1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Missfire on startup

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by cawsey20, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. cawsey20

    cawsey20 Member

    Joined:
    May 11, 2010
    Messages:
    150
    Likes Received:
    0
    Hi , I've recently noticed my car missfiring when I startup from cold , as I said only does it first thing when cold . I'm sure it's missfiring , it lasts about 5 seconds then idles smooth . The only thing I have done recently is taken the inlet off to paint it , is it possible I have damaged something ? , any ideas would be grande .
     
  2. Advert Guest Advertisement


  3. DJ_Troopa

    DJ_Troopa K1 Driver

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    1,744
    Likes Received:
    14
    Double check everything is on there properly all nice and tightened and clipped in.
     
  4. Sandip

    Sandip Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2006
    Messages:
    2,435
    Likes Received:
    86
    Discovered this a few days ago, took it off cleaned it and so far my car has been starting well. VVT solenoid

    [​IMG]
     
  5. S3 TAM

    S3 TAM Pocket now empty

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2009
    Messages:
    624
    Likes Received:
    10
    Wow thats a really clean engine. what did you use to clean it and how?

    What is that you cleaned out?
     
    #4 S3 TAM, Jul 22, 2010
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2010
  6. Sandip

    Sandip Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2006
    Messages:
    2,435
    Likes Received:
    86
    Thanks S3 Baby, i just removed the plug and 2 torx screws, and spray electrical cleaner on it and give it a wipe. Very easy to do
     

Share This Page