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I've had my 05 2.0TDCI Ghia for just over 6 months now and it seemed fine until now.

When driving down the road, the car seemed to lose power - no warning, engine management light, no nothing!. Once I had pulled over, I tried reving the engine and it built the revs up ever so slowly until about 3500rpm when it came back to life again. I reved it a few times after that and it all seemed fine.

I wasn't too concerned about it until yesterday when I tried pulling out at a junction and the same thing happened again so I dipped the clutch reved it up and it all seemed normal again. Since then, I have put another 100 miles on the clock and it is fine.

I have been reading threads about the EGR valve but I didn't notice any black smoke coming from the exhaust so I'm not sure if this could be realted to this problem.

I know if I take it to ford, they won't find anything wrong with it due to no faults being detected by the ECU.

Any help and advise would be much appreciated!
 

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Hi Woody,welcome to the site.When did you last get it serviced? Maybe there is a little bit of dirt in the fuel filter if so that might explain the problem not always showing itself.
Let us know how you get on
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Do you have a diesel fuel injection specialist anywher near you that may be able to assist?
 

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If I remember correctly, I had the car services in Sept 08 just after I bought the car. My brother who is a car mechanic (a cheap and good one
) serviced it with genuine ford parts so as not to invalidate the warranty.

Thinking about it, I did have a small problem a few months back whereby it was smelling of diesel. The fuel reclaim pipes and a pipe leading to one of the injectors were replaced.

Hi Richard - unfortuantely no diesel specialist that I know of
 

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All the signs of the EGR I'm afraid. I know too well what you have been through.
As you have read, EGR cleaner does seem to work, better still if you can get the stuff in the egr.
 
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