Lack of power on acceleration


Asked by Jul 19, 2011 at 02:55 PM about the 2006 Opel Corsa

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1400 Corsa Utility 170000 kilos lacks power at take off. Cam, Ignition Timing, Checked. OK. Fuel and  Air Filters Renewed. Can get to 140ks/ hr but takes a while. No Catalitic Converter fitted. Any Ideas as to the problem appreciated by Errol In South Africa.

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Found the problem myself. Thought you guys would like to know. Crankshaft Cam belt drive sprocket moved on keyway. Check the photo.

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What does that mean when you say crankshaft cam belt drive moved to keyway. Is it the cause of lack of power?

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My corsa 1400 utility is at 178000 kms and it doesn't have power most especially on first gear cant climb the hill from first gear its frustrating. Cam belt checked, replaced spark plugs

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