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Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 23:32:47 GMT
From: "Spyderman" <>
Subject: Re: Help!  My engine just started to run real rough and....

Well, it turns out that it was the exhaust valves of the #2 cylinder. I originally thought that it was the intake but this would have caused quite a lot of damage. Oddly enough, they also change the tie-rod ends. The car seems far too young for this but one of them had a ruptured boot. I guess they did not wish to take any chances. So far all is under warranty. "Johannes H Andersen" <> wrote in message > > > Spyderman wrote: > > > > Help, > > > > Here is the scoop. 9-3 SE MY2001,Turbo HOT with mods, etc. Driving back on > > the highway at 120-140KM (not too fast). Took our offramp and engine idle > > was really rough as though it were running on 3 cylinders. The exhaust > > smells very sulphery. Do you think it is the catalytic converter? The > > mileage is very low 37,000KM. > > So it's not the CAT. My guess is a blown headgasket, the diagnostic socket > should show that. > > Johannes

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