Over revving wen idle
2003 Vauxhall Zafira

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seanyp
Driver
2 points

Problem added: May 9, 2014 (7 years ago)
Hi my 03 plate vauxhall zafira when u start it it over revs on idle and ****s on 1halfks any ideas to what the problem could be ?

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Zafira
Model Year: 2003
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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whittingehame
Legend
20,108 points

May 9, 2014 (7 years ago)
You dont say what engine in car . Usually caused by sticking air idle control valve needing replaced or cleaned , also throttle body needing cleaned .
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seanyp
Driver
2 points

May 9, 2014 (7 years ago)
Its a 1.6 engine
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tony811976
Top Fixer
366 points

May 9, 2014 (7 years ago)
Most engine issues and fault codes point to the engineloom connector. Its a small ECU on top right of engine iirc . it needs to be sent away. This gave me months of running issues. Like o2 sensor fault egr fault and cutting out. All false errors relating to the connector ecu

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