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Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by Mike Stone, Feb 6, 2019.

  1. Mike Stone

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    Hey guys.
    Gota supercharged vx.
    Recently had valley gasket replaced. As noticed oil and sludge in radiator. Not long after It has developed a misfire at idle up to about 2000rpm. Has abit of engine shake and still has abit of water out exzast. Any suggestions please
     
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    Stoney, you only need to ask the question once not four times. Just wait for an answer. It can sometimes take a day or two before you have a reply.
     
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    Sorry first time posting.
     
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    In relation to your misfire try swapping the coils around and see if the miss moves to another cyl.
     
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    Compression test will likely show broken head gaskets.
     
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    How long since the plugs were done? Inspect plugs first as it may provide a clue to what cylinder is the cause.

    Does it use coolant? A little moisture from the exhaust when cold is normal.
     
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    I've only had it about 4 weeks so unsure when they were last changed. Not using any coolant. Still drives fine temp sits just below half.
     
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    Definitely check the plugs first.
     
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    Yep. Check plugs. That was misfire cause on mine.
     
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    Leads breaking down, and leak, especially where they pass under the alternator, in the split corrugated conduit.
    What I did, is wait till dark, with the Car in the Garage and started it, with no lights on,
    and I had a Christmas tree under the bonnet :eek:
    I did Plugs and Leads and, and it smoothed out an occasional miss mine had.
     
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    I haven't had a chance to look yet but just took for a long drive and once she has warmed up can hardly tell.
     

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