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Old 02-02-2010, 04:38 PM   #21
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my button for the oil reset service thing doesnt work lol in general..i think its messed up..any ideas on how to fix it?
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Old 02-02-2010, 04:59 PM   #22
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my button for the oil reset service thing doesnt work lol in general..i think its messed up..any ideas on how to fix it?
Does the button click? If not you might need a new stalk. My gauge needle vid shows how to take it out. Maybe it just needs to be realigned.
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Old 02-02-2010, 06:38 PM   #23
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The ICV just gets pushed back in. Shouldn't be that difficult.
thanks. have you heard of anyone being able to do this with the throttle cable attached? like on the 99-00 models
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Old 02-04-2010, 08:12 AM   #24
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Old 02-04-2010, 03:13 PM   #25
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Old 02-04-2010, 09:49 PM   #26
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Jake,

I got a question, were your needles originally white before you did the sharpie mod?
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Old 03-12-2010, 09:18 PM   #27
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jake bro' thanks a lot for this man. you have litterraly saved me a bunch of money...haha, you are like geico...
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:44 PM   #28
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I got a question, were your needles originally white before you did the sharpie mod?
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Haha, that's awesome bro. I do have a paypal if you would like to me treat myself to some hookers tomorrow
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Old 03-16-2010, 10:06 PM   #29
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Jake this is great I need to do this badly, my car keeps stalling out even with a new MAF sensor. Can you tell me what did u spray your ICV with to clean it up? Thanks !
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Old 03-16-2010, 10:12 PM   #30
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Old 06-24-2010, 12:14 PM   #32
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Old 06-24-2010, 12:41 PM   #33
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Old 06-24-2010, 01:42 PM   #34
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Nice Jake, we should have had a DIY on the Fuel Filter replacement. What a pain in the azz it was but well worth it. My trouble codes were froma clogged filter.
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Old 06-24-2010, 10:22 PM   #35
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Nice Jake, we should have had a DIY on the Fuel Filter replacement. What a pain in the azz it was but well worth it. My trouble codes were froma clogged filter.
Yea we should have bro, there's always next time and now I have a jack and jack stands. Someone told me that we should have bought new hose clamps, LOL
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Old 10-30-2010, 11:21 PM   #36
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Old 03-30-2011, 08:54 PM   #37
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Bump, hopefully I'll have some new ones soon. I'm replacing my front brakes in a week or two. Any requests? Maybe I'll do a CCV on someone else's car and I can make a vid of that.
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:23 PM   #38
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I've followed your 'Head Gasket' vid and 'Cluster Needle' mod.

Excellent DIY vid!
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Old 03-31-2011, 01:37 AM   #39
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Jake, nice videos, just wondering, when my car is idling, it'll drop 250-500RPMs and I'll hear a light rattling, I was told the ICV needs to be cleaned, is this true?
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