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Old 06-02-2010, 04:55 PM   #11
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There is a chance the flange is warped. If you do a seafoam you will see smoke coming out of any leaks.
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and how would i go about fixing that without machining it? could i douple gasket it haha, just kidding
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i plan on seafoaming it tomorrow hopefully
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Before worrying about the flange, look for the leak. Then deal with that.
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yeah i know haha, ill post up more info tomorrow once the seafoam goes through it. also dont you have to run the car for like 100 miles after u seafoam it?
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well as i suspected seafoaming didnt make my car smoke one bit, since the engine is so new
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any other ideas?
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Mechanic'* Stethoscope? They're like $10.
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Already used that. It'* not valve tap I don't think. It'* a leak from somewhere I don't know where
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the leak is actually a vacuum coming from the egr tube to the header. the tube is actually split and has a hole in it, i covered the hole with hvac tape just to test if that was it and sure enough it was, so junkyard tomorrow hopefully!
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