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Old 11-20-2001, 06:18 PM
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Question lambda adjustment - 87 300E?

lambda adjustment - would this be necessary if the car was adjusted for sea level and is now a mile up? I thought that these adjustments were done automatically with the jetting???? (on board computer stuff). But since this car is an 87, and Iím not a car expert, I can change the spark plugs and diagnose problems, but when you get real technical on me...

Anyway, anyone with info, I'd be grateful.

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Old 11-20-2001, 10:55 PM
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An easy way to know is to have it checked. Eventually you will have to get to know a tech/shop, so here is a perfect opportuniy. You may want to get the engine looked over and the lambda checked.

Most of these did have altitude compensation. Without the book in front of me, I can't say for sure.
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Old 11-26-2001, 02:55 PM
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Exclamation Gracias!

Thanks, I will take it into a shop asap, too bad I'm not close to you, otherwise I'd have it right over. Unfrtntly, I'll have to drive 40 miles to the closest shop
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