Engine & Gearbox Chain snapped of a i-CTDi

Discussion in '7th Generation (2003-2008) [Acura TSX]' started by hondavtecr, Thursday 13th Dec, 2012.

  1. hondavtecr Trader

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    Removed timing chain cover to find this!!

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  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    That look interesting ... why did the oil pump chain snap ?

    Theres not a huge amount of strain on it running the pump. Is there an issue with the pump ?
     
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  3. hondavtecr Trader

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    Re: Oh dear

    There must be a pump issue dude, gotta remove the sump to diagnose further. This is the worst one I've ever seen though!
     
  4. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Re: Oh dear

    Yep pump issue for sure.
    Will be interesting to see what you find .. keep us posted (with pics) :Smile: :Thumbup:
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    Did you pull the engine out of car ?
     
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  5. hondavtecr Trader

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    yeah removed the engine and box.
     
  6. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Chris this the engine on the pallet I saw yesterday! if so the oil did look really bad frequent oil changes would have prolonged its life.
     
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    Holy cow !

    What symptoms was the car getting pre snap...?
     
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  8. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    I was going to say everything looks rather black.
     
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  9. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Yup you guess its a diesel

    You sure that  is a diesel.
     
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  10. hondavtecr Trader

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    haha yeah CJ its that one on the pallet its goosed! lol
     
  11. Primarycare Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    IT IS A VW :Rolf: this is normal never had my Accord do that, never seen an Accord do that... Seen plenty of VW and Fords do it though...



     
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  12. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    "BLACKMOTION TECHNOLOGY" :Rolf:
     
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