159 3.2 Q4 jts, Loss of power and no engine light, fuel pump issue?
I'm on a long trip (1300kms), 250kms in I felt a loss of power, not going over 3500 rpm.
It intermittently does two things, sometimes if I floor it the RPM stays constant at 3000 - 3500 (no engine light), then other times when I try accelerate it starts
jerking and spluttering, sounds like its flooding or starving, like a cylinder is going out or an injector is blocked, quite rough...
The one time I tried putting the clutch in and REV IT but, it just spluttered and the RPM drops to like 1000.
Almost like it was going to die.
When this happens the engine light flashes for about 15 seconds then turn off.
If I stop turn it off for for a little and drive again it runs sweet for about 20 kms then it starts again.
Also about 200kms ago I could get it to 3500rpm now it wont go over 2500 rpm and splutters and jerks anything above that.
I'm in the middle of nowhere the closest little town is 200kms away and I doubt they will have anyone with a diagnostics equipment for the car.
In two minds of getting a low bed to take it home or try do the next 900km's as is.
I know with out the OBD codes it difficult to know but there's no permanent engine light on so would there be any faults found?
Could there be something simple to look at?
Any advice would be appreciated.
Last edited by Brett_Stuart; 17-04-16 at 16:45.
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