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Question Asked: Does the 2.7L have (air Jet Valves)inside valve covers?
November 06, 2013, 12:44 PM
Misfire on #5 after clearing fault code and adding Seafoam injector cleaner to tank. Kicking in passing gear causes rear blue oil smoke and code set again for misfire #5. Mitsubishi 2.8 is like that and when one went bad it would smoke the same as this 2.7L eng. Thanks,bob.
Question Answered: How much to replace catalytic converters? Will it harm car to drive until replac
November 15, 2013, 05:00 PM
Check with your dealer, catalytic converters warranty is for 8yrs or 80,0000 miles good luck.
Question Answered: Smoke came out of exhaust and oil cap will not start. What has happened?
November 10, 2013, 11:04 AM
If you did crack the the block it's only an anchor now, but you'll need it for a core exchange..If I were you, look around for a low-mileage used motor. There is a site called parts are us that have some low mileage motors with low shipping fees. (memphis Tn) Another is, you pay and pull, each of these places have inventory and prices online so that you can get an idea. Labor you price close to you. Now days you can spend up $5000. plus. Good Luck, Kool Tool.
Question Answered: put in new ac blower fan and new module and fan still does not work.
November 10, 2013, 10:39 AM
Sounds like module but check your control switch before you head back to the parts store though.
Question Answered: The care will turn over but it will not start. Please Help!!!
November 10, 2013, 10:17 AM
I agree with Push Rod, the head, valves, pistons and sometimes the wall of the cylinders, camshafts are damaged beyond re-use when the timing belt breaks. If you pull the valve cover off you may see damage. When you get the cover off, rotate your motor over by the crankshaft pulley so you can inspect the valve train. I'm sure you will see what's wrong. When you pull the fuse to the EFI, (Electronic Fuel Injection),the engine will not fire and make the noise you're hearing, good luck! Kool Tool.
Question Answered: I have error codes on a es300 of PO300,PO301,PO303,PO305 and P1135
November 10, 2013, 09:54 AM
Replace both unless you had one changed recently, they function as a unit. Clear codes after installation one fault code will set other codes when it becomes a fuel and air issue. (which it does.) If you don't have a scan tool, stop by any Auto Zone, Advance Auto Parts etc. and they should do it free of charge. Good Luck, Kool Tool. Downstream is the lower one.
Question Answered: Fan blows but no heat
November 07, 2013, 04:40 PM
1st does your radiator have a fan shroud, if it does then replace your thermostat. If you are missing the fan shroud then install one to correct. (the fan shroud surrounds the radiator and causes the air to be pulled thru the radiator.)
Question Answered: 169000 miles slow leak on bottom around oil filter and plug bolt no oil needed
November 07, 2013, 04:34 PM
the gasket on the drain bolt is easy to change but drain your oil first most gaskets will either come right over treads or pull it up to the treads and screw it upwards.
Question Answered: Starts right up when cold. ONce it is hot sputters, spurts, stops, no start
November 07, 2013, 02:08 PM
It could be fuel pump,they sometimes work when cold, then stick when the pump gets warm. Could be map sensor but that will set your trouble code.
Question Answered: failed MD emissions test. Looking for reasons why and how to inexpensively fix.
November 06, 2013, 01:02 PM
That means Key On Engine Off, (KOEO). Were you there when he scanned your trouble codes and do you remember if he started your engine? Most of the time it's as simple as that when I'm asked about the same KOEO code. Good luck!
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