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Everything posted by ekstroemtj

  1. If you can hear the valve it’s already a fault. The ticktick of the purge valve is a clear sign something is wrong. IMO this is showing the valve is open/close/open/close
  2. @Zakowsky... Mikel, i hadn’t have the smell lately. But can’t tell you why . Like i wrote in my original post, i believe it’s not burned oil. It tastes like fumes from the PCV / crankcase ventilation. I believe you are on the right way. What Lewis mention, please go to check the wiring to the purge valve. Mine was cake too. In the end I can’t even say if the wiring was the problem or the purge valve. I changed both.
  3. Mine i bought from a vendor in eBay. But it was some time ago. Maybe you could even find a used unit or you change to the new high tech units with touchscreen etc.
  4. Hi .actually mine was the same. Needs a new display. Nothing to do with software
  5. Hello and greetings to Westerwald. Thank you for your note. Maybe you are right but the air suspension workshop failure I got already last week when I still used summer wheels. In my case I believe it’s related to outside temp / maybe battery power.
  6. @Zakowsky hello to Canada regarding your codes I can say, the lower temperature always brings air suspension workshop messages to my display too. Don’t know why. Usually they disappear after new start. Maybe again a low voltage problem. Don’t know. As you remember i had problems with the EVAP valve too. The part isn’t that expensive. Lewis would say change it and forget about the problems.
  7. Changed summer wheels to winter. They don’t look good anymore and they have a strange pattern left and right
  8. Oh oh. Hope will be not as difficult as it sounds like. Oil spots around this black cabs point to the seal. I had one replaced last year. When you are there unwrap the wires and check. Mine where toast
  9. I know i know that’s a part I don’t like too. Always have lots of trouble to take away this cab. Maybe somebody has to advise us which tools to use
  10. @Zakowsky hi to Canada. I am still having this smell. Not always I need to say. I doubt it’s coming from the intercooler Hose. I drain this regularly. We need to think about where else can be a possible cause. I believed it could be the smell of fume which is usually circulating in our crankcase vent hoses. Checking the PCV system again maybe could be a start
  11. Just afraid it will influence Lambda reading or my emission Test which I have to pass
  12. Thank you guys. As I understand you well Lewis, the Valve is stuck open. Reason can be mechanical because the valve is defective or the pump is not strong enough anymore to open / close the valve? thank you very much
  13. @JFP in PA greetings to the specialist. What will happen exactly if the valve connected behind the pump is not working? Friday i start to hear a noise which is almost the same like a leak in the exhaust. Found out it’s coming the secondary air pump or the valve. The pump is still working but sounds different than the passenger side. Disconnect the black big hose which is routing to the valve I can hear air and feel something like exhaust gases. Valve smashed?
  14. When did you you take out your coils last time? There is a gasket under the valve cover for the spark plugs. This is becoming very brittle over time. Oil is flowing to the tunnel where the coils are. This could cause a smell when engine hot.
  15. @lewisweller makes sense Lewis.id it’s like this I can’t do anything against. But still don’t know how burned oil is resulting in a smell inside the car. Wondering because i didn’t have it one year ago
  16. Smell of..... i experienced already for some time a strange smell inside the cabin when I drive the car hard. Its not exhaust, it’s not gasoline. I guess it’s a kind of fume which is flowing through the hose crankcase ventilation system. A mixture of hot air and oil. I believe it could be this kind smell of air which is sucked into the intake to get burned in the engine.i hope i could describe it so somebody could point me to a possible cause. Thank you.
  17. Feel very sorry to hear this. Very bad luck. wondering you didn’t hear anything during test drive. Surprised it happens so suddenly. No extreme driving, no extreme driving. Maybe they have used a extremely heavy oil to push down the knocking noise when u had your test drive. which engine is it? How many miles?
  18. Maybe the colour of the plugs has something to do with my oil consumption which is pretty high when I am pushing the car.
  19. Yes if you have a garage maybe really a good advice. Specially this turbo engines getting so hot
  20. As some remember maybe I had continuous fault codes with the camshaft sensor/ actuator. Timing on one bank not like it must be. I changed the sensors on the backside of the bank with no result. I was very close now to change the magnetic sensor in the front. Today I unwrapped all the isolation material. What i found very common already with my engine. Everywhere briggle and broken wires. Everybody with continuous faut codes should really check the wiring in the engine room. Now after 10 year almost everything in a very bad condition.
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