Why does my land rover discovery smoke?
If there is a problem within the engine that produces smoke, that smoke will exit the engine through the exhaust. A leaking valve cover gasket might produce smoke caused by oil dripping on a hot manifold. If the leak is large enough, you will likely see the oil dripping on your driveway or garage floor.
What does Blue smoke mean on a cold start?
Blue tints in startup smoke on cold engines normally indicates some wear on the valve guides or seals (usually the seals) that are letting a bit of lubricating oil past the guides down the valve stem into the combustion chamber. It will go away once the engine warms up and the seals start working better.
When was the Discovery 4 built?
Representing a substantial update of the well proven Discovery 3, the Discovery 4 arrived in September 2009. It has a totally redesigned interior compared to its predecessor, as well as different external styling at the nose and tail.
Why is my car blowing blue smoke?
Blue/gray exhaust smoke means there’s likely an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. Time to have a qualified technician check things out. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, damaged piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.
Can low oil cause blue smoke?
Oil leaking into the cylinders can cause a rough idle, misfire and fouled spark plugs. In addition, a reduction in power and oil loss can be indicators that the blue exhaust smoke is caused by an internal engine oil leak.
Can Turbo cause blue smoke?
If your car has a turbocharger, a blown-out turbo may be causing the blue cloud behind your car. A blown-out turbo can be identified by a broken or damaged oil seal. In this case, oil gets sucked into your engine’s combustion chamber. There, oil mixes with fuel and leads to blue smoke.
What causes excessive blue smoke in a Discovery 4?
Blue smoke usually engine oil being burnt….black smoke diesel being burnt, but shouldn’t be excessive, even on hard “kicked down”, especially from a D4. Probably stating the obvious…… get written quote before allowing any work to be done, even if you have a service/maintenance plan.
Why does my Disco 4 have blue smoke?
I am the owner of a 2011 Disco 4 TDV6 diesel with 98 000 kms. I bought the vehicle second hand and am pretty happy with the overall performance etc. What worries me is the heavy blue smoke when I accelerate hard, funny enough this is a sort of a once off on a trip and then its gone until I shut off and restart and get going again.
What can I do about Blue Smoke in my Land Rover Discovery?
LTB00487 is Land Rover’s solution to the problem, which involves fitting a shorter oil return pipe from the turbo that drains directly into the block, rather than lower down in the sump where the original pipe goes to. Have you done this mod to your Disco?
Why does my car have blue smoke coming from the exhaust?
If you observe blue smoke appearing in your car all the time, PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) Valve will be the first thing you should check. The function of PCV valve is releasing the pressure (which builds up in the Oil Pan) into the Intake Manifold (where the engine gets its air for running).