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Basically my car is santro Zip plus, 2001 model, run approx 80000kms purchased in Nov 2009. It was running good with an average of 13kms /ltr. But one thing that was irritating me was its' MILD vibrations in the steering wheel & dashboard felt ONLY IN THE IDLE / NON-MOVING conditions, when engine is on. In between steeering jerks in regular intervals , say a small in **** in every 4-5 seconds, rhythmically, were felt occassionally, this was also only in the idle conditions, in moving conditions the vibations were not at all felt. In May'10, i had been to Nasik by car. After 120kms descent drive at the speed of 75-80 /km, we halted for 45min & then again started off. After 50kms at the same speed & A/C on, we were stuck in a traffic jam for almost 30min, our A/C was on, that too, at the lowest level (level 1) throughout the journey.We started moving & suddenly we felt the car was not accelerating even after full acceleration. Then we waited for 1/2 hrs time. The radiator heat indicator was just showing normal & the engine was not overheated. But our journey was completed with with lots of jerks & stoppage of the car in between. I showed car at the Hyundai service centre in Nasik, they claimed, the fuel pump was not working properly during longer run. To be on the safer side , they removed the plastic yellow cap/ container of the fuel pump for non-occurence of the same problem during my back journey, which was safe. However, back in Pune, the Hyundai Service station Guys changed the MAP Sensor coupler reasoning the cause of malfunctioning of the fuel pump & jerks felt the the steering wheel. However, the regular interval jerks vanished thereafter. But still the irritating MILD vibrations in the steering wheel & dashboard continued only in the idle / NOn moving conditions. After this Nasik trip, there was a noise in the engine during acceleration, which was analysed by hyundai service station guys & suggested to get the Tappet setting done to resolve noise problem. A friend of mine who works as a mechanic with Hyundai Service station (for 4-5 yrs) tired to help me out of this. In an outside garage, he did the tappet setting (because of engine noise during run /acceleration), cleaned the fuel injectors nozzles from where fuel is sprayed & also changed the setting of DELCO in order to reduce vibration in the steering wheel (during idle conditions only) & also changed the engine oil & added oil additive to make the oil viscous.From that day onwards MILEGE DROPPED DOWN drastically to 8km/ ltr. The smoke emiitted from silencer is black & once observed oil & a small thick black mass seen on the grounds beneath silence opening. THe hyundai service station guys are not able to solve this problem of lowered milgege. Last saturday, they checked the tappet setting & found OK. & claim that car engine needs overhauling because of drop in piston pressure. Now that, the vibrations are pretty negligible in non-moving conditions, compared to earlier & car runs smoother than earlire, but still the lowered milege is a BIG QUESTION & WORRY. Your valuable feed back pls. Thank you very much Ajay

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i think you have a combonation of problems here. most of it lead to needing a tune up .
just to get an understanding what is going on in your engine . i would bet to say that your enagine light is on . and probily an engine misfire code.
when the engine misfires somtimes it wil activate your knock sensor and ****** the timing thus raising your engine temp. if you havent flushed your coolant system yet you should. new plugs and wires and clean your throttle body.
good luck

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SOURCE: 2002 Kia Rio runs rough when idling

well spend some change and have a simple tune-up.  Plugs and filters and readjust the idle.

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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SOURCE: hesitation during acceleration

could be the type of plug you are using.I was told only to use ngk plugs.I recently put bosch plugs in my mazda 3 and the check engine light came on and it started missfiring.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 Audi A4 1.8 - jerks/jolts while accelerating from 0-20 mph

It sounds like there may be an issue with your ignition system.

Check the ignition wires, distributor cap, spark plugs.

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Check engine light flashing, engine bogging down

it could be a lot of things.. but if you smelled something burning then you may have already done damage to your car. id have it towed to a dealer.

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