Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 22:55:53 GMT From: - Bob - <uctraingnospamanet.com> Subject: Re: 9-5 2.3lpt misbehaving
On Tue, 20 Feb 2007 18:53:25 -0000, Gary Fritz <fritzxxxnospamrii.com> wrote: >Yick. $232 to have one on hand "just in case." Is it a near certainty >that it will go out sooner or later? Yes. Don't feel so bad, older DI's are over $300. >If you get a CEL it could be many things. (I just got one for a coolant >sensor.) You can't just toss in the DI any time you get one, though it >would definitely be good to have if you had the "bad" DI failure. That's why I suggest getting it checked. If it's a mis-fire and it recurs, then it's likely a DI. Unfortunately, some DI's go withoutrning. >I guess if you keep the DI in the car at all times, and you get a CEL and >take it in and it turns out to be the DI, you can always tell them to use >the one in the trunk... If you are in the USA, you can get the codes checked at any Autozone store. You can change your own DI - the torx driver is in the trunk. It's very easy.