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Old 15th March 2019, 07:11   #1
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Default Spits and dies, cant idle

Hello forum
Last weekend I had changed timing belt, waterpump, v-belt, oil, oil filter, spark plugs and gasoline filter.

Yesterday I then started the car for a test run, but the engine was acting very weird. It spits from the exhaust when ever I leave the gas, and If i don't give it gas it will shut down and needs to be started again.. RPM is between 1000-2000 and dies whenever the gas is not on.

Anyone knows what can be wrong, and where to start looking?
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Old 15th March 2019, 15:27   #2
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Have you timed it up correctly?
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Old 16th March 2019, 00:33   #3
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Did you have any sensors disconnected ? e.g. idle control valve (stepper), throttle position sensor, MAP sensor? Sounds a bit like something is unplugged.
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