Pursuit Reincarnation Dog
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Melbourne VIC
It Doesn't Just Rain - It Poors!
Okay, forgetting the probs with my AU2 and a Ford Dealer (something that can be sorted I hope), I took possession of my parents' EA recently and of course it dies and I had to have the distributor replaced.
Well, that was a couple of weeks ago, but on the weekend I'm towing a loaded trailer and the throttle sticks wide open. Exciting stuff I assure you! Pound on the brakes and turn off the ignition and within a second the brake assistance goes and I go sailing through an intersection to the obvious annoyance of other road users (thankfully no one got hurt).
Well, disassemble the linkage etc and find the throttle body itself is jammed. Pull off the bits and what I find is a clip from the airbox jammed in the throttle body. That rings a bell because when I got the car back after the dizzy was replaced it was missing one of these clips but I couldn't be bothered stuffing around over it.
I call the mob who did the dizzy and tell them as nicely as I can that it's shoddy work and how someone could have been hurt. The guy tells me they probably never took the airbox lid off and then proceeded to ask me who took it off last.
Now tell me, anyone with a MPI EA-ED, how do you get the dizzy out without pulling off the airbox lid? EXACTLY!
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