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Ew are you very familiar with 2001 miata engines thanks

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hey drew are you very familiar with 2001 miata engines thanks tom
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.
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Hi can you get me the related code .
Engine brand new, rebuild or used unit ..
Greg
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Replaced long block twice just uses oil no blow by not much smoke if any engine runs good may be little rich but no flooding oro hard starting
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.
Remove spark plugs and let me see the color with a photo if you can .
Greg
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok I will tomorrow I have done that already and removed cylinder head on first engine and performed a vacuum test on valve guides with new seals all guides were sealing holding vacuum did not notice any oil deposits on cylinders or plugs thanks tom
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Only code p 0012
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.
The P0012 is the OCV .
Possible cause for this issue
OCV valve malfunction .
LOW engine oil pressure.
VVT actuator stuck in retarded position .
Incorrect timing ,lose timing belt .
Check the oil pressure first .
Greg
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.
Hi .
Just getting back to see if you had made any progress
with this issue
Greg

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