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Forum: Oldsmobile 08-17-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Joecatfish89
Thumbs up Just got everything fixed up yesterday. Thanks...

Just got everything fixed up yesterday. Thanks for all the help. She's running great now!
Forum: Chevrolet 08-13-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Tech II
Mike, is your crystal ball working? Mine is out...

Mike, is your crystal ball working? Mine is out for it's 100K hours tune up.....
Forum: Buick 07-04-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By jef1qr
Car runs fine with MAF disconnected. Chugs and...

Car runs fine with MAF disconnected. Chugs and dies when plugged bk in. Yay
thx for all the help here. :)
Forum: Buick 06-02-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Tech II
Here is a graph of a pre and post O2...

Here is a graph of a pre and post O2 sensors.....

The first is the pre.......notice the O2 reading is constantly crossing the midpoint of .45 volts, and is not staying high or low......this is...
Forum: Buick 05-17-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
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: 1992-1999 05-16-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Mike
A few grand will net you a decent down payment on...

A few grand will net you a decent down payment on a newer"clunker". The 3800's are known for 300K+ miles.

I say let her go. Parts for these things are far and few in between now(new parts).
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Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 03-26-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By rjolly87
I agree, it's always a shame to see them end up...

I agree, it's always a shame to see them end up like that. If I had to guess, it landed in one of those "we'll finance anybody" type places.

John Oliver did a great bit on these:...
Forum: Buick 01-20-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By CorvairGeek
If this is low speed or at idle, no A/C on,...

If this is low speed or at idle, no A/C on, sounds perfectly normal.
Forum: General GM Chat 01-08-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Mike
https://www.gmforum.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

https://www.gmforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=14701&dateline=1483883712
Forum: Oldsmobile 12-11-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By REGAL GUY
So when the CVT trans goes out those are only...

So when the CVT trans goes out those are only $8700.00 then you can go find another olds 88
Forum: Chevrolet 12-08-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Tech II
OK, I'll ask.....why?

OK, I'll ask.....why?
Forum: Buick 11-16-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By 2kg4u
If everything worked before you took the dash...

If everything worked before you took the dash apart and now it doesn't, I would look for a wiring connection you missed or did not seat properly.
Forum: Lounge 11-10-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By GunsOfNavarone
USA is in extremely serious straits, as...

USA is in extremely serious straits, as unemployment is closer to 53%, not the 5% reported in the news. Add to it a huge debt and deficit. Printing money has been working, but at some point will...
Forum: Pontiac 10-14-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Tech II
I would never put a 14 year old f/p into another...

I would never put a 14 year old f/p into another vehicle....especially since the only access is to drop the tank....
Forum: Buick 10-09-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By Tech II
But he is not complaining about hard restarts...

But he is not complaining about hard restarts when warm or stalling....
Forum: Buick 10-08-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Tech II
Have never seen those elbows break....just...

Have never seen those elbows break....just replace the o-rings....
Forum: Buick 10-06-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By 2kg4u
Or, it means he replaced the coil and the car is...

Or, it means he replaced the coil and the car is back to starting the way it should.
Forum: Lounge 09-30-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Mike
The Clinton Reich left a bad taste in the White...

The Clinton Reich left a bad taste in the White House years ago(pun intended). We don't need them back in there again. She had her chance last time she ran but quit. What makes you think she can run...
Forum: Chevrolet 09-16-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,297
Posted By Mike
I believe side to side play in the rockers is...

I believe side to side play in the rockers is normal/intended. Reason your not getting play on the other 2 is because they are under tension.

Oil in the bottom corners of your lower manifold is...
Forum: Oldsmobile 09-01-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By grandpabuick
vacuum reserve canister leak, check hoses for...

vacuum reserve canister leak, check hoses for connection.
Forum: 1992-1999 08-20-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Tech II
Who in the world, puts in new plugs and wires,...

Who in the world, puts in new plugs and wires, and then takes them back out?

Did you do a coil output check?

Check compression while you had the plugs out?

I believe for that year, a high...
Forum: Oldsmobile 08-11-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By 2kg4u
The OP is experiencing misfires and is being told...

The OP is experiencing misfires and is being told in this thread the problem is the CPS. My comment was in context of the thread, not your post.
Forum: Tools!! 05-06-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Mike
When to buy Harbor Freight Tools

Pretty much explains itself.
Forum: Buick 02-06-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By Tech II
When you have a partially plugged cat, the EGR...

When you have a partially plugged cat, the EGR pintle can actually be forced off it's seat, and you can get a lot of exhaust gas forced into the intake....I have seen cats so bad, that if people...
Forum: 1992-1999 10-07-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Tech II
"the csp sensor is in the front as in by the...

"the csp sensor is in the front as in by the front bumper the bare wired sensor is behind and toward the cab"


Your crank shaft sensor is behind the harmonic balancer, and the camshaft sensor is...
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