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Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Dublin, Ireland.
Re: 2k 146 1.4 Failed NCT on emissions
Hey, at a guess, that one looks like it's the Lambda probe alright. It's running rich.
To be honest, garages never quote accurately, and the reason is that they don't want to estimate for a job and find that the cost rises by 3 times the estimate because of another unforeseen problem. I got mine fixed for 250 or so, and that included a lambda probe and testing on the emissions tester machine...
The lambda probe feeds-back info on how well the engine is burning it's mix of fuel and air, and the ECU adjusts it accordingly.
Best thing to do is to call Gerry Campbell in TI Autos on Cowper St, (off the Nrth Circular Rd). Again he won't quote a price, but don't worry, he's cheap compared to dealers, and has a great name.
T. I. Auto Engineers Ltd
1 Cowper st, 7
Tell him I sent you!
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