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Engine cuts out at a prolong idle speed.

The engine cuts out at a prolong idling speed, especially at a heavy traffic. Do you have a clue?

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  • erniesdad Sep 30, 2008

    Hi, mine has also started to do this, I can terll it is going as the idle speed starts to bounce around 300 - 700 rpm, then it stops. It always starts agin first time though.

  • samain Sep 30, 2008

    i have the same issue and feels like its not running on all cylinders, the power doesnt seem to be like it used to be, I think it can be one of two things. Fuel starvation or points (coil) break down which is a simple replacement apparently...

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Hi all, I had much the same problem, engine bouncing around when idling as if it were firing on a few cylinders and even cutting out completly sometimes. I found out it was the breather hose at the rear right hand side of the engine that runs to the front. there is an elbow piece at the back, this could have developed a leak or in my case it was further back behind the engine, hope this has been of use guys. one thing I would like to point out, beware of the cooling system plastice hose conectors, the outer may look fine but some of mine just brake off and crumble in your fingers, it's as if the inner plastic is destroyed by the hot collant over a period of time, i'm in the process of replacing most of mine.


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How much did that cost?

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