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Old 03-17-2005, 07:11 PM   #11
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checked each plug, they are gapped fine. doesnt seem to be the plugs, thanks anyway though bobby [&:]


plugs look a little whitish though.
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Old 03-17-2005, 07:42 PM   #12
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how can it be lean if im getting 10 MPG?
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Old 03-17-2005, 07:46 PM   #13
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oil change? [&:]
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Old 03-17-2005, 07:50 PM   #14
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changed oil 1500 miles ago and it looks really good. dunno how that would affect gas mileage though.



did i mention that the engine temp on the way to school and on the way home was a tad high, not high but HIGHER than normal. it was still below 160, but im used to seeing it at 140. so i dunno what is causing that, maybe the problem is working on conjunction with engine temp and gas mileage. im thinking the rich condition is causing the engine temp to be weird. it might be my O2s, dammit i dont wanna buy new ones.
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Old 03-17-2005, 08:56 PM   #15
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dude! your car is running way to cold. how many times do i have to tell you dont leave that fan on all the time. in a 30 minuted drive my fan might be on for 5 minutes.

let the temp come up to 180
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You want your plugs to have a little white to them.
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Old 03-17-2005, 09:12 PM   #17
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I agree way to cold but that is not the main problem cuz u always see your temp at 140 so did you check the fual press while running and did you check the vacume line going to it? And that code you pulled is i think a maf code


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also clean you maf electronics as it may have some oil residue on it from your filter..
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i got code 54, 31, 85

31 and 85 have been there for months, just EGR bull****.

code 54 is the new code its weird, the book says

"Vane air flow sensor or air charge temperature sensor"

straight from the haynes manual, i didnt know we had air charge temp sensors in the 5.0s. whats this mean?
it's either the MAF sensor OR the air temperature sensor built into the same housing with the MAF (vane air sensor). that what the code 54 is telling you to check out. probably got oil from the air filter on the wires in the MAF and this is making it act up on you.
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i got code 54, 31, 85

31 and 85 have been there for months, just EGR bull****.

code 54 is the new code its weird, the book says

"Vane air flow sensor or air charge temperature sensor"

straight from the haynes manual, i didnt know we had air charge temp sensors in the 5.0s. whats this mean?
it's either the MAF sensor OR the air temperature sensor built into the same housing with the MAF (vane air sensor). that what the code 54 is telling you to check out. probably got oil from the air filter on the wires in the MAF and this is making it act up on you.
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