does your engine symbol amber fault light go on when ignition is switch on, then go off once starts up? ——— Yes, engine light comes on then goes off as it should
did it do this from day you bought it? ———yes it has done
have you fitted exhuast or induction to it? ——— the car has an exhaust, front mount Intercooler, “induction kit”, silicone hoses
has the car been remapped? not sure if that year can be!! ——— from research it appears it CAN be remappped but I don’t believe it has been
have you any fault ECU codes? ——— had a MAF fault code, new GENUINE MAF fitted and code cleared
most common issues are air leaks
have you an atmosperic dump valve. ——— yes, due to front mount Intercooler
check all vacuum pipes for cracks/leaks
check all boost pipes for leaks & splits
swop 2 injectors
two other sensors can play up,
the temperature sensor for ECU, not the one for gauge. can run like choke fully on. okay ish when very cold but much worse when warm
and the exhaust sensor, runs closed loop with no throttle and correct burn from exhaust sensor.
when throttle put down open loop, burn controlled by Program Map.