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VT Running Rich

Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by DeathSammich, Aug 8, 2017.

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    My VT series 1 is using 15L per 100KM and i dont know why. Ive changed 02 sensors, fuel pump, oil filter, fuel filter and the oil. What esle could cause bad fuel usage? it has 280xxxKms.
     
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    Have you checked the actual engine to see how much compression it has? Take out the spark plugs and see what colour they are, its a good sign of mixture. Black or brown on the porcelain could indicate it is running rich. Is your MAF sensor also clean?
     
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    Haven't done compression test but when changed the spark plugs some were more black some were light brown
     
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    Also I cleaned the maf sensor
     

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