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In Topic: Mk2 Ford Focus 1.8 - Pinking

28 September 2014 - 12:55 AM

Hi, just checking in to see if anyone has got any updates on this pinking situation. I've run my tankfull with the bg44k in and it hasn't improved it at all. 99ron improves it slightly but it still pinks. Really annoying now and the engine is normally such a quiet engine untill it gets a little bit of strain on it it sounds like a bag of nails.
Please say someone has fixed this!

for some reason if I have a car full of people I get less of a noisy bag of nails engine.

Mine too is playing up. Found shell v power improves the situation a bit.

I'm looking at the throttle position sensor and possibly a pcm update with ford if it needs one

In Topic: Air Intake Pipe Advice!!!

27 September 2014 - 10:49 PM

Reading up on throttle position sensor issues it will cause an incorrect fuel air mix if faulty. Which could be a real problem for me

Only other thing is a pcm update from ford but I'm reluctant as ford charge over 100 quid for this at my local dealer.

In Topic: Air Intake Pipe Advice!!!

27 September 2014 - 10:40 PM

I filled up with some shell v power unleaded last night as I had a money off voucher. Had just under a quarter tank left... Brimmed her and went for a 10 mile spin. Which included a-roads and country lanes. The car felt slightly better straight away a little rough still but a bit better. After about 6 miles the car felt a lot better not perfect but better than it was... But I got a really bad rotten egg smell coming from the engine. (I double checked to make sure it wasn't me) glad to say it wasn't. But a real strong smell of rotten eggs. Is that a bad sign? Cabin filter was changed recently aswell.

After the smell had gone all the power seemed to return and the engine noise went a lot quieter and acceleration was smooth again.

Today I drove again. The car does feel good a lot smoother but after the engine heated up around 15 miles of driving . It started to intermittently run rough again. Not as bad as before but noticeable when driving. Doesn't feel like a misfire. Just at one moment you can accelerate and it's as smooth as butter and the next moment you can accelerate, the engine sounds rough again with no power. You also notice a drop in instant mpg when the engine sounds rough, with very light acceleration the car pulls ok... Just when you wanna pick up some speed time to time it's rough and smooth.

Could it be a intermittent tps sensor. As it sounds from reading on the Internet very closely linked to this issue I think.

Drives me mad

Anyone got further ideas to this.

In Topic: Live Data Help... Advice Needed Please

26 September 2014 - 08:02 PM

Ok I will have a look. Even though I have just ran some petrol treatment through the car. Wont do any harm will it

In Topic: Live Data Help... Advice Needed Please

26 September 2014 - 07:35 PM

Then its the Archoil 6400, should help dissolve anything blocking the filter

sorry I don't understand what a archoil 6400 is