1.5 Diesel white(ish) smoke

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Ati
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Qashqai Model: Mk.1 Qashqai Facelift - J10b (2010–2013)

1.5 Diesel white(ish) smoke

Post by Ati » Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:33 am

Hi, new to forum and new to cars. Qashqai is my first car and definitely first diesel engine. I recently noticed there is white smoke, clearing up really quickly coming out the exhaust, for about 1/2 minutes of driving and going. It happens every couple of days, maybe 2 times a week. The car is usually warmed up when it happens. My question is if it is anything to worry about. It is the 1.5 Diesel acenta version with DPF (which I had problems with before) and 63k miles. My usual journey to work is either heavy traffic and sometimes a 7 mile run on motorway. I don't see any coolant or oil going down either.


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Daewar
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Re: 1.5 Diesel white(ish) smoke

Post by Daewar » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:03 pm

Sounds like it may be DPF regen, but I don't think smokes any colour!
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Tyson29
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Qashqai Model: Mk.1 Qashqai - J10 (2006–2013)

Re: 1.5 Diesel white(ish) smoke

Post by Tyson29 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:48 am

Hi did you ever get to the bottom of that white smoke I have the exact same problem with 2010 1.5dci k9k +2 it's doing my head in I've changed fuel filter ,done timing .new turbo ,changed glow plugs cleaned egr valve and now I'm going to change the temperature sensor ,ive brought it to 4 different garages and none of them can solve it ,ive also done a decarb terraclean ,I've no fault codes ,and I've done live data on injectors and help would be great


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Re: 1.5 Diesel white(ish) smoke

Post by Tyson29 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:59 am

My symptoms were blue smoke so done the turbo ,then the smoke changed to whitish like yours never a problem starting hot or cold ,so just after about 1 or 2 minutes of driving it will smoke till it's up to temp then stops it might do it up to 3 or 4 times a week it's not using oil or coolent and drives perfect while its smoking then just stops when it's up to temp ,I did notice it does it more often if were doing short journeys and the car doesnt warm up and then when it does warm up its goin to smoke ,I hate diesel cars and I'm never buying one again ,their not worth the hassle,some people have told me it's the dpf doing a regeneration but I dont know i dont think it should do it this often


Tyson29
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Re: 1.5 Diesel white(ish) smoke

Post by Tyson29 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:47 am

Ati wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:33 am
Hi, new to forum and new to cars. Qashqai is my first car and definitely first diesel engine. I recently noticed there is white smoke, clearing up really quickly coming out the exhaust, for about 1/2 minutes of driving and going. It happens every couple of days, maybe 2 times a week. The car is usually warmed up when it happens. My question is if it is anything to worry about. It is the 1.5 Diesel acenta version with DPF (which I had problems with before) and 63k miles. My usual journey to work is either heavy traffic and sometimes a 7 mile run on motorway. I don't see any coolant or oil going down either.


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