Bent connecting rod


Created: 02. 06. 2007
Updated: --. --. ----

Model:
Peugeot 307. DW10BTED4 engine.

Problem:
Smoke emission from the exhaust.
Uneven idle and slightly reduced performance.
Pulsation can be felt from the clutch pedal under light pressure or first 3 cm of travel.

Cause:
2 Distorted connecting rods.

Solution:
Replace the engine.

Diagnostic indications

  1. DTC stored in engine management ECU.
  2. Compression on cylinder 2 and 3 reduced by about 10%
  3. When turning the engine over by hand a slight tight spot can be felt. (with glow plugs removed)
  4. Heavy smoke emission during warm up phase. Improved when operating temperature reached.


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