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 Post subject: EB engine problems
Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:40 pm 
Parts Gopher

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Ride: EBII

Location: Brisbane
QLD, Australia

Got a problem with the EB.
Takes a few seconds to start up (used to start first go)
Idles a little rough but not bad.
In drive or reverse it is rough as and shutters.
Sometimes blows white smoke, heaps of it.
Doesnt seem to have used any water or oil.
Blows the white smoke after driving for a few hundred meters then when I was at the lights, but doesnt seem like its blowing while driving.

Any help would be appreciated.



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Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:53 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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Age: 48

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Joined: 18th Dec 2006

Ride: 93 ED sedan

Power: 161 rwkw

Location: Rockhampton
QLD, Australia

Things to check, coil & dizzy and maybe the vac hose for the MAP sensor.
With the dizzy, check the cap, as in the carbon brush, and have a look at how much wobble the shaft has.



Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:02 am 
Getting Side Ways
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white smoke? sounds like burning coolant

check that head gasket mate, between the water jacket and the cylinder.

look for rusty spark plugs



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