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Land Rover Freelander my 2006 freelander misfires accompanied

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my 2006 freelander misfires accompanied by loud rattling from the engine. nothing shows up on computer
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Is it coming from the front timing chain covers?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
i dont think so it seems to be coming from the top of the engine
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok so it sounds more lifter related correct ? Is it actually misfiring ?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
it misfires and you cannot keep up a constsnt speed when driving, it seems to keep surging and rattling
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok does the engine light come on then go out when starting the vehicle doing it's self check?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes the lights operate as normal
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
You can communicate with the ECM but no codes stored ? Has the intake gaskets and mass air flow sensor been checked ?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
no codes are stored and the air flow sensor was changed which seemed to cure it for a few days
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok was this an aftermarket or factory air flow meter?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
as far as i am aware it was a genuine replacement
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok need to have that mass checked and the wiring to the mass checked . These will cause this issue and not set an engine light . Unless the intake gaskets are cracked these need to be checked next. Also fuel pressure is ok?
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