Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 17:06:27 -0400
From: CS <>
Subject: Re: Jingling noise on hard acceleration

My memory could be way off, but I recall reading in my factory service manual something about a 'Hall' sensor or some such that might have something to do with pinking. On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 00:23:54 +0100, Grunff <> wrote: >Pops11 wrote: > >> Yes, About 9k miles ago at the 30k major service. What additive do you >> recommend to clean the fuel system and boost octane for a tank of gas? > >You shouldn't need any additives - not at this stage anyway. >None of my 200k mile + cars ever have. > >As Dexter says, it may well be a timing issue. But I don't think >the timing is adjustable on your car - you need to fiddle with >the ecu mapping for that. > >Before you take it into your favourite mechanic, try some octane >booster - use a generous dose (as per bottle lable) and see what >happens. They're all very similar, so just buy whatever is >handy. I will probably say "octane booster" on it. > >There is also an outside chance it's not pinking, but something >loose under the bonnet. Take a good look, particularly at the >heat shield over the exhaust manifold.

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