Fuel or Ignition problem
info4mjs at worldnet.att.net
Fri Aug 8 22:26:48 EDT 2003
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Hi, I'll throw out the symptoms first and hoefully someone can give me a b=
it of insight.
Car starts pretty easy first thing in the morning, within a few minutes of =
being shut down, or after several hours of being shut down. Otherwise I ha=
ve to crank it several times, turn it off and then try again. It usually f=
ires right up after this is done once or twice.
Once the car is running it pulls very nicely in first and second gear makin=
g 1.3, perhaps 1.4 bar on the built in boost gage. Once I hit third gear, =
it feels like it is starved for gas at above 1 bar. If I back out of the b=
oost, it accelerates fine and one would never suspect anything was wrong. =
The same is true for 4th and 5th gear.
Reading previous postings, I decided to put a new fuel filter in and run a =
can or dry gas through the system but it behaves the same. This evening I =
tried pulling fault codes and got none so I disconnected the idle switch/po=
t to inject an error to verify the diagnostics were working. It threw the =
code 2121 which is what I expected.
The gas mileage hasn't changed and there are no stored fault codes.
It seems like a fuel related problem but I'm not sure. Any help or insight=
will be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
West Hartford, CT
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