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Old 04-02-2013, 03:00 PM   #11
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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.
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Old 04-02-2013, 03:39 PM   #12
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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.
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Old 04-02-2013, 07:50 PM   #13
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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...
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:04 PM   #14
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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.
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:55 PM   #15
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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.
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:42 PM   #16
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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.
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Old 04-20-2013, 06:39 PM   #17
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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.
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