Richard Carter wrote:
> I had this problem exactly on a 1.8 1995 440S - it had a new idle control
> which mostly fixed the problem. Another thing to try (which my mum told me
> after I'd spent a few hundred pounds on mechanics!) is to try "quality"
> petrol rather than supermarket stuff. That makes a very big improvement.
>> Check all connections to earth first, especially the one hidden below the
>> Marten Gerritsen
Thankyou for you advice, I have checked for any breaks in the wires to
the idle control motor, and for any earthing problems, and they are ok,
so I have purchased a new idle control motor which I will fit tomorrow.
I tend to use a mixture of branded fuel, and supermarket fuel to reduce
the risk of fuel problems.