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Old 10-15-2012, 05:03 AM
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Originally Posted by yoman793 View Post
ah ok. i took a look at it today and see what you did. i think i can get at it easy enough. im gonna order that part on monday and give it a go. new plugs did help the car but did nothing for the hesitation problem. same old ****... i did notice a bit of oil in cyl #1 plug well though which was disconcerting.... that plug came out just by loosening it with my hand, so im hoping/praying it just wiggled itself loose.
I would hold on replacing your knock sensor.
Your hesitation is probably cause by clogged or leaked CCV system, if you have not recently replaced it's time to do so, (hint oil in plugs)

And if the CCV doesn't help, the next thing for you is to replace the VANOS seals ( known issue)
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