Engine not perfoming well in hotter outdoor temps, 1.6 306 1998, -please help!

Discussion in 'Peugeot 306' started by Az E via CarKB.com, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. On my Peugeot 306 1.6 1998, I have noticed that when temperatures are hot
    outside my engine isnt performing as well as it should do, as it runs very
    different when temperature is cooler, got a lot more poke to it,
    is this called engine pinging or something, as it sounds slightly different
    as well, as i am unsure, and if so is there any way to cure this problem

    Any ideas??
    Much appreciated
    Az E via CarKB.com, Aug 31, 2005
  2. Az E via CarKB.com

    Nick \(UK\) Guest

    Wouldn't be the extra work of the air con zapping the power by any chance?
    Nick \(UK\), Sep 1, 2005
  3. No it couldnt be, as my air con is not working at the moment, lost some gas
    pressure, and i also keep it switched off, must be something else, but i
    Az E via CarKB.com, Sep 3, 2005
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    SimonDS Guest

    it's because cold air is denser and so holds more oxygen to burn with the

    SimonDS, Sep 10, 2005
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