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Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:50 pm 
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i have a ef futura which at idle skips and carrys on and shakes like bloody massage chair but under load it is fine can anyone give me hint bout this and how ta fix it thanks :lol:

 

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Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:54 pm 
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try the cheapest things first.

Plugs
Leads
Fuel Filter
Inlet manifold Gasket (90% it'll be that if its bad)
Injectors

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:38 am 
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manifold gasket. pita to fix, but straight forward enough

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:11 pm 
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thanks guys ill give it a try see if its the inlet manifold cause i just got new leads and changed plugs

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 3:27 pm 
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Try cleaning your ISC too! Might help
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Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:25 am 
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tanboxer wrote:
Try cleaning your ISC too! Might help


+1 with a throttle body clean while your there

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:45 pm 
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i think it would be worth checking your coil pack as well. if you know your way around a multimeter you can use it to diagnose a crook lead or coilpack easy as and youl pick 1 up for $10 at d**k smith etc.
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