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Old 05-10-2009, 02:10 PM   #1
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leaning out....help

okay guys, i installed my wide-band.

I;m on the high way, and i my check engine light is on. so when i get to the ; stores, i pull out the x3 and check it, its giving me a code that describes it as leaning out, broken o2. Ive seen reading on the wide-band ranging from 12's on cruseing to 15-17 on idle.... its isn't always that high on idle, but it happens too often! other time i see 12's to 14's on idle.

I'm ruling out that its a broken o2 because with the reading on my wide-band, its way to high.... what can i do? should i return the ecu back to stock for now? and get another update tune from tom? maybe more fuel on top of what he did before?

i don't know if this will cause it to lean out or not, but i got the tune made for 93 oct. but I've been only getting 91 (that's all i got around here) and should i get a bottle of fuel injector cleaner, to see if that helps?






HELP ME PLEASE, im afraid that something will happen if i don't do anything!!!


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Maybe send Tom a log to see whats going on , second time I have asked for it

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yeah ur right. do i have to have the wideband datalogg'ED so you can see whats going on? i only ask this because i don't have that running on a datalog.
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on live link, can you give me list of what i should have check'd off/ recorded. so it will be a one shot thing??
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