This blog, in addition to the usual maintenance details for classic mini cars, an attempt is made to explain the "whys" and "wherefores" of the various jobs.

Saturday, 17 April 2010

The symptoms or: Trouble Shooting

The controller starts by the lack of suitable data "to behave funny. (Humor who can laugh at such jokes about) most often jokes comment on this non-circular, or to a high idle, spontaneous death of the motor, buck, stuttering, misfiring, popping in the air filter housing, poor throttle response in low etc. pp. He also flooded usually hopelessly in which soot cloud from the exhaust and high fuel consumption while poorer performance leads to.

If you now conduct your minis in the list find again that would be the vacuum hoses a very hot tip.

What breaks?

It is mostly tips, the hoses and tear or by the ever-hot environment caused by old age begin to crumble. The hoses themselves are too brittle to get holes / cracks or already rendered unusable by kinks. If no external damages are, there remains the possibility that they are blocked simply expand (if working with compressed air will blow out completely before the tubes!). The hoses are flexible, although limited, but not rubber - that is to carefully work around unfortunately. In rare cases, the case of petrol leaking or overflowing offender, except to say, eight have not. If it is filled with gasoline, it can be expanded and freigeschüttelt. This requires quite a bit of patience.