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Old 05-17-2007, 02:05   #1 (permalink)
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I am having a problem with my daughters 53 plate KA. It was fine, but when she went to drive it after work it would not rev up, it starts OK. I disconnected the MAF and it drives reasonably. I took it to my usual garage who put it on their computer but could not find any problem. They tried a new Lamda but that did not work. Can any one help please?
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Old 05-17-2007, 12:08   #2 (permalink)
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Er, howsabout a MAF?
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Old 05-17-2007, 13:28   #3 (permalink)
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The garage said that it could possibly be the MAF, but were unsure because they could not find any fault with it. Also they did not want to get a new one and fit it only to find that it was not the problem and also saving me about £120 if it did not work. I just wondered if anyone had the same problem so that I could be sure. Thanks
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I seem to have made a slight mistake. It is not a 53 plate it is a S reg. oops
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Old 05-19-2007, 15:39   #5 (permalink)
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Most times if power is restored by disconnecting the MAF, then thats what's at fault. Why not get one from a breakers instead.
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Re: KA problem

Hi,

I also have a problem with my sisters KA, its making a knocking sound when you start the car and also when its revved, it also seems to be overheating in the oil area and is taking around a litre of oil a week with no visable leak!! Can anyone help please?

Sorry forgot to mention that its an "R" reg
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Thanks for the help. It was the MAF sensor. I replaced it and now it is back to normal.
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Old 05-23-2007, 10:40   #8 (permalink)
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Thanks for taking the time to report back.
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