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Hey guys, not much of a greese monkey and my English is bad so bear with me. I recently bought a 2nd hand 1.4 16v 2003 BBY, been running ok with a few issues but and have been able to fix them, cleaned it up and still working on it. the recent problem m now having is a leak from the valve located at the top of the engine as shown from the attachments, when I cold start it, runs for about 2-5m before it starts getting hiccups. At first I would get black and blue smoke but now just hiccups without smoke(this is after I hadn't started it for a week). Problems s
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
Adam1712 posted a topic in Engine, Transmission and ExhaustHey guys, as per title im trying to solve a rough idle and cutting out, I’ve cleaned up the throttle body and that’s not solved it, just wondering if the pipe in the picture is supposed to be like it is? back story is that I bought the car a year ago as a project and am finally getting around to doing it, first job is to get it MOT ready, didn’t start at all at first but new battery solved that, now it’s just really rough on idle. also noticed the smoke comes out of the breather pipe that goes into the left side of the air box, had a google and that appears