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Re: 5KCSTQ - Thanks, Couple of Fixes and a question or two

At 09:23 AM 8/18/97 -0400, you wrote:
>First, thanks to Dave Head.

De nada
>Climate Control center vent fix:  Beats $100+ for new programmer.
Get one from yer local junkyard fer 10.00 (they won't have a clue). Unsolder
the vacuum solenoid valves and test with 12V, a couple pieces of hose and
yer lungs. Remove your prog, remove the solenoids and test, then replace.

>Auxiliary Water Pump for Turbo Cooldown:  The water pump works great
>if I put 12V directly.  My radiator fan works great in after run mode
>so the thermoswitch is O.K.  Rather than get a new relay $100+, can
>I run 12V from the radiator fan to the water pump?  Seems like the
>only drawback would be that the water pump would run more than it should/needs
>to.  Comments anybody?  Mr. Head?

Try Shokan for a used one - I paid 50.00. The problem with rewiring is how
difficult it can be. You don't want the pump running when the engine is
running - so you need relay one to energize power up to relay 2 when the
ignition is off. Then relay 2 would pick up when the after run fan comes on
with the engine off...

>Rough Idle and stumbling on Deceleration:  Replaced plugs (W7DTC),
>wires, cap and rotor.  The engine appears to be missing intermittently.
>Thoughts?  Also, when I run the revs up to 2K+ and suddenly close the
>throttle the engine will stumble to 400RPM and recover in about 5 seconds.
>Vacuum leak?

Probably - try running the codes for a bad sensor - but it's probly a bad hose.
>Thanks for helping me keep this car - and marriage - running.
> 231K Miles 

I'm catchin' up!

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87 5KCStq 203K miles                1.7 bar 
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