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Old 02-11-2004, 11:44 AM   #1
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the good news is i fixed my climate control or rather it fixed itself :P the heater trap door calibrated itself when i put it in diagnostic mode. the bad news is i have unknowingly been putting dirty antifreeze into my motor, and on the day that my car started acting up, i think i toped off the antifreeze. Could this be just because its old and can this make the car run rough. If so would a coolant fluch fix the problem
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I can't see dirty antifreeze causing your motor to run rough. Maybe run HOT if it'* old juice, but not rough.
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I can't see dirty antifreeze causing your motor to run rough. Maybe run HOT if it'* old juice, but not rough.
Could it be clogging up say the WP?
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Is it a rough idle, or rough throughout the rpm band? Are you running a MAF screen, or did you remove it? Is your IAT installed in the DP intake pipe? Are your temps normal? What'* the state of the ignition components? Any codes? Got that scantool working yet?
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When the water pump goes bad, it will make lots of noise, then throw the belt, but it shouldn't make the car run rough (unless it overheats)
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its rough throughout the entire rpm bad, i still have the maf screen in. Yes the iat is in the dp. intake, although barely, and i havent gotten codes yet, i send in my cartridge for repairs friday, after that, its 2 to 4 weeks until i get it back
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