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Hi Gents, I have a few questions below, first some background. I have a 1991 Polo Mk2F with AAU engine, 126k mi, and it's been off the road for 5 years. Decided to get it back on the road so have repaired some mice-chewed indicator and heater-blower wires under the dash (I now own a cat!). Checked all fluids OK and fired her up, started first time :-), getting up to temp she smells a bit rich, but I've only driven modern cars recently so maybe had forgotten how older cars smell. The oil filler cap hole has always smelled a bit petroly in previous years, but all previous MOTs hav
Hi all, my 1.4 8v polo (AEX) is having some odd issues, they’re not much of a problem at the moment but want to nip anything in the bud. 90% of the time it idles fine but occasionally it’ll idle at a noticeable higher speed for 10-20 seconds and then drop down to a near stall before stabilising again. Recently I’ve also noticed that sometimes if I stall the car it’ll be very sluggish to start again, struggling at about 500rpm until I give it some throttle, it’ll run fine again after that. I’m wondering if this has anything to do with the temp sensor? It seems to heat up fin
Defective posted a topic in Engine, Transmission and ExhaustSo I just checked my plugs on my car and they look like this. First plug was from the far right cylinder the first and second one looked the same. First picture is cylinder 3 second picture is cylinder 2 and 1 looked the same. I'm having a problem of oil loss. I believe the car is burning oil, but from where? I have tried looking for the pcv valve but can't find any info on it, do the 3 cylinder polos even have a pcv valve? If it's not the pcv valve, I'm guessing the guide valves or something else is failing? I've only had the car for about 2 Months ish, pa