: > Rommel wrote:
: > > If you had your car at a dealer for $2600 of repiars and they
: > > a stupid miss I'd say you have an extremely shitty mechanic.
: > I agree. the EGR valve and MAF are the firt things that any
: > competant mechanic should check, then the timing chain, then
: > the camshaft sensor.
: They wanted to charge me $2600 for a few repairs... like $1000 for the
: intake gasket! Needless to say, it didn't quite happen....
: Also, I have replaced the PCV valve. The cheap $2 valve was one of
: the first things tried.
: I did pull off the EGR today and I noticed some drops of watery
: condensation in it. Other then that it didn't look like there was any
: sort of EGR part to clean. But I'm going to look into it tommorow
: I don't know about the MAF, since it's not sending any engine codes...
: but you never know.
: The fuel pump or fuel pump regulator seems possible based on some
: other posts I've read. The best bet may be to bring the car into
: somebody and have them diagnosis it.... any other ideas?
That watery substance is a mix of water and distilled
alcohol/gasoline/oil. Probably more water than anything else really.
Again, I this doesn't sound like a recirculation problem or a MAF sensor
problem. But hey...what do I know.
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