[200q20v] idling by

Phil and Judy Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Tue Nov 28 18:53:50 EST 2000

At 2:57 PM -0500 11/28/00, Mark Trank wrote:
>Fellow listers:
>I have followed the guidelines of the owner's manual in my 200q (91 20v) as
>far as letting the engine idle for a couple of minutes minimum after driving
>under boost or after lengthy driving.  Usually, however, around town and
>after short trips (absent boost or other hard driving conditions) I don't
>follow this practice.  Am I correct that this is the proper protocol to

What you described is pretty much my routine. Sometimes after a lengthy
drive (with boost) I'll also forego some of the cooldown period if I've
been driving slowly for a few miles prior to stopping.


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