Why does my 89 pontiac 6000le idle slightly rough after having the fuel injectors replaced? The reason I had to have them replaced was because of the ethanol in todays fuel ruined the original fuel in
If it is idling like it was before the inj were replaced then you have fixed the wrong problem the ethonol doesn't damage injectors you probably have a spark plug wire that is bad or a coilpack is bad or you have a fouled spark plug? A compression test can tell you of any problems with the valves! The injectors are designed to be compatible with flamible liquids ie gasoline or alcohol! I have been a mechanic for 23 years and have never seen inj fail due to alcohol in today's gasolines! You might have been scammed? Anytime you have repairs done request your old parts to be returned to you! You might have to take the mechanic who claimed he replaced your inj to small claims court! Try replacing the plug wires and the spark plugs first if no change then get carburetor cleaner and with the engine running spray the inside of the throttle body where it is black with the throttle open and engine rpms increased if that doesn't change it the coil packs might be going bad there are three so buy all three as a set so you don't have to change them at different intervals! Depending on mileage the timing belt is reccommended to be changed at 150,000 miles the spark plugs are due at 100,000 the coil packs should last over 200,000 miles so I'm guessing it is time for major preventative maintenance? The timing belt being worn can cause rough idle too!
Jan 16, 2015 |
Pontiac Cars & Trucks