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Old 02-11-2002, 07:35 AM
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Wont rev past 3000/3500rpm. 2.3 16v

Hi all...I have trouble reving past 3000/3500rpm especially when still warming up(obviously i dont make a habit of this) but this sometimes happens at normal running temp as well. When using just a very small amount of throttle i can sometimes get past the barrier but if any more throttle used thats it! no chance.... Would you go for Fuel:-regulator,pump,relay.fuel element actuator, or any other ideas please?
New bits so far:leads,plugs,dist cap,& cleaned cleaned all injection/air system. tks in advance
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Old 02-11-2002, 12:27 PM
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How is the exhaust system? Look for squashed pipes. A
plugged catalytic converter or muffler might cause trouble
like you are having.
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Old 02-11-2002, 12:34 PM
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Hi Vaughn..... exhaust seems to be o.k. & its 1986 euro no cat!
tks for the idea though
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Old 02-11-2002, 05:16 PM
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It sounds wierd to say, but I'd bet bigggg money on the ignition coil being fautly.
(I have had this before and it took me back to school.)
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