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350matt, Mechanical Engineer
Category: Peugeot
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Experience:  BEng Hons, worked in the car industry for last 22 years
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I have a peugeot bipper with a 1.3hdi engine. I took it to a

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I have a peugeot bipper with a 1.3hdi engine. I took it to a mchanic to do a timing chain replacement. He said someone had used loctite on the bolt holding the camshaft in place and the bolt has broken off. He said that there was a danger if he tried to get the rest out it could break off in the camshaft meaning i would be left without an engine. He put it all back together and suggested I could either give him more time to try and get the bolt out and risk the engine or look at a replacement engine. Do you think a peugeot main dealer will be able to help as they are more used to working on these engines?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Peugeot
Expert:  350matt replied 1 year ago.


I'd agree that contacting a main dealer or Peugeot specialist should be the next step as you may need to replace the cam as a whole if the bolt has a fragment stuck inside and these

if you can tell me your location I'll try and make a suggestion for a garage

Expert:  350matt replied 1 year ago.


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