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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: JOHN BENNETT
Question: My 1995 ford escort 1.8 Diesel smells of burnt oil, it does not use excessive oil, but runn=s lumpy at idle. I want to check the breather pipe but cannot locate it can you advise me where to find it on my car many thanks john
Answer: Hi John- I hardly know that model, as we don't do much with diesels. The breather must connect to the air intake at some point, so that's the place to start!
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: allen benson
Question: 1999 ford explorer 4.0 ohv 4-door 124,000 miles with engine cold: when i first crank my 99 explorer up, it idles fine and theres no knock. when i put the car in drive or reverse it knocks slightly. after the engine gets warm and after driving the knocking sounds get much louder. it starts skipping a little when accelerating also. i have correct oil pressure and no metal deposits in my oil. the computer is reading no faults, only system being to lean. i have sprayed carburator cleaner all around my intake, egr valve and vacuum hoses, no leaks. i just changed my fuel filter. i have no idea what else it could be. could it be my dpfe sensor if my egr valve is working properly or my combustion chamber having deposits. what i dont get is why do i have to drive 50 mph for about 10 minutes before the knocking occures.
Answer: Hi.. The actual sound of the noise should tell someone who knows these things what is going on. As I can't hear it, I can't help! Try a Ford main dealer, who should at least have listened to one of those.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Matthew
Question: Hey Alan, quick question..If i get a aftermarket throttle bodie, and a different Intake will it connect?? and also if i get those 2, can i also get a TB spacer to go with it? BTW (\" its an 05 mustang GT\"
Answer: Be wary of fitting anything like that to a car that can't be tuned! If you have laptop access to the mapping, fine. If you don't you'll end up with a mess.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: faz
Question: Hi i have an EK honda civic hatch back and would like to drop a K20 engine in there. I heard the engine mounting for the K20 engined are very different and could cause problems for the conversion. Can you tell me how I can counter this as well as if you could do the work?
Answer: Hi.. Under normal circumstances, I'd say we would tackle just about anything, but the way it's going at the moment we may not find the time! Flat out busy... You need to do some web research into this one. You may be able to find somone who can supply all the parts you need, much as fitting a Red Top into a Corsa, where all the bits can be purchased ready to go.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: allan murphy
Question: my engine management light came on when i was about 150 miles from home but the car made it without any problems do you have any idea why it came on
Answer: Any lights on can be investigated by plugging in a code reader. A dealer or tuner will do this for you.
 
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