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Punto engine judder when I take my foot off the gas

Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by Swaddy, 3 Nov 2018.

  1. Swaddy

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    Hi, sorry if this topic has been covered on here before, I have looked but can't find anything.
    My Fiat Punto 2004 1.2 8 valve "judders" when you take your foot off the gas (it feels like I am in a gear that is to high) I have to dip the clutch, pick the revs up and release the clutch for it to go away or just apply more gas.
    This happens at all speeds when I take my foot off the gas.
    There is also a slight judder sometimes when starting off in first but not all the time.

    I think its engine/fuel related, not clutch.

    Any suggestions would be appreciated.

    Thanks
     
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    Does the car idle nicely every time, and does it tend to stall at the traffic lights?
    John :)
     
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    Hi John,
    It idles fine, never stalls, accelerates normally.
     
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    Does it have hot starting issues?
     
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    That should rule out a throttle body problem then which is a good thing.
    How about the engine mountings, especially the one on the rear of the gearbox.....do check that it's intact. (Underneath the car).
    John :)
     
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    Hi John,
    Stars perfectly hot or cold.

    I have just had a look at the engine mountings and the one at the bottom has seen better days, the others look fine.
    I will change it and see if that sorts the problem.

    Thanks for your help.

    Swaddy
     
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