Please Note

 UK Next Day Deliveries -  Due to the heightened demand for deliveries leading up to Christmas, UK carriers are experiencing a substantial increase in the quantity of daily drops. 

The Possibility of delays may result in deliveries being carried over to the following day.

Because of this we ask that you please allow an extra day in case of delay. Next day deliveries cannot be guaranteed although every effort will be made to deliver on time.

We thank you for your understanding and support m&M

 

Mick

Stinky Diesel

Friday, 23 December 2016  |  Mick

Affecting: 1.6Hdi

"I simply refuse to get into that old jalopy of yours. It fair brings on me asthma it does"

"It's not an old jalopy, it just smells a bit when you stop at lights"

"Well, it seems to me that the whole car is filling with horrid exhaust fumes and I shall stand for it not a moment longer. Get it sorted"

And so he did.

It turned out to be a leaking injector seal. Gases blow by the injector allowing accrid fumes to be sucked into the car. Easily remedied though by simply whipping out the offending diesel injector, giving it a bit of a dust off, wipe off the seating surface and chucking it all back together again with a new washer, spacer and seal. 

http://www.eurocarcare.net/injectors/ecc198185-diesel-fuel-injector-copper-fire-washer.html

http://www.eurocarcare.net/injectors/ecc198299-diesel-fuel-injector-protector-ring.html

http://www.eurocarcare.net/injectors/ecc1982a0-diesel-fuel-injector-seal.html

This lesson was brought to you courtesy of the British Institute of Gross Oversimplification

 

Fault Help

Common or potential faults associated with the French & Italian range.

 

Having worked with our chosen marques for quite some time now, it stands to reason that we have come across a whole plethora of faults, failures and potential automotive hiccups. Sometimes they are quite clearly due to a lack of maintenance. Others are due to poor design. Then there is just bad luck.

Here follows a list (in no particular order) of some of the more common occurrences we have encountered. Included are our comments and/or opinions as to how 'we' have dealt with the situation or believe would or could be an effective solution. Our ramblings are by no means a substitute for competent professional diagnosis and should be regarded as bodhi for interested parties.

To aid searching for a particular problem, try using the site search box. Enter key words such as 206 MISFIRE

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