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Nissan X Trail Problems with French/Spanish Diesel Fuel

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Old July 15th 11, 07:59 PM
lewis lodge lewis lodge is offline
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Default Nissan X Trail Problems with French/Spanish Diesel Fuel

My 06 X Trail experiences "pinking" misfire problems when running on diesel fuel in France and Spain. Premium grades (eg Total Excellium) or supermarket have the same effect when solo or towing. It can be overcome with Wynns product to eliminate "black smoke". When UK fuel is used there is no problem. Other diesel X Trail owners agree they have the same problem.
Question : Can the UK X Trails be retuned to avoid this as obviously French/Spanish vehicles do not have the problem ?

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