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 Post subject: sudden loss in power
Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 1:50 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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Ride: 1994 ef xr6

Location: nanango
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hey guys i need help asap my 94 ef xr6 (manual) has pretty much became gutless within 24 hours i checked the oil level dismorning and found bubbles witch means water right???? my oil presure is sitting at 2bars above 0(witch it has been at for the last 12 months). last night it struggeled getting up a slight hill and its never done it be for. any help to solve this problem would be much appreciated.

cheers chris...
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 Post subject: Re: sudden loss in power
Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:08 pm 
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if what got into your oil it'd be a milky colour and texture

 

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 Post subject: Re: sudden loss in power
Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 3:40 pm 
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it didnt look milky the gaskets are ok i think i cant find any oil leaks but the breather thing that goes in on top of the rocker cover was cracked so i fixed that i took it out on the dirt after it warmed up an it was struggerling to do circle work or brake traction my next best gess is the ecu? iv diconected the battery to try an get it to reset an iv got a mate bringing his 96 xr6 ecu around to see if that helps
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 Post subject: Re: sudden loss in power
Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:52 pm 
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is it blowing smoke?
running rough?
have any vacuum lines come off in the engine bay?
when was the last time the fuel filter was changed?

 

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 Post subject: Re: sudden loss in power
Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:17 pm 
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Any oil in your coolant?

 

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 Post subject: Re: sudden loss in power
Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:55 am 
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it wasnt blowing smoke or running ruff me an mate pulled the induction off an rocker cover an checked if the cam was f**k we put it back together an took it for a strap an it was back to normal so shes running now :D
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