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Zero Emmisions - failed test

1993 Izusu SUV. 4 cylinder carburated.
Failed inspection - emissions too high several times as plugs, filters, pcv, oil change changed out - 1 at a time- between each inspection. Continually rating...
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many books i have used say to spray the gasket...

many books i have used say to spray the gasket with silver/aluminum paint. has always worked for me...
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o.k. with a snap-on computer ( a friend's) I...

o.k.
with a snap-on computer ( a friend's) I was able to retreive codes QDM 640 and QDM 670.
According to the snap-on manuals this translates to codes 26 and 56 for OBDI.
According to a couple...
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a lot of gms (including my 96 truck) had recalls...

a lot of gms (including my 96 truck) had recalls for the connection at the circuit board in the wiper motors. solder cracking. check for a recall notice. those are freebies...
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went to pontiac. talked to 2 technicians. In...

went to pontiac. talked to 2 technicians.
In the end they said pin 9 was the data link for the check engine light. either 5 or 8 for ground.
So, as you do for OBDI, I crossed them together to get...
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Not really sure on that Particular car but all...

Not really sure on that Particular car but all those I have played with were pretty consistent.

Door pulls and armrests are bolted or screwed on - remove those. Might have to get on your knees and...
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dude, autozone raped me over this one. My 68...

dude, autozone raped me over this one.

My 68 gto did the same thing.
They said the alternator was good, 3 different times!!!
Yes it did charge. But the diode(s) inside the alternator were blown....
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Rereading the posts- you were the only one...

Rereading the posts- you were the only one convinced it was ODBI. Rock on.

Everyone else - including myself quessed ODBII

OBDII connector meant it was an OBDII as far as I knew. Books seemed to...
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My oh my. I just found the problem This...

My oh my.
I just found the problem

This thing is OBDI

It IS one of the changeover cars.
It uses an OBDII connector with OBDI technology.
Although several people asked if it was OBDI or...
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starts and runs fine at idle. without ever...

starts and runs fine at idle.
without ever touching the pedal.

check this out.
Just checked my scanner on my 96 truck.
Reads fine. Scanner good.

So I looked at the pins in the ends of both...
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well, for those interested... I got the new...

well,
for those interested...
I got the new (pullout) ECM and installed it.
No change whatsoever!!

Still can't read anything with my OBDII scanner.
Keeps saying link error.
Found a ECM fuse...
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going by the haynes and Chilton's manuals, they...

going by the haynes and Chilton's manuals, they both say it is OBDII. Has the right connector for it.
New ECM should be here wednesday.
I'll find out then i suppose.
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well, pontaic parts dept. said the key reads good...

well, pontaic parts dept. said the key reads good in their reader. did it several times. said it MAY be the switch. 85 bucks for the switch, 35 for a key to fit it. since I have a new ECM on order, I...
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It DOES have a mass airflow meter. However, as...

It DOES have a mass airflow meter. However, as the ECM is not reading to my code reader, I can get no info on it. I now have a pullout ECM on order. Ebay-60 bucks-7 day return policy.
Car won't even...
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for 10-15 bucks I'll try a new key cut from the...

for 10-15 bucks I'll try a new key cut from the dealer. Hopefully they go by numbers on the title as copying this one probably won't do much good. Hopefully it is JUST the key.
I have a new ECM on...
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Here's one I went through. After replacing a...

Here's one I went through.
After replacing a waterpump, thermostat, radiator and hoses, the eventual fix to the 500 dollar repair job was the radiator cap.

Yeah.

The radiator cap IS another...
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Typical starter replacement. Disconnect...

Typical starter replacement.

Disconnect battery.
Jack it up if access is easier from below.
Block it firmly. Don't want it falling on you.

Usually 2-3 bolts holding starter in place....
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My 68 GTO had a bad neutral safety switch. ...

My 68 GTO had a bad neutral safety switch.
Moving the shifter a little was necessary to get it to start. Easy fix, but when it did NOT start, there was nothing. No clicking, No noise at all. ...
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I've replaced a couple switches. Wore out, smooth...

I've replaced a couple switches. Wore out, smooth keys were the problem there. They say having several keys on the key ring causes a lot of the wear on the tumblers. Cost maybe 30 bucks at the dealer...
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Radio shack resistor was just what I had in mind....

Radio shack resistor was just what I had in mind. Reading the resistance across the key is no problem. Any chance it will run down a battery in time?
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the manual has a typical flow chart- check...

the manual has a typical flow chart- check grounds, fuses, tight connections etc. The car has no listing of which fuse goes where, printed on the lost cover I suppose, so it is possible that a fuse...
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Resistor chip in key.

My Pontiac SSE (95 supercharged model) has an ignition key with a small resistor embedded in the face of it. Either the key itself or the ignition switch is apparently wore out to the point that the...
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I am using an ODBII Actron brand scanner. The...

I am using an ODBII Actron brand scanner.
The Chilton's AND Haynes books said Pontiac
used OBDI till 94 and SOME 94 models (those with 16 pin connectors) were OBDII. ALL 1995 pontiac's used OBDII....
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95 pontiac sse computer

I am repairing a 95 pontiac sse and cannot get the computer codes (there are probably several) to read on my scanner. Continues to say cannot link. I ASSUME the problem is the ECM itself. Is there a...
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