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This is a discussion on little problem within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; cleaned my engine today and now i seem to be idling a lil rough. when i first started it up ...

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    little problem

    cleaned my engine today and now i seem to be idling a lil rough. when i first started it up and the car got warm, it started smoking a little. i figured that was from water may have gotten on the headers. any suggestions?

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    Sounds like coils/plug wires got wet. Did you pressure wash? Should clear up after everything dries out.
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    no but i did rinse with a water hose.

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    More then likely wet coils. Just remember to do this with the engine cool and to try and keep the coils/wires as dry as you can. Once it drys it should be fine. If it isn't, report back in and someone can help you out.
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    cool thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenro23 View Post
    cool thanks
    No problem.....hopefully that clears it up and your car goes back to running like a champ

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    should i go drive it around or just let it sit till tomorrow?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenro23 View Post
    should i go drive it around or just let it sit till tomorrow?
    How long ago did you do this?

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    earlier today, im n hawaii so its only 630 here

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    Try taking it out for a cruise and see how it runs

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