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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain Today, 10:47 AM
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Posted By jpliddy
M.P.G. improving

hi all
i have been on some longer trips just lately work related ! and the car has been returning 36 MPG not motorways as im sure that woud have improved MPG
even more when we finally get some...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-24-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 415
Posted By jpliddy
940 TIC auto 1995

hi V8VOLVO i read middle paragraph with interest .saying misajustment of the THROTTLE LINKAGE .as my car after the throttle shaft leak seems to suffer this problem lack of power when accelerator is...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-21-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By jpliddy
940 TIC auto 19955

hi yes ive hear thats another method of checking noisy vac pump .but i found pulling the thin white 4mm tube from the T PIECE better for me as its a 1 man operation as your head is under the bonnet...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-21-2021, 01:28 AM
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Views: 143
Posted By jpliddy
940 TIC auto 19955

im based in stoke on trent . what part of UK are you in
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-21-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By jpliddy
940 tic auto 1995

i have had good results using a cheap mechanics steterscope, for noise findings on our D24s .its interesting you think the noise might be coming from the pump a which pump injection pump or vacuum...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-20-2021, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By jpliddy
940 TIC auto 1995

hi
are you 100% sure the note is just the tappets ,the main culprit on these engines is the vacuum pump i know that as i changed mine eventually , and met other who have too . made a vast...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-15-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By jpliddy
thank you NGOMA i have a spare old injection...

thank you NGOMA
i have a spare old injection pump here which i have removed the top to expose the lever which the smoke screw pushes against when you wind it in im only seeing the theory of this...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-14-2021, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By jpliddy
thanks NGOMA yes if im going to get another...

thanks NGOMA
yes if im going to get another 1/8 turn up to the smoke screw the anti tamper washer will need to be loosed off . if i attempt it i will need to do it on the car holding locknut and...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-13-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By jpliddy
M.P.G. poor

hi all
following on from my diesel leak .which garage fixed but left me with poor M.P.G.
well today i adjusted the smoke /fuel screw 1/8 of a turn and had a friend follow me on open road he...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-11-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By jpliddy
hi all i removed the smoke screw cover cap...

hi all
i removed the smoke screw cover cap only to see the crimped washer still in place so with this not being removed does that mean the smoke screw is in the same place as before it was...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-09-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By jpliddy
sorry again . you call it the smoke adjustment...

sorry again .
you call it the smoke adjustment screw with the locknut . i understand this will effect the idle ticke over which will also need to be adjusted ! to keep ticker about 750 RPM
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-09-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By jpliddy
sorry guys that was meant to read 15% worse...

sorry guys
that was meant to read 15% worse MPG im thinking it is possibly more as fuel gauge is dropping quite noticeably from fill up .
well i called in at garage today they were to busy to...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-07-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By jpliddy
thanks for that info NGOMA i have done your test...

thanks for that info NGOMA i have done your test there is only 5 millimetres max when pedal is full down and i can just get that tiny bit more turn . the maximum RPM is never more than 3000 going up...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-06-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By jpliddy
smother gear changes

thanks for advice .well i have moved the higher ball stud out a good bit , and now driving the car the auto box changes up a lot smother in in low gears on acceleration so that is better , .leak...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-03-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By jpliddy
forgot to say plenty of blue smoke on start up...

forgot to say plenty of blue smoke on start up but goes away after 30 seconds and car is lumpy due to lack of cold start ,but starts 1st time alway , the lumpy engine could be down to glow plugs ,as...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-03-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By jpliddy
thank you V8VOLVO .i have not touched the short...

thank you V8VOLVO .i have not touched the short bit of cold start cable with the 2 screws and nut to keep it in place ,this may have been messed with before years ago not by me . a friend who is very...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-30-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By jpliddy
Cold start

hi all
i have managed to move the 2 ball stop adjusters on the throttle and kick down only a bit and now the revs don't shoot up by the 200 rpm which they should do when engine is cold .the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-24-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By jpliddy
cold start .diesel leak

hi just a thought if i was to buy the 2 seals from the diesel engineers ,woud it be safe for me to attempt to fix this latest leak myself bu taking nut of removing the cold start and spring , or is...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-23-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By jpliddy
thanks for the information V8VOLVO yes i know...

thanks for the information V8VOLVO yes i know where the fuel enrichment is .
i will see what i now think about adjusting that screw .
well latest news , i now have a very slight leak on the cold...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-22-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By jpliddy
hi red arrow thanks for that comment. well...

hi red arrow
thanks for that comment. well the hill is half a mile from my house and its DOWN THE HILL when i leave home i so nothing to worry about there
. this is for all of you i messed...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-21-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By jpliddy
smoke screw

thanks for that post V8volvo . well you may be close to the issues i have . so last thing 1st i changed the fuel filter a few days ago for a VW MANN filter ,no air bubbles now ! when got the car back...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-21-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By jpliddy
if kick down is not coming on are we inside...

if kick down is not coming on are we inside gearbox or is it possible to just the accelerator cable to make car kick down its running ok through the gears on the flat now
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-21-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By jpliddy
thanks for the input . yes car does not seem...

thanks for the input .
yes car does not seem to drop down climbing the hill now.
reves are 2300 rpm when climbing hill . if its kickdown problem is that a big job to set up . cold start was...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-20-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By jpliddy
injection pump latest

well folks yes the car is not leaking diesel and cold start working at correct
settings 750 when hot and 950 when cold ,but definitely loss of power when
going up hill the hill i use near my...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-19-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By jpliddy
D24 update

hi
the cold start is back working no belching smoke on start up .and the leak is fixed hopefully will clean the area and keep a ey on it for a few days .
i have the green book i got one many...
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