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LandyZone - Land Rover Forum

 
Sep
14
This mite be useful.

includes heater fix, VCU bearing and IRD rebuild on a deisel Hippo.

http://www.thesysadmin.co.uk/hippo/fixes/index.html
Sep
14
This mite be useful.

includes heater fix, VCU bearing and IRD rebuild on a deisel Hippo.

http://www.thesysadmin.co.uk/hippo/fixes/index.html
Jul
21
Of all the things that could go wrong it had to be the timing belt !!!!!

After searching around and doing a little research on the 200tdi engine, I decided that the best idea would be for me to strip down and rebuild any damage myself.
So I thought I would do a kind of step by step description of what I did/found. So here goes.
First things first for those who are not sure (I wasnÂ’t before I started) The 200tdi and 300tdi Land Rover engines are Four cylinder in-line over head valve, so the amount of damage from a timing belt break should be minimal. The first job was to remove the rocker cover to see if I could see any damage, and sure enough there was. 6 of the 8 pushrods were bent, a sure sign that the belt had gone if I was in any doubt before.

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So now its time to get down to the timing belt housing, This was a little more complex than I had imagined it would be, so here are a list of bits to be removed:-
First you should remove all water pipes to the pump, and hoses from the intercooler to increase access.

Then the viscous coupling and fan should be loosend, a special spanner is required here so I made my own, you need a 32 mm with a crank in it.
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To remove the fan you must remove the cowling screws amd retract the fan and cowling together.
Then comes the water pump, being careful to make note of the bolt positions as they are different lengths.
Remove the alternator
Remove the power steering pump and place it on the steering arms or somewhere equally secure, there is no need to remove the pipes/ pump from the vehicle.
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If you vehicle has air conditioning the pump must be removed, ensuring that the pipes are not disturbed, the pump can be placed out of the way gently.
Next you must remove the Crankshaft pulley and damper,(note that upon...