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Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:37 pm 
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hey guy's

im about to head down to the shop to service my car with my mate for the first time, just wondering what parts i should be replacing?

My fuel eco has been total s**t ( 17l per 100k) and my Idle has been bad too...


Im getting spark plugs, new fuel filter, air filter, oil

anything else i should replace? people say a new dizzy cap can help fuel eco?

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Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:42 pm 
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Well coonsidering EFFs run coil packs and don't have distributors your going to have a very hard time finding a dizzy cap to fit!
filters - oil, air and fuel
fresh oil, fresh pluugs, leads if your old ones are worn, check your fluuid condition (if you do replace it worth doing the thermostat and gasket as same time if havn't been done recently to your knowledge).
check hoses and belts and replace if need be.
your injectors probably need a proper clean (pulled ouut and cleaned), but try a bottle of injector cleaner in the fuel tank first and run some tanks of premium through it.
your oxygen seensor, cat converteer and/or map sensor may be tired and not helping your fuel economy situationtoo.

 

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Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:52 pm 
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cheers mate, ill do the basic items first then move onto the other stuff, one more question, my gearbox is getting confused on what gears in it and being odd, would a general service on my transmission help that?

and how much is a new thermostat?


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Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 5:40 pm 
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cheers mate, ill do the basic items first then move onto the other stuff, one more question, my gearbox is getting confused on what gears in it and being odd, would a general service on my transmission help that?

and how much is a new thermostat?


cheers m8


explain wat u mean by confused bout gears..
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Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 10:01 pm 
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If you have a fuel problem,(using too much fuel).Have a look at your thermostat.It may be stuck open.Being stuck open puts a lot more in the tank.

 

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Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 1:34 am 
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it's always a good idea to reguarly change the filter in the tranny and replace as much fluid as possiable (obviously can only do all if a profesional does a full flush).

 

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