rattle around 1700rpm


Asked by Apr 28, 2014 at 04:31 PM about the 2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 2000 discovery td5 engine is making a loud rattle noise when accelerating or revving
around 1700 to 2000 rpm above or below that sounds ok... Any ideas? I'm baffled...

4 Answers


timing chain? or one of the tensioners maybe


thanks John will get them checked, would that be expensive?


could be if it snaps but a good mechanic can put new tensioners and chain on in about 3 1/2 hours it is quite a major job but nessesary to maintain a good running engine which will do 100k + there are plenty of enthusiasts and help sites on the web which will recommend a good specialist nr you that wont rip you off regards john j.s autos

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many thanks John, Jeep already has 122k miles on it and is a good engine otherwise, i'll get those sorted asap, appreciate your help and speedy reply.

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