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Forum: Oldsmobile 11-12-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By rjolly87
Your best bet is to try and pull Airbag codes to...

Your best bet is to try and pull Airbag codes to see what's going on. The only thing you can possibly get near while working under the hood is the front impact sensor behind the front grille.
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Forum: General GM Chat 11-05-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By rjolly87
How extensive was the fire damage? The cause...

How extensive was the fire damage?

The cause is usually a failed fuel pressure regulator, that ended up being recalled by GM. The diaphragm in the regulator ruptures, dumping fuel in to the vacuum...
Forum: Oldsmobile 11-05-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 208
Posted By rjolly87
Eh, miles don't mean too much to these engines....

Eh, miles don't mean too much to these engines. It would probably be good to at least do a fuel treatment of seafoam or Techron.
Forum: Oldsmobile 11-05-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 208
Posted By rjolly87
Pulling the throttle body and cleaning it...

Pulling the throttle body and cleaning it certainly can't hurt. Just be prepared with a new gasket when you do it.

Champion copper units aren't exactly deal breakers, but the long standing...
Forum: Oldsmobile 11-04-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 208
Posted By rjolly87
It's in front of the left front strut tower....

It's in front of the left front strut tower. You'll see the top of it from under the hood.
Forum: Oldsmobile 11-03-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 208
Posted By rjolly87
Look around the engine bay for broken or rotted...

Look around the engine bay for broken or rotted vacuum hoses, especially around the transmission modulator, throttle body, and evap canister.
Forum: Oldsmobile 10-29-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 208
Posted By rjolly87
And to help clarify the code, the ICM controls...

And to help clarify the code, the ICM controls spark below 400 rpm. Once it hits 400 rpm, the ECM takes over from the ICM, controlling spark timing and such.

Code 42 will typically set when the...
Forum: Oldsmobile 10-29-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 208
Posted By rjolly87
It's the Naturally aspirated 3800 that was used...

It's the Naturally aspirated 3800 that was used 92-95. It's essentially the LN3 (what should be in your Olds) with some small tweaks. It's typically identified by "Tuned Port Injection 3800" on the...
Forum: Buick 10-21-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By rjolly87
To further clarify, you should have the 4t60, not...

To further clarify, you should have the 4t60, not the 4t60e. The only computer controlled solenoid should be the TCC solenoid.
Forum: Buick 10-21-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By rjolly87
Let me throw some things out there rattling in my...

Let me throw some things out there rattling in my head.

440T4 and 4T60 are the same thing, GM just renamed the same transmission.

The switches on the 4T60 simply tell the computer what gear...
Forum: Chevrolet 10-16-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By rjolly87
I would check your engine/transmission mounts to...

I would check your engine/transmission mounts to make sure they are still intact and functioning as designed.
Forum: 1992-1999 10-14-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,508
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 10-13-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 190
Posted By rjolly87
This is where it is on my Park Avenue. I remember...

This is where it is on my Park Avenue. I remember having a clear view of it when I was doing LIM gaskets on it, which was probably when the UIM was off.
Forum: Oldsmobile 10-13-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
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 09-30-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 198
Posted By rjolly87
http://www.troublecodes.net/gm/88-90_38c/ ...

http://www.troublecodes.net/gm/88-90_38c/


Sounds like you are on track with the meanings of the codes. Assuming the codes are active, and not history codes (you can disconnect battery for a few...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 09-23-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By rjolly87
Oh, jeeze, just found these: ...

Oh, jeeze, just found these:
https://www.gmforum.com/gmc-chevrolet-truck-suv-177/how-replace-heater-core-1998-s10-zr2-308298/...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 09-23-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By rjolly87
I don't remember anything at this stop, however...

I don't remember anything at this stop, however this forum post borrowed from elsewhere suggests it can be quite a fun one to get out.
Heater core replacement procedure '99 S10? - S-10 Forum...
Forum: Oldsmobile 09-23-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By rjolly87
Unfortunately, '94 is one of the dreaded 'OBD1.5'...

Unfortunately, '94 is one of the dreaded 'OBD1.5' years, where the computer communicated with OBD 1 protocols, did away with the 'Field test' mode that would blink codes out in previous years, and...
Forum: Buick 09-22-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By rjolly87
As was mentioned, the generic high flow units...

As was mentioned, the generic high flow units have a risk of failing emissions, and some have a risk of setting a catalyst code. It can go either way. Some 3800's have been able to pass emissions...
Forum: Oldsmobile 09-21-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By rjolly87
How many miles do you drive weekly? The A/c...

How many miles do you drive weekly?

The A/c system is self contained, and does not interact with the coolant.
Forum: Oldsmobile 09-20-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By rjolly87
Here is one possible scenario: You are...

Here is one possible scenario:

You are suffering from reduced engine power (for whatever reason).
The computer determines based on the vehicle speed, and throttle input, that it's best to hold...
Forum: Chevrolet 09-19-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 423
Posted By rjolly87
If the high and low pressures are very close to...

If the high and low pressures are very close to eachother when the compressor is running, there is either an issue with the compressor or expansion valve.
Forum: Chevrolet 09-18-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 423
Posted By rjolly87
What is the high side pressure doing?

What is the high side pressure doing?
Forum: Buick 07-27-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By rjolly87
You will need kit CP9127 which includes the cable...

You will need kit CP9127 which includes the cable and power feed.
Forum: Buick 07-27-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By rjolly87
I used my actron on the 1990 Olds 88 I had for a...

I used my actron on the 1990 Olds 88 I had for a pit, and I could read data on it just fine.
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