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Old 05-26-2013, 09:04 AM   #11
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this is good to know as a possible issue. This is a great lesson in how complex our engines really are! Wish I could just soak up all you guys's knowledge about our cars.


edit: if it means anything, my car has been babied its entire life with just one recent dyno run and three stoplight encounters. no racing or beating on it.
It could be something with the vct.
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moose you were right on! and i should have checked the plugs to start...3 loose plugs...had carbon build up inside the plug well...the plugs came right out after 5 or so turns with no effort. i was losing compression after all.


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moose you were right on! and i should have checked the plugs to start...3 loose plugs...had carbon build up inside the plug well...the plugs came right out after 5 or so turns with no effort. i was losing compression after all.


Thank you to everyone who responded and helped me solve this!
LOL! I was thinking you had a valve problem.
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