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compression test

Postby bullstar » Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:19 pm

Having a few problems with a rover 45 diesel L series engine, The problem is hard to start hot or cold lots of smoke looks like pump timing but checked and all looks ok.
done a compression test via pico and the results are below, does not look like the reference pics , could someone shed some light if the wave form looks ok, thanks colin.
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Re: compression test

Postby sigoaprendiendo » Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:31 pm


On this one I cannot see any issue as all the humps look uniform, so why don't you try with a exhaust cold crank test with FLS?

This test is very helpful with this issues

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Re: compression test

Postby petercummins89 » Tue Apr 14, 2015 10:56 am

The L-series engine has been availabable in a number of power specifications:

84 bhp (63 kW) Turbo/Non-intercooled (ceased production in 2000)
104 bhp (78 kW) Turbo/intercooled (Torque: 210 Nm at 2000 rpm.)
111 bhp (83 kW) Turbo/intercooled
99 bhp (74 kW) Turbo/intercooled (in later cars)
114 bhp (85 kW) Turbo/intercooled (in later cars)

Bore - 84.5 mm (3.33")
Stroke - 88.9 mm (3.5")
Displacement - 1994 cc
Firing order - 1-3-4-2
Compression ratio - 19.5:1
Boost pressure - 14 psi

Fuel pressure - 20,500 psi maxv
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