The ignition leads are a weak spot, with 44 percent of Cambiare’s top ten sales for this car are these parts, followed by ignition coils at 30 percent.
TDCi suffer turbo problems causing black smoke from the exhaust resulting in power loss. A seized or blocked EGR valve can give the same symptoms.
Dual Mass Flywheels can cause vibrations and juddering pulling away from a standstill. If a clonk is heard from under the bonnet as the engine is switched off is also a sign the DMF could be failing.