Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2004 10:46:11 GMT From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnospamfitter.com> Subject: Re: Help please - miscellaneous probs with '93 9000 CSE 2.0 LPT Part 1
Pooh Bear wrote: > > Johannes H Andersen wrote: > > > Pooh Bear wrote: > > > > > [...] > > > > > 1. Engine fails to rev - low power. > > > > > > Symptoms - floor the accelerator - engine revs only to about 5200 rpm in > > > 3rd, 4700 rpm in 4th, 4500 rpm in 5th. Feels like a rev limiter cutting > > > in. On longer runs the problem may be better but the effect recurs > > > occasionally. Not possible to exceed 100 mph. > > > > Air filter? CAT? Has the CAT been replaced at any point? Doit it rattle > > when knocked? > > Looked at the air filter when I first bought the car ( only 4000 miles back ) > to see if it needed replacing. It was very clean. > > No idea about the cat. It passed the emissions test, also about 4000 miles > back, fine ( when this problem was already there ) so it seems to be working > ok. I assume you're thinking back pressure ? I've no idea of the history at > all. > > Graham I had the CAT replaced on my 1993 9000 CSE LPT a couple of years ago, it did help quite a lot. The car always passed the emission tests. The symptoms were poor running and hesitation and the test was that the CAT rattled when knocked. I don't know it that's any exact test, but taking the age and many short journeys into account, I decided to replace it.