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Old 17th August 2019, 08:44   #1
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Hello everyone,

I'm sorry if I've posted this in the wrong place, I just wanted to say hello.

I recently bought my first MG-ZT, it has sadly come with a few problems, but I am loving the car!
Its a 2.0 cdti
It's also my first ever diesel car. Everything else I've ever had has been petrol. So I'm having to remind myself every time I fill up!!

Many thanks for reading my drivel!

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Old 17th August 2019, 08:49   #2
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Welcome to the fold Richard, there’s lots to read up on here about our cars. What colour is yours and spec? Click the links in my signature to find out, oh and we always love seeing nice pictures when you can
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Old 17th August 2019, 08:53   #3
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Welcome to the club, the more the merrier, a sticker saying DIESEL in the fuel flap might help as a reminder
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Old 17th August 2019, 08:54   #4
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Welcome to the club. Plenty of help around here, to assist you getting it running right
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Old 17th August 2019, 08:54   #5
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Old 17th August 2019, 09:19   #6
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Old 17th August 2019, 09:51   #7
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Hi Richard, welcome have a look here
http://www.midlandsnanomeets.co.uk

Next meet is Sept 14th and 15th you will be most welcome, meet like minded people willing to share their knowledge and expertise for free.
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Hi Richard, welcome have a look here
http://www.midlandsnanomeets.co.uk

Next meet is Sept 14th and 15th you will be most welcome, meet like minded people willing to share their knowledge and expertise for free.
HI Dave.
I was just about to say the same thinking he maybe able to travel down with Dawn.

So yes welcome Richard see if you can make the Nano meet and we can talk you through the little jobs that may need doing asap like the plenums etc, you can also get a free T4 health check on your car, cheers Arctic.

http://www.midlandsnanomeets.co.uk/venues.html
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Welcome aboard Richard. Glad you chose a diesel. The most reliable engine of the lot. First thing to do is check the plenum. This is the void under the covers at the bottom of the windscreen. Have a check of the pipes that carry water and power steering oil at the front of the engine for rubbing together. You will see a large rubber pipe coming up from the bottom of the front of the engine bay on the passenger side, to the egr which is just under the engine cover on the passenger side. The seals in the bottom end of this, sometimes because of age, break and let oil contaminate the bottom half of the pipe. This will allow air to escape and affect performance. Why don’t you find time to come to the nano meet at Four Ashes pub Wolverhampton in September 14/15. We can give it the once over for you. Our guru’s carry quite a few spares, and you may even get a chance to have a T4 check to see if everything is running as it should. Hope to see you there. Meanwhile, enjoy your luxury car. One last bit of advice. Don’t worry about wrong fueling , just smell the end of the filler pipe before you put it in the tank.
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Old 17th August 2019, 10:32   #10
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Welcome to the club Richard.

You could always fit one of these until you get familiar with diesel.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoNnU5hSJEY

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