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Hi guys I've got a diahatsu charade 93 efi recently done main seal bought new plugs rotor button and cap new plugs and leads now when engine warms up it surges wat would cause this problem thanks

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I agree , but in addition see if your getting codes , could be map sensor . If there was a reason you changed the parts as you stated was due to poor performance , you could have fixed part of the problem , making the possible bad sensor or other sensor more noticeable .

Also check your fuel filter to eliminate anything easy , your car could be used to the fuel volume and the bad plugs , compensating for these issues, now again you could have fixed partially making other issues more niticable.

Keep in mind I've never worked on your type of car , but it's just basic mechanic knowledge.

Your year being 93makes it difficult since obd2 wasn't avail that year. Also could be O2 sensor .

Finally does it seem to be worse only when car is warm or cold ?

Posted on Apr 06, 2015

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    Ben Walters Apr 07, 2015

    srry forgot to mention new fuel filter as well and also checked everywhere for vacuum leaks only happens when engine is up to running temp also stops doing it every now and then


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You probably had battery disconnected, so ECU may have to do re-learn procedure.

Posted on Apr 06, 2015

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    Ben Walters Apr 07, 2015

    yeah bought new battery other one died



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SOURCE: diahatsu charade g200 1996 1.3 liter

Dear Sir/madam,

Valve clearance adjustment must be performed to manufacturer'sspecifications. It is normal that the exhaust valve will have a largerclearance. Adjustment is performed by either adjusting the rocker armor placing shims between cam follower and valve stem. Most modernengines have hydraulic lifters and require only infrequent adjustment.
Valve clearance measurementValve clearance is measured with the valve closed, typically at top dead center between the compression and power strokes. The tappet will be resting on the heel of the cam lobe. A feeler gaugemust pass through the clearance space. The feeler gauge should fit inand out with a slight drag. If the feeler gauge will not fit in, thenthe clearance is too small. If the blade of the feeler gauge fits intoo loosely, the clearance is too large.

INTAKE.....00.20mm or 0.0078 inch
EXHAUST..00.20mm or 0.0078 inch
INTAKE......0.25mm or 0.0098 inch
EXHAUST...0.30mm or 0.0118 inch

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SOURCE: Engine Number Location - 1990 Diahatsu Charade

You might be looking for a long time, because Daihatsu tended to only stamp the head with a serial number. If it's the 3 pot CB23 you will find the number on the front left corner flat of the head adjacent the rocker cover .

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SOURCE: engine runs rough and bucks at 1500 rpm

check fuel injectors for debris

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SOURCE: specs for 1992 3cyl diahatsu charade ignition timing

Timing set with vacuum hoses disconnected and blocked is 5° advanced when flywheel dimple lines up with notch plate.

centrif wieghts 10.5° @ 2800
vacuum two stage 11° @ -320mmHg.

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SOURCE: 1998 chevy k1500 vortec 305, high idle, surges a

TPS probably not cause surging idle. Could be IAC motor, could be MAF sensor. If you dont have a check engine light I would be thinking IAC motor.

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