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Old 10-04-2007, 08:55 PM   #1
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My Hats of to all of you guys who post here. My Bonneville was idling high and had what sounded like a belt squeek. I reviewed the forum and after reading about the "pull the oil cap off" trick. Sure enough my cap wouldn't come off. I replaced the PVC valve and installed the missing o-ring and my idle returned to normal and the squeek went away. Strange thing is I have had the engine in the car for 3 years and never messed with the PVC and it had a missing o-ring. Anyway THANKS again.
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Glad to see you got that fixed. The stuff it does actually puzzles most people into thinking it'* something major.

My friend'* Regal had the similar problem, and he could not believe it was a simple o-ring causing the problem.
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Happy to hear that the forum helped you out. Stick around, read the techinfo articles, and post you're experiences, and suggestions. It'* a nice place to be.
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