[V8] exhaust soot and poor gas mileage update
Michael Larosa Jr
Mc.Larosa at Sun.COM
Tue Nov 23 07:42:49 EST 2004
Hope that does it for ya Ingo :)
Ingo Rautenberg wrote:
> Replaced the temp sensor at the back of the pass side cylinder head and so
> far so good. One noticeable difference (hey, I've only been able to test it
> at night so far) is that the previously "sticking" or higher than normal
> idle is back to where it should be (650-800). What an easy sensor to
> replace. I just backed the car up on my Rhino rams to minimize coolant loss
> (as I believe Dave Head suggested), let her cool down and had the old sensor
> out and the new one in within 10 minutes...
> Cleared the codes and will recheck tomorrow.
> '91 200q20v...Slightly modified
> '84 Urquattro
> '91 v8q 5-speed w/ lots of mods :-)
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