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Forum: Pontiac 11-14-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 268
Posted By Tech II
That's a lot of work Mike, and could cause future...

That's a lot of work Mike, and could cause future problems, like you said, if not PROPERLY spliced.....I would just take the harness apart and replace the bad connector.......then bring the connector...
Forum: Chevrolet 11-11-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Tech II
The only incident I can think of for unintended...

The only incident I can think of for unintended acceleration, was a Grand Am......customer said they tried to slow down and car kept going as they slammed on the brakes and the brakes/tires...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 11-09-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By carnau
Ok So I just went to the Dealership and had a 99...

Ok So I just went to the Dealership and had a 99 Sierra I am changing the engine on that I had pushed outside till the motor got here. It is 45 degrees and raining so you better give me a Thanks on...
Forum: Cadillac 11-05-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 128
Posted By Tech II
This is another one of those GM fuel economy...

This is another one of those GM fuel economy moves, where the benefits of it really do not really increase the fuel economy that much, but are a horror show when it comes to repairs....

Similar to...
Forum: Pontiac 11-02-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By 2kg4u
Connecting the battery cables to the wrong...

Connecting the battery cables to the wrong terminals sends power into the ground system, and can cause significant damage. There is no easy button here. Take into a qualified mechanic.
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 10-28-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By CathedralCub
I wouldn't mess with it. Any gains would be...

I wouldn't mess with it. Any gains would be minimal going from a 3.08 to a 3.73. Your 8-speed transmission starts at 4.56:1 first gear then 2.97:1 second gear. Those are plenty deep enough to get...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 10-23-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 120
Posted By Tech II
Well, it's spark, fuel, or compression...... ...

Well, it's spark, fuel, or compression......

Did you check spark output at the end of each wire with a spark tester?

Did you check fuel pressure with a gage?

When you replaced plugs, did you...
Forum: Pontiac 10-17-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By tina
Got sold a bad o2 sensor changed it and all the...

Got sold a bad o2 sensor changed it and all the issues went away. even passed emissions. Thanks for all the help.
Forum: Pontiac 10-15-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Tech II
Well, obviously, you have to check for spark off...

Well, obviously, you have to check for spark off the top of each coil terminal, one at a time.......

Post back results.....since you have some spark, it's not the crank sensor.....could be the...
Forum: 1992-1999 10-14-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By rjolly87
Your best bet is to start a new thread in the...

Your best bet is to start a new thread in the appropriate section so that we can help track down your specific scenario.
Forum: Buick 10-07-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 577
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: Buick 09-18-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By cliff
UPDATE: the cv axle shaft that I had purchased...

UPDATE: the cv axle shaft that I had purchased from advance auto was defective, the splines that go into the transmission where not deep enough as compared to the old cv axle shaft, went to...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 09-17-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Tech II
No, good job by you, finding the source of the...

No, good job by you, finding the source of the interference.....and replying with the fix....
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 09-17-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By ke4hie
UPDATE: Problem solved! I started pulling...

UPDATE:
Problem solved! I started pulling fuses and checking for interference and found the daytime driving lights were the source of the problem. When I pulled the light housing and found that...
Forum: General GM Chat 09-07-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
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: Pontiac 08-15-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By Tech II
Agree with Mike...... When it comes to...

Agree with Mike......

When it comes to working on a northstar engine, they are a nightmare.....I mean everything.....Doesn't make any difference if you work on it or someone else, the cost and...
Forum: Pontiac 06-24-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,587
Posted By rjolly87
Generally, the accepted practice on most forums...

Generally, the accepted practice on most forums is to generate a new conversation regarding your specific issue, and link back to previous discussions. The underlying concern is that it not only...
Forum: 1992-1999 06-13-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,166
Posted By ElecTechChase
this post is from 2004. you should start your own...

this post is from 2004. you should start your own thread with information pertaining to your vehicle and concern. not likely to get much help here.
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 05-14-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By dandyd
I have an evacuator, I have a refrigerant scale,...

I have an evacuator, I have a refrigerant scale, I did everything to specs.... I made sure the system was empty, then I top it off to the correct amount to make sure it was cooling properly..... I...
Forum: Pontiac 04-17-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Tech II
Agree with Mike on this....Cam sensor is wired to...

Agree with Mike on this....Cam sensor is wired to the PCM, not the BCM....

When you say it won't start, do you mean it cranks over but doesn't fire, or it doesn't crank over at all?

As Mike...
Forum: Chevrolet 04-11-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Tech II
I believe you have a 4T65E transmission.... ...

I believe you have a 4T65E transmission....

Have you checked for transmission codes? Many times, when a transmission codes is set, the TCM will default to full line pressure causing harsh...
Forum: General GM Chat 04-06-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Tech II
Can't tell you the number of crank sensors that I...

Can't tell you the number of crank sensors that I had to put in transmissions to get it running.....:cool:
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 03-25-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By parker2129
Thanks for the reply Mike. Thats pretty much what...

Thanks for the reply Mike. Thats pretty much what my trusty transmission guy told me when I explained the situation to him. I did get the the brake un-jammed by loosening the cable adjustment...
Forum: Chevrolet 03-16-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By 2kg4u
Low fuel pressure can also cause misfires. On a...

Low fuel pressure can also cause misfires. On a 2001, if it still has the original fuel pump it is worth checking fuel pressure.
Forum: Pontiac 03-10-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Tech II
That recall only replaces the front valve cover...

That recall only replaces the front valve cover gasket, not the rear......not sure if a totalled vehicle would be covered....
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