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A Few Problems With The Bird

well the car has sat for about 2 months. I finally got it back on the road tonight, but with a few problems.

1.about 5 miles into driving, the CEL came on, and the oil gauge read above normal, it was right on the M of normal, where should i look?

2. the car is making a humming noise on the passenger side, it sounds to be right by the fuel filter but its hard to guess where its at

3. how do i check to see if the tensioner pulley, or idler pulley is going bad because one of the two is whining? and how much would it cost for the new part.
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1.) The oil gauge is a switch, and a 20? ohm resistor. It will always read pretty much the same, if you have over 7 psi of oil pressure.

2.) The last humming noise I had under the hood was the IAC; sounded like a pipe organ at times.

3.) Both pulleys are the same part at zone; they're about $20 each. The idler takes the most time, about a hour for both.

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does anyone have a pic, or can tell me where the IAC is so i can clean it?

tomarrow im gonna take it to schucks so they can scan codes for the check engine light
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