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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 25-03-2012, 09:01 Thread Starter
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slug like freelander td4

Hi all, Yestyerday i bought a 2004 freelander td4 90000 miles didnt notice on the test drive but now i find its very sluggish till the turbo kicks in then its normal.Starts on the button does not smoke and no odd sounds or noises, anyone any ideas.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 26-03-2012, 18:53
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I had to laugh, sorry but we named our TD4 on a Y plate, The SLUG,...we call him Norman now.
I had a similar problem.Travelling back up the M6 I felt a bit of a chug, as if the fuel was not going through, then it would be ok again.Found it hard to get to 3000 rpm and it felt as flat as a fart.It gradually became worse and over a couple of weeks, black smoke came out of the exhaust when I pressed the accelerator.So armed with the info of various forums, and the Haynes manual my hubby bought me for Xmas, I set too, to see what I could find. What I was looking for was..

1.Holes in rubber pipes
2.Boost solenoid
3.Little filter at the back of the engine
4.Maf sensor


Found this.........a split hose, intercooler to manifold Britpart No PNH000020, we are lucky in having Teesdalelandrover.co.uk just a couple of miles from us, and he had one in stock,........12.






Fitted the new one and could see the old one was also rubbing on part of the engine, so..........




Made a little collar from the old one to give a little more protect and tiewrapped it on.....




I think there was a small split when we got him, and over a period of time became worse.Thats when black smoke and complete lack of power.


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Check the little elbow the opposite end of the plenunm to the one pictured
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Try it with the MAF sensor unplugged, if it's better then there's your problem.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 28-03-2012, 15:30
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I wuld plump with a knackered MAF too, same engine as the ZT derv, known for MAF troubles.

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Have the same problem

I have the same problem. I am trying to take the old one off and I am struggling to reach the side which is connected to radiator!
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