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Spyder

Oakland, CA

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There was a Ford TSB on this that basically said check the throttle cable and linkage and , if necessary , replace the idle air control valve. Some folks simply clean the valve , inside and out......


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If this is all since it was worked on , take it back and have them tell you why this is happening. If you don't know how old your timing belt is you should probably replace it.


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Best bet is to call Customer Service at 1-800-222-1020 , have your vehicle info ready.....


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Have you checked the pressure and volume? What about the fuel filter , both the inline filter (maintenance item) and any in tank screens...... This all presumes it actually is a fuel supply issue.


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Since the check engine light does come on scan the vehicle for fault codes. Investigate based on what you learn from that. Many auto parts stores such as Kragen or Autozone will scan vehicles for free. Then again , if you are inclined to purchase one , generic OBDII scanners are very cheap...


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Check your flasher relay , it is located in the passenger foot well , toward the front and up...


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You may have a plugged/restricted exhaust system. That would account for "can't make it up steep hills" and possibly the EGR failures.......


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The re manufactured block would be good as new. The only question would involve reusing the cylinder head as it could be cracked.


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There is a Saturn factory Technical Service Bulletin that describes reprogramming the PCM before replacing the Catalytic Converter.


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It is located in the oil filter housing, that is located under the hood in front of the engine block by the radiator


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