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Posted 22 August 2008 - 08:28 PM
On my 96' OBW, 5spd, I am occasionally getting a P0106 code being thrown but only on occasion.
The trend I have noticed is this - I am driving for a couple of hours on a long road trip, pull over for gas, fill up, hit the road again (highway 55-70 mph depending as I've been driving in MT) and after about 5-10 minutes the code comes up. No issues the car running, i.e. no sudden missing, stumbling, etc. This has happened several times to me. So I just keep on cruising with the cruise control set and reach into my glove compartment and pull out my reader. I pull the code to make sure it's nothing critical, and get P0106 everytime. Continueing to cruise at speed I go ahead and clear the code. It stays gone until I get gas again or I get home. It doesn't happen everytime but isfairly consistent. On rare occasion I have an issue where it throws it running around town.
Normally I wouldn't really sweet it much as it hasn't stopped the car. But my folks are coming out in a few weeks to visit and will be borrowing the OBW for a road trip from Northern Idaho to Glacier Natl. Park. I don't want this to happen to them and freak them out, or worse, have it take a real crap and leave them stranded.
They have offered to pay for any new sensors it may need as a 'rental' fee. I haven't done much, any, diagnostics on the system as I've been busy working on my 93' Legacy turbo.
So before I dig into everything or start buying sensors, I thought I'd ask the experts over here what their opinions were on the situation.
FWIW, most of the time it was doing this to me I was in a high altitude enviroment, 4000' ASL though around town I'm around 2200' ASL.
Any insight you guys can give would be greatly appreciated.
Posted 22 August 2008 - 09:07 PM
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