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advice needed(cam lever) v6 tdi 180

Discussion in 'Diesel forum' started by swine, Nov 10, 2009.

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    [Nov 10, 2009]
    found one of my cam levers in two bits in the sump a few days ago, going to attempt to replace it tomorrow along with crankcase breather while i have the fuel lines off.
    anyone had the rocker covers off.
    can you get at the cam levers(roller rocker arms)
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    [Nov 10, 2009]
    You need to remove the camshafts to be able to replace rocker fingers...Not a job for faint harted ! How far away are you from N. London ?
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    thats a bloody disaster, only did the cambelt two months ago
    i`m in cork so a long way from north london. thanks for the info. would i do damage if i drove it.
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    No dammage will be done but the car will be underpowered and wont run right.
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    [Nov 13, 2009]
    thanks for that, took the rocker covers off yesterday and all the levers are in place, cams look good too. must have happened before i bought the car and was repaired. so good news there. btw the crank breather was a right pain to replace. took about 3 hours and alot had to come out to get at it. the joys of a v6
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