why is my car hesitating?

Jobe Tichy bimmer_dude at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 15 16:35:26 EDT 2002

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I know that bad fuel injectors have caused bad hesitation in the nonturbo
20v's out of the 90 I worked with previously.  I believe the Bentley has a
testing procedure.  Maybe same is true with the turboed 20v's especially since
turbo engines desperately need fuel.


'91 200tq 20v

'84 BMW 318i (modified)
>From: "Audi Sport"
>To: 200q20v at audifans.com
>Subject: why is my car hesitating?
>Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 01:53:53 -0400
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>I got an annoying situation over here. If I don't get help quick and be able
>to solve this, I might have to go to some more drastic measures, like,
>this thing on fire or something. Anyways, thing is this: my car likes to
>hesitate. Besides all the obvious stuff like leaky hoses and messed up bypass
>valves what could this be? The car runs ok but it just hesitates, like it
>holds back or something instead of pushing forward. It's not so bad that it
>makes the car shake when this happens but almost. Almost feels like it
>get gas smoothly. I can get the car up to 1.7 bar almost all the time
>I've never seen 1.8 but it just feels slow. It's not chipped or anything and
>know I got the right spark plugs and I looked over all the hoses and I'm
>pretty sure the bypass valve and the frequency valve is good. I don't know
>about the whole, messed up distributor thing but I'm not sure it would cause
>this to happen. So what do you guys think I should look for? I've been
>this off but it's getting real anoying driving this thing. Please help me.
>Thank you all in advance ( I sure hope I get some help)
>Dan B.
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