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It came on right before I parked it for 4mths. Then we figured it was the converter and couldn't afford to replace it, so had a mechanic friend tell us what to do to clean it. Cleared the computer and it hasn't come on again as yet.
It was driven during the 4mths, but has been driven daily since this past Saturday. Took it to get inspected and they said the converter wasn't hot enough. So I hauled ass around town and down a hwy for a while and after that it sat at idle for a full total of say 30-45mins (that included driving time). Still said it wasn't hot enough. I need to pass inspection, but most of all I want my paid for car to run the way it should. Even after all we done, it's still doing the same thing. Could it be something with the fuel injectors or idle air control, etc. I'm at a loss. And I'm a woman, just so you know I'm not a sir...:-)
We also just replaced the IAH. That hose that goes from the air filter box to the trottle body. Ours was rotted for some reason. We Thought that would help. Is that one of the vacuum lines your were referring too? Next question: The purge solenoid..can I replace this myself? Would you reconfirm where the vacuum lines I might need to spray to find a leak? I know a lot about cars, but this is just baffling me.