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Old 01-12-2013, 09:42 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by malim View Post
Mine has dropped a seat in Piston #4 at 130k!!
My father's dropped at 62k, which is ridiculous.

For those still driving, don't rape your car and watch that heat. Make sure your cooling system is working as it should.

Also, only the intake seats should be replaced on these engines or the exhaust seats drop too ?
Malim, are you familiar with putting car in diagnostic mode so after your rebuild you can keep an eye on your heat?

I hope so, if not, allow me to school you on it real quick.

Turn key to on, not run, hold in button on cluster that resets trip-ometer. Turn key off, keep holding button, turn key to run again, continue holding button, then release button and diagnostic box pops up. If you press it three of four times you will see a Celcius symbol, that is for your temp.

After rebuild, I left it on for two days just to be sure. It shouldn't go above 88 for any reason.

Good luck dude.

Malim is a @#$#$ing pimp....
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