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Beck Arnley
2011 Suzuki Equator Air Filter 6 Cyl 4.0L Beck Arnley

P311-24FD858    042-1685  New

Qty:
12.14
Beck Arnley Air Filter
  • AIR FILTER
  • APPLICATION SPECIFIC FOR THIS VEHICLE
  • Product Attributes:
    • ORDER MULTIPLE: 1
  • Beck/Arnley parts meet foreign nameplate OE specifications for form, fit and function. Our product specialists work with a network of global sourcing partners so you can install the right part with confidence.
Brand: Beck Arnley
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Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2011 - Suzuki Equator V 6 Cyl 4.0L - 3954
Beck Arnley
2004 Suzuki Aerio Air Filter Beck Arnley

P311-2D8C289    042-1702  New

Qty:
12.20
Beck Arnley Air Filter
  • AIR FILTER
  • APPLICATION SPECIFIC FOR THIS VEHICLE
  • Product Attributes:
    • ORDER MULTIPLE: 1
  • Beck/Arnley parts meet foreign nameplate OE specifications for form, fit and function. Our product specialists work with a network of global sourcing partners so you can install the right part with confidence.
Brand: Beck Arnley
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Vehicle
2004 - Suzuki Aerio
Beck Arnley
2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara Air Filter Beck Arnley

P311-4CE615B    042-1744  New

Qty:
19.83
Beck Arnley Air Filter
  • AIR FILTER
  • APPLICATION SPECIFIC FOR THIS VEHICLE
  • Product Attributes:
    • ORDER MULTIPLE: 1
  • Beck/Arnley parts meet foreign nameplate OE specifications for form, fit and function. Our product specialists work with a network of global sourcing partners so you can install the right part with confidence.
Brand: Beck Arnley
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2007 - Suzuki Grand Vitara
Hastings
2011 Suzuki Equator Air Filter 6 Cyl 4.0L Hastings

P311-0B54A98    AF136  New

Qty:
Hastings Air Filter
  • Panel Air Element
  • Product Attributes:
    • Pallet Layer Quantity: 90
Brand: Hastings
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2011 - Suzuki Equator V 6 Cyl 4.0L - 3954
Premium Guard
2000 Suzuki Esteem Air Filter 4 Cyl 1.8L Premium Guard

P311-06DBA4D    PA5220  New

33-2162 , AF1038 , 13780-60G00 , SA8052 , 46193 , 5000-27293 , 26193 , CA-8052 , 94193 , A751 , 88193 , LA1593 , F-80A52 , A2972C , A2042C , C 1924 , PA5220 , 1-457-433-953 , P6193 , 33-2790 , 73-465 , AF8052 , HA8052 , PA-398 , A25220 , 143-2067 , CA8052 , CAP8052 , 6193 , 042-1578 , AE8052 , XA5220 , 5000-204204 , PA4105 , AF7894 , ALA-1502 , AF5220 , MA5220 , PAB8052

Qty:
10.35
Premium Guard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2000 - Suzuki Esteem L 4 Cyl 1.8L - 1790
Premium Guard
2002 Suzuki Vitara Air Filter 4 Cyl 2.0L Premium Guard

P311-2C7A049    PA5219  New

66195 , CA8069 , AF7911 , 94195 , 042-1577 , A286 , 46195 , C 2337 , QSA8069 , VA5219 , 1 457 433 956 , A35219 , 13780-65D10 , SHA182 , 33-2155 , DA8069 , 143-2065 , 30025009 , P6195 , MA5219 , F-80A69 , TA-182 , MA 1080 , GA-244 , A1616C , GA35219 , SA8069 , A1513C , AE8069 , PA5219F , TA8069 , AF1069 , HA8069 , 5000-27179 , PA-270 , SA35219 , MGA46195 , 88195 , 73476 , VA144 , PA4108 , AF5219 , 91174457 , 374 , AF1041 , BA5219 , AF1041F , 5000-202736 , CFA1041 , XA5219 , PA5219 , ALA-1503 , PZA-270 , 6195 , 13780-77E00 , PAB8069 , CA-8069 , 26195 , LA1594 , 25311970 , AF8069 , CAP8069

Qty:
9.00
Premium Guard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2002 - Suzuki Vitara L 4 Cyl 2.0L - 2000
Premium Guard
1996 Suzuki X-90 Air Filter 4 Cyl 1.6L Premium Guard

P311-5B77E94    PA4869  New

96068629 , 73-450 , 042-1540 , AF277 , SA7617 , 94207 , AE7617 , 1 457 433 500 , MA4869 , F-76A17 , CAP7617 , GA14869 , VA126 , 5000-202704 , 143-2066 , HA7617 , S1739 , C27361  , 6207 , A745 , C27361 , AF4869 , CA7870 , PA4078 , PAB7617 , 46207 , 88207 , 26207 , 13780-58B00 , AF7870 , P6207 , PA-215 , CA-7617 , ALA-1501 , A14869 , CA7617 , LA1492 , XA4869 , PZA-215 , PA4869 , AF7617 , QSA7617 , A1340C , 5000-27242

Qty:
9.26
Premium Guard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1996 - Suzuki X-90 L 4 Cyl 1.6L 97 1590
Premium Guard
1988 Suzuki Forsa Air Filter 3 Cyl 1.0L Premium Guard

P311-1B4D2B6    PA4613  New

BA4613 , AC281 , AF521 , CAP6376 , 73385 , 143-2070 , 96055471 , 11-03131 , A34613 , 5000-202731 , 042-1448 , E-9209 , A-6376 , A4613 , A184 , AF415 , XA4613 , VA4613 , 46186 , 25099249 , P6186 , AF1068 , SA34613 , C2223 , 13780-86000 , 94186 , DA6376 , 6186 , PZA-182 , TA6376 , 73-393 , ALA-8219 , 13780-860A0 , AF6186 , QSA6376 , SA6376 , 23-3078-4 , SHA107 , FA-1366 , AF6376 , 042-1408 , A1203C , LA1251 , JLA4613 , MA4613 , A415 , QA34613 , CA6376 , A-11 , DA3823 , PA4613F , PGA-4613 , AF4613 , A893C , 26186 , AF939 , SA415 , 66186 , 5000-27197 , 88186 , MA6376 , CA415 , AF939F , CA4613 , AFL-415 , TA-107 , PA2216 , AE6376 , GA34613 , HSA-704 , MGA46186 , P607327 , PA-182 , HA6376 , PAB6376 , 305 , CFA939 , PA4613 , AF117

Qty:
9.34
Premium Guard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1988 - Suzuki Forsa L 3 Cyl 1.0L 61 993
Premium Guard
2016 Suzuki S-Cross Air Filter 4 Cyl 1.6L Premium Guard - Standard Air Filter

P311-024E087    PA4278  New

16546-V0110 , 5000-202798 , P6116 , DA2510 , CA6379 , A975C , 25043775 , LA1069 , 33-2075 , SA293 , AP4309 , 2019 , 16546-7Z000 , MGA4309 , CA4278 , SHA19 , 042-1364 , 73-305 , C 2974 , AF26321 , 143-2057 , XA4278M , 46116 , 11-01962 , AF324 , PPA4309 , 6116 , 94116 , A-90 , ALA-1800 , AFL-293 , DA4309 , MGA46116 , TFA-19 , FA-1087 , AF882F , 66-2031-2 , PGA-4278 , MA4278 , A662 , SA-84 , PA4309 , 26116 , A-0120-022 , AF54M-0Z00JNW , TS74 , HA4309 , CA4309 , CA293 , AF1103 , P500063 , 32 00 5786 , PA2135 , 33-2031-2 , FA37 , PAB4309 , 5000-27074 , 16546-V0100 , CFA4278 , 33-2336 , AF882 , L11-3140 , PA4278 , PA4278F , 274 , BA4278 , 1654674S00 , AF4278 , 16546-AA020 , A24278 , SA4309 , 8 94132-678-0 , MA4309 , XA4278 , AF4309 , A-4309 , TGA4309 , 27277-VP01A , 16546-AA080 , 66116 , QSA4309 , GA24278 , AC289 , JLA4278 , AF4615 , 11-02514 , 1-987-429-051 , 33-2031-1 , CF-4278 , 16546-0Z000 , 9103 , AE4309 , VA4278 , AF293 , C 2964 , VA86 , GAD-15 , 2127 , EAA74 , VA4309 , MA 1000 , WA-4309 , 26116MP , F-43A09 , 88116 , PA-153 , 33-2232 , 23-3124-4 , PPA4278 , PZA-153 , 975 , TA4309

Qty:
6.02
Premium Guard Air Filter
  • Standard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2016 - Suzuki S-Cross L 4 Cyl 1.6L 97 1586
Premium Guard
2012 Suzuki Equator Air Filter 6 Cyl 4.0L Premium Guard - Standard Air Filter

P311-2AE624B    PA4727  New

MGA46213 , SA44727 , PAB7440 , A245 , FA-1798 , 94213 , PA-186 , BA4727 , AP7845 , MA7440 , GA44727 , A53007386 , LA1441 , 26213 , FA-1614 , A1280C , 53007386AB , 33-2286 , DA3810 , PA4046 , CA7440 , GA-300 , 16546-7S000 , PA4727 , CA4727 , A-15 , 46213 , SA-91 , TA-88 , CFA136 , AF7845 , 66213 , 66-2139 , 16546-75000 , PA7440 , 5000-202811 , SHA88 , 5000-28191 , DA7440 , 33-2048 , XA4727 , TS104 , 53007386 , 26213MP , MA 1017 , 66123 , SA7845 , TA7440 , P606062 , 66-2048 , JLA4727 , PPA4727 , MA4727 , SA7440 , 2087 , 13780-82200 , 23-3167-2 , EAA104 , VA105 , HSA-718 , P6213 , 6213 , A1267C , 323 , CA7845 , AE7440 , F-74A40 , AF136F , QSA7440 , PPA7440 , CAP7440 , VA4727 , A44727 , AF1007 , AF7440 , HA7440 , AF54M-7S00JNW , AF4727 , AF6213 , MGA7440 , PA4727F , AC273 , PZA-186 , 88213 , AF136 , A-74A40 , 33-2139

Qty:
6.98
Premium Guard Air Filter
  • Standard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2012 - Suzuki Equator V 6 Cyl 4.0L - 3954
Premium Guard
2017 Suzuki Grand Vitara Air Filter 4 Cyl 2.4L Premium Guard

P311-2AF9BF6    PA92  New

L-403 , AF329 , APF-92 , 6483509 , SHA27 , 93101 , CF-327 , PAB327 , TY15364 , 83431-A , 62101 , PA92F , 27595 , QA50092 , TA-27 , WA-327 , AF327 , SA327 , AF1053 , A1213 , CA-237 , A329C , GA50092 , 22101 , SA-275 , P524356 , TA327 , 79008165 , AC198 , PA1901 , W-1450 , HA327 , MA92 , LA379 , VA5 , 202 , VA92 , A-326 , AF03 , CFA92 , PZA-15 , MA327 , QSA327 , AF-92 , AE327 , 2101 , GA-57 , PA-15 , 10505 , 23-3101-8 , LT16 , JLA92 , PA327 , AFL-92 , SA50092 , A92 , PA92 , 87100 , C15120 , CA92 , FA-1326 , A-37 , CA814 , AF157 , A31631 , E-1450 , P2101 , U36A , XA92 , PGA-92 , AF92

Qty:
8.45
Premium Guard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2017 - Suzuki Grand Vitara L 4 Cyl 2.4L - 2393
Premium Guard
2009 Suzuki XL-7 Air Filter 6 Cyl 3.6L Premium Guard - Standard Air Filter

P311-5ECC3D1    PA5431  New

VA176 , 88902 , 33-2249 , AF1163 , BA5431 , AF3594 , 66902 , PA5431 , XA5431 , 46902 , P6902 , GA35431 , AF9492 , A35431 , 6902 , 5000-28226 , PA-434 , PZA-434 , F-94A92 , A1627C , CAP9492 , VA5431 , 33-2296 , PAB9492 , SA35431 , TA-205 , 13780-78J00 , MA 1070 , DA9492 , MGA9492 , A3594 , CA9492 , MGA46902 , 19160306 , PPA5431 , AF1163F , ALA-1408 , GA-367 , 22676970 , CA-9492 , SA9492 , 26902 , MA5431 , AF5431 , AE9492 , 401 , 5000-200342 , PA4157 , PA5431F

Qty:
9.86
Premium Guard Air Filter
  • Standard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2009 - Suzuki XL-7 V 6 Cyl 3.6L - 3564
Premium Guard
2005 Suzuki Swift+ Air Filter 4 Cyl 1.6L Premium Guard

P311-167728D    PA5588  New

33-2320 , SA9902 , MA5588 , GA25588 , LX2955 , 42831 , PZA-484 , AE9902 , PA5588F , PA-484 , AF1243 , PA4344 , VA5588 , ALA-8515 , 13780-84Z00 , 5000-202722 , 2831 , VA188 , 62831 , A3975 , 22831 , XA5588 , AF9902 , CA9902 , CA990L , CFA1243 , A25588 , DA9902 , PA5588 , SA25588 , CAP9902 , AF1243F , AF3975 , 87831 , AEA61 , AF5588 , 96536696 , MA 1115 , A3081C , MGA42831 , PAB9902 , P2831

Qty:
8.07
Premium Guard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2005 - Suzuki Swift+ L 4 Cyl 1.6L 98 1598
Premium Guard
2005 Suzuki XL-7 Air Filter 6 Cyl 2.7L Premium Guard

P311-22C11A4    PA4729  New

CA10543 , AF3991 , 87737 , CAP10543 , 33-2327 , SA10543 , 5000-204200 , A44729 , PA4729 , PAB10543 , 13780-52D00 , ALA-1509 , P2737 , AF1287 , XA4729 , 42737 , AF4729 , A3991 , 2737 , 042-1698

Qty:
10.30
Premium Guard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2005 - Suzuki XL-7 V 6 Cyl 2.7L - 2737
Premium Guard
2011 Suzuki Equator Air Filter 4 Cyl 2.5L Premium Guard

P311-2F2B29D    PA5700  New

13780-82Z00 , 46916 , PA5700F , SA10254 , AF54M-EA00JNW , A3997 , AF3997 , PAB10254 , CA10254 , 16546EA000 , AE10254 , 6916 , 5000-232107 , PA5700 , XA5700 , AF10254 , AF5700 , 88916 , AF1385F , MGA46916 , PA4422 , 16546-EA000 , MA5700 , AF1385 , 33-2324 , PAB1025 , AEA86 , 13780-82Z10 , P6916 , ALA-8597 , A35700 , CAP10254

Qty:
10.88
Premium Guard Air Filter
Brand: Premium Guard
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2011 - Suzuki Equator L 4 Cyl 2.5L 152 2488
Interfil
2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara Air Filter Interfil

P311-4AB8AD0    W0133-1841691  New

Qty:
28.66
Interfil Air Filter
Brand: Interfil
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2011 - Suzuki Grand Vitara
Denso
2009 Suzuki SX4 Air Filter Denso

P311-3A535F7    W0133-1819254  New

Qty:
41.02
Denso Air Filter
  • First Time Fit
Brand: Denso
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2009 - Suzuki SX4
Full
2008 Suzuki SX4 Air Filter Full

P311-5F18527    W0133-1819254  New

Qty:
23.13
Full Air Filter
Brand: Full
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2008 - Suzuki SX4
Forecast
2008 Suzuki Forenza Air Filter Forecast - NLA 6/14

P311-3BADF31    W0133-1770403  New

Qty:
17.73
Forecast Air Filter
  • NLA 6/14
Brand: Forecast
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2008 - Suzuki Forenza
K&N
2010 Suzuki Equator Air Filter 6 Cyl 4.0L K&N

P311-1BB4AD0    33-2286  New

A1581 , AF7845 , HPR7440 , 1657S000 , 16467S000 , PA4727 , VA105 , WAF7845 , 46213 , AF4727 , 2820286 , TA44727 , BA4727 , A1267C , 165467S000 , SA7440 , MA4727 , 88213 , FB69020 , CA7440 , 1378082Z10 , A44727 , MGA46213 , C28150 , R88213 , DW88213

Qty:
50.24
  • Replacement Air Filter
  • ; K&N Replacement Air Filter
  • K&N's replacement High-Flow Air Filters are designed to increase horsepower while providing exceptional engine protection, and are covered by K&N's 10-Year/Million Mile Limited Warranty.
  • Product Attributes:
    • Air Filter Shape: Panel
    • Filter Material: Cotton Gauze
    • Filter Re-Oiling Amount: 1.64 Oz (49 Ml)
    • Frame Design: Flexible
    • Height: 1 In (25 Mm)
    • Item Type: High Performance
    • Oil Included: Filter Is Pre-oiled
    • Outside Length: 11.375 In (289 Mm)
    • Outside Width: 9.625 In (244 Mm)
    • Package Material: Paperboard
    • Package Type: Box
    • Pre-Screened: No
    • Product Style: Panel Air Filter
    • Prop 65 - Short Label: Warning: Cancer And Reproductive Harm - Www.p65warnings.ca.gov
    • Prop 65 (C, R or CR): Cr
    • Prop 65 Warning Label: Https://www.knfilters.com/images/l/prop65.jpg
    • Prop 65 Yes/No: Yes
    • Title: K&n 33-2286 Replacement Air Filter
    • Washable: Yes
    • Weight: 1.2 Lb (0.5 Kg)
  • K&N washable, reusable High-Flow Air Filters feature a state-of-the-art design of layered, oiled cotton media engineered to improve airflow and capture contaminants, and are designed to provide an increase in horsepower. Each performance air filter is reusable, engineered to last for the entire lifespan of your vehicle, and backed by K&N's 10-Year/Million Mile Limited Warranty. K&N drop-in replacement filters are designed to install easily into your factory air box. Upgrade today and start enjoying superior airflow and superior performance from K&N's most popular product!
Brand: K&N
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2010 - Suzuki Equator V 6 Cyl 4.0L - 3954

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2005 Suzuki Forenza parts question...

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Question From tmap on 2005 Suzuki Forenza parts question...

2005
Suzuki
Forenza
(I don't know the engine size)
It's got about 90,000 miles on it.

Can anyone tell me what this is called? I've inserted a link to a photo where I have circled the part in my engine that i would like to replace by myself (it seems easy enough to me):

Response From Tom Greenleaf Top Rated Answer

It's a plastic cover. Just what do you want to replace in there without even knowing the engine size? If you are looking for the air filter it appears to be lower left in that picture,

T

Response From tmap

The "plastic cover" is what I want to replace. It's somehow broken off of the thing that it was clamped on to. Actually, it seems more like rubber than plastic.. I just thought there was a more specific and proper name for it than "plastic cover." AND it's not just the cover, it's the whole "rubber box" that I circled in the picture that I am trying to find new.

Response From Hammer Time

A generic name is the air intake housing but manufacturers make up new names all the time. Just go to the draler and the will have an exploded diagram to pick it out from.

Response From tmap

Thank you very much, Hammer Time :) YOU were helpful... unlike the other guy who seemed patronizing.

1982 suzuki GS 1100

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Question From carrie_cat on 1982 suzuki GS 1100

Trying to get motorcyle running well. crankcase Oil is blowing into transmission case.Then leaking out of the transmission overflow. What could cause this?

Response From Archi Joshi Top Rated Answer

Hi,
That is a result of blow-by, engine compression blowing past the compression ring and forcing oil into the air filter via the crankcase ventilation system...

Response From Hammer Time

This thread is 2 years old. Please check the dates before posting

1992 Suzuki King Quad won't take gas

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Question From leemeade1977 on 1992 Suzuki King Quad won't take gas

It will start fine, and will take gas if you go easy, but bogs down really bad if you accelerate hard. On level ground it's not too bad, but it will not pull the slighest incline. I have replaced the spark plug, air filter, drained the fuel tank and replaced the gas with fresh fuel and sprayed about half a can of carb cleaner through the carb with it running. Please help, I use this thing daily.

Response From Tom Greenleaf

I'm NOT a bike tech but have owned a few. Most had a lever for "reserve" and a bowl with screen there too. Found several gummed up over time - easy if just that,

T

Response From fescom Top Rated Answer

REMOVE CARBS AND CLEAN THOROUGHLY, PAYING CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE JETS AND THE SMALL PASSAGES THROUGH THEM.
THERE IS VARNISH AND CORROSION BUILT UP IN THEM.
COMMON ON ATV'S THAT ARE NOT USED WEEKLY

Gritty Oil

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Question From Guest on Gritty Oil

Where does the grit collected by the oil filter come from?...What is grit?...Looks like fine sand.
The air filter is new and clean. Yet after 3500 miles there was quite a bit of grit in the filter.
Should I be concerned?
Thanks

Response From Sidom

What is the year, make & model of the vehicle & how many orignal miles are on it and has it had any recent major repairs done?

Response From Guest Top Rated Answer

98 Suzuki 4cyl 1.6 150,000 mi
Got similar grit in filter on same car w/50,000 mi when I lived in Denver in 2001... but it stopped doing it. until last 2 changes.
This time maybe 1/3 teaspoon. black ovals were larger than sandy stuff.

Response From Sidom

It almost sounds like sludge build up...... deposits can form that when pieces break off you get something like what you are describing. Those pieces you smash between you fingers & they desinagrate. It's caused be going to long between oil changes or the engine running to cool for extend periods of time......

Suziki XL7 Engine Problems

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Question From anthonyboyd on Suziki XL7 Engine Problems

2001
suzuki
grand vitara xl7
cylinder 2.7L
160000 miles

All of the sudden yesterday on my way to school, my car began running extremely rough at stoplights (so at idle). When i arrived at school i turned the car off and it would not start again.

I have school for 3 hours and when I got out and tried to start it again, it did start but still ran extremely rough (only at idle). I got home and turned it off then started it again quickly and that worked. Then i turned it off again and tried but it wouldn't start until a few hours later until i let it cool off.

I recently gave it:
new oil
an air filter (which are both fine when checked)

I have heard it could be a head leak but there is no tale tale white smoke and the coolant level is fine (and not discolored or gas smelling or anything) the spark plugs are fairly new.

Im thinking its a bad gas pump/filter but does that explain the fact that it only starts when cold? i would love some help on this

Response From Tom Greenleaf

"All of a sudden" is somewhat key IMO.

Some things to do is get a code reading for starters and look for vacuum leaks, check fuel pressure, and on but start with diagnosing and fast as running rough is no doubt being hard on cat converter.

If nothing found on to check spark plugs and compare them looking for one or more that are not in the same shape.

At the miles there could be lots of possibilities but get started.

Do you have tools and expect to do this yourself? Was it or is it overheating?

T

Response From anthonyboyd

I have some tools but i have a mechanic i always take my car to. It isn't overheating and it also never has. As you said about "all of a sudden" ill clarify: it started fine yesterday morning but 20 minutes later by the time i arrived at school, i was having the problems. I should also mention that there is a slight tick.. sounds like someone lightly tapping on metal with their finger. it will happen about 40 times a minute when cold and sometimes go away when warm. Its been doing that for a long time but my mechanic sees that as not being an issue. One last note, when it does start, its an extremely quick start that im not used to. One crank or so.

Response From Tom Greenleaf

Reading between lines that you should just look carefully for anything out of order and bring this up with your mechanic. Hope you do keep up with oil changes and all the owner's manual suggested service items on schedule.

The quick start is just confusing me right now. I've owned 100s of cars which is more valuable for knowing character than just one that come in gets fixed and you don't see or know it day to day. Some would start before you could let go of the key and same model would just be plain normal and guess since neither was a problem have to say IDK why?

If your issue was just once now and behaving predictably there may not be much to find unless there's a code lurking or something obvious or suspicious like corroded connections or something.

That noise? Did your mechanic say what he/she thought that was? Some may just be some engine wear and when warm the problem is gone and at the miles something known and slight may be fine to just leave well enough alone. A noise like that may need to only be heard in person by a pro.

Sometimes exhaust heat shields rust out at spot welds and make noises of various types and common where I am in the rust belt especially. Some noises are real warnings of something very wrong so just can't say.

Just of note on miles on an engine: You are there IMO so it's living on the care it has had all along. A truly neglected engine usually doesn't make it that long and some cared for ones twice that and sometimes dumb luck a seeming good engine just goes bang and is over with.

Plain don't let engines overheat or go low on oil as either can be total killers fast and don't ignore any warning lights or like this erratic behaviour. Keep track of when and what to tell your mechanic as a clue if nothing shows up right away when in person.

Seems silly but things like battery cable connections at battery and at starter and engine block for both positive and negative can be havoc or any connections as said.

Not sure by your description how many tools and what equipment you have as is takes mega thousands of assorted tools and equipment to do what seems simple. Unless you are really into repair you'll lose buying never ending more stuff that would never pay off vs letting the pros just take care of it. Hey - I done with this long time now so even I am resisting buying more for just myself but lucky to know some high end techs still busy and close by too helps.

Hope that helps and on target for your issues with this,

Tom

Response From anthonyboyd Top Rated Answer

i just got back from my mechanic. It turns out its the GCR valve i believe he said. Stuck open and letting in too much air. It makes sense with what you've told me so far and the issues ive been having. I have a spare engine in my garage.. long story... so i can swap the valves assuming i can reach it.. (right next to the heat shield) >.<

Response From nickwarner

I think you mean EGR valve. Might be a cheap part and worthwhile to check the price for a new one. Your current problem is a used part, and not in the habit of trusting another used one to last. Also, these are in the exhaust and tend to sieze in. Even a good one may break from how rough you would have to get with it to remove it.

Response From Tom Greenleaf

EGR it is if stuck open the engine would run like crap. It should be fully closed at idle. New gasket should be used and see if you used one is identical and that the pintle retracts when pushing down on it on some wood or that one isn't any good,

T

Response From Hammer Time

That would be "EGR" (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) valve. Not supposed to be open at idle.