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Offline Raziel

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Rough engine
« on: April 12, 2021, 07:32:46 pm »
Hi guys, went for a spirited drive at the weekend, car drove well but when I got home it sounded rough, when I turned the car off and restarted it sounded better. I have, a few months ago replaced the PCV, cam follower and cam chain and tensioner. I smoke tested the intake and there is a leak at the back of the engine around the rear PCV area, would that cause this or is it something else? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Rough engine
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2021, 04:23:37 am »
Hi Raziel could you describe "rough" in a little more detail please?

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Re: Rough engine
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2021, 10:01:22 am »
Lumpy and uneven idle, an a bit of a rattling sound.

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Re: Rough engine
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2021, 09:04:29 pm »
Lumpy and uneven idle, an a bit of a rattling sound.

Can you post a video of the noise and are you able to check for fault codes?

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Re: Rough engine
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2021, 10:04:05 pm »
I do have a video but I don’t know how to post it.

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Re: Rough engine
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2021, 08:27:16 am »
I do have a video but I don’t know how to post it.

Upload to YouTube and post the link. I think that's your best bet.

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Re: Rough engine
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2021, 07:42:16 am »
Any air leak will make it idle bad as the system is working in a vacuum state.

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Re: Rough engine
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2021, 09:47:03 pm »
Need a decent scan tool really, to A) make sure no sensors are flagged as defective, and B) check the long term fuel trims.



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