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    1. Have you tried a dealership?

      Have you tried a dealership?
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      It sounds like you are conflating throttle body...

      It sounds like you are conflating throttle body adaptation and throttle body alignment. My understanding is that the throttle body performs adaptation every time you switch on the ignition. To...
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      The throttle body does not need to be "adopted"...

      The throttle body does not need to be "adopted" after reconnecting the battery, but you should reset the ECU as described at the bottom of this thread.
    4. Thread: Oil Filter

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      Maybe they're crush washers that fit the oil pan...

      Maybe they're crush washers that fit the oil pan drain plug.
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      A faulty MAF sensor can cause an overly rich A/F...

      A faulty MAF sensor can cause an overly rich A/F mixture.
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      The rain-sensing part is the intermittent part. ...

      The rain-sensing part is the intermittent part. That is, when you put the wipers into intermittent mode, they will wipe based on how much moisture the rain sensor detects (combined with the setting...
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      For whatever it's worth, unplugging the MAF...

      For whatever it's worth, unplugging the MAF sensor should not cause the engine to run poorly. If anything, doing so should make the engine run better because the ECU will supply a default set of...
    8. You said that you replaced the FCM, but assuming...

      You said that you replaced the FCM, but assuming that your wiring harnesses are OK, the FCM is the only thing that controls the after-run functionality of the coolant pump, so I'd say that your FCM...
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      Losing oil via the PCV system is pretty common...

      Losing oil via the PCV system is pretty common for a VR6 engine. Check inside of your intake pipe for oil buildup.
    10. Yes, you have to add fog lamps. Search thread...

      Yes, you have to add fog lamps. Search thread titles in this forum for "fog" for lots of threads on this topic, such as this one.
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      I believe the sensor measures the oil level.

      I believe the sensor measures the oil level.
    12. Thread: Antennae boot?

      by Kenji
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      Actually, all you need to do is heat up the new...

      Actually, all you need to do is heat up the new gasket using a heat gun or hair dryer, then slip the new gasket over the antenna base. I've done this several times over the years.
    13. Your coolant temperature sensor might be faulty.

      Your coolant temperature sensor might be faulty.
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      Nice work! :thumbup::thumbup:

      Nice work! :thumbup::thumbup:
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      I believe that the only difference between the...

      I believe that the only difference between the Mk3 and Mk4 spark plug wires is that the Mk4 wires have handy tabs for pulling the wires off of the spark plugs while the Mk3 wires do not.
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      Actually, they work...

      Actually, they work.
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      Try resetting the ECU via the following steps: ...

      Try resetting the ECU via the following steps:

      (1) Disconnect the battery for a few minutes.
      (2) Reconnect the battery, then start the engine without touching the gas.
      (3) Let the engine idle...
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      Very nice. :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

      Very nice. :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
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      I can't tell what you mean from your description,...

      I can't tell what you mean from your description, but the PCV valve connects directly to only two hoses: the PCV hose itself (the one that's 1/2" or so in diameter and runs from the center of the...
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      Check out this thread...

      Check out this thread.
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