t d engine probs

BX Tech talk
c90cassette
Confirmed BX'er
Posts: 85
Joined: Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:04 pm
Location: liverpool

t d engine probs

Post by c90cassette » Sat Jul 26, 2008 5:33 pm

hi not my bx but my rover 218 td.there had been some rattle for short time around timing belt,gone to bolton today car stops at light wont restart .timing belt seems fine correct tenson no damage and camshaft ok.luckily was 2 miles from friends house he towed me there.treid to restart engine not sound right,any ideas greatly appreciated.thanks rob.
hi i am rob in liverpool 1989 bx 17 dtr turbo

User avatar
docchevron
The Immoderate half of the admin team
Posts: 7524
Joined: Sun Jun 04, 2006 7:03 pm
Location: A Bucket of Fish
x 7

Post by docchevron » Sat Jul 26, 2008 8:38 pm

hhmm, sounds like either the tensioner / water pump / idler bearings have failed or the cams bust.
Smokes lots, because enough's enough already!

Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...

User avatar
AndersDK
BXpert
BXpert
Posts: 537
Joined: Sat Jul 23, 2005 4:41 pm
Location: Denmark West

Post by AndersDK » Sun Jul 27, 2008 2:03 am

Pop of the cam cover and look close on the cam - in 2 parts ?
C U / Anders - '90red16riBreak - '91GrisDolment16meteor - Project'88red19trsBreak
dead cars : '89white 16RS - '89antrasitTRDturboEst - '90white19triBreak

c90cassette
Confirmed BX'er
Posts: 85
Joined: Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:04 pm
Location: liverpool

t d probs

Post by c90cassette » Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:44 pm

hi doc thanks for that had good news alt had seized up but not snapped alt belt so engine fine am relieved.had just took a spare alt out of boot left in in lpool though!!!thanks for your help bye rob.
hi i am rob in liverpool 1989 bx 17 dtr turbo