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We have a 2004 UK spec L200 that is showing symptoms of

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We have a 2004 UK spec L200 that is showing symptoms of deisel knock, after changing the injectors we still have the same issue, it sound like the engineis going to self distruct.
JA: What size is your engine?
Customer: 2.5TD
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: We have tried new injectors, this worked when cold but the noise came back when warm. looked at the roker arms and rockers to see if any had brocke all ok, the engine seems to be missing and then vibrates a lot
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: we droped the oil for signs of internal damage, a very small amount of tiny bit of ally cam out, I say 6 specks. we recently had a new head put on along with all the belts, have had a look and the belts are the correct tension and the timing is sopt on
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Pete replied 4 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

This can be due to a fault with broken piston or damaged piston or cylinder wall issues here.I have seen this occur before in some cases and had to rebuild the engine or replace it.I would have this checked into further to see if one of these is the cause here needing repaired or replaced.

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Thanks Pete

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