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Failed at 700ppm at idle I just changed the head gasket

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  • ciyd Nov 13, 2009

    The car idles rough when cold rmp fluctuates after warming up high then low also lacks some power when reving the eng at high rpm it bogs alittle , I had an emmision check and it failed the ehaust check 700 ppm . the all other checks where fine?


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More info please

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

  • Colin Stickland
    Colin Stickland Nov 13, 2009

    not right is it,problem is i havent a clue what this car is ,never seen one in spain.So is it carb if its 1989 with points ,or fuel injection and a module?? distributor on this model or a coil pack.Does it have a cat??


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