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What are these problems related to? Can anyone help?

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#1 asherford

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Posted 10 April 2020 - 08:16 AM

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Got some issues with the car - Ford Mondeo Ghia X V6 3.0L - Can anyone help me diagnose?

 

  • Squeaking at low speeds
  • Engine sometimes smells like rotton eggs
  • Strong smell of petrol and oil coming through air conditioning 
  • Engine cuts out sometimes when I come to a stop
  • Fluctuating petrol levels
  • Rev Meter jumping up on hard acceleration in 3rd gear onwards
 
Thanks in advance - need to know what to do with this stuff

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#2 mondy zetecs

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Posted 10 April 2020 - 08:57 AM

Engine smells of rotten eggs, put petrol in and give the engine a good blast

on motorway in low gear for a hour heats up the cat to burn away the old deposits.


Edited by mondy zetecs, 10 April 2020 - 08:58 AM.

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#3 nicam49

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Posted 12 April 2020 - 02:14 PM

Changed the pollen filter recently? Can you smell the petrol under the bonnet?
<p><p>nicam49 2002 Mondeo TDCi Ghia X Estate mk3 pre facelift Stardust Silver+Rust.[b] 308,000+miles, but been off the road since Nov 2019 after timing chain slipped during fuel pump transplant. Awaiting return of mojo

#4 slem87

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Posted 17 April 2020 - 06:03 AM

If you smell oil burning, then maybe you have a leak somewhere where its dripping on something hot and it starts to burn. The smell of gasoline COULD be a bad O2 sensor, its because it is running rich and hasnt triggered the check engine light. Also the smell of petrol could also be a leaking gas line(ask me how i know). And squeaking on low speeds is a very familiar description of what i had before changing the front rotors and pads. Didnt know what it was it went away when braking.

 

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