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It`s not the exhaust. It`s not base idle. It`s ... (archive)

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Posted by John A on January 20, 2002 at 12:48:20:

In Reply to: Re: If I can't fix this I am going to sell my car posted by anthony on January 20, 2002 at 00:12:09:

...not the CO setting. It`s not throttle sync. It`s not the fuel quality setting on the ECU. It`s not an intake leak. If you really want it fixed, check:
1) Stuck injector (look at my earlier post)
2) Fuel pressure regulator (earlier post)
3) Idle control valve
4) Throttle position sensor
5) Fuel pumps
6) Coolant temperature sensor

If you continue driving with it that rich, it WILL get very expensive. Cylinders washed down with raw fuel will result in accelerated ring wear; you`ll end up with an oil burner. None of these parts cost as much as $100.

I don't have a cat on my car. I think part of the problem may be due to the exhaust I have. I am the idiot that traded this guy for his exhuast. It turns out it is not a Borla. I think what I will do it replace the entire exhaust system and see what happens from there. I don't know which is more expensive, to keep trying to fix this problem or keep filling up my car every couple of days.

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