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Re: Cold Start Sputter &Techron did what?
> Hi Folks,
> Nothing major, but a couple of things are buggin' me today.
> For about a month now, I have to wait about 30-40 seconds or so
> take off from a cold start or the 90Q20v
> coughs and sputters a bit. If I wait 30-40 seconds or just get
> going thru the sputters, it's fine..and continues
> fine until the next cold start...any ideas? I used to be able to
> drive immediately. Car has a young 140K miles.
> Second...I'm leaking oil directly out of my filler cap...not much
> messy. I recently used Techron in my gas
> and am wondering (perhaps stupidly) if this has anything to do
> with it
> as I've heard the Techron does odd
> things to your oil as it slips by.....here's the kicker...my
> improved by about 4-5 percent...for the first time
> in my cars' one year 47 thousand mile history with me. No matter
> I did I would end every normal work week
> with a computer calculated 23.1 mpg...I changed tires and it
> to 22.5 consistantly...put in the Techron
> and I'm at 23.5.
> Any words of wisdom?
Have the fualt codes read. I bet it's the heater in the O2 sensor and
starting off with a
cold non working O2 sensor. They need to be hot to work right.