POOR ENGINE

1997 Vauxhall Tigra

Tiny

martyn cee

April, 17, 2011 AT 5:47 PM

Sooty deposit spray from exhaust, no water though, exhaust is dry, no loss of coolant, no loss of oil, poor /rough idling, compression down on no 2, plug 1, sooty, 2 and 3 oily 4'clean' smell of unburn fuel or a very 'sweet smell' /chemical smell from exhaust, (not excessive smoke/vapour whilst running, coolant drained and replaced, put put put type noise from exhaust, little bit of 'blowback' popping noise from front of exhaust (sounds like an old tug boat chuffin along) poor accleration/delayed pickup
think thats all.

any clues or am I up poo creak without a paddle? Lol

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3 Answers

Tiny

Docfixit

April, 17, 2011 AT 6:00 PM

Do a dry then wet comprtession test and post results. But suspect car has bought the farm

Tiny

martyn cee

April, 17, 2011 AT 6:13 PM

You mean dead? Oh no. Where is a resurrectionist when you need one?

Tiny

Docfixit

April, 17, 2011 AT 6:45 PM

Would not pull plug yet till test results in.

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