Q: My XC90 Volvo 2006 I thought was the PCV system so I had all the hoses there changed as well as the oil catch can but my engine li

asked by on January 02, 2017

Okay so I've had rough idle but even dies at times when it's cold even when it's warm and I thought it was my PCV system and so I had the oil catch can and all hoses changed but the engine light is still on and it still has a rough idle not as much but it does seem like it has more power accelerating the codes that pulled up before I change the hoses and catch can was something in the steering wheel and the mass air flow is low I have 18 days left what should I do what should I guess that is causing this rough idle and I just changed my mass airflow sensor just about a month ago

My car has 164251 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

There are more than ten principal causes of rough idle and that list doesn’t include potential mechanical faults such as uneven cylinder compression. By far, the most efficient strategy to resolve this issue is to request a rough engine idle diagnostic. The responding certified mechanic can scope the cylinder firing patterns, in each cylinder, and see, at a glance, if the problem stems from a few faulty cylinders or if there is a global engine management problem. Among the more notable causes of rough engine idle are a stuck open EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) valve, dirty fuel injectors, incorrect idle speed setting, vacuum leaks, incorrectly installed or damaged spark plugs, defective or clogged fuel pump, clogged fuel filter, failing electronic components such as the ignition control module, plug wires, coils, and spark plugs, a defective airflow sensor, and dirty oxygen sensors.

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