Engine light code 171
2007 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 club

James Frew
1 points

Problem added: Jun 3, 2021 (1 week ago)
vchanged air filter spark plugs and coil pack car revving up and down when idleing chocking intermitently when runningheavy petrol smell in car will not go over 70 mph only had it 2 weeks cost a fortune already please help

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Zafira
Variant: 1.6 club
Model Year: 2007
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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19,293 points

Jun 4, 2021 (1 week ago)
Rather than guess and fit parts not needed , besides the cost , get it scanned with Tech 2/3 for better reading of fault codes . Sounds like a vac leak somewhere ,could check the PCV valve . Petrol smell could be many things , low compressions , injectors over fueling .to name 2

James Frew
1 points

Jun 4, 2021 (1 week ago)
thankyou will check
30 points

Jun 6, 2021 (1 week ago)
Any decent scanner will do and someone trained to read it.
Sounds like you purchased a faulty car that was going to be a "cheap fix".
These never are.
The 1.6 did have throttle body issues and egr issues so don't guess. These are all expensive parts. Test first... Then replace.
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