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Forum: Buick
06-20-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By CathedralCub

I think on the 3100 it should be on the...

I think on the 3100 it should be on the firewall-side of the throttle body.
Forum: Chevrolet
06-20-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By CathedralCub

Check out this thread:...

Check out this thread: https://www.gmforum.com/gmc-chevrolet-truck-suv-177/discontinued-part-15886733-steering-position-sensor-312389/

. . . and let us know how it goes.
Forum: Oldsmobile
06-20-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By CathedralCub

Nice write up! I'm sure this will help folks down...

Nice write up! I'm sure this will help folks down the road.
Forum: Buick
06-19-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By CathedralCub

How did you search for the leak? Carb cleaner? ...

How did you search for the leak? Carb cleaner?

Is the Check Engine light on? If so, what are the stored codes?

Have you disconnected the plug on the IAC to see what happens?
Forum: Pontiac
06-19-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By CathedralCub

So . . . This is an NA engine with a SC...

So . . .

This is an NA engine with a SC slapped on top?

. . . or an engine that's been totally rebuilt to accommodate being supercharged?

What other modifications have been done on this?
Forum: Oldsmobile
06-19-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By CathedralCub

Looks like you solved it . . . but yeah not...

Looks like you solved it . . . but yeah not normal. Something like that shouldn't have to break in at hundreds of RPM in order to turn freely. That would equate to metal in pan etc.
Forum: Pontiac
06-19-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By CathedralCub

I would say exhaust/intake, but the stock ones...

I would say exhaust/intake, but the stock ones already flow pretty well on this. You'd just end up with more noise for your dollars. Otherwise, what Mike said above ^^^^^^ .
Forum: Pontiac
06-19-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By CathedralCub

New battery, like just off the shelf? Is it...

New battery, like just off the shelf?

Is it fully charged?

Try jump-starting it. What happens?
Forum: Buick
06-05-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By CathedralCub

It could be the clutch hub, but I haven't heard...

It could be the clutch hub, but I haven't heard of any just suddenly going out without other warnings or contributing factors, especially post-1998 model year. I'd suspect a shift solenoid,...
Forum: Pontiac
06-04-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By CathedralCub

Yeah, what carfixer007 said ^^^^^^ . . ....

Yeah, what carfixer007 said ^^^^^^

. . . and make sure alternator is charging within norms and battery is good and terminals tightly and cleanly connected.
Forum: Buick
06-04-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By CathedralCub

Maybe. Was it a sudden loss? How many...

Maybe.

Was it a sudden loss?

How many miles are on it?
Forum: Buick
06-04-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By CathedralCub

Moved to "Buick" forum. As stated in the "General...

Moved to "Buick" forum. As stated in the "General GM Chat" forum's description: "all Model specific mechanical problems should be posted in the proper forum."

This will help others more-easily...
06-04-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,300
Posted By CathedralCub

This thread is over six years old. Please do not...

This thread is over six years old. Please do not post in threads more than six months old.

Thread closed.
Forum: 2000-2005
06-04-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,924
Posted By CathedralCub

This thread is almost 14 years old. Please do not...

This thread is almost 14 years old. Please do not post in threads more than six months old.

Thread closed.
Forum: Buick
06-04-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By CathedralCub

Good to hear!

Good to hear!
Forum: Pontiac
06-04-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By CathedralCub

Not sure I understand this part: . ....

Not sure I understand this part:



. . . but it could have been a defective ICM that you installed a couple of months ago.
Forum: 2000-2005
06-04-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By CathedralCub

I like this! One bit of caution: Try a little...

I like this! One bit of caution: Try a little contact cleaner on the plastic and see if it discolors or deforms the plastic unacceptably before going full tilt cleaning the switches..
Forum: Buick
06-03-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By CathedralCub

Ah, there we go. Whoever checks it next, get the...

Ah, there we go. Whoever checks it next, get the voltage reading. If Autozone can do a load test, please have them do it. That will give us better info.
Forum: Buick
06-03-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By CathedralCub

Not intending to be contrary, I've used Magnaflow...

Not intending to be contrary, I've used Magnaflow cats for years, both Federal and CA. Never had an issue on at least five vehicles with probably 200,000 miles between them so far. I wouldn't...
Forum: Buick
06-03-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,404
Posted By CathedralCub

Yeah, the PA at 40PSI is low. I'm suspicious that...

Yeah, the PA at 40PSI is low. I'm suspicious that maybe the loaner gauge is flaky after many beatings, but in the end, the low fuel pressure more-than matches the symptom.
Forum: Buick
06-03-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By CathedralCub

Okay so at this point we know JLucas got the...

Okay so at this point we know JLucas got the battery tested somewhere and somehow . . . and more importantly that JLucas didn't test it themself. This means likely whoever "tested" it said "[hey...
Forum: Cadillac
06-03-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By CathedralCub

Thanks for letting us know what fixed it! ...

Thanks for letting us know what fixed it!

Good find Tech II !
Forum: 2000-2005
06-03-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By CathedralCub

You'll probably end up replacing the switch...

You'll probably end up replacing the switch cluster regardless. The sugar messes them up.



What happens to the radio when you open the driver's door?
Forum: Oldsmobile
05-31-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By CathedralCub

First I'd look for spark as soon as you can....

First I'd look for spark as soon as you can. While you are getting around to that, check compression. It's probably a good idea to check fuel pressure as well.
Forum: Buick
05-31-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By CathedralCub

I think your note is the main note, and our...

I think your note is the main note, and our tangent about editing is the sideshow. Thanks for letting us know how it turned out!
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