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    Had this car for over a month now and still keep stalling it , more in reverse than anything but it seems i have to give it some throttle to stop it from stalling sometimes and theres a flatspot.

    Its frickin embarrassing!

    What can i do apart from learn to drive

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    Buy An Auto !!!!!!!

    Back in a V6 !!!!!!!!!!!! And lovin it !!!

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    Get yerself a K&N flat panel air filter and rip out the restrictor in the air box, seems from other members on here that it sorts out the flat spots nicely on the 1.8

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    If it's an 1.8 you've got then i think they're all like it - i had one and either had to rev the nuts of it to pull away or stall

    Seem to remember someone here solved theirs by having a software upgrade but i solved mine by getting a 2.2.....

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    It's when you stall in a queue at the traffic lights and you feel like a leaner driver again!

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    Buy a diesel

    Seriously m8, as has already been said it is a trait of the small petrol engine. Do the airbox mod and get yourself a K&N panel filter. Less than £50 to sort your problem.

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    Possible options.....

    1) Learn to drive
    2) Buy an auto
    3) Floor it and drop the clutch!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan
    Possible options.....

    1) Learn to drive
    2) Buy an auto
    3) Floor it and drop the clutch!!

    4) Get AA man to drop you at the local dealership for new clutch/gearbox

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    Its a bit of a sloth sometimes and other times its great. next mod = K&N

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    Good choice mate, then get it up to Jayson at Chipped Uk for a remap and some extra power/torque to play with

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