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#1621250 - 02/06/2018 09:47 16v n/a missfire/fluffy
acc67 Offline
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Registered: 14/04/2014
Posts: 45
Loc: norwich
Started my 16v up this morning drove 2 miles and switched it off, then was really reluctant to start. Once it did it was missing but off idle under load. No warning light, popped the bonnet and checked plug leads, coil connection and distrubutor connection all ok. Spark plugs changed 2 weeks ago for the same problem.Only seems to do it if left a few days. Now it's decided it's going to behave itself which is great but not when your trying to find the fault. Any suggestions woukd be good.

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#1621412 - 05/06/2018 22:41 Re: 16v n/a missfire/fluffy [Re: acc67]
G_Man Offline
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Registered: 16/03/2006
Posts: 707
Loc: Warrington
I had similar symptoms with my MGF when the fuel pump was on it's way out although I'm sure it wouldn't last over a 2 week period. Faulty sensor somewhere?

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#1621473 - 06/06/2018 20:24 Re: 16v n/a missfire/fluffy [Re: acc67]
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Registered: 17/12/2005
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Loc: Hemel in the Hempstead
Check for breakdown in the plug cable insulation under the cover, or where the rubber plug holds the bundle in the end of the engine.
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#1621481 - 06/06/2018 21:33 Re: 16v n/a missfire/fluffy [Re: acc67]
acc67 Offline
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Thanks will have a look at the weekend, it behaved itself on a 80 mile run today. Think it's just being Italian!!

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#1621517 - 07/06/2018 19:06 Re: 16v n/a missfire/fluffy [Re: acc67]
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Looking in the dark for sparks can be helpful.
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