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Glen Norris: No fault codes, now what?

Glen Norris: No fault codes, now what?

Technical
The vehicle in this article is a Citroen DS3 1.6 Diesel and after a brief chat with the customer regarding driving style,service history and journey types we then discussed the symptoms of excessive black smoke when the revs were increased . Driving the vehicle into the workshop confirmed the symptoms the customer described , thick black clouds of smoke were clearly visible. I carried out some visual checks in the engine bay , oil level was perfect and also coolant level was as expected. Next step was to interrogate the ECUĀ for fault codes , there were none . If you have read my previous posts on this blog you will know I am a great believer in process , which often involves stepping away from the vehicle for 10 minutes and building a test plan so I am not aimlessly testing compon
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We need you!

Technical
Auto Repair Focus is looking for case studies to feature in our technical section. Have you had a difficult fix, or an 'interesting' job come through your workshop? Perhaps you had to think outside the box to get that fix, or went above and beyond in the efforts of customer satisfaction. Whatever the case, we want to know. All we need is around 500 words, and don't worry if you are concerned about writing good copy - we can take care of that side (although most writing we've seen over the years in the media has been good straight from the off!) - simply send you piece, together with any images, to phil@autorepairfocus.com, together with your name, business name and location, and any contact details. We will publish all case studies we receive, and include your details at the b...