Club Forum

discovery 300tdi boiling over

Need to know what's broken and maybe how to fix it ? Post here
mick l
Posts: 10
Joined: Sun Sep 20, 2015 5:34 pm
Location: baildon
Full Name: Michael lyons

discovery 300tdi boiling over

Postby mick l » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:37 pm

Coming back from brotherton trial with quite abit of damage,to cap it all it started to over heat .stopped on driglington bypass water everywhere let it cool down filled with water(lucky I had some) .started it up fine then noticed water coming from underneath expansion bottle pipes not leaking ,realised cap abit water stopped leaking ? Set off got has far as tong before boiling over let cool down again before filling up.gauge near red by time I got home (Baildon) hopefully done no damage ,does anyone know why this is happening it's boiled over twice last year!(radiator is cleanish)cheers mick Lyons p.s. going to work Monday morning looked discovery low and behold got another flat

User avatar
Posts: 38
Joined: Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:06 am
Location: Yeadon
Full Name: Carl Horner

Re: discovery 300tdi boiling over

Postby E-T » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:05 am

Give me a call Mick 07970494813 Carl.

User avatar
Posts: 1273
Joined: Sat Jan 06, 2007 2:45 pm
Location: Leeds
Full Name: Matthew Sykes

Re: discovery 300tdi boiling over

Postby Matthews » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:49 pm

Check the one way valve between stat housing , rad and expansion bottle , if they block up they cause airlocks that can be a bitch so find the cause of .

Return to “Technical Info”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest