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06-20-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By plumbob

Considering the 5 minute delay, enough time for...

Considering the 5 minute delay, enough time for the engine to warm up, I would suspect a bad ECT sensor. If bad, air/fuel mix will be off after it reaches operating temp. It won't necessarilly throw...
03-14-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
6th Gen ('00-'05): Dash lights not working
Views: 406
Posted By plumbob

Glad It worked out Tommy, and you're welcome.

Glad It worked out Tommy, and you're welcome.
02-13-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By plumbob

[QUOTE=bumpin96monte;709241]I think that second...

[QUOTE=bumpin96monte;709241]I think that second part is the big one. No offense intended, but you do have to keep in mind that the car's value is near zero with that kind of age & mileage. So you...
02-12-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By plumbob

After 220K, unless you know what's been replaced...

After 220K, unless you know what's been replaced in the past I would replace pretty much everything in this order:
1. Struts
2. Ball joints/control arms (original ball joints are riveted to control...
02-12-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By plumbob

Keep the oil filler neck extension too if you...

Keep the oil filler neck extension too if you have the dealer do it. Take the engine cover and extension off before you take it in. The oil filler cap will thread directly into the valve cover.
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01-30-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By plumbob

Well I'll be....congrats man. I as well as many...

Well I'll be....congrats man. I as well as many others here appreciate your time and devotion to a good cause. :congrats::thumbsup:
12-30-2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By plumbob

Rear facing side of transmission differential...

Rear facing side of transmission differential (passenger side of trans).
12-26-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
6th Gen ('00-'05): 2000 ss 3.8
Views: 364
Posted By plumbob

Like bumpin said, get scanned for codes. The A/C...

Like bumpin said, get scanned for codes. The A/C charge shouldn't have anything to do with it.
Another consideration is a transmission problem, like a stuck "on" TCC switch or apply valve...
12-19-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By plumbob

Welcome Roger

Welcome Roger
12-19-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By plumbob

Welcome Mike.

Welcome Mike.
Forum: Off Topic
12-18-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 6,519
Posted By plumbob

and "Cattleman's Ball" means...:eek:

and "Cattleman's Ball" means...:eek:
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12-18-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 119,019
Posted By plumbob

Gadget...from agent Smart's bag of tricks:cool:

Gadget...from agent Smart's bag of tricks:cool:
12-16-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By plumbob

The no run on setting 5 may be a bad blower...

The no run on setting 5 may be a bad blower resistor, but another thing to check is the vacuum line that runs along the fire wall and down the passenger side strut tower (See photo), the thin black...
12-15-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By plumbob

I've never had a aftermarket stereo and/or alarm...

I've never had a aftermarket stereo and/or alarm so I'm not sure how that part works, whether you end up with two remotes or not. Maybe another member knows that answer.
12-11-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By plumbob

I thinking the problem might be the fob. I've...

I thinking the problem might be the fob. I've programmed several with a Tech 2. I once had a brand new OEM fob that apparently the lock button was "sticking" on, causing the alarm to go off 10...
12-11-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By plumbob

Are you bleeding with the engine up to full...

Are you bleeding with the engine up to full operating temp., t-stat open?
12-10-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By plumbob

Welcome Lisa

Welcome Lisa
12-09-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By plumbob

Flow through a garden hose is it at much higher...

Flow through a garden hose is it at much higher pressure than what coolant circulates through at. The core or radiator could be restricted (not completely clogged) and still give problems. When...
12-09-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By plumbob

Yes. Sorry I was thinking of a 3.8L when I...

Yes. Sorry I was thinking of a 3.8L when I described the belt tensioner.
12-08-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By plumbob

Sounds like a restriction in the cooling system,...

Sounds like a restriction in the cooling system, most likely in the heater core, but I wouldn't rule out the radiator or a combination of the two. The heater core is a PIB job mainly because it's...
12-06-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By plumbob

Any blockage in the cooling system, which the...

Any blockage in the cooling system, which the heater core is part of, will reduce circulation and might cause the symptoms you have. If the heater core was clogged it could be bypassed.

Here's an...
12-06-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By plumbob

Pricey, but I imagine that's gonna' be hard to...

Pricey, but I imagine that's gonna' be hard to find at a junkyard.
...
12-06-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By plumbob

I think you're looking for the front console...

I think you're looking for the front console cover plate, GM part# 10354036

Link:...
12-06-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By plumbob

Coolant won't just spill out of the radiator if a...

Coolant won't just spill out of the radiator if a head gasket is bad, it will shoot out about 4-6". Another possibility is blockage in the radiator or heater core. Newer radiators are aluminum (vs....
12-05-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By plumbob

Hopefully you just have and bad radiator cap...

Hopefully you just have and bad radiator cap that's not opening under pressure to allow coolant to flow into the overflow reservoir. This puts the cooling system under vacuum causing hose(s) to...
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