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RE: Help! Coupe Quattro puking fuel

Car is now running fine, although I lost a race against a CRX off the 
lights tonight (sigh). How can one tell ir the cat is toasted?

Jon Sala 
Clinical Engineering			jsala@skynet.uah.ualberta.ca
Walter McKenzie Centre 0D1.00		http://skynet.uah.ualberta.ca
University of Alberta Hospitals 	(403) 492-6711
Capital Health Authority
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA T6G-2B7

On Mon, 17 Mar 1997, Duff, Ian wrote:

> You need to call Christian Long and tell him where the gas dumped on his
> Coupe was really destined for. Gas coming out of your Coupe, must be
> related to the gas being dumped on his...
> Sounds like one (or more) of the cylinders was not firing, just pushing
> its fuel through, right out the exhaust. Hope it didn't kill the kitty.
> -Ian Duff.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From:	J. Sala [SMTP:jsala@skynet.uah.ualberta.ca]
> >Sent:	Monday, March 17, 1997 11:42 AM
> >To:	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> >Subject:	Help! Coupe Quattro puking fuel
> >
> >
> >On the way to work this morning my idle speed came up to 18-1900 rough 
> >RPMs, the exhaust was dumping fuel, and any significant application of 
> >throttle would cause a stumble (to say the least), with the occasional 
> >backfire.  I limped 2 blocks to the parkade, wiggled the injector wires, 
> >restarted the engine, and 10 seconds of test drive I gave it appeared to 
> >be ok.
> >
> >What's is going on here?? Should I put on the nomex for the drive home?
> >
> >Cheers, and a happy St. Patty's day 
> >--
> >Jon Sala 
> >Clinical Engineering			jsala@skynet.uah.ualberta.ca
> >Walter McKenzie Centre 0D1.00		http://skynet.uah.ualberta.ca
> >University of Alberta Hospitals 	(403) 492-6711
> >Capital Health Authority
> >8440 112 Street
> >Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA T6G-2B7
> >