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Greetings, everyone. The father of my spouse prepared his insignia to such an extent that it became completely inoperable. He has acquired an engine, which has a guarantee of three months.


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Greetings, everyone. The father of my spouse prepared his insignia to such an extent that it became completely inoperable. He has acquired an engine, which has a guarantee of three months. Despite my efforts to do internet research, there is a dearth of information available on insignia engine replacement. I have learned that the injectors need coding unless I transfer them from the original engine. Are there any other components that require coding? For example, are you referring to the high-pressure gasoline pump? If just the injectors need coding, I will transfer them from the original engine. However, if the fuel pump requires coding... I will maintain the current state and proceed with coding after all components are reassembled.

Furthermore, I am carrying out this task outside, since circumstances need me to do so, although regrettably. Is it more advantageous to keep the gearbox and shafts intact when removing the engine from the top? Alternatively, might the shafts be detached and the engine, together with the transmission, be lifted out as a single unit? Any relevant information would be highly appreciated.

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Apologies for the oversight. The vehicle in question is a 2011 Insignia CDTI. The engine that has been acquired is from a 2010 insignia.

My question is basically...

Which components need coding if I do not use the original portion from the malfunctioning engine?

What is the most effective method for extracting the engine from the top (as opposed to removing it from the bottom) while doing the procedure outdoors? Any information, regardless of its kind, is highly valued.

Thus far, I have disconnected the wiring loom and set it aside, with the exception of the battery/charging loom which still has to be disconnected. Additionally, I have removed all induction pipe work, the battery, and the tray. Essentially, the upper side is completely separated.

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Thank you for providing clarification. I spent a significant amount of time yesterday to doing online research in order to determine whether or not the hp pump required code. Are there any more engine components that need replacement from the original, or else will coding be necessary? Both engines have the same model, which is a20dth. I have recently examined the engine codes.

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Furthermore, I have just examined the oil level on the malfunctioning engine, and it is excessively elevated. The owner reported that while driving, a low coolant level warning appeared on the dashboard and a significant amount of white smoke was emanating from the rear of the vehicle. I thought that the head gasket failed, leading to overheating and subsequent engine seizure. Upon closer inspection, I have seen that the oil cooler located at the rear of the new engine seems to be water cooled. I am curious to know whether these oil coolers are prone to failure. I am curious whether the sump has been filled with coolant. However, I am unable to comprehend how this would explain the presence of white smoke, unless it has perhaps passed through the piston rings.

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It seems that there may be a problem with the diesel particulate filter (DPF), where diesel fuel is mixing with the engine oil. This is likely caused by failed regeneration processes, which are leading to an uncontrolled increase in engine speed.

 

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The object did not flee, but emitted billows of white smoke. The coolant header tank was drained and subsequently became immobilised. Indicating the presence of a low level of coolant, as shown by the warning light on the dashboard.

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Information update. Removed the oil and a significant amount of water was expelled prior to the oil drainage. I have successfully removed the engine and replaced it with the donor engine. I have recently completed the process of bleeding the clutch, filling up the coolant, and bleeding the gasoline. Now, all that remains is to reattach the battery and maybe the engine will start successfully (hoping for a positive outcome). However, because it includes injectors from a donor engine, does it imply that I only need the assistance of a technician equipped with the necessary coding machine? Alternatively, should I purchase an injector seating tool and new injector seals to facilitate the exchange? The only aspect I lack knowledge about is the process of injector coding.

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I anticipate that the injectors will be from 2011, which corresponds to the age of the automobile. If it would be of use, I can also provide the mileage.

I have started the engine, and it starts and idles superbly. There are no illuminated caution indicators on the dashboard. When applying a little amount of throttle, the engine rpm increase smoothly and without any delays.

However...

Upon releasing the throttle, a little rattling noise occurs immediately prior to the engine speed returning to idle. The rattling noise occurs consistently at around 1000 rpm, especially when the throttle is off, regardless of whether the engine is revved to 1200rpm or 4000rpm. I am unable to perceive any sound while accelerating. I instructed my son to lightly press the throttle while I quickly inspected the situation, but I was unable to identify any apparent issues. Unfortunately, the daylight has now diminished, necessitating a fresh start in the morning.

Furthermore, there is a little presence of smoke, appearing as a shade of grey to my perception. However, due to the diminishing daylight, I must verify this observation in the morning. Initially, I considered the possibility of water in the exhaust according to the owner's claim of billowing smoke prior to the previous engine seizing. However, with further examination, the exhaust gases exhibit a strong odour that suggests a rich fuel mixture rather than water in the exhaust. I first speculated that the issue may be related to the injectors lacking coding. However, you are now suggesting that coding the injectors may not be relevant.

I have not yet completely reached the desired operating temperature. I began it momentarily as I thoroughly surveyed my surroundings. Ensured the absence of any leaks. Subsequently, I reexamined all the fluids and replenished those that were deficient. I continued running it for a few further minutes in an attempt to identify the source of the noise. However, due to the diminishing daylight and my fatigue and hunger, I decided to conclude my investigation.

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Indeed, it does not like the characteristic sound of diesel knock. The acceleration is not the issue; the engine revs up smoothly and powerfully. You may increase the engine speed to 3000 revolutions per minute (rpm), let it to decrease to 2000rpm, and then raise it again to 3000rpm. During this process, the noise will not occur, regardless of how many times you repeat it. However, when you release the throttle, a little rattling sound can be heard as the engine speed drops to around 1000rpm-1100rpm, just before it settles at idle. There is no noise while the engine is at idle. It like a faint tinkling sound. I will remove the timing belt cover, start the engine, and inspect the tensioner. I plan to do this in around an hour.

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One may have expected the rattling noise to happen more often, rather than being limited to a certain RPM range and only occurring when the engine is decelerating just before reaching idle speed... However, I will soon reexamine everything to ensure thoroughness. Currently, I am at a location called Mot, where I am having my father's automobile undergo a Ministry of Transport (MOT) test. I anticipate returning home within around one hour.

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Indeed, that is possible. I owned an Astra that emitted a noise indicative of engine malfunction. Vibration occurs at 2000 revolutions per minute. It was discovered that the bracket on which the cat had bolted was loose. I only performed the action at a speed of 2000 revolutions per minute.

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The component in question is the dual mass flywheel. I explicitly informed him that the situation was severely compromised after the component was removed from the vehicle. However, he chose to cut corners and use the worn-out clutch and dual-mass flywheel. Now he is obligated to provide further compensation in order for me to remove the gearbox in addition to installing a new dual mass flywheel and clutch assembly. Engage in reckless behaviour and face the consequences. If the vehicle belonged to a client, I would have declined to install the old dual mass flywheel (DMF) and clutch. However, as it is my partner's father's car and he wants a cost-effective solution to trade it in, I complied with his request. However, I did remove the dmf and personally demonstrated to him that it was severely damaged. He claimed that it had not produced any noise before. Indeed, it does today.

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If the vehicle is intended for part-x, why would one bother replacing the Dual Mass Flywheel (DMF) if it is functioning properly? I would not find it worthwhile if it is not discernible while driving.

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If the noise from the dual mass flywheel (DMF) only occurs at a specified rpm while returning to idle, it is not necessary to replace it, especially if it is already being chopped in.

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