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dfoord
Hello all you clever people
my car has started to have a slight hesitation when accelerating (random)
seems worse when i change up to 3rd
everything is lovely when going at speed
sometimes i get a little burble ? from the exhaust when pulling away in 1st
the car is serviced regularly and i only ever put shell petrol in
it starts fine every time and idles smoothly

any ideas thanks guys n gals

Dave
dfoord
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Hello all you clever people
my car has started to have a slight hesitation when accelerating (random)
seems worse when i change up to 3rd
everything is lovely when going at speed
sometimes i get a little burble ? from the exhaust when pulling away in 1st
the car is serviced regularly and i only ever put shell petrol in
it starts fine every time and idles smoothly

any ideas thanks guys n gals

Dave
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oh yeah sorry its a mk1.5 on an 02 plate
stef123
What you describe sounds like a misfire. Check the plugs leads and ignition coil if you can
dfoord
Hi thanks for the reply
If it was a misfire surely it would miss slightly on idle
But mine idles smooth the needle does not move
Thanks again
Stoney871
Faulty leads and coils tend to play up under load so idling doesn't always cause a problem.
I'd do the leads first and go from there.
dfoord
just an update it started to idle lumpy today so i thought sod it and got some new plugs ,leads and air filter
leads were a little longer than the old ones though ? but everything seems fine now
runs smooth no hesitation so fingers crossed I've done it and saved myself a few quid

thanks for your help people
Stoney871
Hopefully you've nailed the problem down.
Keep us posted on the situation mate.
dfoord
Just to update everything still seems to be fine
hopefully i have fixed it
i have deliberately gone slow in 3rd round corners but pulls away smoothly no hesitation or pinking Lol

thanks for all the help


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