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Forum: Caravan | Voyager 02-19-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By DeltaP
Forum: LeSabre 02-19-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 97 lesabre cooling fans wont come on

That's rare. OK I guess.
Forum: Econoline 02-18-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By DeltaP
Re: E150 Accelerator Stuck After Cold Weather

Flush it with WD40 and keep it lubed.
Forum: LeSabre 02-18-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 97 lesabre cooling fans wont come on

I don't think the horn relay is compatible with the high speed fan relay.
Forum: Silhouette 12-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1996 Olds Silhouette temp gauge

Assuming the cooling system has been bled out properly. Does the hi fan running,( w/ A/C on), lower the gauge reading? Check fan speed relays,wiring,etc.
Forum: Caravan | Voyager 12-24-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Power Steering Out Temporarily

Check the belt tensioner also. They wear out too.
Forum: Monte Carlo 12-20-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By DeltaP
Forum: HHR 12-20-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 2006 HHR A/C problems

Symptoms of a low charge. Need to leak test system,especially where work was done.
Forum: Mustang Problem Diagnosis 12-16-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Wheel Problems

Check to see if the LF brake rotor is discolored, like black or blue,(compare it to the RF rotor). Possibly the brake caliper is seizing up OR LF brake hose to caliper failing internally. If you...
Forum: Club Wagon 12-16-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,757
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Cranks Won't Start / Run. ( Somewhere a R.K.S.?)

"The pickup in the distributor and the module are the main problems if the engine won't start or shuts down when running."
Agreed but it could be as simple as the rotor. Also I remember back in the...
Forum: Impala | Impala SS 12-07-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 2007 3.9L DTC P0335 and 0336

And if you can afford to replace it, do it.
Forum: Chevelle 12-07-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By DeltaP
Re: chevelle won't start

When you remove the fuel line to the filter have someone crank it over a couple of turns with you holding a "catch can" that has a rag in it over the fuel line. See if the pump is delivering fuel to...
Forum: Dakota 12-07-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1990 dakota 4cyl crankshaft timing belt sprocket removal

Better check that the pulley was not bent due to so much force needed to remove it. Any wobbles?
Forum: Malibu 12-07-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Backup lights coming on when brakes pressed

Most likely a pinched harness from the accident. Or possibly poor rewiring in repairs.
Forum: Altima 12-07-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By DeltaP
Forum: E Series 12-02-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1993 Ford E150 Heater core replace/bypass

Passenger side firewall, behind blower motor.
Forum: E Series 12-02-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1993 Ford E150 Heater core replace/bypass

You'll have to bleed out the cooling system just like in any cooling system repair. Put a large pan under the radiator, turn heater to full hot. Refill the radiator to just above the core, run engine...
Forum: Silverado 12-02-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By DeltaP
Re: fuel filter 03 duramax

Have you changed the filter and O rings lately? Those filter heads have been problematic. This fuel system has no transfer pump and relies on fuel pump vacuum to draw fuel up from tank. Any fitting...
Forum: TrailBlazer | Trailblazer EXT 12-02-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Weird grinding when braking

Inspect the shield for signs of contact,scraping with the rotor.Check for looseness. It can be bent back into shape if necessary to get clearance from rotor. Unless its rusted through and the metal...
Forum: Outback 11-30-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 2004 Subaru Outback Engine Mounts

Head gasket failures on that year and up to '08 are common. Supposedly they've got that fixed now. Take it back to them to have it put on a lift and check that oil leak. Even if it's repair residue...
Forum: Ram Pickup | Ram SRT10 11-30-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Issue with Water Pump replacement

I've found some aftermarket brands to be louder than others but were working/cycling ok.
Forum: '01-'05 Civic 10-06-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Timing belt

Honda says interval is 110,000 miles or 7 years.
Forum: Galaxy 10-05-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1966 Galaxie 500 gas tank

Be prepared to replace the tank straps,filler pipe connector hose,clamps and vent tube,or have a handy source for getting them. Once you siphon out the tank. drop the straps and filler pipe connector...
Forum: Chevelle 10-05-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By DeltaP
Re: overheating after shut off.

Correct side up on the gasket?
Forum: 6 10-05-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 2007 Mazda 6 Transmission issue shifting from 3-4

Good friend or good deal I'd walk away. The problem probably requires a tranny replacement, ( mileage on an 8 year old car). If you're getting an excessive 3-4 shift shock when driving on an uphill...
Forum: Solstice 09-14-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,778
Posted By DeltaP
Re: no start-no run problem

Was the PCM programmed or flashed to the Vin number?
Forum: Econoline 09-12-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By DeltaP
Re: E 350 6.8 Ltr misfire

If the code is following the coil when you swapped them I'd say it's the coil. Motorcraft #DG-508. I always seem to have a few around.
Forum: Engineering/Technical 09-10-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By DeltaP
Re: I need to take apart lexus 2004 dash, small life at stake. there's a tiny sick kitten up in there

Interesting about the cat's whiskers. Try soft, canned cat food, especially something with fish. That aroma is 'crack' for a kitty. My cat comes running whenever he hears the can opener! On the other...
Forum: Blazer 09-10-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 2000 4.3 Coolant in Oil -- Intake or Head Gasket?

In addition to what BB says I would have done compression and oil pressure tests on it before tearing it apart. At that age and probably high mileage I'd be looking at doing a complete...
Forum: Cutlass Series 09-10-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By DeltaP
Re: bypass the AC compressor with a smaller serpentine belt

What size belt? No clue but you can ask your parts store what size belt the same car/engine/year model without A/C uses. They might even show the belt routing. You may or may not have to remove the...
Forum: Crown Victoria 09-07-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 89 crown victoria tailshaft has a hole in it

That's an AOD trans. There's the tailshaft housing, rear shaft support bushing,rear seal,housing mounting gasket. Sensors in the housing to be removed and installed in the new housing. The trans has...
Forum: Frontier | Navara 09-04-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1998 frontier misfire po301 knock sensor

What's there an echo on this website?
I would think an EGR issue would affect all cylinders the same.
Forum: Frontier | Navara 09-04-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1998 frontier misfire po301 knock sensor

I know there's a common problem with most early 3.3's with knock sensor codes but it mostly pertains to relocating the sensor and doesn't cause a misfire. Not sure if it affects 2.4's. Have you...
Forum: Frontier | Navara 09-04-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1998 frontier misfire po301 knock sensor

Let me start over. I thought I saw P0300. Is that the only code you're getting? P0301 is a misfire code for cylinder #1. The NGK plugs are more suited to that engine than the AC's. Where did you get...
Forum: Cars in General 09-04-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By DeltaP
Re: compression test with warm engine

On a cold engine loosen the plugs 1/2 turn and blow out any dirt around them with compressed air. Snug 'em back up and warm up the engine. It doesn't have to be hot. Then remove them all with hand...
Forum: Frontier | Navara 09-04-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1998 frontier misfire po301 knock sensor

The ignition coil is inside the distributor. If the coil is breaking down then you'll have to replace the whole distributor. They'll usually work ok when the engine is cold but start to misfire as...
Forum: Ram Pickup | Ram SRT10 08-28-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 2005 3/4 4X4 5-9 cummins pan leak

It's a single piece gasket, hard to screw up especially with the engine out for overhaul but sh*t happens. That's a stamped steel pan. Could it be distorted? The gasket can be changed w/ out removing...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,588
Posted By DeltaP
Re: keeping engine at 2000rpm

Buy a throttle pedal tool at a better auto parts store. Mounts on the pedal and can be dialed in for engine speed. These have been around so long I can't even remember what I paid for it....
Forum: Commercial Trucks 08-12-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 95 TopKick battery drain problem

That's some driveway you got there.
Forum: Commercial Trucks 08-12-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 95 TopKick battery drain problem

8ma is about what the ecm will draw. That shouldn't make a dent on a pair of fully charged group 31 batts in parallel. What other accy's on the truck? Lift gate, refrigeration unit? Lift gate only...
Forum: TrailBlazer | Trailblazer EXT 08-05-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Loud Clicking Noise When Rear A/C is on

Agree, rear a/c mode door actuator keeps running and can't find a "park" position so the door keeps flapping. Pretty common on gm's and fords. Replace the actuator and all should be good.
Forum: E Series 08-05-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 99 Ford van

A complete check of the charging system is needed including the battery, all cables and clamps and the alternator. May be a poor connection, acid soaked cable, cracked batt clamp or the battery...
Forum: Car Buying Q & A 08-05-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Made purchase and now dealer wants wheels back

Does this need to be on an auto forum. It's more a matter of conscience. You seem to feel like you've done something wrong. As stated call the service manager and ask. You'll feel better.
I once...
Forum: Engineering/Technical 07-09-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By DeltaP
Forum: Problem Diagnosis 07-09-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Intermittent cranks no start & voltage loss to ECM 1, ENG 1 after rain. Dash light & security work fine, not throwing codes. Please help!

Get a wiring diagram and start tracing main wiring. Might be a damaged under hood distribution box,( fuse and relay center). May have been caused by prior front end damage and not showing up until...
Forum: Engineering/Technical 07-08-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Help with some basics.

Theres a big difference between a flywheel for a manual trans and a flexplate for an automatic. These usually come with used engines from bone yards. But I do believe most of the better bone yards...
Forum: Monza 07-08-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,388
Posted By DeltaP
Re: 1975 Chevy Monza Town Car

A picture would help.
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,657
Posted By DeltaP
Re: Any other fans of the Corvair in here???

Old post but who cares... except maybe the OPP,(old post police).
I always liked them. Too bad Nader killed the name. They were gettin the bugs outta them at the end. Saw one on e-bay the other...
Forum: Car Buying Q & A 07-08-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By DeltaP
Forum: F Series 07-08-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By DeltaP
Re: power steering replacement

Turning it all the way to one side and holding it there,squealing can just suck more air in while the fluid level is low. I was trained to turn it to one side and back off a hair so theres no squeal...
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