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#165836 - 10th Aug 2007 12:02pm power
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hey dnt no if any one can help me i have a 1.6 mk6 escort and it seems to be lakeing power

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#165847 - 10th Aug 2007 2:12pm Re: power [Re: jakeste]
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there will be some one on here mate that will help you no worrys thumbsup
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#165862 - 10th Aug 2007 5:09pm Re: power [Re: fordsteve]
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cheers thnx alot

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#165863 - 10th Aug 2007 5:15pm Re: power [Re: jakeste]
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How do you mean "leaking power"??

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#165865 - 10th Aug 2007 5:27pm Re: power [Re: MattLFC]
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Originally Posted By: MattLFC
How do you mean "leaking power"??

explain a bit more? think

P.S. Mark - put the f'kin emotions back mad the :yep: emotion has been removed!!! not a happy bunny! noonoo
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#165875 - 10th Aug 2007 7:14pm Re: power [Re: BMW Joe]
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1. there is no emotion with the :yep: as a short key
2. there is a :: yes:: emotion and a :: no:: emotion. (enabled)
3. i dont know what f'kin means raftl

jakeste
If you can type out more details of why you think you have lost power? Anything changes recently to the car?

The more information you give the more help we can be wink
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#165880 - 10th Aug 2007 7:46pm Re: power [Re: Mark]
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change plugs, oil change, air filter change. make sure you use 5/30 oil. if it dosent change then try disconnecting the maf sensor (connected to the side of air box) as these sometimes give up around 80k, if the car runs better then you may of found the problem.


if this still dosent work then depending on the milage the CAT can collapse and this will cause rough running.
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#166247 - 13th Aug 2007 12:51pm Re: power [Re: MrPhil]
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Isn't it better to replace the MAF sensor rather than disconnect it? (if money isn't the issue!)

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#166251 - 13th Aug 2007 1:09pm Re: power [Re: CustomIce]
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Leaking power is such a wide statement.

If there are no noticable misfires or problems, you need to get it on a rolling road to check if it is really down on power or you have just got used to the car - the graph will also show where you are losing the power.

As already suggested though, usual service items are a good place to start changing bits....
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#166256 - 13th Aug 2007 2:08pm Re: power [Re: CustomIce]
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custom if you disconnect the maf on the zetecs it sometimes solves the problem, just saves you buying a new maf for 80 quid and finding out you don't need it.

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#166346 - 14th Aug 2007 12:29pm Re: power [Re: MrPhil]
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