[V8] smell/idle problem
mrmotoguzzi00 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 8 13:38:38 EST 2006
have you dumped the codes john ?
like you said, the ECU is in loop mode for the first
30 seconds or so. so it isn't reading any sensors...
i'd dump the codes and see what ya get...
ex v8 owner times 2...
--- Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually, my 1st thought was OXS. It is "offline"
> for the first moments
> while the car warms a bit, but if you've already
> been given input that it's
> probably not the OXS, then I'd have to defer to
> that. You could just unplug
> your current OXS and see if the behavior is any
> On 3/8/06, JOHN DODD <jidodd at shaw.ca> wrote:
> > This problem going on now for 2 months,here is the
> > Review:the car starts OK ,runs OK for 1 min or 2
> then seems to have a
> > slight miss.
> > When in gear the rpm changes between normal and
> 300 rpm.Seems to have
> > slight surging too when driving.
> > Latest is this exhaust smell(not rotten egg)more
> like a burned smell(oil
> > or some foreign material).It was dark so I could
> not see the smoke colour.
> > My question is could it be the catalytic converter
> going bad ?
> > I did manage to change the vacuum hose on the FPR
> last night.Both the FPR
> > and OXS are about 3 years old.I got a new OXS but
> most of you think it's
> > not my problem.
> > Hope it's not something more seious with the
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