I'm a new member here, and just picked up on this thread as I have a related
Have just bought an MTV Tigra that developed a horrendous grinding noise in
the engine bay on the way home! Also the speedo doesn't work and I'm
wondering if that could be an alternator related problem? (noise was from
After the 25 mile journey home the car wouldn't start, and there appears to
be no compression.
All help appreciated apart from advice on car buying - had all that!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jon Hassall" <jon@j...> wrote:
> I'm just guessing, but dodgy alternator? Have you tried taking it to a
> From: deblee34 [mailto:deblee34@y...]
> Sent: 11 October 2004 11:02
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [tigra] problems with my tigra
> I have a 1997 tigra, don't know a great deal about cars so need some
> help. The battery light keeps coming on, it seems to run fine but
> when i decelerate it will sometimes stall, the thing is once it has
> done that or i stop the car and restart it, its fine. I did a 450
> mile round trip in it this weekend and it seemed fine. it dosn't seem
> to be losing power. Also this started happening when the speedometer
> broke so I have no speedo either...any ideas??