Question about 1957 MG Midget

1 Answer

Why car is running rough

I have a 1979 mg midget the idle is very erratic we changed plugs wires fuel filter still rough any suggestions thanks

Posted by Anonymous on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Habit-Forming:

    Visited the website for 3 consecutive days.

    Welcome Back:

    Visited the website for 2 consecutive days.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

It is most likely a carburetor problem. MGs are known for their dual carb set up. Heres a you tube video on how to tune them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nvGLgO6pj0

Posted on Jul 08, 2016

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

dreadbell101
  • 55 Answers

SOURCE: what torque setting for arp flywheel bolts on mg midget

Took a bit of searching, I hope this helps :) http://www.mgexperience.net/article/mgb/pdf/mgb-torque-settings.pdf

Posted on Jan 30, 2015

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Chevy 2500, 2001 runs rough when it cold outside


It can be issue with low fuel pressure,the fuel pump is getting old both needs to be checked.Also get the IAC valve checked.
Go through the related help links with similar problem,it may help:---
Click the links below:---
Engine Idles Rough and Dies? http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1994-lexus-es300-engine-idles-rough-and.html

-------
van idles rough? http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/01/2004-ford-freestar-van-idles-rough.html

--------
runs lean and idles rough? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/ford-runs-lean-and-idles-rough.html

-----------
Car still runs Rough after tune up?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-still-runs-rough-after-tune-up.html

-----`-
2006 kia rio runs rough http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/10/2006-kia-rio-runs-rough.html

-----------
Idle flair is noticed on car? Rough idle? car will not idle? Erratic idle speed? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/idle-flair-is-noticed-on-car-rough-idle.html

----------
Rough idle, staling and Erratic shifting? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/rough-idlestaling-and-erratic-shifting.html

---------
These details will help.
Thanks.

Nov 06, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

Why is my 1986 toyota pickup running rough


Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. There are a few things that can cause a vehicle to run rough. First, check for vacuum leaks. A simple leak can cause a car to act up. Make sure the air filter and fuel filter are not clogged up. If you haven't had a tune up in a long time, it may be that. Replace spark plugs, coils, distributor cap, coil packs. Make sure no wires or hoses have come loose. Check to make sure your pcv valve is not clogged or broke. You might want to flush your coolant as well. Go ahead and change your transmission fluid and filter as well. It is possible that you have a sensor going bad also. Try to pull any codes off the computer that you can. If you can, it may lead you to the root of the problem. If you have any questions, feel free to ask and thanks for using FixYa.

Apr 12, 2011 | 1986 Toyota Pickup 4WD

1 Answer

Recently I had my 2000 gmc 2500 6.0 liter truck start running rough. I changed the spark plugs, checked the coil packs and replaced the fuel pumpand fuel filter. Still no change....Any suggestions?


ROUGH IDLING CAN BE CAUSE BY MANY THINGS.I AM LOOKING AT LEAKING VACUUM HOSES OR INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKET LEAK.DIRTY FUEL INJECTORS AND WORN ENGINE VALVES WILL CAUSE ROUGH IDLING.ALSO LOW IDLE SPEED CAUSE ENGINE TO RUN ROUGH.

Apr 18, 2010 | 2000 GMC New Sierra 1500

1 Answer

Car idles rough in park also runs rough in overdrive


Sometimes a rough idle like that is a fuel filter. As you've already done the plugs and wires the fuel filter would be my next bet.

Mar 15, 2010 | 1993 Buick LeSabre

1 Answer

I have a 2002 chrystler twn n country.one day it started to idle really rough so i changed the fuel pump,spark plugs, new wires, and fuel filter.still idles erratically and stalls when you goose it.also...


From the Fuel End: check the power at each individual fuel injector. If that checks out okay: Pull and check (and replace if needed) the fuel injectors. These could be clogged or malfunctioning.
From the Electronic End: disconnect and check the Electronic Ignition Coil Pack for continuity and consistent Spark. This should have been checked first as a rough idle could be caused by this.
Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional questions of informtion. Feel free to contact me on FixYa.com!

Jan 01, 2010 | Chrysler Town and Country Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Running roug at low idle, smooths out at 2500 rpms


change plug and wire if its been a while most cars have 90000 miles platinum plugs in them.but the wires wear before plugs.so change plugs and wires.+clean fuel injectors .change fuel filter and air filter.if car still run rough your idling to low.have idling check .

Jun 06, 2009 | 2001 Oldsmobile Alero

1 Answer

1999 cougar


Check your automatic choke, adjust your idle, check your timing since you changed the plugs and wires. good luck and remember to rate all the solutions you get, thanx.

Oct 30, 2008 | 1999 Mercury Cougar

1 Answer

Rough idle


fuel filters rarley cause idle problems. i would look at the egr valve or possible vaccume leaks.

Aug 24, 2008 | 1999 Buick LeSabre

Not finding what you are looking for?
1957 MG Midget Logo

Related Topics:

41 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top MG Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4514 Answers

David Harrelson
David Harrelson

Level 3 Expert

5316 Answers

Are you a MG Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...