2010 Peugeot 207 Verve 1.4 petrol
Exhaust high pressure

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Andymc
Driver
15 points

Problem added: Jul 26, 2019 (1 year ago)
Just had the head gasket, cam belt & thermostat done as car overheated, previous owner had filled it with sealer, drives OK but thought the exhaust was blowing had checked by garage and exhaust OK, but the pressure blowing is high coming out of the back box is this normal rang garage that carried out the work and they say cheap exhaust fitted could be the issue, any body come across this before idle tick over is 800-1000 rpm

Car details
Car: Peugeot 207
Variant: Verve 1.4 petrol
Model Year: 2010
Category: Engine & Drivetrain
Leaks & Noises
Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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whittingehame
Legend
15,938 points

Jul 26, 2019 (1 year ago)
Hate working on cars where sealer has been used instead of repairing correctly , also dependant on what type of sealer .Some really screw up the engine and cooling system . Was the cyl head tested and skimmed if needed ? Radiator could be partially plugged also with sealer . Any sign of rad hoses pressurising ?
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Andymc
Driver
15 points

Jul 26, 2019 (1 year ago)
Flushed out by garage and new anti freeze added, and hoses OK repair was done in Sunderland as was working up there when problem happened drove car home to Coventry 3.5 hours no issues, exhaust noise only issue
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