Re: [DMCForum] Failed emissions...
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Re: [DMCForum] Failed emissions...



I'd talk to DMCH about it, if it is their engine.  Not
sure what DMCH did with the cam timing, or fuel system
for that engine....  and I doubt even the better
mechanics could figure out what someone else did, and
why.

--- Andrew <aos+yahoo@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think I saw this one coming.  I disabled my idle
> speed ECU a couple of 
> months ago because the car wouldn't idle smoothly
> with it running, and 
> then forgot all about it before dropping the car off
> for inspection.  Of 
> course, it failed idle emissions pretty
> badly--hydrocarbons and CO.
> 
> I talked to the head tech at the shop and told him
> where the microswitch 
> is to get the idle ECU to kick on, so he's going to
> go push it and see if 
> the car magically passes.
> 
> He says if that doesn't work, he wants to lean out
> the system until it 
> passes (and then he obviously doesn't care what I do
> with it once I get it 
> back).
> 
> He's a capable guy who has worked on some DMCs
> before, although never on 
> the DMCH performance engine.  He knows his stuff,
> though.  Think I should 
> let him do it, or tell him hands off?
> 
> -andrew
> 
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