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Forum: Pontiac
08-31-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By Soft Ride

As a technical discussion, Moved to the Pontiac...

As a technical discussion, Moved to the Pontiac section for better visibility.
Forum: Buick
08-21-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Soft Ride

As a 2016 it should still be under warranty....

As a 2016 it should still be under warranty. Possibly give a call to your local GM dealer, & talk to a service advisor, they will probably know more about BAT 3 fuse & circuitry.
Has any additional...
Forum: Buick
08-18-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 558
Posted By Soft Ride

I agree that typical lead acid batteries will...

I agree that typical lead acid batteries will offer corrosion to terminals caused by venting in both side or top posts.
That is until you step up to absorb glass mat sealed batteries or AGM series....
Forum: Buick
08-14-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 558
Posted By Soft Ride

Side terminals can easily be converted to top...

Side terminals can easily be converted to top post. Much more reliable & no more loose connections. (I had the same connections problem with side terminals)
Very easy to do..& I added thick ground...
08-12-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Soft Ride

Post Cathredralcub- You certainly have been an asset...

Cathredralcub- You certainly have been an asset in helping members in the forums!
A Moderator promotion in the forums is deserved! Congrats !! :thumbup2
Forum: Buick
07-13-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Soft Ride

& here is the listing of the OBD1 codes: ...

& here is the listing of the OBD1 codes:
https://www.gmforum.com/obd-i-troubleshooting-200/obd-1-codes-generic-306838/
Forum: Buick
07-13-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Soft Ride

With the SES light on, you will have a stored...

With the SES light on, you will have a stored code.
Probably the best place to start with an OBD1 vehicle is to read the stored code/s.
Here is the paper clip code test.......
Forum: Pontiac
07-07-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Soft Ride

Welcome to the Forum Chadney. Nice time capsule! ...

Welcome to the Forum Chadney. Nice time capsule!
That Ventura look like it is in amazing shape!
I've contacted a Member that may have the info re the Generator so hopefully he chimes in shortly....
Forum: Buick
07-01-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By Soft Ride

Also keep in mind that the AC system should be...

Also keep in mind that the AC system should be evacuated by a trusted qualified A/C repair shop.
Forum: Lounge
06-14-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By Soft Ride

When I hear the words Zinc, I think it is time to...

When I hear the words Zinc, I think it is time to inspect them on the boat..LOL..

Here is some really great information!...
Forum: Buick
05-02-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By Soft Ride

Once the IAC is off take a look inside.. ...

Once the IAC is off take a look inside..
https://i.imgur.com/BOdlpLQ.jpg
It can get kinda nasty with built up carbon in there.
I sprayed it out with a bit of carb cleaner, & used precision Q-tips...
Forum: Buick
04-27-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Soft Ride

What does the voltage drop to while attempting a...

What does the voltage drop to while attempting a start?
A battery load test will tell you if there is sufficient cranking power, could be weak battery.
How old is the battery?
Is there any...
04-13-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,204
Posted By Soft Ride

True enough Mike. Just thought that this firm...

True enough Mike.
Just thought that this firm may know who is best to contact, and may make a recommendation.
04-13-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,204
Posted By Soft Ride

This firm is very familiar with GM ! :) ...

This firm is very familiar with GM ! :)
https://www.mckenzielake.com/practice-areas/class-actions-law/gm-recall-class-action
Forum: Buick
04-05-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Soft Ride

https://i.imgur.com/xjr0YgN.jpg Also look...

https://i.imgur.com/xjr0YgN.jpg
Also look closely for leaks at water pump.
Forum: Buick
04-03-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Soft Ride

Time for a good inspection, & if it is the elbow...

Time for a good inspection, & if it is the elbow replace it with these...
https://i.imgur.com/dE3ojHG.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/yEUUrYC.jpg
Forum: 1992-1999
03-30-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,441
Posted By Soft Ride

Thanks CathedralCub^ Yes please elcue...

Thanks CathedralCub^

Yes please elcue create a new Thread, instead of bumping a 14 year old one.
Necrobumping is frowned upon in the forums.
See bumping old...
Forum: 1992-1999
03-30-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,478
Posted By Soft Ride

If a thread is more than a few month old, please...

If a thread is more than a few month old, please dont necrobump it.
I see that a new thread for further conversations regarding this topic was now opened ....
03-25-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Soft Ride

Are you referring to Active fuel management? ...

Are you referring to Active fuel management?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_Fuel_Management
03-19-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Soft Ride

Welcome to the forums. Sorry to hear about your...

Welcome to the forums. Sorry to hear about your Sierra's Problems/AFM & misfire related issues.
We are not in anyway related or affiliated to General Motors & I suggest that you continue to pressure...
03-13-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Soft Ride

No power no lights? Is the battery the problem? ...

No power no lights? Is the battery the problem?
What is the Voltage reading at the battery?
Forum: Buick
03-13-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By Soft Ride

Is the service engine soon light just steady on,...

Is the service engine soon light just steady on, or flashing? If is just steady on, probably will be an emission related problem. It does sound like the car is in protection mode though.
More...
Forum: Pontiac
02-22-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By Soft Ride

3m roloc bristle discs. See this video ...

3m roloc bristle discs.
See this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy5p-cUge5s
Forum: Chevrolet
02-18-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By Soft Ride

Welcome to the forums! Most interesting... GM...

Welcome to the forums!
Most interesting... GM ditched the spare tire! Yup all about fuel economy they saved 26 lbs.
Instead they give you a tire-inflator kit.
Just google: 2018 Cruze spare tire? ...
Forum: Buick
02-02-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,592
Posted By Soft Ride

With new UIM & LIM you should be good to go!...

With new UIM & LIM you should be good to go! Looks & sounds good!
I would run the engine normally for a few days, and then change the oil /filter again, just to be on the safe side.
Glad we could...
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