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Originally Posted by Headache1
My mechanic has checked my car over and can't find anything wrong with it.
It starts first turn of the key and ticks over lovely. As soon as you put foot on accelerator it starts misfiring.
Checked the spark plugs -
sensor - compression - earth
He is completely baffled by it and has got a friend with a computer that will come over Thursday.
Please Please Please - any more suggestions?
what about fuel starvation-have you changed the fuel filter or is the fuel pump on its way out, has the fuel tank accidentaly had a small amount of diesel put in, is there any vacum hoses around the engine come loose, have the
packs been fitted correctly (firing order wrong) dampness anywhere? foot pedal potentiometer faulty? and this is a long shot but my diesel laguna sheared the locating lug of the timing belt pulley which caused poor engine running and i was lucky to find this before the pulley slipped round too much and caused some valve/head damage. i had to remove camshaft , position the pulley and drill and dowel through them for cheap repair
Currently in robster's garage:
12reg trafic 115 dci , y reg clio 1.2 grande , v reg 1.9 dti scenic sport alize