After getting off the highway after a 4-hour roundtrip drive. I noticed my 2006 Premium GV idling when stopped in an inconsistent manner. The RPMs dont move up or down more than 100rpms but it is noticeable when you listen to the engine idle. It still starts right up most times, but since this occurred, it has had some trouble starting at running temperatures.
Yeah, if the check engine light came on, then there should be some diagnostic codes caught in the memory. Although there's a way to read the DTC codes from the car without a scan tool (if it's equipped with a diagnostic connector), it involves shorting a ground wire into the connector, so I'm not advocating that unless you're very keen.
Any auto service centre will have an OBD reader. I'd check with a few in your local area to see if anyone will do a free scan for you (only takes about a minute). At least that way you get some hints on what to look for. The cars are just so complex these days that anything else would be taking a stab in the dark I think.
2010 GV 3.2 Prestige 5dr
Mods so far:
- Factory nudge parsley
- 55W High Beam HID
- Full LED interior globes replacement
- 2-Din GPS / Multimedia system
- Reverse Cam
- Blackvue dr400g-hd ii
- Dual Viar 480C compressors, 5 gallon tank & a Nathan K3LA
- Raised spring kit from Kings Springs
- LED DRL's & Indicators - (Download the DIY Guide here)
- 225/60R18 (on-road) / 245/75R16 MT-ATZ (off-road)
- Custom Boot Box / ABR Sidewinder Dual Battery install
My idling is less sporatic than what your previous post described. The vibrations i feel are very slight, almost unnoticeable, and the engine doesn't feel like it close to turning off. It sounds like I will have to take it somewhere.
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