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Old 12-30-2002, 03:21 PM
neumann neumann is offline
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I need the part number to order this (approx) $27 part. Can anyone help me? Is it O4045-70190 ??

I have a 94 e320 vin WDBEA32E8RC078470

I called Phil at Fastlane and we need some confirmation. Thanks

Originally posted by suginami
My guess is that it won't hurt anything. It's only purpose is to let the cat converter to warm up before shifting into 2nd gear. This is to reduce smog.

You can continue to shut off the check engine light everytime it illuminates. You'll just have to fix the problem before your next smog check.

Btw, if it's working it should be slow to upshift. Mine seemed to be doing its purpose. It always held the transmission to a high shift point from 1st to 2nd. It just triggered the fault code. My vacuum hose was plugged and I also decided to change the part. It's only about $27, and it's very easy to replace. It's on the firewell behind the master cylinder.
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