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When starting car from cold it does not sit at the the right idle straight away and when going up hills it surges
They put to much stuff on these cars-sensor, valves and such-sell it and get a lotus seven-Cheers Denny
Posted on Oct 11, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I don't know about the smell of gas, but we had the same problem. the first time it happened, (I don't mean it happened once - it happened repeatedly) a bottle of fuel injector cleaner solved it,
The next time it happened ( a couple years later) I was stranded at the first red light when I got into the city. The car would stall each time i put it in drive. It would idle fine i neutral & park, but stall in and other gear. A guy stopped to help me - he was from a reputable transmission chain. he said the problem was with ? ?? in the transmission ( I can't remember exactly 0 it was about years ago) he fiddled with a switch that locked up in behind the drivers side front tire. he couldn't get it unlocked, so the car was towed to his transmission shop. They repaired the problem and I have not had this issue since!
Posted on Aug 29, 2008
There a lot of cuses for this but you need to scan the vehicule before to know what sensor is having troubles, if is too much expensive the scan in your city consider to buy one. I see in ebay a lot of types of OBD2 scanners for $25-30!
Posted on Dec 24, 2008
You may have a bad idle air control valve, I would also check for a vacuum leak, from a vacuum hose or a broken vacuum tee.
Posted on Jul 14, 2010
Testimonial: "thanks for the advise i will check the iddle control valve "
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