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Re: keeping my car in good shape
In message <9501171910.AA21887@alpha.zk3.dec.com> Andrew Duane USG/PE writes:
> The turbo in the 1989 has a separate oiler to cool the bearings, even
> after engine shutdown. You don't need to run the car specifically
> to let the turbo cool off. Any engine should be run at a fast idle
> for a minute or so after a really hard highway run, like if you pull
> into a rest stop or something.
My 1988 urq has the same separate cooler. The handbook still says to "let the
vehicle idle for 40 seconds if it has been driven hard in the last few minutes."
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