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Forum: Oldsmobile 10-13-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By JScatt
This is on a 1989 98 3.8L. I went to the junkyard...

This is on a 1989 98 3.8L. I went to the junkyard a grabbed another outlet that was in great shape, just wanted this to get done today, none of the local stores carry it.

Thanks!
Forum: Oldsmobile 10-13-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By rjolly87
Jeeze, I always did hate this setup... If I...

Jeeze, I always did hate this setup...

If I remember right, the steps are as follows:

Seal goes on thermostat
Thermostat gets shoved in housing (sometimes a dab of rtv goop can help it stick...
Forum: Oldsmobile 10-12-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By 88Cruiser
UPDATE: Well, I hadn't had a chance to work on...

UPDATE: Well, I hadn't had a chance to work on the car yet the other day when it finally gave me an engine light for this issue. I was able to read the code and clear it and it was a P1404 EGR...
Forum: Buick 10-10-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Mike
PCM pulses the injectors on a millisecond scale,...

PCM pulses the injectors on a millisecond scale, not seconds or minutes. Because they are only on briefly, they don't get hot enough internally to cause any kind of damage.

There is just enough...
Forum: Buick 10-08-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tech II
Looking back at those resistance readings, I...

Looking back at those resistance readings, I think somewhere in the lifetime of this vehicle, a set of 3 injectors were replaced....
Forum: Buick 10-07-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tech II
Resistance checks are only good for finding...

Resistance checks are only good for finding something that is way out of spec, like an open, short, or several ohms difference...

Resistance checking of an injector is not absolute.......let's say...
Forum: General GM Chat 10-04-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By GXP Venom
.... not on the internet. HA! Retired Mike....

.... not on the internet. HA! Retired Mike. Camping/fishing/hunting. Still log for "kicks", helping neighbors/firewood for pocket money. I see the place is kept tidy and most of what I built here...
Forum: Pontiac 09-22-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By Tech II
Best way to check it, cheap, is have a can of...

Best way to check it, cheap, is have a can of carb cleaner handy.......

When it won't start, spray into the intake....then attempt to start.....if it starts and runs until the carb cleaner burns...
Forum: General GM Chat 09-07-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By Tech II
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G18hMtpPNA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G18hMtpPNA


Only thing I would change, is have the pop up headlamps.....
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 08-17-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,539
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Your Happy Birthday notice was what reminded that...

Your Happy Birthday notice was what reminded that I had been away from here so long, so thank you for the well wishes.
I also wanted to add that the Pontiac 4 cylinder project is moving right...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 08-16-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,539
Posted By Marks02bonneville
This is a shot of the completed engine...

This is a shot of the completed engine compartment so far depending on future needs.
http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt97/marks73turbota/IM002290_zpscss6qidv.jpg
This is my electronic boost...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 06-29-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,031
Posted By rjolly87
For those that are interested in what happened to...

For those that are interested in what happened to this car, you can follow its progress here:

The Phoenix Project: A New Beginning : Your Ride: Pics and Videos...
Forum: Cadillac 06-29-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By Tech II
Was the code read, and actually diagnosed, or was...

Was the code read, and actually diagnosed, or was this just a guess on the part of the dealership?

I have run into some problems with the PPS system, on LaCrosse's......there have been...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 05-25-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By 2kg4u
1. Remove the negative side battery cable from...

1. Remove the negative side battery cable from the negative battery terminal.
2. Connect the black wire to the com input on a multimeter and the red wire to the 10A or 20A input on the...
Forum: Buick 05-24-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Tech II
I like to use a vacuum pump, withe a fluid air...

I like to use a vacuum pump, withe a fluid air seperater (comes with most pumps)....makes it a one man job and practically no mess at all...Use Dot 3 fluid, that is what is in there.
Forum: Buick 05-24-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Mike
Just remember it goes in sequence... Right Rear...

Just remember it goes in sequence...
Right Rear
Left Rear
Right Front
Left Front.

Other than that, nothing to it.
Forum: Buick 05-17-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By rjolly87
The most common failure is the breaking of the...

The most common failure is the breaking of the wires running to the key cylinder. You can unplug the wires going up the column and check the resistance across the steering wheel side of the...
Forum: Buick 05-16-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By rjolly87
And to clarify, GM did specify Dexron VI to be...

And to clarify, GM did specify Dexron VI to be used in all former Dexron III applications. I take stock in that, especially with it being a GM application.

There may be reasons not to use it with...
Forum: Oldsmobile 05-07-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Tech II
So, you were overheating and a shop decided you...

So, you were overheating and a shop decided you needed a flush and thermostat? Great diagnosis!

These vehicles are KNOWN for lower intake gaskets and head gaskets......if the system was properly...
Forum: Buick 05-07-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Tech II
I would drill a hole, wherever it is...

I would drill a hole, wherever it is convenient....makes the hole big enough, so that a rubber grommet will fit tightly around the wire, so that the wire is protected from chafing, and the grommet...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 05-06-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,031
Posted By rjolly87
Unfortunately, this will be my final update. ...

Unfortunately, this will be my final update.

Safelite finally got everything squared away with the windshield. The trim was a complete pain in their backsides. However, on a positive note, I now...
Forum: Buick 05-05-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By rjolly87
Have codes scanned. If there is an adaptive shift...

Have codes scanned. If there is an adaptive shift code set, I may be good to drop the pan, change the fluid and filter, and install a shift kit. That could get it if the PCS is the issue.
Forum: Cadillac 04-22-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,725
Posted By trucks and camper
next step....

after 30 kg 98% zinc paint....



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Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 04-14-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,031
Posted By rjolly87
I hadn't realized how long it's been since I gave...

I hadn't realized how long it's been since I gave an update on this ol' bird.

Progress has been very slow moving on getting her up to tip top shape.

So far, I have done a Delco ignition swap...
Forum: Buick 10-27-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By TheReaper!
A little update on this , since the repair / coil...

A little update on this , since the repair / coil replacement son has put almost 3,000 trouble free miles on it commuting to and from work .:thumbup2

TheReaper!
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