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by David Jackson
26 Sep 2014 14:59
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Thanks to the forum

I recently had a trip to Jhb carrying a two ton trailer. Outside Kimberly the car started to shake violently and it took seven additional hours to arrive. I rang Tour De Frans on the Monday morning and he recommended i speak to Tinus in Jhb. I did this , Tinus recommended I contact Graham Cummins of...
by Herrie
26 Sep 2014 18:50
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Re: Thanks to the forum

I'm glad you got the info and are happy with it :thumbup:
by Ross
06 Nov 2014 16:30
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Re: Fan Belts Ross Holland

Been hiding out in the Kalahari for the last few weeks, so only saw this now :biggrin:

Cool, glad to have been able to help!!

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by Wilkie
09 Jul 2015 14:57
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Re: 4.2TDI Gearbox Should i worry

A release bearing only rotates when the clutch pedal is depressed and the release bearing makes contact with the fingers on the pressure plate,hence therefor if there is a noise when vehicle is idling but goes away ones the clutch is pressed in ,its not the release bearing or the clutchplate,the clu...
by Russ Kellermann
09 Jul 2015 14:20
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Re: 4.2TDI Gearbox Should i worry

The gearbox rumble from a TD42 is well known and attributed to "harmonic resonance", even more pronounce when using the Nissan Genuine HD clutch kit (As Pete said) , which is 5 spring ? i think. I have posted a fair bit of info on this forum about this phenomenon. But in Short,.. its only audible wh...
by Herrie
08 Jul 2015 08:36
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Re: 4.2TDI Gearbox Should i worry

I also think it is the bearing.
by Clem
08 Jul 2015 15:29
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Re: 4.2TDI Gearbox Should i worry

Bought this van last September with a slight gearbox noise when idling, depressed clutch no noise, Mayfair gearbox took for drive prior to purchase and said clutch spring, gearbox fine. Not so sure now if clutch spring, changed gear oil and found a small piece of metal stuck to drain plug, noise ha...
by Peter Connan
08 Jul 2015 18:20
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Re: 4.2TDI Gearbox Should i worry

I am under the impression that the heavy-duty clutch for the 4.2 Diesel is well known for a clutch rumble. However I can't remember if the rumble occurs with clutch engaged or disengaged.

What size was the piece? In the mean time, I think an oil analasys is probably a good idea.
by Tinus lotz
08 Jul 2015 19:33
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Re: 4.2TDI Gearbox Should i worry

Mr boegman's bakkies all got that rumble lets give him a chance to get back on line ...he is working in moz side of the kruger