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Loss of power

Discussion in 'M44 Massive' started by Hammers, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. Hammers

    Hammers Dedicated Member
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    :coolsteer)Hi guys driving the car this morning put my foot on the power ( it's a auto ) and no power for couple of seconds this has happend two times now in a couple of months

    Steve
     
  2. hard top

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    Hi Steve, my mate had this problem with his Merc. Was that his auto box was weeping oil.
    I would check that first if I was you.
     
  3. Aceman

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    Did the engine revs rise but no extra forward momentum, as Mike says could be the box. It might be time to give the auto box a good service and change the oil and filter usually works wonders on auto boxes.
     
  4. Hammers

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    No just going a long put my foot down a bit no response for 3 to 5 seconds thanks
     
  5. t-tony

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    I had a similar problem with my 2000 2.0 Auto last year. It turned out to be the inlet cam sensor. But this was on starting when the engine was Luke warm. Ok from cold.
     
  6. Mr-P

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    When was the last time Auto box fluid and filter changed.
     
  7. Hammers

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    2 years ago had the gearbox gadget done and changed the filter
     
  8. Hammers

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    Sorry gasket
     
  9. GazHyde

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    Preferred your first answer, sounds way more techy =))
     
  10. Hammers

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    may be torque converter starting to fail
     
  12. Hammers

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    How would I find out if it's that ?
     
  13. Mr-P

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    I hate to say it but if you search on google there are loads of threads.
     
  14. joey

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    whats your mileage mr-p?

    I would be more inclined to check cam inlet sensor first...as its a much cheaper fix than a new auto box..I too have an auto and would be surprised if its failing at anything less than 100k...and hardtop is running at higher mileage than that with no issue's..

    might also be worth hooking it up to see if its throwing any codes as there could be at least a couple of other reasons for this..i'm not sure about on our cars and I think it is definitely not the case on pre facelift models but I read somewhere that the transmission is adaptive so you could try a reset as well....?

    basically exhaust all other possibilities before facing the prospect of an expensive rebuild or replacement...

    good luck and I would be really interested to know what you discover..
     
  15. Hammers

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    Hi Joey hooked it up and it said the code for the cam shaft sensor so I have wiped it and see if it happens again thanks steve
     
  16. Mr-P

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    Joey not me who has the problem its Hammers, also M's don't have auto boxes;)
     
  17. joey

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    Ah..

    Sorry sir..skimmed rather than read the thread..

    An M would eat one of our autobox's as a light starter!..