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Old 13 Jun 2009, 09:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question missing when cold??

has anyone came across this before ?,my 98 seems to have a slight misfire when cold,its not bad and not causing too much problems but id rather get it seen too case it gets worse or its somethin serious,otherwise the car runs great! it also just had new plugs and a full service at start of the year ,
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Old 13 Jun 2009, 10:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: missing when cold??

thats a strange one fella, have got a single coil packs or the one on top, could be this or timing, never come across this before.
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Old 13 Jun 2009, 10:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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the coil packs on top,it is a strange one,also it only does it when accelarating lightly ???
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Re: missing when cold??

As said above could be coil pack id clean the maf sensor to when the plugs were done last were they gapped right?
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Old 14 Jun 2009, 06:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
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ill give the maf sensor a go,the plugs were done by the garage and have had no problems till now,what is the best way to clean the maf ? thanx!
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Holts Carb Cleaner is very good to clean the Maf sensor works wonders also v good for cleaning the boost solenoid valve and restrictor pill on turbo lines
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Old 14 Jun 2009, 07:43 AM   #7 (permalink)
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thanx ! ill go have a look c if theres any links or help doin this before i go pokin around cheers again !
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I would check the ECU for fault codes, clean the MAF and then the boost solenoid. Might also be worth pulling the plugs and regapping them!
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Old 18 Jun 2009, 04:46 PM   #9 (permalink)
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thanx for the help guys done everything yous suggested and all seems ok ,so i dont know exactly what is was lol but its gone now cheers again!!
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