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Spluttering help needed

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Turbodan1
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Spluttering help needed

Post by Turbodan1 » Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:03 pm

Woke up to a non starting polo called aa out he got it running by cleaning the distributar cap now mis firing hard on drive but ok on idle, So I changed dizzy cap , rotary arm and plugs starts ok runs fine until you put your foot down hard on the accelerator the is splutters any one can help plz would be a great help .

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Re: Spluttering help needed

Post by alexperkins » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:02 pm

Sounds like a fuelling, or air leak problem

Check all the hoses.

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Re: Spluttering help needed

Post by Yas_246 » Sun Dec 28, 2014 2:56 pm

Check air intake

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Re: Spluttering help needed

Post by breadvansteve » Sat Jul 11, 2015 2:10 pm

check the wires on the injector. I had a similar problem a few years ago and it turned out one of the wires had worn through and was arcing and wouldn't run right. I changed the plugs, leads, dizzy cap, rotor arm, I even did the head gasket cos of the way it was running. all that for 1 pissy little wire.

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