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04-20-2013 05:39 PM
Bowesmobile Here's my final post for this thread. Replaced the timing belt. The original was missing 16 teeth. Someone broke some thing off in the TDC pin hole. So I watched the valves and knew that after the intake on number one actuated TDC was when the keyway on the crankshaft was vertical. I buttoned everything back up. Started it and let it run for 10 minutes. Then checked the timing with my Torque app. amd it was running between 10-13 BTDC. Which is perfect! Took it for a drive and man what a difference! Not bad for 5 hours work.
04-11-2013 12:42 PM
Bowesmobile So to wrap this thread up. When the coil pack went, it jumped time. So my timing is off causing low vacuum and poor running issues. I have the belt on order and next weekend I will be changing it.
04-03-2013 11:55 AM
Bowesmobile It ran better this morning. My drive in was smoother. So tonight, hopefully, I'll clean out the CAT and reset the computer. Then see where I'm at.
04-02-2013 07:04 PM
Bowesmobile Actually the PO or someone he had work on the car connected the PCV to a plastic post on the intake and not a vacuum port. SOOOOO we'll see how it runs in the morning when its cold.
04-02-2013 06:50 PM
Joboo
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Originally Posted by Bowesmobile View Post
So it was eating me up and I went back and checked. The IPS is hooked up. On the diagram I pulled from Fordparts.com they show only four vacuum ports. But my intake has five. The red dot is the location of the fifth. What does this go to? It had a hose connection of some type.
EGR valve actuator? Just guessing based on the intake diagram I have...
04-02-2013 02:39 PM
Bowesmobile So it was eating me up and I went back and checked. The IPS is hooked up. On the diagram I pulled from Fordparts.com they show only four vacuum ports. But my intake has five. The red dot is the location of the fifth. What does this go to? It had a hose connection of some type.
04-02-2013 02:00 PM
Bowesmobile
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Originally Posted by SVTisRight4me View Post
cars are sluggish when the engine is cold. u should not rev it or have the RPMs go high before it gets warmed up. its bad for the engine. when cold, the oil is thicker and its hard to run through the engine.
Okay, thank you.
04-02-2013 01:15 PM
SVTisRight4me cars are sluggish when the engine is cold. u should not rev it or have the RPMs go high before it gets warmed up. its bad for the engine. when cold, the oil is thicker and its hard to run through the engine.
04-02-2013 01:13 PM
Bowesmobile Nevermind. The VMV is plugged into both vacuum ports it is suppose to. Then that means its the IPS, whatever that is. Any clues...anyone?
04-02-2013 07:43 AM
Bowesmobile Okay, so here's the million dollar question and something I dont fully understand. On the intake there are four ports. From the passenger side to the drivers side all vacuum lines are accounted for save one. The port on the far right (drivers side looking from the front of the car). Its not the brake booster port and the vacuum diagram is clear as mud. But I think its suppose to connect to the "VMV" . What does that stand for and where is it located on the car. I have a feeling its causing my problems. I have the vacuum port capped at this point and time so its not causing a leak. But this is driving me nuts!
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