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intermittent misfire

#1 Post by paul e » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:03 pm

Hi Guys..I own an X reg Rover 25 1.4....now and again when warmed up will develop a misfire and it will start idling a 1300rpm until you blip the throttle and the revs die down....sometimes will run fine....when it does this you will also hear a pop out of the exhaust...any ideas please ? Thank you, Paul.
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Re: intermittent misfire

#2 Post by 1234dist » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:11 pm

Cts

Coolant temp sensor
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Re: intermittent misfire

#3 Post by paul e » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:14 pm

Would that cause all these problems ?
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Re: intermittent misfire

#4 Post by 1234dist » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:17 pm

Some, but it’s the easiest cheapest and most common failure
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Re: intermittent misfire

#5 Post by paul e » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:30 am

Great thank you ...Car is booked into garage on Tuesday so I can now tell them what's up with it rather than them going around the houses all day and replacing items that don't need to be !!
Paul, Bristol

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Re: intermittent misfire

#6 Post by montegoman » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:05 pm

If they don't manage to sort it, it would be worth trying AE Wilcox of Wickwar. Not too far from you and an ex Rover dealer who still have Rover trained technicians.
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Re: intermittent misfire

#7 Post by Johnny 216GSi » Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:05 pm

montegoman wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:05 pm
If they don't manage to sort it, it would be worth trying AE Wilcox of Wickwar. Not too far from you and an ex Rover dealer who still have Rover trained technicians.
...and microcheck! Agreed though - AE Wilcox are potentially the most dedicated ex-Rover dealership and service centre left in the UK, and not too far from the OP's location either.
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Re: intermittent misfire

#8 Post by Kriss707 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:18 pm

My Cabbie was running rich & sluggish lately & very thirsty, like an old car on 1/2 choke.

Spoke to my Rover go-to guys ( Vanstones in Launceston) for advice, they said a lot of running problems with the K-series are down to the Coolent Temp Sensor. They do recommend getting a good quality sensor, don't just grab the cheapest on ebay.

Changed the CTS yesterday, been to Wadebridge Wheels show today ( 50 mile round trip) & car back on form, job jobbed.

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Re: intermittent misfire

#9 Post by paul e » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:52 pm

Thanks guys for all the advice.....roll on Tuesday !
Paul, Bristol

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