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post #21 of 121 (permalink) Old 7th April 2007
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Thanks guys for all your help.
I finally located a set of Soveriegn coils from Mayday Auto Spares in Southampton - it being Easter weekend, everywhere was closed. I've now fitted the coils and all seems fine. I couldn't change the spark plugs as I didn't have a socket deep enough to fit down the hole. Do they use a special socket to change the plugs?
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Well Done John - you got it sorted. Yeh there is a special spark plug socket which has a rubber insert which helps hold the plug and also reduces the risk of damage. They are usually available as separate items and can be bought from most motor factors or maybe even your local Halfords. I don't know the size but as soon as I find out I'll post it up.

P.S. It should be a 14mm long reach spark plug socket or better still take a sample plug with you
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Had simular symptoms with mine. Ended up being the plugs as mr R never bothered to change them on the various services that he did. This was obvious as the plug on number 4 had rust markings 3/4 way up the plug, and no 3 at the base, probably from when it was first built as there have been no engine leaks since I'v had it (from new). Old plugs were so worn the electrode tips had gone pointy !!
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if you go to any motor factors they will sell you a coil for between 20 to 40 quid, they are really easy to replace, just a bit of patience as without a diagnostic you have to take off and replace each in turn till you find the right one....i have done all four of mine individually over the last two years and now carry a spare in the boot!
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Looking for advise please


Looking for suggestions for a fix an on going problem I'm having. I've got a 2001 1.4 16v Scenic which tends to loose power when pulling away in low gear or accelerating hard. I replaced 2 coils earlier in the year and the other two about six weeks ago and and checked the spark plugs too. Reading the forums I also changed the Top Dead Centre sensor too as I had previously had a problem starting it, I've even tried Injector cleaner too but the problems still there. There are no warning lights appearing but when you first start it you can hear it chugging with the lack of power. My gut instinct now is the injectors, would you all agree? and how easy are they to clean yourself?

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