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Here is what I found at work today: 03 - 05...

Here is what I found at work today:

03 - 05 Chevrolet/GMC/Cadillac Full Size Pickups/Utilities and Hummer H2 Passenger Compartment Air Filter
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The following diagnosis might be helpful if the...
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Posted By fishpounder

AMD Anthlon Chip

Just looking for some advice. Building a new 'puter as the last one I built has issues. Was going to use the 1700+ I currently have, but changed my mind. I want new. Got a MSI K7N2 Delta board and...
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jeesh, In 17 years, I would have to guess...

jeesh,
In 17 years, I would have to guess around 100- 125 grand. 15 of that in tool box. I am amazed at the amount of dollars of tools sitting on the cart after a job is done. Kinda disheartening to...
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Key on, Engine off. Pump gas pedal to floor and...

Key on, Engine off.
Pump gas pedal to floor and release three times quickly.
Light will flash then go out indicating reset.
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If the rad hose is collapsing, it sounds as...

If the rad hose is collapsing, it sounds as though the rad cap is not venting correctly causing a vacuum in the sysem. If that's the case, the system cannot work correctly, causing the coolant to...
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Posted By fishpounder

Check under the dash near the glove box- GM hid...

Check under the dash near the glove box- GM hid quite a few of these here.

Fishpounder
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Posted By fishpounder

Pulling the battery cable with the engine running...

Pulling the battery cable with the engine running sure does test the system.... Alternators and PCMs' just LOVE to have that huge voltage surge. That's the best way to kill an alternator.

Might...
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Seen a bunch of this style chassis have problems...

Seen a bunch of this style chassis have problems with the culprit being the encoder motor. That's a fancy name for the thing that makes noise when you push the buttons on the dash. Or in layman's...
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Posted By fishpounder

On this model, the turn signal flasher is...

On this model, the turn signal flasher is incorporated into the hazard switch. If flasher portion is bad, the switch needs to be replaced.
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Posted By fishpounder

A new owner? LOL Sorry, just couldn't resist!...

A new owner?
LOL
Sorry, just couldn't resist!
(Don't beat me up, I will admit to owning a Pinto many years back!)
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Posted By fishpounder

An oil pump caused this car to not go over 40...

An oil pump caused this car to not go over 40 mph?

Fuel pump, maybe-but oil pump?

No plugged exhaust ? No vacuum leaks? No bad ignition?

Did this drive any better with only an oil pump...
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If I remember correctly, the ball joint is an...

If I remember correctly, the ball joint is an integral part of the lower control arm, and is replaced as an assembly. I have had to replace a few spindles because of the pinch bolt being loose and...
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Distributors on 4.3 and 5.7 are interchangable. ...

Distributors on 4.3 and 5.7 are interchangable.

Have a little 6 and a little 8 casted into the housing which you line up with a pointer on the intake depending if you have a v6 or v8.

But it...
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Posted By fishpounder

Pontiac 326

Joe, this one is right up your alley(I hope).

A kid at work purchased a 67 or 68 (can't remember 'zactly) Firebird with a 326 a couple of months ago.
Started runnin' bad after he got it home....
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Posted By fishpounder

We use a Tech2 scan at work. Made by Vetronics...

We use a Tech2 scan at work. Made by Vetronics for GM.The official GM scan tool for OBDII.
About $2500+software+support,etc... Only able to read GM vehicles.

On the GMC you look for a...
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Sounds like a failed blower resistor. This should...

Sounds like a failed blower resistor. This should be just like the one on an Alero. Waaaaaayy back under the dash on passenger side.

5.5 mm short socket, swivel, 6"wobble extension, 1/4 drive on...
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Posted By fishpounder

Redneck, Have you never driven a GM vehicle...

Redneck,
Have you never driven a GM vehicle before? LOL.

On any GM engine that has coolant running through the intake seems to have a problem sealing. I work for an Olds-Cad dealer, I would guess...
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On Olds' without the dome override, park brake...

On Olds' without the dome override, park brake switch is the DRL cancel input, but must be done with key off then started to shut DRL off.
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This vehicle has no vacuum booster on it. It...

This vehicle has no vacuum booster on it.
It uses a hydraulic pump to charge the accumulator.
It is a fully self-contained unit.
You cannot change the master or booster - they are one unit.
You...
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If the tires check out good, look into the front...

If the tires check out good, look into the front struts for replacement.

Seen a bunch of this era Civics that seem fine but hit a resonance frequency that you think there has got to be something...
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Short friction material length shoe is primary...

Short friction material length shoe is primary shoe- long friction shoe is secondary.
Primary shoe goes toward the front of vehicle.
Shoes are same length-will go on either way( both primaries on...
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Posted By fishpounder

Does this have the cruise "on/off" button located...

Does this have the cruise "on/off" button located on the steering wheel with the little light on the button?

I work on mostly Olds' and Caddy's, but they should be close to the same.

If it has...
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Posted By fishpounder

Joe, This a ring cleaning bulletin from GM...

Joe,

This a ring cleaning bulletin from GM to cure an oil consumption problem.
We see it on some cars that have less than 15000 miles on them, so it is not a maintainance problem.
My theory is...
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Posted By fishpounder

Attempt to start and let die. Leave key in...

Attempt to start and let die.

Leave key in run position for 10 minutes or so until security light goes out.

Vehicle should now start.

May have to repeat a few times to aquire passcode.
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Posted By fishpounder

OK, looking at the bulb numbers- not all the...

OK, looking at the bulb numbers- not all the numbers I typed in will fit in the same socket but you get the idea...........

(Didn't wan't to edit and get the numbers wrong again)
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