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HELP! 1986 peugeot 505 STi turbo/starts runs and shuts off

1986 Peugeot 505 STi Turbo starts runs for about 6 minutes and then shuts off on its own. After trying to start it again, and not starting I have to sit there and wait for 1-20 minutes. After that my headlights, dash lights, and brights are dim sometimes I have to get a jump when it does'nt start. The other day the battery and alternator was checked- normal.It's been freezing/snowing wheather here.I am going to check the wires to see if that is the issue. But if anybody has any suggestions that would be much appreciated and a lot of help! Thanks

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SOURCE: how to increase idle speed on peugeot 405 sti

carb? mono point injection or multi point injection.check for a thin rubber air hose that runs to ign module is it intact or sucking in air caused by being perished also the thin pipe running to the air intake cold /hot ,flap control .if carb then it has a adjusting screw ,and mono point but multipoint is different.91 model also uses a distributor which could be advanced a slightly ,check the same sort of air pipe to the gearbox as iam sure this year has a pipe to operate the gearchange.any of these pipes sucking air can cause your problem

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Hi, I have a 2.0HDI Expert which was doing the exact same thing as yours, blowing thick black smoke, sluggish and loss of power on gradients, a hissing sound and surging. I replaced the air flow meter but that didn't help. I was told to replace the turbo but a turbo expoert told me not to as it would blow white smoke if it was faulty. I was then told to replace the injectors but a diagnostic test showed them to be functioning fine. I was then told to look at the intercooler which had thick sludge at the lower left pipe. I replaced it today - Sunday 12th July and it is now driving like a new van. It now pulls me up gradients with ease in 4th and 5th instead of having to drop gear to get to the top. I got a replacement from Euro Car Parts for £147 inc VAT. To tell if this is your problem, look through the gaps in the lower section of the bumper at what looks like the radiator and look for sludge over the inside of the bumper and all over the pipe where it joins the back of the radiator (intercooler). Also open the bonnet and look down behind the grille for the same sludge. Hope this sorts it for you. Barry, Newtownards, Northern Ireland.

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Please forgive my ignorance, but what and where is this "mass air flow meter" ?

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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your injectors may need replacing

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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