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05-16-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Opinion Needed: Cuts out
Views: 290
Posted By farmerjg

Do you have any engine codes? I'd start your...

Do you have any engine codes? I'd start your troubleshooting around your throttle body and the associated sensors. Out of curiosity, is it anytime you slam open the throttle? So, if you're...
06-24-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Opinion Needed: Sunroof replacement
Views: 1,119
Posted By farmerjg

Let's just say my level of frustration at that...

Let's just say my level of frustration at that time was roughly approaching the point of lighting a rag on fire and putting it in the fuel neck. In my irrational state I wasn't worried about the...
06-23-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Opinion Needed: Sunroof replacement
Views: 1,119
Posted By farmerjg

It's not the tracks. I'm about to get real...

It's not the tracks. I'm about to get real technical here so hold on to your hat. Your actuator is confused about where it's at and it keeps thinking it's fine. You know how it works after you...
06-23-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Opinion Needed: Sunroof replacement
Views: 1,119
Posted By farmerjg

So.... It isn't the easiest thing in the...

So....


It isn't the easiest thing in the world to do, but if you really want to know you can kind of do a reverse lookup online. When I need to do this I go to www.gmpartsdepartment.com...
04-26-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By farmerjg

I took my wife's 2015 Traverse into a Chevy...

I took my wife's 2015 Traverse into a Chevy dealer for an oil change on Saturday (it was free, don't judge). At 25,000 miles they told me I needed a brake fluid flush. I actually LOL'ed and he...
Forum: Off Topic
04-19-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By farmerjg

CARFAX Subscription

Any of you guys have unfettered access to a CARFAX subscription? I've got two VIN's I'm looking to run. I'm hoping someone can help me out?!?!

Thanks in advance.
04-02-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,263
Posted By farmerjg

You pretty well summed up my thoughts on the...

You pretty well summed up my thoughts on the ignition "issue." I'm glad you're kind of reaffirming my thoughts.

I also think it's funny they renamed the parts. In my job I work with a lot of...
04-02-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,263
Posted By farmerjg

I'm not sure I understand the hatefulness here. ...

I'm not sure I understand the hatefulness here. There was a safety issue, they recalled it and they're fixing it. Why does it matter if they change the name of the injector shield? If you like...
03-20-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By farmerjg

Consider me a convert to the ways of Harbor...

Consider me a convert to the ways of Harbor Freight!!!! I got this bad boy for $12.99 plus another 20% and because it's Harbor Freight they threw in a little LED flashlight.

Crossbar Dent Repair...
03-06-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
6th Gen ('00-'05): Clunking
Views: 543
Posted By farmerjg

I've got a shock that's bad, when I hit a bump...

I've got a shock that's bad, when I hit a bump it'll make a thud/clunk sound. It'd be impossible for me to explain it, but it's definitely related to bumps so maybe it's a data point for you to add.
02-24-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,263
Posted By farmerjg

Let us know if you end up getting the letter. I...

Let us know if you end up getting the letter. I got the same recall letter for 14574 but when you type that into Google it's already up to 14574A and makes no reference anymore to the valve covers...
02-24-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,263
Posted By farmerjg

Well now I'm really confused. If you go to the...

Well now I'm really confused. If you go to the DOT website, it says recall 14574 has been discarded and 14574A is in effect. On DOT's website that recall states NA 3.8's get a new spark wire...
02-24-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,263
Posted By farmerjg

Maniac, our thoughts are pretty much the same. ...

Maniac, our thoughts are pretty much the same. Redesigned gasket is easy to me....make a better gasket. Clearly Felpro and the like have been doing this for years. This is a cheap/easy fix for GM....
02-23-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,263
Posted By farmerjg

Valve Cover/Oil Extension Neck Recall

2004 SS, 165k miles

Hey guys, I finally got my letter saying hardware's available for our leaky valve covers gaskets/oil neck. Has anyone done it yet? It says we get new valve covers too, I...
02-05-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By farmerjg

Trunk Light Won't Turn Off

2004 SS, 163k miles

My standard procedure when I get into the garage at night is to pop the trunk, get my stuff out, then leave the trunk open until the next morning when I put my stuff back in. ...
02-03-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By farmerjg

Rock Auto Body Panels

You guys ever get panels off Rock Auto? I'm getting a fender and they have three "models." Economy and regular inventory are each like $39 then the CAPA certified is about $20 more. I know the...
01-31-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,515
Posted By farmerjg

The rocker has a fastener that secures it to the...

The rocker has a fastener that secures it to the fender. Did you remove that? Between that and the screws that keep the fender onto the wheelwell there's still a couple points that pull it back...
01-31-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,515
Posted By farmerjg

My thoughts the same. Since the fender is shot,...

My thoughts the same. Since the fender is shot, it is definitely taking the brunt of the "pop" versus the door. And to your point, I'm a little perplexed at what to secure it to since everything...
01-30-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,515
Posted By farmerjg

Where, and how, did you bend? The whole thing is...

Where, and how, did you bend? The whole thing is just flimsy sheet metal, I couldn't get any appreciable deformation.
01-30-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,515
Posted By farmerjg

Well this sucks. My fender rusted away from the...

Well this sucks. My fender rusted away from the bottom of the hinge pillar. There's two bolts that hold the fender onto the pillar and my fender completely rusted through and broke free of the...
01-25-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By farmerjg

Agreed on hand tools, at least for the Monte. ...

Agreed on hand tools, at least for the Monte. You'll want to put a jack underneath the door for support and you should probably have someone standing there to provide support for the door when you...
01-25-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,515
Posted By farmerjg

I actually took the time yesterday to clean the...

I actually took the time yesterday to clean the ol' girl up. Too much salt and dirt was making it hard to see. It actually looks like the quarter panel is what shifted. The door hinge pins were good....
01-24-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By farmerjg

Engine Vibes When Idling

2004 SS, 161k miles

Do any of you guys experience a deep engine vibration when you're idling? My Olds 88 (also had a 3.8 in it) used to do it too. I'm not that worried about it, just more...
01-23-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,515
Posted By farmerjg

Door to Quarter Panel Interference

2004 SS

Within the last couple days my drivers door and front quarter panel rub each other when I open the door. They rub, then they make a little "pop" sound when they slip past each other. I...
12-09-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By farmerjg

In Wiki we trust. ...

In Wiki we trust.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevrolet_Monte_Carlo#2006.E2.80.932007

Yes, it's a V8.

If you're really into modding, I don't have hard evidence to back this up, but I feel...
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