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blainej1
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2nd Mar 12 at 19:29   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

as above i thought it could be a cat leak but the car has no cat just womdering if anyone has any ideas noticed more when driven hard
blainej1
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2nd Mar 12 at 19:35   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

anyone
corsadonk
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2nd Mar 12 at 20:11   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Exhaust blowing?

Might be breathing heavy. Is it all standard?
blainej1
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2nd Mar 12 at 20:34   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

no its got a 2.0 8v lump uprated cams and pulley full system pratcially a straight through from the manifold back on a long drive its not to bad
reecegsi
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2nd Mar 12 at 23:28   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Check seal on top of tank!!! Im sure i said that on another site aswell also make sure nothings leaking on pump or the two hoses going to engine
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3rd Mar 12 at 01:52   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

my polo stinks of fuel when you have the heaters on and are idleing. Its a breather in the engine bay that has killed itself. Check all your breathers are on properly and not split or anything. More than likley be one of them
blainej1
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5th Mar 12 at 16:03   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

im going to look at breathers no leak from fuel filter jusy checked no leaks underneath so must be a filter under the bonnett
qed296
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5th Mar 12 at 18:32   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Perhaps its my parcel???
qed296
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5th Mar 12 at 19:16   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Perhaps its the smell of ........?????
blainej1
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5th Mar 12 at 19:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

perhaps you need to fucking grow up
qed296
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5th Mar 12 at 19:48   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Hit a nerve....??
jay26
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5th Mar 12 at 20:32   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

With your other problem it sounds like injector seals
blainej1
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5th Mar 12 at 20:58   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by jay26
With your other problem it sounds like injector seals


is it a hard fix?
fazza
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5th Mar 12 at 21:15   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

take the fuel rail off, you may find there not sat right.

if they are and the rubber seal isnt there or is perished they just need new rubber o rings
blainej1
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5th Mar 12 at 21:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ok ill give it a go i hear like a hissing noise befor it kicks off and if i rev it it goes away
jay26
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5th Mar 12 at 21:26   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Yeah could be injector seals sucking in air

 
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