i have an 08 vectra sri 1.8 petrol that is missing in 2nd and 3rd

Asked by Jun 23, 2017 at 08:26 PM about the 2008 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 SRi (Nav) Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & repair

car idles perfect most of the time, if it's missing on idle i turn it off then on and
it's fine, but it misses when under pressure in 2nd and 3rd any idea's or help,
i've swapped coil pack over for an old one, similar problems but at different
points any help or advice

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Tricky one sriman as it could be several things at fault. When were the plugs last changed... could be as simple as needing a set of these. It could be an O2 sensor or it could be the MAF sensor as these have a reputation as being a little fragile on this engine. Is the older coil pack you've fitted definitely working properly - did it come off a car that was running correctly? I have a suspicion it will be your MAF - if you end up buying one make sure it's a genuine part as many of the cheap ones on a well known auction site are cheap copies. Good luck and let us know how you get on.

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