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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-30-2013, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
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Hey guys so my buddies car is running rough it sounds like its misfiring I hooked up my scan thing through my laptop and check misfires and it wasn't reading any... I erased the old codes thinking they had something to do with it and the only thing that came back was a pending p0010... He has a 09 lt I belive is the model I think it has a 2.2...... So he is what's goin through my head he hasn't changed the plugs for about 3 yrs so they need replacing I'm gonna pull em tommorow and see how they look... Also I heard the lap engines are known for dirty oil and messing with the camshaft sensors so where goin to runner a cleaner through it then change the oil... He says it only runs like crap sometimes like its a hit and miss same with the code comming and disappearing... So what r ur guys thoughts?
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If it has close to 50 000 miles clean the throttle body.

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ok so we changed the sensor because it came up again after being cleared and it is still comming on with the new one in.. what is the prob here? i also noticed in the DTC part it is in the as permanent and cant be cleared.
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It can be cleared, just need a tuner to clear it for you. And you could hard reset the computer by unhooking it for 20 minutes. That will reset it for you.

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O alright ill give that a try
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When you clean the throttle body, what do you do?
Take it off and clean with a tooth brush? And is there a certain torque they bolts have to be tightened too?


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Carb clean and a clean rag. There is a torque spec but turn it until its tight and no more than that should be good

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Sorry Gus I realized the auto store gave him the wrong part they gave him a a crank sensor
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