Re: Speed reduction
On Fri, 16 Dec 2005 11:57:33 GMT, "MasterBlaster"
>> I was wandering if anyone can help, I drive an R reg Escort and recently
>> when driving on the motorway the speed of the car starts dropping. I
>> cannot accelerate, the car then starts making a very strange sound, at
>> which point I have to pull over, as I bring the car to a stand still I can
>> feel the engine shake very unusually. I turn the engine off after a few
>> minutes and when trying to accelerate the engine still makes this noise
>> and it feels very hard trying to gain speed. When turning the engine off
>> for around 5 minutes or so it then starts fine, as this is becoming more
>> prominent can any help or advise?
>So, this "strange sound"... does it sound like:
>1 - stopthecarstopthecarstopthecarstopthecarstopthecar
>2 - ohyeahohyeahohyeahohyeahohyeahohyeahohyeah
>3 - RrrraaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>If it's one of those, it's :
>1 - Your wheelchair-bound grandmother being dragged under the car.
>2 - Your daughter and her new boyfriend "doin' it" in the back seat.
>3 - An elephant at a nearby zoo being castrated.
>If it's something else, please describe it with words other than "strange".
I Think I heard a combination of:
The other day.
Do you think that's another type of "near combustion" problem?
I'm not so good at diagnosis by sound though.