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Black Smoke when I floor it

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by lsocoee, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. Jul 2, 2008 at 12:59 PM
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    lsocoee

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    I've been driving like a paw paw lately and rarely do I floor it. However, I noticed a large puff of black smoke came out when I floored it the other day. I'm guess it was some carbon deposits. Anyone else have thoughts on that?
     
  2. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:00 PM
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    You converted to diesel and forgot about it.
     
  3. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:02 PM
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    then I forgot to fill it up with diesel...uh oh, I better go start siphoning...
     
  4. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:14 PM
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    Considering the cost of both fuels I'm sure somebody would be more than happy to help you out with that. ;)

    Anyway, have you tried flooring the thing since the black smoke incident? If it only happened 4 or 5 times and was clean after that you've probably got nothing to worry about. Was there any hesitation, weird engine noise, or any other suspect things that went along with the smoke?
     
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  6. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:18 PM
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    I guarantee that I have the quietest Tacoma around! :cookiemonster:
     
  7. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:24 PM
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    I've only noticed it a few times. I don't like flooring it, so I haven't been able to check it again. Everything seems fine. I was really just curious.
     
  8. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:28 PM
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    I floor mine on a regular basis, I've never seen black smoke come out. Only thing I can suggest it to make sure your oil isn't over filled.
     
  9. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:29 PM
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    maybe some injector cleaning liquid?? i dunno
     
  10. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:29 PM
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    Its normal. The ECU goes into "open loop" and the injectors deliver max fuel for which the rpm you are at. You should see a little smoke. It will be most visable at night if you have someone behind you with their lights on and you then "floor" it. :)
     
  11. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:30 PM
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    If it was Oil, it would be blue smoke. :)
     
  12. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:30 PM
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    and as usual, chris is right we are all fools.... :p
     
  13. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:31 PM
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    I AM right, but you guys arent fools. :D
     
  14. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:31 PM
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    Yep you're right, but I'm guessing he can't tell the dif between blue and black when he's flooring it.
     
  15. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:33 PM
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    Ah.......Can you? :cool:
     
  16. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:40 PM
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    Of course I can, but THIS is the triangle dude we're talking about now.
     
  17. Jul 2, 2008 at 1:48 PM
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    lmao!!!
     
  18. Jul 2, 2008 at 5:06 PM
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    You bring up a valid point, I wonder what my negative reps are worth, now that I've got 7 bars and 3K posts...
     
  19. Jul 2, 2008 at 5:38 PM
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    Opening her up once in a while should keep away the deposits. On the lighter side,have you seen your wig lately??:D
     
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    LOL nice one
     
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