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Old 03-14-2016, 02:34 PM   #31
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Just got off the phone with a new mechanic. He suspects it's the PCV system. Gonna check it out in a couple days.

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Old 03-14-2016, 03:36 PM   #32
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possible yes
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Old 03-14-2016, 03:42 PM   #33
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Well I'm hopeful!
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Old 03-14-2016, 04:34 PM   #34
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One way to check would be to pull the oil filler cap while car is running, you'll find its very hard and hear the vac. and a sudden change once off. Just a easy way to see if you have a leak.
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Old 03-14-2016, 08:40 PM   #35
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I see. That would confirm the PCV theory?
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Old 03-14-2016, 09:10 PM   #36
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It can help identify a issue with the breathing system, yes.
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Old 03-18-2016, 08:14 PM   #37
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So I went to the new guy and the second he heard it he said, there's no way you're getting rid of that. He threw around a bunch of lingo I don't understand, but seems like it's just the nature of this particular car?

If I have to give up on it, I will. Just as a last thing... I got a better recording of the sound just by revving the engine in park...

http://initek.co/135sound2.mp3
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Old 03-18-2016, 10:49 PM   #38
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Sounds like the alternator is working hard. Not that it's abnormal.....just get a louder exhaust so you don't hear it.
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Old 03-20-2016, 05:52 PM   #39
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Haha my friend suggested the same thing. Think I'm just gonna give up on it at this point.
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