Date: 23 Jun 2005 20:05:41 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: bars leaks

On Thu, 23 Jun 2005 20:02:47 GMT, Paul Halliday <> wrote: > in article, Dave Hinz at > wrote on 23/06/2005 20:46: > >> I'm confused. How does the idle stop screw (yes?) adjustment matter, on >> a car that running down the road? It's not idling then; that screw >> doesn't enter into it. > I see what you're saying ... I spend a lot of my time in idling traffic. > That was my issue. When driving, yes, fine. Stuck in gridlock with a high > idle is no fun ... and hot! I'll drop the idle & see if that changes things. I suspect it won't, but it should be fixed anyway. It was set high to compensate for the HUGE vacuum leak, caused by the usual "newbie owner takes dash out to poorly install radio, and pulls vacuum hose cluster and heater control rod off of where they should be" mistake that the previous owner made. > No worries ... Strike that one. Let's promote cooling fan not running to > number 3. ... Or 4. ;) There is no 4 ;) >> I'm dissapointed you didn't make the obvious observation. > > The missing number 4. ? That's the one. Saw it during proorfeeding, but decided not to rix it. > You shouldn't be disappointed. I'm a beginner, after all. I've learned a lot > from owning three C900s upon which I have attempted most jobs. I've learned > a lot from web resources and from questioning my mechanics. I suppose when > general semantics get in the way of communication, one tends to say "this is > how it is", rather than "perhaps it could be ...". Naah, nothing like that. Your 900 knowledge is top-notch, I was just playing with words. > Still, dropping a vial of Bars Leaks into the system is unlikely to be > helpful in this circumstance. I fear we might have confused the matter now. Agreed, on both counts. Don't do it, 'es'.

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