I'm thinking your a few day's away from one.
05's are known for idle issues cause by leaking o-rings when it's cold out. Since I replaced the o-rings between the intake manifold and TGV's I have not had a issue. When you see the new o-rings next to the old one's, you'll understand the problem.
$20.00 in parts, a few hours labor to lift the intake a bit and replace them.
Does the car run well other wise ?
199,000 May 12 new ej257 short block, Aug 11 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.
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