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08-21-17, 09:28 AM
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Posted By djamps

Sounds like a exhaust leak - EGR pipe? Catalyst? ...

Sounds like a exhaust leak - EGR pipe? Catalyst?
Erratic tach needle, possible misfire - ECU capacitors going bad? If the ECU is bad that could quickly lead to plugged catalyst and blown out...
08-10-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By djamps

You need new shock absorbers. Mine is 210k with...

You need new shock absorbers. Mine is 210k with original shocks so I know that feeling when you have a full load. If that's all you need at 300k (timing belt aside) I'd say you've got a nice ride on...
03-25-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,660
Posted By djamps

At idle the alternator cannot support much load....

At idle the alternator cannot support much load. Better test would be driving or holding the RPM's above 1200rpm or so. But with nothing on, you shouldn't be seeing < 13 volts at idle...
03-16-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,039
Posted By djamps

Although VVt-i adds some complexity, I've never...

Although VVt-i adds some complexity, I've never seen any recurring issues with it on the forum or otherwise. The problematic EGR on non-VVt-i engines, especially if you live in a smog/sniffer state...
03-04-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By djamps

I had a similar noise, solved by re-torque the...

I had a similar noise, solved by re-torque the front sub frame bolts/nuts. having loosen/retightening them in the air doing engine mounts, The frame apparently settled/shifted after a while and...
02-12-17, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By djamps

What I usually do (initially, at least) in these...

What I usually do (initially, at least) in these situations is pull one fuse at a time, and probe the fuse terminals with a DC Amp meter. Make sure the meter is fused internally at least, and in DC...
02-11-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,081
Posted By djamps

Could be minutes, hours, or days... no way to...

Could be minutes, hours, or days... no way to know. I suggest replacing the alternator ASAP and making sure the power steering pump isn't leaking, as the new alt will be destroyed quickly if so.
02-10-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,870
Posted By djamps

For what it's worth on my 98 with 91 octane 90%...

For what it's worth on my 98 with 91 octane
90% highway = 24mpg
50/50 = 17-19mpg
10% highway = 15mpg
I live in a hilly area so lack of highway driving hurts quite a bit.
Never replaced the...
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