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Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:28 am 
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OK as title said i just changed mt thermostat in my EL 6cyl Wagon and now the car is missing and running rough. Is this something to do with the thermostat or is it just a coincidence. It has got me buggered. I am thinking coil but i cant see how it would have anything to do with changing the thermostat. Any help would be great. Thanks

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:38 pm 
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Hey mate, I had the same problem as you when I changed mine, these were my symptons
Just did a service
-New oil
-Oil Filter
-Air Filter
- New thermostat

When i drive my car, it would be fine on take off, but when i pressed the accelrator that little bit more, it would missfire, cough and loose power emensly...
I gave it a day of driving around now its fine..

How long has this been happeneing?

** Also checke your plugs and leads
Hope this helps
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Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:42 pm 
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yeah has new plugs oil filter leads it has only just started as i changed the thermo this morning. I was hoping the leaving it for awhile would fix it would be great if it does. Thanks for your help will let you know after a day :D

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:53 pm 
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yeah mate let us know how it goes,
might be the oil not getting to the top of the lifters:S? as its new oil needs sometime
see how you go today and let us know
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Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:57 pm 
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well now you mention it there was a tapping i thought it might have been the coil earthing out somewhere but could be a lifter

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 2:02 pm 
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Just took it for a spin then after letting it sit for a few hours didnt miss a beat. :D

 

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when you remove the top thermostat housing, the coolant you spill has probably fallen directly onto the dizzy and found a way inside
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Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:55 pm 
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Dellar69 wrote:
Just took it for a spin then after letting it sit for a few hours didnt miss a beat. :D


Glad its worked out for ya :)
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