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    started the car on the way back form work, as I set off the car seemed low on power and felt like it was about to stall (kind of juddering) and the engine light came on. Pulled over and switched it off left it for a few mins and started again, exactly the same thing. Between 1000 & 2000 revs it was shaking, this was the same whether it was in gear or not. The car is an 07 life 1.8 vvt just under 40k on the clock. Suggestions on the cause? cheers guys

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    Any warning lights on ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by roswell View Post
    Any warning lights on ?
    engine management light, bottom right of the dash

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    most likely a EGR valve / emissions system fault,

    tap the housing of the egr valve with the rubber handle of a screw driver and see if that improves things.

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    Apparently it's misfiring (according to a fault reader) the garage reckons it's the coil pack. He's quoted me £120 to sort it. Fair price???

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    Is that for a new coil pack or second hand?..I would have thought at that price its second hand...I'd try a breakers for the coil pack..have u thought about plugs n leads?
    Maybe take a plug cap off and try it in sequence...easy enough to do,not saying it would cure your problem but maybe worth a try.

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    is it idleing ok?

    is the EM light on when at idle?

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    That price was new and with new plugs. It's up and down on idle and the light is on all the time

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