[DML] Re: Possibly dropped copper washer from fuel line into engine cyli
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[DML] Re: Possibly dropped copper washer from fuel line into engine cylinder



I did find my washer on the floor of my garage once I started the 
engine after replacing my newly cleaned injectors.  John H's 
cleaning and testing service was really great.  I had them back 
within 3 days of me shipping them to him.  Much cheaper than buying 
new ones.  Car runs much better, more even idle, more power and no 
dieseling going up hills.  I just need a tune-up to adjust the fuel 
mixture and I'm good to go for the summer.

Thanks again for the helpful advice about my washer "scare".

Paul

Vin 10944


 --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, doctorDHD@... wrote:
>
>  
>  
> I once heard a loud DINK when driving fast in my '66 Mustang,  
then  when I 
> slowed down the engine had a terrible miss.  Back home I 
discovered  that one 
> of the spark plugs had lost its side electrode into the engine.   
Never had a 
> problem and that material is pretty hard.
>  
> Dave Delman
> 6530 & 2700 ohms
> 
> 1f. Re:  Possibly dropped copper washer from fuel line into engine 
cylind
> Posted by: "Peter Lucas" lucas@... lucasxyzzy
> Date: Sat Apr 28, 2007 3:16 pm ((PDT))
> 
> While we are on this topic, what  are people's opinions about the  
> danger of ceramic material from a  broken spark plug falling into 
the  
> cylinder? I once took great pains  to vacuum out a bit of this 
stuff.   
> Did I save my engine, or  would it have instantly been pulverized 
to  
> atoms with no ill  effect?
> 
> I figured, better safe than sorry, but OTOH I imagine that  spark  
> plugs fail in this way all the time in running engines.   Anybody 
know?
> 
> 
> --Pete Lucas
> VIN #06703
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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http://www.aol.com.
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> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>




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