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#1 coll247

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 10:21 AM

What can cause my 99 1.6 petrol to run rich thanks

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#2 H3lly

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 11:27 AM

Do you smell petrol in the car and what is the rpm at idle? also has your mpg dropped at all?

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 05:38 PM

I can smell petrol some times .mpg is ok

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 12:41 AM

My rpm is about 750 gust billow the white mark

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:01 AM

Could be a leaking gasket as to the reason you are smelling the petrol, plus the fact that it may also be sensing more air in the engine so overfuelling.

check the gaskets around the sparkies and replace any as necessary, this has worked for some people.

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:32 PM

Will it be the o2 sensor

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 08:08 AM

The o2 sensor could be faulty causing an overread which could be causing it to overfuel!

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