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Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

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Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

Postby sherbertmelon » Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:25 pm

Hey guys...


So I got a big issue, I'm new to this engine and setup and my Tezza seems to of created a major problem.

I came to a junction and all of sudden heard this ridiculous clanking noise like something was hitting something constantly, on top of this as I pull out and there is pretty much next to no response from the engine, when i put my foot down it feels like 40bhp if that...I couldn't keep up with a Fiesta and started holding people up on a dual carriage way it was that bad...I new something was not right. The noise got louder and when I got home it settled. Left it 30 minutes to come back to a leak, rainbows all over the ground from where i had drove in.

Now after a few tests on idle the noise is present, applying a few revs increases the noise and sounds even worse...did the same process with clutch down and same thing...

Any ideas??, I've checked oil, fine....checked spark plugs....fine

Really lost here..

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Re: Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

Postby ESXTEZZ » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:42 am

Where is the noise coming from

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Re: Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

Postby Damok » Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:39 pm

Is it leaking oil,, sounds like engine is on its way out..
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Re: Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

Postby deccie22 » Mon Mar 03, 2014 5:02 pm

sounds like the big end bearings are gone. did you damage your sump

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Re: Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

Postby sherbertmelon » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:10 pm

Noise is coming from bottom end, top of sump is always wet with oil...so I can imagine its leaking :(

All that said engine has now died :(

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Re: Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

Postby sherbertmelon » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:18 pm


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Re: Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

Postby ESXTEZZ » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:50 pm

Sounds like the big end bearings dude, rebuild time........

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Re: Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

Postby sherbertmelon » Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:08 am

ESXTEZZ wrote:Sounds like the big end bearings dude, rebuild time........


Any idea on cost? :/

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Re: Altezza 3S-GE (Major Issue)

Postby beamsteza » Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:16 am

You would be better off getting a good second hand engine

A rebuild using standard OEM parts 2k+

Can I ask what oil you were using and service schedule


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