2007 Other Fiat Models Manual 80000 miles
My dad bought a brand new Fiat Strada but has had endless problems after a service when the cambelt was meant to be replaced. Ever since that service, it lacks power, idles very roughly at times and thick black/blue smoke comes out the exhaust when he starts it in the morning (intermittent though) and everytime he changes gears. It has been back 6 times now to the Fiat service sattion but they can't find anything wrong. They are adamant it is fine but the bakkie can't reach even 80 up a hill with the accelerator flat. Also, the smoke is really think? What could be the problem? My dad is at his wits end.
Thanks for your help!
Friday, April 9th, 2010 AT 9:14 AM