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Re: Multi-function sensor woes....
>Oh, and one other thing, lately my car has been stumbling pretty
>bad when cold. I was poking around looking for vacuum leaks when
>I brushed against the oil dipstick. It was pretty loose in the
>tube. So I pulled it out, and there are 3 or 4 grooves in the
>top plastic piece but only one groove had a little rubber donut
>on it. Are they all supposed to have rubber donuts on them ?
>If the answer is yes I hate to think they went into to the
>engine......Yikes! Guess I'll do that oil change tonight......
>In any event I fixed it by taking an old Fuel Injector seal
>rubber donut and putting it at the top of the dipstick plastic insert.
>Worked like magic!! You can now start the car and immediately back
>out of the driveway and accelerate away without any stumbling whatsoever.
>So if you having any cold stumbling problems. check that dipstick!!
>Mike (hoping the rubber donuts are caught in the filter...) L.
What am I missing ? How did tightening up your dipstick in the tube
cure the stumbling problem ?
The only change you could have made was seal up any vacuum leaks into
the engine compartment, but there should be a pretty good path into the
crankcase from the pipe that feeds fresh air into the PCV system.
I was wondering if you had figured out any explanation.
Alan ( will check, but does'nt recall having any donuts ) Cordeiro.
P.S. does'nt have any stumbling problems either.