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Thread: URGENT HELP: Zafira 2003 1.8XE poor running issue, not idling

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    Default URGENT HELP: Zafira 2003 1.8XE poor running issue, not idling

    Hi all,

    need some help with the 1.8XE engine

    This is what it sounds like at the moment

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFt6X...ature=youtu.be

    I have unplugged the MAF and it makes no difference.
    Fitted brand new MAF from VX and no difference
    Unplugged O2 sensor on exhaust manifold and no difference

    This is what the spark plug looks like



    could the coil pack be causing this?

    No dash light and no codes????

    I can use some pc related software if someone can point me to what I need to check
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    Sprayed some carb cleaner into thottle body but it was not that dirty
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    Can you use a long screwdriver to check all injectors are firing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Critch View Post
    Can you use a long screwdriver to check all injectors are firing?
    how would i do that bud?
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    are all the plugs that colour ?

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    Use long screwdriver/ extension place the end on the injector and place your ear against handle and should hear them firing

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    Just looked a plug pic

    Are you able to swap plugs?

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    Yes they are
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    I should be able to
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    Quote Originally Posted by Critch View Post
    Just looked a plug pic

    Are you able to swap plugs?
    I should be able to
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