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Mike Kelly, Auto Service Technician
Category: Car
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Experience:  17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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hi i have a vaxhall vivaro its bin fine until about a week

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hi i have a vaxhall vivaro its bin fine until about a week ago it started to run like a bag of shit if u put it in forward gears it starts to miss fire and loose compression but if i run it in reverse its fine any ideas please
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Are there any type of warning lights coming on?
How many miles are on the vehicle?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

76000 milesand the service light stays on


Auto gearbox?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


The most common reason for this to happen on these vehicles is a leak at the intake manifold, the manifold will suck air and cause this problem, the issue normally doesn't happen in reverse because there is more torque on the engine. What I would suggest as a next step is to have the manifold and gasket checked.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

thanks mike will get my guy to have a look at the problem will let u no what s the outcome thank u

No problem, thank you.