Mechanics

POOR STARTING WHEN COLD

1988 Land Rover Freelander

Engine Performance problem
1988 Land Rover Freelander 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Manual 99000 miles

First thing in the morning this diesel Land Rover will not start until it has been cranked for about a minute, once it has started it runs well and re-starts first time.

During this cranking the engine is turning over but not firing, until it starts then it will emit white smoke for a few seconds.

All injects have been check and are OK.
There is no fuel fall back or air in the fuel line.
The timing is correct (engine timing marks).
The compression is Ok if slightly low.

Any suggestions?
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Davedonny
October 1, 2009.




Replace the glow plugs !

Dave H
Oct 31, 2009.


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