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Old 04-30-2019, 02:22 PM   #31
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Seems like it would be better to look into aftermarket or custom made dampers for that price.
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Possibly. This is such a critical component, both for engine reliability/longevity and fundamental ECU operation that it is definitely not worth using anything that is not of the same quality as OEM though. A custom one that was properly engineered would probably cost $500-1000.
I had a nightmare of a time diagnosing my no start issue, to the tune of 2+ months (it's not my daily so it wasn't extremely critical), but it ended up being the damper. There's a thread floating around here from 2017 describing my process, it sucked.
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so if you didnt get it like that did you glue fuzzy oil to the entire thing?
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