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  1. Smoke from engine bay at cold start

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    Hello guys, I own a 2013 L405 4.4V8 Diesel, very happy with the machine so far, now I'm having a strange smoke that smells to Diesel on cold starts, I start the engine, let it warm and suddenly it starts to smoke inside the engine bay, here's some pics. Anyone have a a clue on what should I be...
  2. Vacuum leaks / Smoke check

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    I had the code for P0171 bank 1 lean , so i replaced front O2 sensor then cleaned back sensors , replaced spark plugs and coils , etc all of which it needed anyway and helped but I have a intermittent code for bank one and it will miss fire under the right load also . Sometimes runs perfect...
  3. 2006 Range Rover white smoke

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    My wife drove the Range Rover tonight for about an hour. When she got home, she turned the car off and then re-started it. When she did, a tremendous amount of white smoke came out of the tail pipes. It's a 2006 HSE with 140,000 miles on it. Never overheated, coolant levels remain constant. The...
  4. White smoke, and I should have known better.

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Ok so I bought an '06 full size with 110k miles because I heard it had a much more reliable engine than earlier models. I knew the previous owner/s had overheating issues, as seen by opening the hood and seeing white coolant overspray all over the engine bay near the reservoir. Well, I sorted...
  5. Blue Smoke

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hi Guys, need some advice, occasionally i get Blue Smoke under very heavy acceleration, does not happen all the time and almost feels like it builds up, once i have blown it all out it won't happen for a period of time, it's almost as though it builds up, car drives spot on with no power loss...
  6. White/grey smoke

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    I have a 3.0 sport 2013 with 53000 miles I had white/grey smoke come from the exhaust on hard ecelleration,so I had the main oil return pipe from the turbo to the sump done.But still get some smoke but only when the car as not been used for a day or so.can any one help or make any sucjestion...
  7. Black smoke on hard acceleration. (Not Turbo hoses)

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hi. Can someone offer some guidance please~ My rrs td 3.6 v8 smokes thick black on hard acceleration. Ive took the rubber turbo hoses off and checked for splits. But none apparrent. There is some soot though at the back of the engine block cover (left side)
  8. Blue smoke / burning oil when warm idle and slow down

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello, I have a 93 Range Rover Classic with a 3.9 EFI which also runs on LPG. Since a week I have the following issue: Cold start, no problem, runs fine and I'm off to work. When the engine is nice and warm still no problem until I get in traffic at the city and take my foot of the throttle...
  9. Infamous black smoke under acceleration

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    So after checking for all the usual splits in the boost hoses I finally found the problem a crack in the right-hand inlet manifold if anybody else is having this problem pressurize your inlet hoses from the intercooler and squirt some soapy water over the top of the heads to check for any...
  10. RRC 88, White smoke when gear shifting

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello, i have noticed a white smoke puff while gear shifting up only from the first to the second gear and second to third gear. It is an 88 rrc with carbs and 3.5 engine. Could it be that the engine needs rebuild? Thanks Faro
  11. 2007 supercharged oil loss and smoke

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi folks. I own a 2007 RR supercharged that I bought used with 175K and shipped it to Greece last year. I use it for only one montha year and it is stored the rest of the time. The car runs great but this summer it started bpowing white smoke or grey not sure if theres a difference out of the...
  12. Smoke from the engine bay

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    stopped at gas station and opened the hood, engine running - there is a smoke being puffed on the right side (LHD) passenger side. Anyone has a clue to what it might be - smells "dieselly". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBUFBJ9wsVY Any clue???
  13. 04 TD6 No power, suttering a lot, no smoke

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi, I´m new to Range Rovers. Have been a happy Jaguar owner so thought that I should give RR a try. Very nice car to drive, love it. Bought it with a turbocharger fault and replaced it, everything was good for two days then all of a sudden the engine started shaking like crazy. Drove it home, no...
  14. Stalling with white smoke

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hello just looking for some help on pointing me in the right direction on another issue with my rover. It was running fine yesterday and when I went to start it this morning it fired up and then stalled immediately. It will start fine no problem then stalls right after, but while it is running...
  15. Oil in spark plug bay, plus white/gray smoke on startup

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    On initial start up it produces a white/gray smoke. Engine runs great and does not smoke at all while driving. I changed the plugs, but there was oil in the spark plug housing on both sides (seemed to be more on the passenger side). Pulled codes and the only code was "Oxygen sensor heater before...
  16. 2010 range rover exhaust white smoke, not head gasket

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    So I have a naturally aspirated AJ V8 5.0 Facts 1)water pump leak replaced water pump,thermostat top front and black hard plastic coolant rail, did spark plug job and plugs looked good 2) passed smog 2 weeks prior to water pump change, no cel or starting problems 3)now and in past thermostat...
  17. P38 black smoke

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Dear all Kindly help me with my issue I have a Range Rover p38 1999 petrol engine. The I always smell un burned fuel coming out from the exaust and black smoke when accelerating. Recently after a 15 to 30 minutes ride it the whole car turns off, no electricity for 3 to 4 minutes then when I try...
  18. Cabin Smoke

    Range Rover Classic
    So this morning was the first morning of the season worthy of high heat. About 15 minutes into my drive, the radio shuts off and shortly after white smoke begins to billow out into the cabin from behind the left side of the fascia. THIS STUFF SMELLED AWFUL. After pulling over and airing it out...
  19. 2005 RR HSE Popping, Smoke, Sputters as if No Gas.

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    A friend of mine put regular unleaded in my 2005 Range Rover HSE from empty (about 3 gallons) :shock:. For the last month or so it has been in her care while I was away. Turns out she has been riding it low on fuel, under a quarter tank and sometimes empty the entire time, and has been using...
  20. white smoke L322 diagnosis help

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi all, I have a L322 with 150k miles that just started to emit puff of white smoke on cold start. Also, started to emit white smoke after wife drove it for about 1hr the other day. I fired it up this morning -- puff of white smoke then seemed normal. Puff of white smoke does not seem to have...