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    2000 Impala Oil

    Thanks @Nickdfresh I now have a new PCV valve to put in. Any other parts that I should replace (other than the oil of course!)
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    2000 Impala Oil

    I've put the order in for the kit to send back to the lab. Part of me wants to see the results, and part of me doesn't! <img src="/forums/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="wink" title="wink" height="15" width="15" /> I've always wanted to own an AMC. I've always thought they were cool cars that were a...
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    2000 Impala Oil

    I never did figure out this "Math" stuff. I know this is a real simple question that's probably been answered hundreds of times, but how do I have an analysis done? Where do I take it or send the oil? What's the cost? How much oil do I need to send? Thanks
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    2000 Impala Oil

    @ThreePuttPar My 2.8 is actually a pretty reliable car for me. I've heard the 2.7Ts were a little more spotty- how has yours worked for you? The 2.8 was the only engine in the Avant- I fell in love with the car at first site. I like to wrench on cars, so I have a fair amount of vehicles that...
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    2000 Impala Oil

    Yeah- his pocketbook did quite well! Mine though.... Some more details- I drove it home about 20-30 miles on the highway when I got it. The engine seemed fine, but shook at idle pretty badly. I think it may be a bad or crossed plug wire, though. On the road, it purred like a little kitten. It...
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    2000 Impala Oil

    Hi All- I'm now the owner of a 2000 Chevrolet Impala with a 3400 V6. The good news was that the car was free. The bad news: An uncle has owned the car since 2007. He has basically done no maintenance whatsoever. The brake pads were almost gone, so I did the pads and rotors. It has other...
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