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Help needed - 1999 Aerodeck 1.8 VTI - Cuts out when accelerating

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Hello All, 

 

1999 Aerodeck 1.8 VTI 

 

I could really use some fresh ideas.

 

Situation: Driving down the M4 - car was nice and warm - cruising along steadily. Revs start dropping when accelerator is pressed - pulled into services.

Parked up and let idle, idle was rough, tried to pull away, revs dropped when accelerating - stalled. Re-start, starts fine, revs high then drops all the way to stalling. 

 

Historical problem: Past few months - once the car is warm - then stopped - then started again - it will occasionally hesitate / bog when accelerating - Coil pack?

 

Car was recovered to a garage I use, they have looked at it and no ideas. They are getting an auto electrician to investigate. 

 

Could it be: blocked Cat? Coil pack? distributor?

 

Any help appreciated. Cheers, Kit

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15 hours ago, VTISTURBO said:

What was the answer in the end then? :)

unfortunately the last time that member logged into the forum was Dec 2016 mate, so probably never know! seeya.gif1

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Hi all! So it was the fuel pump in the end. And the filter wasn't great so changed that too. Runs like a dream now.

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Lol if you can't fix it, flog it! :D

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Sounds similar to o2 sensor problems that i had... worth looking into. 

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Also Check the earth,

one on the stat clean that up.

dizzys have a few probs also

Throttle position sensor TPS

IACV

FPR

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Does the eml come on when it happens? Could be the ignitor in the dizzy is failing. Quite a common fault the last wee while. Could be the age/mileage the cars are at now.

 

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20 hours ago, Dave said:

Does the eml come on when it happens? Could be the ignitor in the dizzy is failing. Quite a common fault the last wee while. Could be the age/mileage the cars are at now.

 

No eml light comes on. Starts up happily then dies. 

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No eml light possibly rules out the ignitor then mate. Although it has been known to be faulty without throwing the eml on but very unlikely.

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On 29/11/2016 at 5:57 PM, Kit said:

Hello All, 

 

1999 Aerodeck 1.8 VTI 

 

I could really use some fresh ideas.

 

Situation: Driving down the M4 - car was nice and warm - cruising along steadily. Revs start dropping when accelerator is pressed - pulled into services.

Parked up and let idle, idle was rough, tried to pull away, revs dropped when accelerating - stalled. Re-start, starts fine, revs high then drops all the way to stalling. 

 

Historical problem: Past few months - once the car is warm - then stopped - then started again - it will occasionally hesitate / bog when accelerating - Coil pack?

 

Car was recovered to a garage I use, they have looked at it and no ideas. They are getting an auto electrician to investigate. 

 

Could it be: blocked Cat? Coil pack? distributor?

 

Any help appreciated. Cheers, Kit

What was the answer in the end then? :)

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The Thread is 12 months old so I doubt you'll get a response from the original poster.

 

Could be any of the regular suspects already mentioned.

 

If it were me ....I'd start by cleaning all engine earths.

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54 minutes ago, Gel said:

The Thread is 12 months old so I doubt you'll get a response from the original poster.

 

Could be any of the regular suspects already mentioned.

 

If it were me ....I'd start by cleaning all engine earths.

 

Indeed he last logged on Dec 1st 2016!

 

I had a similar problem with my VTi, there was a whole thread of the above suggested. 

unfortunately it's not an easy one!

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8 hours ago, UnicyclingTom said:

 

Indeed he last logged on Dec 1st 2016!

 

I had a similar problem with my VTi, there was a whole thread of the above suggested. 

unfortunately it's not an easy one!

He already replied!

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8 hours ago, UnicyclingTom said:

 

Indeed he last logged on Dec 1st 2016!

 

I had a similar problem with my VTi, there was a whole thread of the above suggested. 

unfortunately it's not an easy one!

And how did yours get resolved?

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19 hours ago, VTISTURBO said:

And how did yours get resolved?

 

Sold it. 

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3 hours ago, VTISTURBO said:

That bad was it lol

 

Not at all!

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