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Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 7:44 pm 
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I was wondering what mechanics actually do when you take your car in for a tune up because im sure most of this can be done in my shed at home by myself so was just wondering what a tune up involves?
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Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 7:46 pm 
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yeah easy. change plugs, leads, oil, air filter, fuel filter, check tire pressures, oil filter, just bits of stuff like that, only if they need changing.

 

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Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 8:03 pm 
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Oh i have already done all of that. I thought maybe 'tune up' meant maybe they tuned the engine to run right cos mine is running like s**t. Mornings it nearly stalls everytime and i have adjusted the idle screw so it still runs good when warm. One person has told me my computer needs re-programming. Is this expensive?
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Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 8:04 pm 
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just unplug ur battery, let it sit there for a lil while then plug her back up and go for a lil drive, it resets the ECU that might help.

 

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Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 8:14 pm 
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Ok thanks I might give that a shot and see how i go.
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Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 8:21 pm 
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If that dosent help then you might have some dirty sensors.

 

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Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 8:30 pm 
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bad idle is usualy assosiated with an old ISC valve (Idle Speed Controller), theres a doco on common e-series problems here....

http://www.fordmods.com/forums/documents.php?doc=23

but yeah a "tune up" on ur car is an easy thing to accomplish and will save you some cash.

 

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Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 9:55 pm 
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I do a full service every 10 thousand about every six months i take it to our local dyno tune and i get it put on the rollers and the does a full dinostics on it .and recode it if needed .it cost me about 60 bucks but it is woth it. at least this way if anything it wrong with it i can fix it before it s**t itself and costs me heaps of dollars
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Posted: Wed May 31, 2006 12:19 am 
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MARK.TANIA wrote:
I do a full service every 10 thousand about every six months i take it to our local dyno tune and i get it put on the rollers and the does a full dinostics on it .and recode it if needed .it cost me about 60 bucks but it is woth it. at least this way if anything it wrong with it i can fix it before it s**t itself and costs me heaps of dollars


Is that Dyno Tune is it?
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Posted: Wed May 31, 2006 2:34 pm 
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YES i have known the bloke for about 20 years so know that he wont ripp me off
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