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    Rather Hotter Here Than Normal Old Chap...

    Got A Burning Smell From Just Over The Top Of The Engine..Smells Kinda Like Burning Plastic..

    Temp Gauge Sits Bout 92..Usually Just Sits Bout 85 Mark..Putting This Down To Weather

    Any Ideas ?

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    u got plenty of coolant and have u checked your oil aswell

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    I had a burning smell + temp went right up ..... 2 days later my water pump siezed up.

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    maybe your engine has a DPF Rergeneration...
    Mine when regen smells like that!!!
    Quess your engine is 1.9=150?
    If not that engine...don't know!!!

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    Did you get the timing belt done yet tam? Might be worth getting the timing belt cover off for a look just in case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    Did you get the timing belt done yet tam? Might be worth getting the timing belt cover off for a look just in case.
    No Got It Done Yet Mate...The Smells Coming From Just Over Top Of The Engine/Alternator Direction..Smells Like Plastic

    Cant Smell Nothing Anywhere Else

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    Possibly the aux belt or belt tensioner, could even be the tensioner or roller for the timing belt too, as the revised ones are plastic.

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