Jump to content

300tdi playing up after 2000rpm


slm
 Share

Recommended Posts

any ideas please before i start wasteing money. up to 2000rpm the engine is fine my problem is over that in all gears. power is there but its as though its getting blocked. you can set revs to 2500rpm but it will then flactuate between 2500rpm and 2250 rpm up and down constantly. air filter is dry and clean. fuel level is always over 1/4 tank. have added a further 20 litres and added some injecter cleaner no change. had new injecters last year and new head. has 150k on clock. has also a zeus timing gear conversion which has always been noisy and rattley. i did go through some flood water water the other day 3 1/2 ft but no problems. went up a steep hill afterwards so high revs but no problems. it was the morning after. any ideas would be great thanks for your time. :rolleyes:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The first four things that spring to mind:

1. Sedimenter (just take it off and clean it)

2. Fuel filter

3. Lift pump

4. Air leak (Get a clear plastic cheapo filter, doesn't matter what kind and connect it in the diesel return line...look for bubbles while engine running)

will have a look at these at the weekend and see what happens thanks for your time

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By using our website you agree to our Cookie Policy