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    Have you taken compression readings yet? Does this engine have VVT with that "phaser" thingy on the exhaust cam? It still isn't clear...
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    "hmmm, wondering if I should even jump into this one." ^^^^ +1 If the engine revs up OK, but the car doesn't move at a comparable...
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    Any codes set? Are you using live-data at all? When you say "won't go over 30", do you mean the engine won't rev up normally, or that...
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    billr replied to the thread Lean on both banks (P0171 & P0174).
    Oh, it wasn't found visually, you can't see most of that stuff under the intake. My understanding is that he was wiping off something...
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    billr replied to the thread Lean on both banks (P0171 & P0174).
    Actually I was more of a (poor, turns out) advisor. This is my son's truck, he was doing most of the work and was the one that found...
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    billr replied to the thread Lean on both banks (P0171 & P0174).
    I think this one is done! I did check the FP gauge against four others. The gauge we are using is probably reading a bit low, and...
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    billr replied to the thread 41TE Symptoms.
    Clean the ring, grip it in the jaws of a caliper as if measuring the ring thickness, and hold it up to a light source. You can see even...
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    billr replied to the thread Adjustment screw heads.
    What is the brand and P/N of the carb? Are these needle-valves for adjusting fuel trim? Those are usually not to tight, if you can...
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    billr replied to the thread Adjustment screw heads.
    Do you have a question or concern about them?
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    billr replied to the thread 4L60E Servicing.
    I would stick with Dex3 there are some GM transmissions that are not as happy with Dex6 as the Dex3 they originally came with. I don't...
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    My opinion? The compressor is getting worn, but you could put a lot of time/money into chasing this down. I would let it be, as long...
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    Did this noise just start recently, with no recent work on the A/C system? It is unlikely (impossible?) that any "extra" oil got into...
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    billr replied to the thread Skoda.
    I don't think that vehicle is sold in our North America market; I doubt we will be able to help you.
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    Not what I call "clean looking", more of a "scab-on" patch!
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    billr replied to the thread P2128.
    Is it drivable with that code set? OP, what is you skill level and do you have both an electrical multimeter and a scanner that shows...
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