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Does your TD5 misfire when warm?

Discussion in 'Common Faults and Questions' started by ratty, Apr 24, 2009.

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  1. ratty

    ratty I'm not special I'm limited edition Global Moderator

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    It's a pity that Injector Harness fitting instruction hadn't been proof-read before being published.

    There are some glaring language errors in it, such as "your" meaning "you are", which should be "you're" as we all know.

    It is such a good piece, but a pity it's spoiled by poor written English.

    It is our own language after all, so we should be able to write it down correctly.

    Or, am I being an old fussy bastard?

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    ya wot?

    well volunteered, CharlesY:behindsofa:
     
  4. ratty

    ratty I'm not special I'm limited edition Global Moderator

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    I wouldn't say YOUR being fussy.;)

    :D:D:D
     
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    GGGGrrrrrrr.......... !

    You're getting only 2 out of 10 for that one! :mad:


    Might be time to change my landyzone name ... to BoringOldFart perhaps?

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    Sure, I could join that!

    I am looking out for a new car to upgrade from my Model T Ford.

    Wahddya think about this one? It's got all the latest features.

    CharlesY
     

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    Hi guys, my td5 misfires and has all of these three symptoms. There is no oil in the plug or the ecu. Where els do you recommend i look for the problem?
     
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    My td5 runs sluggish changed the fuel filter.airflow mass meter.cleaned the actuator at the turbo put a new air filter on it but a unplugged the ecu to find oil in the red plug do any of yous recommend changing the injector harness as i have heard this could be the problem running out of ideas here thanks guys
     
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    Thanks buddy cheers it was really oily when a removed it and the plug going into the harness do you think i might need an new ecu if a open it up and find its coated with oil as a found out i might need a new one and programmed
     
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    A diagnostic check will show if the problem is the ECU or not. By all means open it up and clean out any oil with a suitable solvent (I favour brake or carb cleaner as contact cleaner seems to leave a residue), but don't condemn it unless you have evidence that the ECU is the issue. The chances are it will be fine. You do need to change the injector harness though; the issue is such a characteristic of the TD5 that changing it at a suitable interval is almost a service requirement.
    If this does not cure your sluggishness then you need to get a diagnostic check and look at the live data - MAF vs MAP data, injector performance etc. If nothing shows up then fuel pressure might be your issue and you will need put a fuel pressure gauge into the high pressure line to see if the pump output is correct.
     
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    Thanks guys will give it a try
     
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