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Old 06-02-2010, 02:17 PM   #1
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So Friday or Saturday, I can't remember..."Memorial Day Weekend", I swapped from stock injectors to 460's. Yesterday I pushed the car out of the garage to work on my new garage door opener, later on I started the car and drove it into the garage and when I shut it off I smelled gas. I popped the hood to find one injector misting fuel from where it meets the rail. This happened once before when I swapped injectors. I pulled the rail today to find (of course) a torn o-ring. I replaced it and put everything back together and started the car. It idled for a while then there was a louder than injector ticking "click" sound. Then the car sounded like it was running on 3 cylinders and it ran rich, like 12:1 idling. I tapped the gas pedal and then it ran normal. Think an injector was sticking open? What possibly was the click noise? I ran those injectors last year and they have been sitting in a bag on my work bench until like 5 days ago.
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injectors go bad when they sit unused. Mine was cleaned and never used for 1.5 years and 1 of them was stuck closed.
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Oh that's great. It got me to work with no issues today though. I hope it loosened up and doesn't happen again.
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You can also crimp and injector wire and do the same thing. You might just check to make sure it is free of problems.
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