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Escort Mk 6 97 R Reg 1.6 Zetec Rough Tickover/idle Issue


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#16 wase16ll

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 09:56 AM

could be the maf, read post above yours.
still suspect its drawing air somewhere, have you followed all the pipework from the pcv valve, sure there were 2 elbows on this engine.

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#17 jimmy b

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 02:00 PM

hello again..ive had all the electrical parts tested for resistance ie power current, volts,etc in & out,icv,maf,all wiring inc temp sensors..all ok..not brilliant..but the throttle position sensor is playing up..ecu also been read..ok there..so ive just ordered another pattern one off e bay for £20..via ebay & the airflow meter co..heres hoping..but il let thetech know..to spray some carb cleaner around a few places..just incase its drawingair..as you said..il let u know..as its 48 hrs del..so should be here thursday..but its going up for sale..as stated for £900..im done..il just pick up a mr2,2l celica now...heres a  sad escort cabby owner..i cant depend on it..il still be waiting for it to break down./.run rough again..



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Posted 15 March 2013 - 10:52 PM

just got the car back..well its a different motor....back to normal.. for how long i dont know??..nice smooth tickover,pulls well over 5,000 revs in all gears..im changing the 4x plugs & h/t leads on sun..il put some redex through the bores when the plugs are out & il leave them soak overnight..il also keep an eye on the rear back box for it running rich..ie soot....the cars booked in next week for the clutch,cambelt & waterpump inc a new windscreen & seal....thanks for all the help..jim




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