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Was it warm? (archive)

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Posted by KJK on November 01, 2000 at 18:13:34:

In Reply to: Failed emissions ... argh ... help! posted by Rick Smith on November 01, 2000 at 18:00:17:


Well the motor is stock other than a JimC chip, and the car failed emissions horribly. CO was almost 4 times the limit at 403 ppm. I just got the car so I'm not that familiar with it, but does anyone have any ideas for a simple fix? I hear other people passing emissions with the same JimC chip so I doubt it's that. Is there a mixture adjustment or something I can turn down temporarily for the test? The car runs great but it must be running too rich for the tests liking? Thanks for any help!

don't have an E30 M3 but an M5 will not do well either if the cat isn't warm. Make sure your oil temp is up to normal before you take the car in.



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