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  Quote VancouverW8 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Coil Pack Recall - updated
    Posted: 24-Dec-2009 at 13:41
8 brand new coil packs!

Also prompted me to do my spark plugs when i got home.
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  Quote jennbugbuttercup Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30-Dec-2009 at 01:25
we took ours in for coils today tested and replaced all 8


did not solve thermostat problem or cam crank position corrilation problem. came home to tstat sitting on porch will start on that in morning.

what if the hokey pokey really is what it is all about
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  Quote gforce Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04-Jan-2010 at 22:16
For the people who have been to the dealer for the recall, have they automatically/volunteered to replace the sparkplugs too?
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  Quote jennbugbuttercup Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04-Jan-2010 at 22:33
they did not mention/ suggest spark plugs. not that i would have paid them to do plugs anyway.
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  Quote BlueSteW8 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05-Jan-2010 at 22:21
They did replace my sparkplugs, but I haven't heard of anyone else getting them comped.
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  Quote rustybronco Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18-Feb-2010 at 08:15
Took her in yesterday - dealer replaced all 8. Kind of nice to get 8 new coil packs for free :)
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  Quote fitzski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18-Feb-2010 at 09:12
Mine goes in this afternoon.
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  Quote fitzski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18-Feb-2010 at 16:13
Originally posted by fitzski

Mine goes in this afternoon.


Eight new ones for me... nice to get, I s'pose... would kinda like to get at least 1 of the 2 hours it took them back, though.   
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  Quote gforce Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Feb-2010 at 01:15
They changed all 8 coilpacks (no plugs they're due in another 10K miles).

I did notice that some of the lumpiness I had during cold idle seems to have gone away!
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  Quote TheAutoTech Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-May-2010 at 18:54
I also took the car in today and had the coil packs replaced and the heatshield installed. Seems to run slightly smoother, but not a huge improvement over what it was. Took about an hour for them to do it.
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