I have a Berlingo M-S Forte 92, 2006 with 182,000 on the clock. I have had the injector seals replaced as there was a smell of diesel in the car. They are leaking again after a few weeks. The garage tells me it is a terminal fault due to the age of the car the housing for the seals has worn and it is not viable to replace them. I love my Berlingo and don't want to scrap it, is this really the end of the line, can't it be repaired?
Thanks for your comments
15-09-2014, 08:04 PM
(This post was last modified: 15-09-2014, 08:11 PM by JohnM.)
The seat of the injector housings can be re-cut by an engineering company or even a decent garage. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ex98PBa5l0
the attached clip shows a cutting tool in use. If the seats were knackered due to blow by I would imagine there would be loads of spare meat to re-cut quite bad damage.
I would try a different garage, perhaps one who specialises in bigger commercials or taxis.
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I would use another garage if I was you.
At only eight years old it is more than viable especially as the seals only cost a couple of quid.
Makes me wonder if they are torquing them up correctly.
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We always recut the seal faces, the new seals will almost certainly not work if they haven't, I would get another opinion.
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