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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?
Clinical Engineering firstname.lastname@example.org
Walter McKenzie Centre 0D1.00 http://skynet.uah.ualberta.ca
University of Alberta Hospitals (403) 492-6711
Capital Health Authority
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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:email@example.com]
> >Sent: Monday, March 17, 1997 11:42 AM
> >To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >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 email@example.com
> >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