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Old 07-30-2012, 05:29 AM   #521
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:04 AM   #522
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Yeah I know. I guess ill jack up the car and take a look at the lower control arms and torsion bar. Everything else I will probably do with someone else to make sure I dont screw something up. lol Besides changing the oil. I can do that.
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Old 07-30-2012, 08:01 PM   #524
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I did. kinda. lol I ordered a timing belt kit and water pump this morning. Then I think I found another possible source of the popping and clicking. Im not 100% sure what its called, but its either the torsion bar or sway bar that curves away from the wheel. I believe they are both connected to each other. Anyways, on the passenger side they are rock solid, but on the drivers side they can move a good inch or 2. That might have something to do with it. But idk how that would happen from scraping since neither are that low. Maybe something else hit into them.
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Old 08-02-2012, 10:38 PM   #525
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Well...I have been busy. lol Ok so today after work I was all pumped up thinking id get alot of stuff done. Well I wound up changing the timing belt water pump and all that shinanigans on my sisters zx5. It took an hour and a half. So we only worked on my car for maybe 10 minutes. we figured out what the clicky sound is tho. Well....so we think. Does this make sense to anyone else?
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We put my car up on jackstands and turned the car on. I gave it gas while in gear so that the motor would torque. My friend was under the car and he said he could feel the vibration coming from that lower torque mount and said he could see it moving. It would make sense that that is bad, its one of the lowest points on the car. So when it scraped it got messed up. lol I was a bit nervous though, for the first 5 minutes the only ones I could find were aftermarket CFM ones for over $100. Im going to change my oil in the morning then go pick that part up.
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Old 08-07-2012, 03:28 PM   #526
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So Sunday on my way to church the "check fuel cap" light came on. I pulled over and checked it, nothing seemed weird. It still hasnt gone away. My dad was with me at the time. He found somewhere on this site on his droid that it can remain on up to 3 days depending on how much I drive. Well it is now 2 days later (I feel like I drive alot, lol) and it still isnt off. Any suggestions? Should I unplug the battery for awhile to clear the code?
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Old 08-07-2012, 06:05 PM   #528
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never heard of that light. lol
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Old 08-07-2012, 06:56 PM   #529
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Is there a way to tell? I didnt see any gas leaking around the cap. I guess I could always replace it and find out.

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never heard of that light. lol
Yeah when it turned on I was like check fuel cap....ok? lol I felt like that was pretty cool for being a 2001 and everything.
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Get a new gascap, it's only $5 I had to do the same thing a few years ago. After I put the new one on the light went away, didn't even have to clear the code.
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