Thread Rating:
  • 3 Vote(s) - 2.33 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Irregular idle, bouncing revs... Help?
#1
Hi all. Not a forum regular, so apologies if this has been done before...

During the hilariously wet weather a few days ago my 2003 2.0hdi had a bit of an excursion into a pretty deep (6-8inches?) puddle.

Drove the short distance home without noticing ill effects, but when I came to drive it the next day, it wasn't too keen to start and is now exhibiting a pretty uneasy idle, even dropping to a stall a couple of times.
It's no better when up to speed, with very 'bouncy' revs and feels like it might be down on power, but it's so lumpy it's quite difficult to tell. Very occasional flash of the engine warning light too.

Any ideas/ suggestions? I'm thinking it could be an electrical/ injection issue? Or maybe a soggy air filter? I've not had a chance to have a proper poke around yet. Anything you think I should be looking out for?

Many thanks.
Reply
#2
Personally I would check the air filter before further use, it could be flooded.
If not, then probably water in the electrical blocks, or even the ECU connectors.
Reply
#3
After fairly extensive poking around and diagnostics, this was tracked down to a faulty ECU. Now to track one of those down...
Reply


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
Welcome, Guest
You have to register before you can post on our site.


  

Password
  





Search Forums

(Advanced Search)

Latest Threads
Berlingo Parts
Last Post:malgpz900
Today 10:20 AM
» Replies: 1
» Views: 54
XTR heater control bulb r...
Last Post:Opensauce
Today 09:19 AM
» Replies: 1
» Views: 66
Trip Computer on Type A M...
Last Post:cancunia
Today 09:18 AM
» Replies: 1
» Views: 45
DW8 engine tapping
Last Post:jj9
Today 01:14 AM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 105
Rear window heater repair
Last Post:Silverberlingo
Yesterday 11:38 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 42
New PureTech 110 S&S Flai...
Last Post:Jed Clampit
Yesterday 09:04 PM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 77
What website to pass time...
Last Post:Solent
Yesterday 08:32 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 53
Rear hub nut torque setti...
Last Post:jj9
Yesterday 07:55 PM
» Replies: 15
» Views: 290
temperatue dial
Last Post:Kokain
Yesterday 05:28 PM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 94
Loud beeping from radio u...
Last Post:nicko
Yesterday 03:49 PM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 134

Locations of visitors to this page