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    Hi

    Again looking for any advice......

    Replacement engine fitted (courtesy of Vauxhall) 2 weeks ago.Car runs great and really smooth at higher speeds, but there seems to be something 'not quite right' at lower revs.Almost like something not 'catching' then once the revs increase, it is fine.Any pointers as to what may be casuing this.Would the Dealership entertain this? I feel I know my car well enough to know it wasn't like this prior to the engine change.

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    M advice, dont wait. Get back to them, and what always helps is to get an engineer in the car and take it on a drive. You then him/her.

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    Its going to be tight mate, give it 1000 miles, remember your old one had loosened up, then you went straight into a new lump. My new Warranty lump was just the same.

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    Wasn't sure how a new engine behaves.I've been trying to keep the car at a max of 2-3000 revs.Covered around 500 miles now, but there is definitely a slight 'hesitation' at ower revs.I'll give it another few hundred miles and see how it goes.

    Thanks for the advice

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