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Hi I have noticed recently that when I start my car it seems to get quite juddery when driving in gears 1,2 and 3 not so bad the higher the gear. I thought this may have been due to the cold weather but it appears to have done it quite violently this morning and the engine warning light has come on. so I have it booked in to be seen by a mechanic but he is full for a couple days so just wondering if anybody can help with this issue.
Yes friend, I know that shuddering you speak of personally. It could be one of a number of things causing what we call a "dead" cylinder. Have a test done to get the problem codes from the computer. One code will read P0301 thru how many cylinders you have. That last #/digit is the designated cylinder in question. Once you know the dead cylinder position, First off, have the injectors ohm-meter tested to find out IF one is bad. If it's just a bad injector, you lucked out. Change it and your fine. If all injectors read near the same, injector isn't the problem. Now have a compression test done on all cylinders with all spark plugs out. The one showing very low reading is the one you have a bad/burnt exhaust valve on. That's the procedure friend. It needs to be followed respectively to find what to do to stop the shuddering. Luck toya.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Check the output sensor on the transmission,
With out a speedometer the transmission does not know how fast you are going or when it should shift
Posted on Dec 02, 2009
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hi from the uk from the symptoms you describe ? there is a judder as you take up drive in 1st gear ? may i suggest that this fault is not uncommon on this model and the fault is the engine mounting that is the one at the front of engine directly behind the radiator as you stand at front of car this mounting has a metallastic rubber which has probably parted from the metal fixing plate this results in the engine tilts back and lifts as you take up drive in 1st gear from standstill ? but once moving all other gearchanges seem ok ?? you can check mounting by slightly raising the engine at rear with a jack you will see mounting part from rubber this mounting is easy diy and the mount costs £15 approx here in uk and takes 1/2 hour to replace have done many of these in past if you req instruction on best/easiest way to do job? by all means get in touch ? hope this helps/inspires you ? best wishes from n/west uk
Posted on Jan 22, 2010
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