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Gary, Australia Car Mechanic
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Experience:  Senior Technician
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I have an STR that is blowing smoke and has little to no

Customer Question

I have an STR that is blowing smoke and has little to no power. Any ideas?
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: Constant
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: not sure the year model, around 8 years old, but its a Nivara STR turbo diesel.
JA: What year is your Turbo?
Customer: Around 8 years old.
JA: Are you fixing your Turbo yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have tried sending it to the local Nissan service centre but they don't seem to know how to repair it.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No that's fine
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 11 months ago.

Hi there,

What colour is the smoke?

Does it sound like a boost pressure leak under load?


Expert:  Gary replied 11 months ago.

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards