I had a two week break from the eternal struggle due to relocation, but
now it's back to morning wrestling.
Had my exhaust system evaluated, the car is now humble as a bea, but
it's the same insanity in the morning.
Next step would be throwing the wire from the oxygen sensor inside the
car and gradually unplugging sensor-by-sensor.
Office Drone wrote:
That's a pretty neat idea.
I have replaced the fuel pump to another one shortly after the engine
change. The old one lasted only one day. So fuel pump itself doesn't
seem to be connected to the behavior.
Mechanic checked for restrictions in fuel delivery, and said that
everything was ok.
But cooling parts down to -50C (-60F) could help in tracing down the
Worth the try.
Discovered two things:
a) ECM reads 100mph when the car actually goes at 30mph
b) Fuel pumps runs at the lowest allowed range @32psi (specs define
Negative battery cable was loose, fixed that.
A friendly mechanic, who tried to quickly troubleshoot the wounded
beast, said that there was a lot of odd rattle in the exhaust system
and also fixed some broken ground wires in the vicinity of the
transmission. And then left the country. I hope my beautiful car didn't
scare him to that extent.
I asked him about flushing the exhaust, he said that he never heard of
The weather keeps changing to warmer one, problem is becoming harder to
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