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Someone put sugar in my power steering fluid..(Im not kidding !) I was already having trouble with the 'cold start',however ,I believe my battery isnt very good,..I primed it with gas, it started quickly, let it run,for a couple min.When I went to look at the engine,the power steering fluid was foaming and bubbling out.I soaked it up w/clean rag around and down inside,to below the rim,to find grainy,gooey,stuff under rim...I had suspected 'nutsy' had done something ,recently,since I saw small amounts of granuals in engine area,and it it had looked like someone tried to 'wedge' a little on hood. Ive tried to keep my little car,no matter what..please tell me how extensive the damage may be,and/or if there is a way to clean that out! I've already spent quite a bit of $ and time,and am determined, to get it back to passing up the people who keep telling me I should just give up!!!Thank you,and I appreciate your time!

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Don't have a good answer to your problem but the items I'd change would be the coolant temp sensor and the manifold air temp sensor if yours has one. Both will influence the condition you have posted. Also, the rpm's you noted are on the high side of safe on normal cold starts but because in extreme cold the engine oil takes a while to get where it needs to be, I'd consider using a good synthetic. It flows easier and stays on parts without draining off, giving a bit more protection.

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