A rich fuel mixture is definied as being a mixture that is rich in fuel, which would make the engine run cooler. In the presence of a lean fuel mixture the engine will run hotter. This can be easily seen in the use of an oxy acetylene torch. You first set off the fuel alone, then turn on the oxygen. To get the torch to cut through steel you set the acetylene flow back until the flame generates a bright blue cone. A common issue with the use of nitrous oxide is a lean out condition in this same fashion which "torches" a hole through a piston in the same way a common torch does. So in conclusion a rich mixture will run cooler.
Lambda sensor measures the exhaust emissions going into and sometimes out of the catalytic converter, this information is relayed back to the ECU where it can decide whether the engine is running properly and adjust accordingly.
The U5 engine option code means California emissions
175HP with the base L48 350 V8 California emissions and high altitudes emissions engine, 185HP with the base L48 350 V8 engine, and 220HP with the optional L82 350 V8 engine.
on a 350 engine to adjust valves tighten them down with engine running then back them off until it smooths out probably about a quarter of a turn
there is a screw on the carb. be sure to adjust while the engine is running so you can tell by the idle when it is set properly.
Correct the problem. Either the engine is running poorly or you have an improperly functioning catalytic converter or air injection system.
NO there is no ADJUSTMENT on the TBI / Throttle body. If the check engine light is on then you need to have the engine scanned with an engine scanner to see what is going on with the emissions system / engine sensers.
With the engine running, turn the idle screw until you get the speed you want.
A GSR engine swap is legal in the state of California as long as it conforms to the state emissions. The also needs to be domestic and not an import.
That depends on the engine. I have a 99 GC with the 4.0 and there are two O2 sensors. 4.7L has 4 4.0 federal emissions has 2 4.0 California emissions has 4
I would take that to mean the equipment that cleans up the vehicles emissions is removed from the engine.
By the position of the injtake air filter box is easiest. On the ej259 it is on the left side when facing the engine, the ej253 near the center. The ej259 is the California emissions (pzev) engine.
if it's a carb. adjust your idle screw out.
If you have had the dist. out and have it back in now and the engine will start and run with no check engine light on then you are done, the computer will adjust the timing itself. If engine is running and the light is on , then you will have to get a engine scanner and scan the engine in the timing mode and adjust the dist. till scaner saids you are within the specs. then clear codes,tighten dist. your done.
The light is on because there is a problem with the emissions system. The engine may appear to be running fine but the emissions of the engine are out of spec. It may be as simple as a loose gas cap. Have the ECu scanned with a scan tool to retrieve the code that has been set by the ECU. This will help you find what part is being effected.
Will a 95 Camry 2.2 liter California emissions Onegin fit in a 98 Camry?
Overhaul your engine, engine intake and exhaust systems.
The Service Engine or Check Engine light comes on when the ECU has detected a problem with the emissions system. Do not ignore this light even if the engine seems to be running fine. Failure to repair this can cause damage to the catalytic converter especially if the vehicle is not running good or using excess fuel.
Yes if it is emissions related.
6 degrees for the stock engine, or 8 degrees for California emissions, or 12 degrees if it came with the high performance engine. Standard or automatic transmission is the same.
It would help to know the type of engine (305 or 350?) and is this for California emissions or Canada or the USA? Check out the Automotive Forums, Caprice section (link below) and you can try a search for what you are looking for.
Yes you can, but you can do a better job with less mess by adjusting the preload with the engine not running. With the engine at #1 TDC, you can set 1, 2, 5, & 7 intakes and 1, 3, 4, & 8 exhausts. Rotate the engine one revolution to #6 TDC and adjust the rest. To adjust: tighten the nut on the rocker until there is no up and down motion of the pushrod (0 backlash) plus an extra 1/4-1/2 turn for preload.
The check engine light comes on and stays on when a problem is detected by the self diagnosis system of your vehicle.Generally, a check engine light is lit when there is a problem in the emissions or something that is affecting the effectiveness of the emissions.The check engine light comes on and stays on when a problem is detected by the self diagnosis system of your vehicle.Generally, a check engine light is lit when there is a problem in the emissions or something that is affecting the effectiveness of the emissions.
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