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    Engine problem NEED ADVICE!!

    Hi Guys,

    Basically i was driving along yesterday and drove over a nice pothole, next thing im getting a very strange noise from the engine, pull up and open the bonnet and it seems to me like the engine has dropped on an angle to the left wheel, Got recovery vehicle out and got bk home, he doesnt think its owt major, im not convinced, any ideas would be welcome,

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    Have you checked the engine mountings, there is one on the inner wing near the water bottle?
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    I'm going with mount aswell.

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    I think it is the mounts , is this a common fault and any ideas to Wat could cause it!??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonny 2.0T View Post
    I think it is the mounts , is this a common fault and any ideas to Wat could cause it!??
    It's not a common fault,but as you've already said,it started after you'd hit a nice big pothole.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonny 2.0T View Post
    Hi Guys, Basically i was driving along yesterday and drove over a nice pothole, next thing im getting a very strange noise from the engine, pull up and open the bonnet and it seems to me like the engine has dropped on an angle to the left wheelCheers all

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonny 2.0T View Post
    any ideas to Wat could cause it!??
    A fat pothole & speed

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    Sue the bloody council.................

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    yes go a take pictures of pot hole and put a claim in

    i did the same and got £1100 out of the them some time ago
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