cd strangeness & stalling issue
i2k at xmission.com
Tue Jul 12 21:26:07 EDT 2005
OK, time for my annual questions for you gurus.
1. Recently, the car wouldn't idle- died any time I took my foot off.
Had to restart, sometimes by abusing the drivetrain while in motion.
Scared my eight-year-old (and myself) since it was rush hour. I doubt
it was the bypass valve we've all replaced, since it has run fine
since. I know Scott M. mentions the idle stabilizer valve on his site,
so my question is this:
Given the fact that my (good) mechanics have checked out all they say
they can, especially vacuum lines, does anyone have a suggestion? I'm
tempted to throw parts like the ISV in there despite the $$ approach,
but if anyone has a likely culprit, I'd be grateful for the shortcut.
2. When I attempt to listen to a CD, it will begin to play for anywhere
from 5-30 seconds before the music is replaced by static. Just had my
radio head unit overhauled by Brett Seamens (thanks to a lister's
suggestion), but apparently that wasn't my problem. Does anyone
recognize this symptom?
Thanks to the group, especially the long-termers, for all the
invaluable info over the years- hope you can do it again!
lehman chip, RS2 exhaust manifold, 116k miles
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