TDI leaves a cloud of black smoke at light

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Asked by Aug 13, 2012 at 02:15 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2006 VW Jetta TDI leaves a cloud of black smoke when starting out but not when cold, it does this after
running for five minutes. The engine stalls while this is going on. and after a few seconds it runs great.
What could be wrong?

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What about fuel injectors?

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