300Tdi low coolant alarm

In the 300Tdi engine, the water pump is located quite high in the engine (near the cylinder head). A relatively small loss of coolant can result in the pump sitting high and dry and the engine overheating....


Replacing the 300Tdi fan belt tensioner bearing

These are quite common items to wear as it spins all the time that the engine is running. One option is to replace the entire tensioner assembly for about £50. If the tensioner still works then the much cheaper option is to just replace the bearing in the pulley for about £5....

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Which expeditioner are you?

The word "expedition" conjures up different images in peoples' heads. Therefore what is considered to be an "expedition" can be extremely wide ranging. So too can the decisions people make about what vehicle they want to use on their expedition. We've put together a survey to see just what people are thinking and what is considered to be a good vehicle for adventure....