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    help please !

    hi ! ive been out in me car 2day , ive not been driving it fast or anything and then i heard abit off knocking from the cam cover , so then i took it easy and i didnt hear it for abit , and then the temperature went up to 100 degrees so i stopped let it cool down abit and started it back up and now the knocking from the engine is pretty loud ! the oil level is fine the water level is fine and they are both clean ! just wondered if anyone had any ideas wot it cud be ! cheers

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    Barings in water pump???

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    what he said ^^^ to me too

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    Stuck tappet on one of the cams?? daft as it sounds it depends what sort of knocking noise it is?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonny02 View Post
    hi ! ive been out in me car 2day , ive not been driving it fast or anything and then i heard abit off knocking from the cam cover , so then i took it easy and i didnt hear it for abit , and then the temperature went up to 100 degrees so i stopped let it cool down abit and started it back up and now the knocking from the engine is pretty loud ! the oil level is fine the water level is fine and they are both clean ! just wondered if anyone had any ideas wot it cud be ! cheers

    As you say the temp went up to 100degrees!!! THATS WRONG!!!!
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    Id defo get ur water pump checked mate b4 it does some damage

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    Knocking from the water pump is a known problem on the earlier zlets... See http://www.zlet.co.uk/Common%20Probs.htm
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    cheers ! for all your help , ive have it checked 2day and its the water pump that has gone and also the cam belt has gone ! thanks for all tour help

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    When you say the cambelt has gone did it snap? Usually that could of caused a lot of damage

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    If the cambelt had gone it would not run at all
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