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Exoduz
05-05-2007, 03:01 PM
done some searching and all i can come up with is the spark plugs that may have gone bad....so....sure enough they were...so i replaced them all but i still have rough idle....

here's a short vid of the needle bouncing up and down at idle...

http://s3.photobucket.com/albums/y61/C-Lo1989/?action=view&current=MOV00004.flv

on that happy note, i also get a check oil light after i really floor it.....
when i start the car again...it goes away....funny cause the oil levels are fine....

i think these problems go hand in hand...maybe sludge or something? idk.....[headbang]

any help will be appreciated....

Ado
05-05-2007, 03:16 PM
what codes do you have when you vag the car?

Exoduz
05-05-2007, 03:35 PM
what codes do you have when you vag the car?

haven't gotten my cable.....so i have no codes

Exoduz
05-05-2007, 03:43 PM
any other suggestions?....my cousin said it may be the throttle body....that its dirty or something...

ridelikeme
05-05-2007, 05:41 PM
its not your throttle body. its your EGR valve, and it gets mad carbon build up in our cars.. so the flap sticks open or closed causing rough idle, and in some cases stalling.. i had my car stall out doing 80mph in between shifts.. get it checked out

Poopie
05-05-2007, 05:44 PM
you would be horrified of my idle

Nebone
05-05-2007, 08:10 PM
CLean you MAF and your EGR. Your oil tems look pretty up there too.

Exoduz
05-06-2007, 07:56 AM
Thanks so far...
so...i searched again and found a couple of ways to clean the MAF

-CRC MAF Cleaner
-Alcohol in Bag
-Electronics Cleaner

which one would you guys recommend?

I couldn't even find anything on how to clean my EGR however...(Combi Valve? Is it the same thing?)

Any suggestions? My cousin recommended I'd take the car to the stealership to get an entire inspection on the car for $120...but that's not settling in my stomach too well.

audiness
05-06-2007, 09:57 AM
I took my MAF apart and cleaned it with isopropyl alchol and Qtips.
Didnt help the idle tho, im going to try cleaning my EGR valve.

Exoduz
05-06-2007, 08:27 PM
I took my MAF apart and cleaned it with isopropyl alchol and Qtips.
Didnt help the idle tho, im going to try cleaning my EGR valve.

how do you clean it?

Exoduz
05-07-2007, 07:36 PM
bump