Lacks power
2000 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 16 valve

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Bernwel
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jan 18, 2016 (5 years ago)
Engine starts easily but revs to 1500 RPM max, Might this be an ECU fault or maybe the accelerator Sensor at the pedal, if the former would I be able to fit a secon hand replacement unit having the same part/model number?

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Corsa
Variant: 1.2 16 valve
Model Year: 2000
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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1/4drive
Legend
1,892 points

Jan 18, 2016 (5 years ago)
Had the battery out?
or has it gone flat?
if so the it needs a throttle body reset.
which needs Vauxhall software.
Or if you haven't had battery problems then you have a faulty idle control valve,
very common.
but it would still need the throttle body reset procedure one a new one was fitted.
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whittingehame
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18,723 points

Jan 20, 2016 (5 years ago)
You tried checking /cleaning the MAF and replacing fuel filter ?

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