My 1970 MGB loses power and misfires badly when I exceed 3000 rpm under load. In neutral, the engine will rev much higher.

Asked by Sep 18, 2017 at 08:18 PM about the 1970 MG MGB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I would check the point gap. You may need a cap, rotor, wires, plugs etc. A high voltage coil also might help if everything else is in good shape.

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Unless the points, etc are nearly new, Just replace the whole set. Another possibility would be low compression. Run a compression check before you buy anything.

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