Hey guys I'm looking for some help with an idle issue. The engine light is on and if I remember correctly the code that is coming up is P1296. Last summer I replaced the temp sensor and about 2months ago I replaced the breather hose bc it had worn out and broke. I assumed that the idle/bucking issue was do to the broken hose. Its the worse in first gear and usually works (or at least I cant notice it) once I get moving in 2nd. However, the issue is getting worse and I certainly dont want to keep driving my car this way. What I do know or have noticed is that when its warmer outside it seems to work better. Also, the car never runs at the temperature that it use to, if anything the needle is barely about the first couple lines. It use to be pegged straight up(190?). Can a brand new temp sensor be bad? What do I do? Thanks for any help.
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 AT 9:00 PM