Why is my vw golf gt tdi 1.9 kickin out black smoke

Jasmine Ash

Asked by Feb 09, 2015 at 06:08 AM about the 1991 Volkswagen Golf 2 Dr GL Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My dad thinks its either the erg valve or the
manifold plate?

2 Answers


is it desil?if not you a serious problem

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Normaly when a diesel engine kicks out black smoke it needs a tune up, which means new glow plugs and a clean up of all the aair way sensors such as the MAF sensor.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Milky oil ca 4 answers

    I have a 2000 vw golf 2.0. I went to check my oil and it is milky up by the cap, I read up on it and found that it is probably a blown head gasket, but it's not losing coolant or blowing white smok...

    2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0


    Maintenance & Repair

  • opinions wanted please! new (to me) 2003 mk4 tdi red i comfortline 3 answers

    hey all, was looking for opinions on tailights for a mk4? its tornado red with dark black tint all round. I know I may make enemies saying this... lexus tail lights (chrome lining and clear glass) ar...

    2003 Volkswagen Golf


    Car Customization

  • TDI leaves a cloud of black smoke at light 1 answer

    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 ...



    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2011 VW Touareg V6 Tdi starting problems 5 answers

    The vehicle tumbles for a few seconds the starts with a cloud of whitish - grey smoke. Some times I have to stop the vehicle from tumbling so that the battery doesn't run down. Within recently the ...

    2011 Volkswagen Touareg TDI Executive


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Tail pipe dark smoke 3 answers

    hello When I hit the gas pedal a cloud of dark smoke comes out of the tail pipe. Is this normal or is something wrong? If so what might be causing this problem>

    2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDi


    Maintenance & Repair

Search Volkswagen Golf Questions

Volkswagen Golf Experts

#1 Jon Kempson
Jon Kempson
Reputation 240
#2 TransAm77
Reputation 160
#2 LouB
Reputation 160
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen GTI"
116 Great Deals out of 6,149 listings starting at $2,900
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
694 Great Deals out of 32,709 listings starting at $1,200
Used Volkswagen Passat"
290 Great Deals out of 22,457 listings starting at $1,299
Used Honda Civic"
1,247 Great Deals out of 59,025 listings starting at $1,300
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,700 Great Deals out of 39,944 listings starting at $888
Used Honda Accord"
1,383 Great Deals out of 78,758 listings starting at $1,395
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,515 Great Deals out of 67,849 listings starting at $1,295

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
897 listings starting at $16,399
2016 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
578 listings starting at $14,495
2015 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 542 listings starting at $11,995
2014 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
49 listings starting at $10,965
2013 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 142 listings starting at $7,995