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SKODA LAURA (INDIA) PETROL ENGINE. MODEL 1.8 TSI.: Note: My

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Note: My car is PETROL Engine 1.8 TSI. SKODA LAURA (INDIA) DECEMBER 2010 MAKE. ( THE MANUFACTURER HAS THIS YEAR 2015 DICARDED MANUFACTURING THE MODEL).
The Problem is with Engine. We were travelling cross country from MUMBAI to Gujarat (India) appx 550kms one way. First travel 573kms with AC on due outside temperature 39-40°C. Another 260kms done car not getting Hot, No water consumption, No AC problem. But at total (573 & nextday at 260kms ) =total 963kms run with a Breaks of 24 hrs. At II RUN Of 260 kms first engine problem came in running speed of 110-120kmph speed suddenly Engine light gold colour came up and car Engine getting Stopped resulting in vibrations and gradually system not working .i . e. Power Steering, Power Brake, Power connected system failure. It was on highway at 40°C. Outside.Car was not starting on giving self-starter.
Well a local mechanic who had some practical experience by working with Ford, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Honda, Etc company visited, checked all electrical fuses, found OK. Cleaned Fuel filter, cleaned all throttle lines etc and than Managed car to start with self-starter, Raised Engine to high RPM. High touched UPTO redzone of RPM METRE & SLOWED BACK TO NORMAL RPM NEEDLE ON 10 MAX ENGINE NO VIBRATIONS, NORMAL BUT SOME MISFIRRING IN 2 CYLINDERS AND OCASSIONAL VIBRATIONS OF RPM FAST N SLOW ONE XAN EASILY FEEL IT THE ENGINE NOT RUNNING SMOOTH. NEXT AFTER 48HRS AGAIN FOR TRIP OF 550KMS FROM AHMEDABAD (GUJARAT TO MAHARASHTRA AT MUMBAI ) WE COVERED 530KMS NO PROBLEM SPEED ON HIGHWAY 115 - 130- 140MPH SPEED.
NO PRBLM UPTO 530kms than Same Repeat Prblem. Of Engine, managed by V V High RPM ON & OF WHILE ROLLING ( (MOVING) AGAIN BY PRESSING ACCELATTOR PLENTY OF BLACK SMOKE FROM EXHAUST COMMING OUT LIKE DIESEL ENGINE. THAN AGAIN AFTER 20MINS AGAIN ENGINE BECAME NORMAL WITH 10RPM SHOWING BUT ENGINE GIVING MISFIRINGS AND LIGHTS OF EPC AND ENGINE LIGHT APPEARED, GRADUALLY IN SPAN OF ANOTHER 10 MINS AL LIGHTS OFF FROM METRE LIKE NORMAL WORKING BUT ENGINE NOT SMOOTH RUNNING. SOME FLUTTERING COMMING LIKE MISFIRING OF ENGINE. HAS THE PISTONS & ITS RINGS GOT PROBLEMS, HAS THE COMPRESSION NOT OK BETWEEN VAVES & PISTON FOR AIR & FUEL COMBINATIONS. ENGINE NOT STILL SMOOTH RUNNING. WHAT IS THE PERFECT SOLUTION TO OVERCOME ENGINE PROBLEM. PLEASE ALSO NOTE DUE TO THIS PROBLEM FUEL EFFICIENCY HAS GONE DOWN BY 20 - 25%.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.
Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!The first step in diagnosing the problem is to use a scan tool or code reader to see what fault codes have set and turned on the engine light. Do you know what codes have set?

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