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Old 06-13-2005, 01:42 PM   #11
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It sounds like something that happened to me. I was at a set of lights and when I went to go, I just heard a bang and the rpms and speed went up but I didn't move. It ended up being the splines in the tranny that let go so one of the axles would spin and go nowhere.
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Old 06-13-2005, 03:50 PM   #12
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hey so I just got back from the garage, It is the tranny alright....
I got another t-type tranny sitting around but ill have to make some mods to make it work. I got quoted $500 for the switch. Not only that once I get that fix I gotta coff up another $500 to get that cam issue solved. im on a decision here guys. Unless someone in Ontario here wants to pick this car off me.. im probley going to scrap it. Mabye
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Cam issue? Dude.. you fixed it, didn't you?


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I opened it up and the intrupter was there.. I just cleaned it out. So whatever that problem was, it wasent that.. its a cam problem. And Tranny now.. so I dont know
IM still going to buy another bonneville
Im going to look at one right now see if the deal is good..
Guys need anything from my car?
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I'm really sorry to hear the news, especially because your car is in such great shape. I'm sure you could go to the wrecker and get a second hand tranny for pretty cheap?

If you do part out though, I would be interested in the drivers side headlight w/the amber part if it is in good shape.
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I do have a spare tranny sitting here, but I dont want to risk it. Its $500 to swap the tranny and I have to get a computer becasue this tranny is slighty different casue its from a Buick Lesabre t-type. not only that the repair for the cam will cost me around the same price. So im look at 1g for a fix.. and whatever the hell is wrong with my electrical probley cost a little more. plus a safety on top of that..
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I would like to thank everyone for there help, the car was scrapped. I got my lousy $45 and now im without a car. Btw someone asked for a drivers side headlight, it was in bad shape the light bulb wouldent clip in properly. So I didnt bother with it. The rest I gave to my brother for his 3.8 in his buick.



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Hey....looking at your pictures, can you tell me what part is the cam-sensor? I notice that in the top picture, right beside the water-pump there'* a hole that'* loaded up with what looks like grease...then in the next picture below that hole beside the water pump is emptied. Is that the cam-sensor location?
One more question....could your original cam problem have been related to a faulty fuel-injector? I'm only asking because my car right now has got a misfire & I've changed the Coil-pack, still misfires, I read your post about the cam-interrupter & I'm willing to change that but I figure maybe the problem is really the injector(*). Is $120/each too much to be paying per injector? Eventually I'll do the whole engine overhaul but right now I would love to cure this misfire.
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I would like to thank everyone for there help, the car was scrapped. I got my lousy $45 and now im without a car. Btw someone asked for a drivers side headlight, it was in bad shape the light bulb wouldent clip in properly. So I didnt bother with it. The rest I gave to my brother for his 3.8 in his buick.



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Thats a shame... Sorry to see her go..

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