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PostPosted: Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:30 pm 
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Like many that I have read, I have a hard time restarting the engine after a first or second stop.
So I plan to clean the TB. Is it under that plastic cover. And if so, how does one go about removing
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:43 pm 
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Take the oil cap off and pull up and back towards u

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you have to take the oil cap extension off too... just screws out like the cap

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:13 pm 
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That's what I ment lol

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:40 pm 
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ya dont bother grabbing the cap, grab the whole tube, twist, pull. Once you have the cover off, its a good idea to put the cap back on so nothing potentially can fall in there.

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Better yet, take the tube off and keep it off. Having just the cap makes everything look a little cleaner.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:27 pm 
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X2 I hate seeing plastic under the hood! Plus it's just one more thing to remove from the car when u work on it.

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Those plastic engine covers are the first things I removed from my Grand Prix and my Park Avenue, and hung on the garage wall. Doing so helped prevent an engine fire on my Park Avenue last winter, when the nylon fuel line sprouted two pinhole leaks while the car was warming up in the driveway.


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My engine cover has been hanging on the wall in the shed for years. I rather see the SC instead of a big piece of plastic.

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The day I bought my car I took the cover off I love looking at my blower.

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I took that cover off the first time I popped the hood after I bought the car. Even the boring N/A engine looks better without the cover. It's collecting dust somewhere...

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BigManAndy wrote:
I took that cover off the first time I popped the hood after I bought the car. Even the boring N/A engine looks better without the cover. It's collecting dust somewhere...

haha. agreed
but then i look under the hood of my sisters nissan maxima.. and im like "wtf, where is everything?" they literally covered everything and all you see is plastic

but i agree with drunkie :facepalm:

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hisstory32 wrote:
Like many that I have read, I have a hard time restarting the engine after a first or second stop.
So I plan to clean the TB. Is it under that plastic cover. And if so, how does one go about removing
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Please take your car to a shop. I hope you don't think I'm being a jerk here but honestly, if you don't know where the Throttle Body is, or how to remove the engine cover, odds are you're going to do something wrong.

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hisstory32 wrote:
Like many that I have read, I have a hard time restarting the engine after a first or second stop.
So I plan to clean the TB. Is it under that plastic cover. And if so, how does one go about removing
that cover. Thanks


Please take your car to a shop. I hope you don't think I'm being a jerk here but honestly, if you don't know where the Throttle Body is, or how to remove the engine cover, odds are you're going to do something wrong.


I have to fully agree with this statement

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Blackwood wrote:
My engine cover has been hanging on the wall in the shed for years. I rather see the SC instead of a big piece of plastic.

Same here. It also traps heat inside your engine bay, especially during the summer.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:16 am 
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DrunkieTheBear wrote:
Really?

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BigManAndy wrote:
I took that cover off the first time I popped the hood after I bought the car. Even the boring N/A engine looks better without the cover. It's collecting dust somewhere...

haha. agreed
but then i look under the hood of my sisters nissan maxima.. and im like "wtf, where is everything?" they literally covered everything and all you see is plastic

but i agree with drunkie :facepalm:


^also agree

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To those who gave me useful information- I thank you! Both MAF and TB clean as a whistle.
To the Jerk answer.... I was always taught when in doubt- ASK!
This is the primary purpose of this sight- discussion!
I don't where your TB is- but mine is under the cover!


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haha. agreed
but then i look under the hood of my sisters nissan maxima.. and im like "wtf, where is everything?" they literally covered everything and all you see is plastic

but i agree with drunkie :facepalm:




LOL!

I know right? my grand parents just got the 2010 Maxima. Not only is there a cover over the windshield fluid, but get this... ready...??

THE FUSE BOX! 2 COVERS FOR THE FUSE BOX LADIES AND GENTLEMEN.

You open the hood and thing it was a toy.


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^ you open the hood and hav to question if you opened the hood or not.. lol

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The recommended fuels for the 3800 and 3800 SC are 87 octane and 92 octane, respectively. The basic parts of the 3800 are also in the 3100, 3300, & 3400.
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The basic parts of the 3800 are also in the 3100, 3300, & 3400.
3800 series engines


Yeah, no. Not at all.

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a necromanced thread, with way wrong info wtf??

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Not even close brohan. 60 degrees V's share like 1 part with the 3800's..... the oil filter :lol:

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not even that really the stock oil filters are different lengths they just happen to be interchangeable

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