Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2005 18:49:30 +0100 From: Piers <pierskenneynospamscali.co.uk> Subject: Re: Misfire on 9000 Aero
Hywel wrote: > I've recently bought a '93 9000 Aero with 115,000mls on the clock. It runs > very well normally - the only problem is that it occasionally has an > annoying misfire under heavy acceleration. The car literally seems to miss > a beat, then carries on and revs out to the redline. I've noticed this in > both 2nd and 3rd gears. I'm wondering if I've an ignition problem somewhere > (HT lead breaking down?) or maybe one a vacumn hose has perished and is > leaking. Any ideas?? > > Thanks, > Andrew > > Are you using super unleaded petrol (97 or 98 RON in the UK)? I seem to remember that the Aero engine requires this. Just a thought.