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So I got picked up at BWI with the new ride this afternoon, took it back to my parents house. CEL light is on -as was known, put the OBD 2 on it and got a single code: 0410 – have been scouring the forums to find the list of codes posted but either I am not thinking right or a little to excited -still can’t find it, aarrgghhh; did searches and everything…. very frustrating! Anyone???
I had a little mishap already though, the ride from the airport was like 70 miles, couldn’t help myself had to goose it a little (I’ve been driving NA diesels for the past 11 years), do a little “Italian job”.
Well that was dumb. I think the car decided it didn’t need two dipsticks in it so it ejaculated it’s metallic one and let me keep driving. I thought I smelled a little oil but figured it was me overreacting to an odor from another car in the rush hour traffic. So when I got to a restaurant on the way ‘home’ I popped the hood (picture should be below). I’ll get under the car tomorrow to view the RMS, but I am holding out hope the dipstick was a relief. So gotta get a new dipstick tomorrow to make sure the oil level is OK. I don’t have time for a PCV replacement (I know that is what I NEED to do…) so I have a plan I will reveal in detail in my next post. First thing though I am gonna put Seafoam in the oil trap a la:
I know its not the “best” thing, heck it isn’t even a fix but I have a brothers wedding and a rehearsal dinner and blah, blah, …maybe snagging a volvo when I was back east for a wedding wasn’t the brightest idea, but it’s gonna be an adventure….
On a good note: commo with the seller lead to the revelation/forgotten fact that actually the t-belt was replaced (receipt and all) only 7k miles ago, so no worries there! I had planned on gettin’ that done Fri. morning. Well those parts are heading back to FCP tomorrow instead. So why don’t I get the PCV ‘system’ tomorrow and do it… I suppose I could but I wouldn’t be able to get it from a dealer (nearest is 50 miles away) and do the repair and get to the familial commitments too…but like I said I got a plan… and it’s more than just Seafoam, but input and ideas are encouraged, I am listening…
So tomorrow (I hope)… the plan.
Oh I just remembered I brought a print out of the codes that were from this site… don’t see a 410 anywhere (it was gotten with an OBD2 scan tool…) ideas anyone?
I’ll check again tomorrow. It’s late now and my day began early and will again tomorrow….
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