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  1. Best night heater?

    That's what I thought.
  2. Best night heater?

    I always thought the pump acted as a metering device.
  3. side window vents

    When I did mine I just used a suitable sized rubber grommet but I am still looking for suitable outlets.
  4. Heated seats

    Unplug them at the seat and see if you have power getting there, if not it's a supply problem, if yes it's the seat pad.
  5. Turn back time?

    My Delorean did this after a quick kick to the flux capacitor all was well.
  6. Axle stand capacity

    Why put on axle stands? Why not just inflate the tyres to their max or use wooden wedges either side of the tyres to maintain their shape.
  7. Webasto fuel pick up advice

    I used a 5 litre fuel can with a take off pipe fitting under the bonnet on my Discovery, I could then use any fuel I wanted. As I had a few litres of a diesel miss-fuel to use up and I could also use red diesel if I wanted.
  8. There is a good chance that they are the original keys, if the central locking has been continuously used the barrels may have seized up. try lubricating the barrels with a release agent and gently rock the key in the barrel to see if it frees off.
  9. Connect a jump lead to the starter motor terminal and also to earth then hopefully your remote will work.
  10. 200 Tdi Timing Belt Oddness

    Thanks Red90 I'll have a look. You were right, New rods & belt kit and she's back running. ran it without the cover for a few seconds to make sure it wasn't running out of line.
  11. Chassis purchase

    Does this mean Britpart are selling a quality product, or are the chassis standards about to drop?
  12. 200 Tdi Timing Belt Oddness

    Thanks Red90 I'll have a look.
  13. 200 Tdi Timing Belt Oddness

    Reviving an old thread, I changed my timing belt about 5000 miles ago on my 200TDi as I had to strip the casing off to repair an oil leak. There was no apparent damage on the old belt and the tensioner so only changed the belt. I replaced the Fip as mine was over revving. A fortnight ago the engine started knocking and getting worse I thought a big end had gone managed to nurse it home loosing power as it was going. It would not start following morning. I finally found time to take the cover off this evening to find the belt had cut about 5mm off the outer edge of the belt but leaving the toothed section, but part of the toothed section has been ripped from the belt at the crank so not driving the cam shaft. Am I to assume that the valves have likely hit the pistons and will need the head off and rebuilt?
  14. Discovery 2 td5 "police" spec info

    I see it wasn't registered with the DVLA until April 2008 and it is showing as un-taxed. Maybe these sites give too much info.
  15. Ashwin

    Welcome Ashwin, I am not clued up on the TD5 engine but have you checked the basics? When was it last serviced? Do you use an injector cleaner? Is the timing correct? Hopefully some one more experienced may offer some help.