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Old 01-05-2008, 04:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Beaver's Metro: is it running too rough?

Apology guys: I went to move your posts here & deleted them. I've re-posted your text below...

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Originally Posted by Beaver
BTW, I will be driving a 96 Metro 2dr HB base model. No options, 3cyl 5spd. It runs kind of rough; I don't know if that's typical for a 3cyl or what. (any ideas?)
Relative to what? . 1) Did you happen to do a compression check, and 2) is it idling low? Problems with either will wreak havoc on idle smoothness in these cars. They're known to have middle cylinder probs due to EGR blockages and an overheated exhaust valve, leading to lower compression there.

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