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hindswillrox

Engine start up after sitting for months

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You may have read my post several months ago (death rattle). I have been unable to drive my 1999 996 c2 for over six months due to a badly broken left foot and I am now ready to proceed with replacing the chain tensioners as I am 99% certain that the noise was a stuck tensioner. I am planing on dissecting the filter in order to look for debris from a possible IMS issue as well. I have a list of other upgrades I am planing on, IMS / RMS to begin with but at this point I feel I need to get the car running for my own mental health and the health of the seals and other parts that go bad when a car sits for a long period of time. Do I need to go through any special procedure be for starting the car after the work is done, once again it has not been started for over six months.

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