Horrible Rough Idle

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Horrible Rough Idle

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Post by Hotblackcoupe » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:36 pm

Well it's back again...rapidly losing interest in this car, it obviously needs something (don't think it's quite ready for the scrap yard). Maybe I now need to look for a new horrible new box or bubble 'car' and sorn the coupe until it can run properly and my son can have it when he passes his driving test.



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Re: Horrible Rough Idle

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Post by JaceMindu » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:40 pm

How exactly is it rough?

Have you checked your idle control valve? It might be clogged up. A clean out with some carb cleaner may help.
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Re: Horrible Rough Idle

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Post by ImGoingSpace » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:44 pm

As per last thread it was cleaned. Although theres not much more it can really be.

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Post by ImGoingSpace » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:48 pm

ImGoingSpace wrote:As per last thread it was cleaned. Although theres not much more it can really be.

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Maybe get one from a breaker or a new one?
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Looks right i think?

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Re: Horrible Rough Idle

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Post by Hotblackcoupe » Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:08 pm

Yes it was dirty and ceased and my mechanic cleaned it. I'm literally going to give it one final shot and replace the idle or air valve, if that doesn't work then the cars history, life's too short

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Re: Horrible Rough Idle

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Post by robbo » Thu Dec 01, 2016 6:01 am

Oh ffs

Maybe give a new iacv a go, your one might be sticking intermittently.


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Re: Horrible Rough Idle

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Post by Hotblackcoupe » Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:17 am

Haha Robbo that was exactly my reaction.I'll do what you've suggested. Thanks again

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Post by ImGoingSpace » Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:31 pm

If you havent ordered one yet ive just looked at the spare intake and i have the valve still on it. I can run it by if you want.

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Post by Hotblackcoupe » Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:09 pm

Thanks Jon, I'll PM you

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