The result is galvanic corrosion which will bubble up under the paint on aluminium panels. Some 1998 build Tdis appear to have been fitted with faulty main bearing shells that can delaminate and cause catastrophic engine failure. I was advised by my local landrover expert that the symptoms meant the aircon needed recharging. Also broke down twice over Christmas and Green Flag unable to find fault. A lift makes life even harder for the front uni joints and can cause them to bind. The aircon is only better than nothing.
With the Rave manuals, they describe the arrangement and operation of the system correctly. Check the back door carefully on Tdi Defenders, it is an alloy skin with a welded steel frame and prone to rusting. The R380 likes regular 20,000km oil changes as they have a relatively small oil capacity and run hot as a result, particularly if being worked. The only problem now, is finding a good one. The problem is that these systems are by nature bulky and heavy for cooling capacity to compare with a compressor system and most certainly not suitable for vehicles with such limited space under the hood.
Many of the input sensors and output controls can be omitted giving many vehicle option, model or market variants. The R380 should shift smoothly and feel reasonably tight. All this time when the car started it worked perfectly, no power loss or anything. Blower Speed 2 When the rotary blower switch is in position 2, current flows across the motor windings to the blower motor resistor on a U wire. No other problems - should last over 500k km's easily. It can only be fuses, a pressure switch or brushes or something.
On small leaks, it may be worth it to look other way and just top it up every few months. It will not be much more than 1. If the fan is functioning and connected it will spin shortly and you should therefore ensure it is clear and safe to run this test first. I know it's probably hard to tell, but any tips are more than welcome!! The sum of the voltages from driver throttle pots 1 and 2 at any throttle position must add up to within 10% of this voltage or a fault will be recorded. Two things, the old battery was fine, the Mrs had simply flattened it secondly when I inspected the car, it was drawing air and leaking diesel from the fuel filter under by the tank. Fixing this could be as simple as removing a shim or two, or could be as difficult as removing and rebuilding or replacing each swivel hub.
Position compressor to mounting bracket and tighten bolts to 25 Nm 18 lbf. The injection pump on 200 and 300 tdi are stated to be self-bleedning in the workshop manual. The Mrs took the car on the school run, ran out of diesel outside the school. The operation of the unit is also described in the owner's manual. However, you should note that values outside of the range will be seen if the engine speed is varied suddenly i. This can be the thermostat. Any movement indicates worn or out of adjustment swivel hub bearings.
The written description matches the circuit diagrams and also the actual wiring in the Defender. Unreal Well what can I say? They don't know how to. The 300Tdi is said to be the less reliable of the two, but is cheaper to work on. Both diffs can leak from their pinion seals. Hi Guy's I want to thank you for having this out here for us new bees lol.
The weak point is the centre diff which uses brass shims and a two piece cross shaft. My new vehicle had a warranty of 50,000 km or 6 months. Won't start, runs not that great + fuel pump is whining like crazy. To help one determine if the refrigerant is fully condensed, a sight glass is added after the evaporator. If the Injector grades are lost or unknown it is possible to read them directly from the injectors themselves as the letters are stamped on the top face of their aluminium cover.
No comparison is made, or required with jap 4x4s. However, I don't believe the air conditioning has ever worked properly. Also plenty of 130 dual cabs getting around and you can choose your favourite flavour as they were available in 300Tdi, Td5 and Puma model years. If that is true I sincerely apologise for adding confusion to the problem. Changing them wouldn't guarantee it working as it's supposed to. After battling with an airon im my Defender Tdi 300 — then it works, then the fuse blow, then the internal fan packs up, I decided to go the African way, open the windows.
The worst was when the gears went towing a caravan on the bleakest part of the M62. So where are the clever refrigeration design engineers up to this challenge? Check suction lines first, then run the compressor for 5 minutes. Receipt and acceptance of a valid code can be verified by viewing the 'Immobilisation Status' in the 'Other' section. . I would like to point out that these faults are just your run of the mill every day issues. It still leaks oil and I need a rain hat and mack when it rains! Later started the starting problems. They charge 900Euros per injector, so it's five of those cheap thingies.
But I think it's still sucking air from somewhere. Oil type and quality is crucial to smooth operation and longevity. It might be heavy on battery power. Timing belts should be changed every 80,000kms so check the service records of any vehicle you are looking at. The most notable change was the move from 1. Such stories are always bad news and of course the owner has every reason to be upset to put it mildly.