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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-12-13, 11:54 PM Thread Starter
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confused idle question on 1998 ZX2 5 speed

girlfriend just got a 1998 ZX2 with 206k miles for $700 ... the thing runs great, drives great, handles great except 1 issue ... when parked idling, it runs fine then bogs like it is bout to stall... it does this for a few seconds and then it clears up and is fine again... was wondering if possibly the fuel filter or something stupid? we just bought it a couple days ago and i am used to the older Panther Platform running the 5.0L... i will post pics when possible of the car and thinkin i want one now so that i can really tear into my Grand Maquis and do mods i wanna do... thanks in advance



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Re: idle question on 1998 ZX2 5 speed

found issue... there was a vacuum leak on back side of engine... the hose wasnt connected and after connecting it back together, the heat controls worked also... also have since replaced a wheel bearing in the driver front also that groaned of age and wear... have pics now also!!!


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Re: idle question on 1998 ZX2 5 speed

Good to hear you solved the problem , thanks for updating the forum .
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Re: idle question on 1998 ZX2 5 speed

Good catch, vacuum leaks can be a pain to track down.

Ever notice that there's so many high performance parts available for GM products?

Did you ever think that maybe they NEED them?
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Re: idle question on 1998 ZX2 5 speed

of course i will update... rather have people see solution than no answer...
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