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1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

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Old 09-12-2006, 09:34 AM   #11
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Your local auto parts store is not likely to have your TB gasket. It'* a unique thing for 92/93.

Get it from the dealer.
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Your local auto parts store is not likely to have your TB gasket. It'* a unique thing for 92/93.

Get it from the dealer.
What about adjusting the TPS. I have read about some of the problems it causes, and after I got the car running I noticed on the way home that some of the problems it causes i have. Like poor throttle responce or none at all for some seconds.

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Before you talk about adjusting, you need to determine your voltanges at idle and WOT. Let'* see your numbers.
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Before you talk about adjusting, you need to determine your voltanges at idle and WOT. Let'* see your numbers.
Does it explain how to test that in tech info as well?
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I don't think there'* a tech info article on how to test voltages. However, the Chilton manual does a great job of explaining it. Typically a mis-aligned TPS will throw a check engine light. Fortunately, for you (being a 92), you can adjust it quite easily.

Also, check AutoZone for that throttle body gasket. They had them in stock for the 92 SSEi and 93 SE I previously owned.
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I don't think there'* a tech info article on how to test voltages. However, the Chilton manual does a great job of explaining it. Typically a mis-aligned TPS will throw a check engine light. Fortunately, for you (being a 92), you can adjust it quite easily.

Also, check AutoZone for that throttle body gasket. They had them in stock for the 92 SSEi and 93 SE I previously owned.
Well can anyone just tell me so I don't have to get a manual just yet. I plan on getting one, but I am going on vacation this weekend and the extra fundage for this week is tight...
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I gaurantee that you will need at LEAST Chilton'* #28200 to tackle this job properly. You'll also need a digital or analog voltmeter, or a scantool. Scantool preferred.
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BTW, last time I checked the Chilton'* was about $15.

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This manual is the bare basics that every member that owns this generation of Bville should own. If you have a socket set and two screwdrivers, this is the next tool, at a bare minimum. It clearly details the procedure. As well as tons of other information you're going to need sooner or later.

This Forum is a great help tool, but when it comes to procedures like this, $15 out of your pocket is much more reasonable than having another member look the information up and post it. Scanning the pages and posting them here is a violation of copyright.
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I gaurantee that you will need at LEAST Chilton'* #28200 to tackle this job properly. You'll also need a digital or analog voltmeter, or a scantool. Scantool preferred.
I have a volt meter, no scan tool........
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