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Problems with recently bought Daimler

abercanadian
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Re: Problems with recently bought Daimler

Postby abercanadian » Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:41 pm

Whats the mileage on the car? That rattle on cold start could be your crank pulley acting up too - jes' sayin'

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Re: Problems with recently bought Daimler

Postby naki_k » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:33 pm

You can usually change the o-ring on the tensioner. If the rattle is start up only, then quickly it disappears.
Of course change the gasket too, but also use some RTV sealant too. As the gaskets are not that great.
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Re: Problems with recently bought Daimler

Postby RedXJ40 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:01 pm

The weather was finally without rain and with sun the last couple of days, so i took the Daimler for a few rides.

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