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Old 11-15-2012, 10:21 AM
stuartjohn24 stuartjohn24 is offline
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Originally Posted by 745iguy View Post
Hello stuart

ya its a mess over there, once im positive there isnt anything else leaking over there im going to try and get in there with something also, when i was watching it drip every few seconds and the engine had been off for 30 mins, I can imagine with the engine running
Well, for the sake of just replacing things as apparently the PO of my car probably didn't do much other than maybe oil changes; I will probably just replace the front O2's but first ill replace the Fuel filter as its much cheaper and see what that does as far as the lean codes and my idle, engine idles around 600-700 at idle, i hear people say theirs idles at 500.
as far as my secondary air codes go IDEK what to say they stood off for so long with the eu3 DME flash and they were there with the lean codes when i checked so now but im definitely not paying more than or equal to the value of the car to fix that

as far as driving, I have no issues what so ever; no jerking or hesitation, just a high idle and poor gas mileage
good luck with your overhaul also; but im sure with the wealth of information here you will have no problem

Yeah mine was a very small leak leaving a tiny drip every time I parked it. The oil sits in the under tray, when you drive it gets blown all over the gearbox and exhaust heat shields!

It started getting real bad very quickly and eventually was squirting out! When I took the pressure switch off you could blow air through it using your mouth!

Glad it was just the switch!

Strange, mine is sluggish an has poor performance, could be a fuel pressure issue, I haven't got a tester to hand will try and get something from work tomorrow. Does anybody know what the correct fuel pressure should be?

My lean codes have gone and not some back yet, I did find a small leak on the breather pipes.

As I'm having it all apart I will clean the carbon out. I'm just hoping the valve guides themselves are not too worn! It's done 100k miles now.

2008 F01 - Sophistograu with Saddle Brown Leather
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