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Old 03-31-2011, 06:39 PM   #41
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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?
Doesn't hurt to do that. You might have a vacuum leak as well.
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Old 08-06-2011, 06:20 PM   #42
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Cleaned my ICV today with your video. Spark plugs to be done next week. Thanks for the help jake!
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Cleaned my ICV today with your video. Spark plugs to be done next week. Thanks for the help jake!
Did your car run better ?
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Old 08-13-2011, 04:57 PM   #44
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No. It did not fix my rough idle, which was being caused by 2 misfires. But at least I know I have a very clean ICV
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Old 08-14-2011, 05:38 AM   #46
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Pre-cat O2 sensors

You mention you had 2 codes (1:18) in your vid, do you remember what they were? Was it P0420? I might have to do this soon.Thanks for posting.
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Most likely p0135 and p0141
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