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Old 03-17-2004, 01:09 PM   #1
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Hey guys,

I had the dealer print out the service history for the car when it was under warranty, and found some interesting stuff....

-- At approx 6k the upper intake was replaced. Sheez, thats awful early isn't it?

-- At 25k the "Expansion Orifice Tube" was replaced. I assume thias has to do with the EGR....but why replace a piece of metal??


What do you guys think? Am I safe from the dreaded problem? It has 117k now....
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you didn't mention when the repairs were made.

now *that* really makes a big difference...

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We've seen intakes installed in 2000 or made then that are NOT upgraded.

If your 96 took till 01 or so to get to 6k, then maybe.
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Nope nope, all those repairs were made in 96/97.....but you mentioned that there was an alternate fix for the upper intake problem by replacing the EGR tube??? I wasn't sure if that was done on mine by the description given above....
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-- At 25k the "Expansion Orifice Tube" was replaced. I assume thias has to do with the EGR....but why replace a piece of metal??
No, that'* an air-conditioning component.
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The whole manifold is replaced for the repair. The thing that'* fixed is the coolant passage that runs between the EGR hole, and the runners.
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Got it....thanks Andy and Jason!
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