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Posted By Mackey

Take it to the dealer ??? What is the point...

Take it to the dealer ???
What is the point of this forum ?
Used to be real talent here.
I'll fix it on my own
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Posted By Mackey

2006 Chevy Equinox Hidden code $7EA / $7E8 I/M wont come to ready

2006 Chevy Equinox / Pontiac torrent 4300 V6 195,000 miles.
Fails NJ State emissions test I/M Readiness test.
No engine light but OBII code reader produces two codes $7EA and $7E8.
Engine runs...
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Posted By Mackey

I'd like to correct some errors in my previous...

I'd like to correct some errors in my previous post.
Unfortunately the problem returned shortly after posting this so back to the drawing board.
In my first post I said I replaced the ABS sensor...
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Posted By Mackey

False ABS light indicator 2006 Chevy Equinox / Pontiac Torrent/ Saturn Vue

I'm writing this thread because of a nasty problem with my '06 Pontiac Torrent with 183,000 miles.
The ABS pump falsely activates under normal dry conditions causing random inability to stop safely...
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Posted By Mackey

pugsi....Lol! Yeah, I would go to a salvage yard...

pugsi....Lol! Yeah, I would go to a salvage yard but every single one has sold out to developers over the last 25 years wiping out my ability to shop junk cars so I'm stuck with eBay.
The closest...
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Posted By Mackey

'98 Ford Escort Horn Pad Contact

'98 Ford Escort horn pad electrical contact is bad and needs to be replaced.
I can not find a replacement anywhere.
It sits between the steering wheel airbag and vinyl horn pad.
It's a thin...
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Posted By Mackey

Full disclosure.... A few years ago had to...

Full disclosure.... A few years ago had to install an auxiliary circuit due to the horn blowing on its own in the middle of the night. A new horn pad / airbag was just way too expensive so I added...
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Posted By Mackey

cheese, good to know this. I'll give it a...

cheese, good to know this.
I'll give it a try... thanks!
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Posted By Mackey

marbobj, I've done just what you're describing. I...

marbobj, I've done just what you're describing. I used a puller with penetrating fluid and taping it with a hammer, even applied heat to it.
I'm aware of the tapered shaft.
After I do finally get...
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Posted By Mackey

The 100 AMP fuse is the "overall" fuse. I...

The 100 AMP fuse is the "overall" fuse.
I pulled each large fuse beyond the 100 AMP fuse and discovered when I pulled one of the 30AMP fuses that I archived the same same result as with the 100AMP...
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Posted By Mackey

alan73, I disconnected the alternator connections...

alan73, I disconnected the alternator connections already and still had the 12v draw
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Posted By Mackey

That's great, thank you ! I have another...

That's great, thank you !

I have another problem the upper starter bearing is worn and the shaft wobbles around.
In order to replace the starter I have to remove the magneto but that is frozen...
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Posted By Mackey

marbobj.....I was thinking along the same lines...

marbobj.....I was thinking along the same lines as far as installing an electric fuel pump.

Do they make electric fuel pumps that can be adapted to these motors ?
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Posted By Mackey

Still had a12volt draw even after disconnecting...

Still had a12volt draw even after disconnecting somekind of large module / fan relay located below the airbox that had to be unscrewed to remove the connector.

Still had a 12 volt draw after...
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Posted By Mackey

After disconnecting the ECM I still have a 12volt...

After disconnecting the ECM I still have a 12volt draw but when I put my DMM between the neg batt post and the neg cable the radiator cooling fan begins run....hmmmph ! This while the ECM is...
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Posted By Mackey

Thanks GregH I have had the battery...

Thanks GregH
I have had the battery disconnected since 7/23 and it's still holding at 12.5V

It actually fluctuates between a day to 3 days to drain.....weird.
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Posted By Mackey

Thanks Cheese. For now I parked it outside of...

Thanks Cheese.
For now I parked it outside of the garage and maybe will renew my troubleshooting in the Fall. Just too many other projects piling up.
Maybe I'll find a used starter or rebuild kit...
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Posted By Mackey

Thanks Pete ! Keep you posted on my...

Thanks Pete !

Keep you posted on my progress...
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Posted By Mackey

I am aware that the ECM pulls a small amount of...

I am aware that the ECM pulls a small amount of current but shouldn't kill the batt within 24 hrs.

Pulled all connections from the alternator- still had 12.5 volt draw.

Checked amps on DMM in...
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Posted By Mackey

98 Ford Escort 2.0L battery draw. Where is the ECM located ?

2 Part Question....

1) Has a 12volt battery draw and can't find the source

-Placed test light between Neg-batt post and Neg-cable. Test light very bright with engine and all accessories OFF.
...
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Posted By Mackey

Cheese, no, I didn't know how to remove the seat...

Cheese, no, I didn't know how to remove the seat or even that it could be removed.

What's weird is it was behaving like a starving engine but the plugs and the pool of fuel in the bottom of the...
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Posted By Mackey

The hole where fuel was spitting out of is the...

The hole where fuel was spitting out of is the downward angled brass tube seen right inside the throat if you are standing facing the engine from the front looking right below your nose! When in the...
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Posted By Mackey

I pulled the carb again and re-cleaned all of the...

I pulled the carb again and re-cleaned all of the circuits and ports.
I put the top half with float in a pot of water and watched the float close.
After re-assembly I removed the fuel dump plug...
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Posted By Mackey

Cheese, Yes the float does travel freely...

Cheese,
Yes the float does travel freely without any resistance at all.
I'm thinking somehow the fuel is bypassing the needle and seat (float ).
Something is either installed incorrectly or...
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