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When you shut the engine off, are you using an...

When you shut the engine off, are you using an ignition selenoid to kill the ignition and alternater, fuel gauge or other sensors? Do you have an electric fuel pump constantly running? You must have...
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The large fabric store in my town actually sells...

The large fabric store in my town actually sells the fabric. The colors match perfect. Remove the headliner, clean it good and spray it with 3M or simular spray glue. Put the fabric on while out of...
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What year? 2.3 or 2.4 Makes a difference.

What year? 2.3 or 2.4
Makes a difference.
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Assuming it is the standard GM 4 cylinder, there...

Assuming it is the standard GM 4 cylinder, there are two ignition coils. One is probably bad and when it heats up it goes out. Advance auto can bench test them if you take them out. Don't forget...
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I do not know your specific model. GM normally,...

I do not know your specific model. GM normally, the resisters are mounted to the duct next to the blower motor under the hood. Approxametly 2" x 3" plate. It has a couple screws and an electrical...
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Thats strange engine and trans. You did not state...

Thats strange engine and trans. You did not state what model. If it is just a simple 4 cyl they are a dime a dozen. If it is a quad 4, you have an expensive problem. 1995 was the last year for that...
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You said boiling water. Are you using the proper...

You said boiling water. Are you using the proper mixture of coolant? If your using straight water, thats normal.
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Repair Note

I have replaced a few half shafts. It is not rocket science. A dealer is not needed. Any small shop (reputable) can do it. The only thing I can think of would be massive rust somewhere. Again if its...
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Sounds like he wants the car. Did he quote the...

Sounds like he wants the car. Did he quote the repair? Auto Zone is probably $59 for the half shaft.
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Look closely into the glass when the wipers are...

Look closely into the glass when the wipers are parked. There should be a small black line molded into the glass where the proper alignment of the blade is in park.
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Butterfly Valve

If it is old enough to have a temperature controlled butterfly valve on the exhaust manifold, they get rusty and do not open all the way. I have seen the exact same thing happen.
06-05-06, 06:04 AM
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Thanks All. Guess I will stick with the built in...

Thanks All. Guess I will stick with the built in spacers.
06-01-06, 07:14 PM
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Kitchen Backsplash Tile Spacing

I have 4 x 4 white ceramic for a kitchen backsplash. The tile has very small tabs for spacing. I think they will be too close to each other that way to grout. We have a 3 tile by 3 tile mural for the...
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Put the PCV back. You could blow the engine to...

Put the PCV back. You could blow the engine to bits if it backfires. Milk = water and moisture. Somebody else needs to handle that one.
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12 volts from red wire to ground on TBI. Blue...

12 volts from red wire to ground on TBI. Blue returns to ECM and it completes circuit with pulses. That is what is weak.
Have ECM hanging down so I can do that. I wish I had a circuit board diagram....
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If it makes you feel any better, my wifes 2001...

If it makes you feel any better, my wifes 2001 Stratus did the same thing when I was out of town. Funny mine was $1200 too.
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GM TBI Weak Signal

1987 2.5 4cy Olds Ciera rebuild her a year ago,
No Codes, after about 10 minutes with engine warm the TBI quits. A noid barely blinks very dim. Wait 10 minutes and noid will blink bright and it will...
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Try pulling the shifter towards park while...

Try pulling the shifter towards park while pulling on the key. If it removes, transmission linkage is out of adjustment with shifter lock. I just fixed an 87 olds.
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They are dry rotted. Water is getting inside the...

They are dry rotted. Water is getting inside the door. I am restoring for hobby.
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window seal 1987 olds cierra

Where can I get door to glass horizontal outer glass seals. Base of window. All 4 door windows. 1987 cutlass cierra.
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I have a 2000 Durrango, 40K miles, the only...

I have a 2000 Durrango, 40K miles, the only problem I have is what I call premature brake changes. I change the oil every 3K. I have seen complaints and have the same thing, in the spring, fall, and...
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Well as I stated in the start of this, time was...

Well as I stated in the start of this, time was not a factor and I like to putz. I got a new solenoid from Advance Auto for about $20, pulled the wheel, side cover. Instructions were great in the...
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I unplugged the solenoid last night and it works...

I unplugged the solenoid last night and it works now. I read another article saying because of slippage with unit unplugged at speeds over 45, extra heat is generated. What is yor thought on that?...
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Thanks for confirming that. I really want to fix...

Thanks for confirming that. I really want to fix it. The trans is a THM 125C/3T40. Got any idea on the cost of a new solenoid and best place to find it. Yes I like using GM parts, but I can't stand...
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1989 Buick Skyhawk Lockup

89 buick Skyhawk Wagon / Turbohydromatic / 130,000 miles
I changed fluid and filter to stop pan gasket leak. Now after 5 mile warm up, when stopping trans acts like a stick shift without a clutch as...
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