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Poor revving

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I have just bought a 1998 Ka and when it warms up it ticks over very poorly.It can range from approx. 800 rpm and then drop to almost a stalling speed.Any help will be very gratefully received thank you.


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check the petrol filter m8 change it.

it's locted on the near side at the rear under the car

looks like a drinks can

it mabe that your need to change the air filter aswell as it sounds like

it's getting starved of petrol or air ?

try running it without the air filter in place to see if it's that

or there may be a blockage or a crease in the petrol line nr the engine bayalso it's worth changing the spark plugs as that will cause it

there are so many items i can list for you to check but start with air filter & plugs & then let us know m8

keep us posted on your progress

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I read somewhere else that the "idler valve " can cause similar symptons, is this a possibility?

If so, what needs to be done to this please?

I see a new one is only around twenty quid on E-Bay.



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