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Why won’t my 88 Cadillac Deville idle when it’s cold?

December 28th, 2010 · No Comments

We got it last year, and it ran beautifully (still does, when it’s warm). At the beginning of the cold snap this winter, when I started it in the morning, it would sputter a little but would catch and run smoothly. Over the winter, the morning starts have been more and more “sputtery” for longer [...]

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Why won’t the driver seat in my Cadillac move?

December 25th, 2010 · No Comments

I just bought an 84 cadillac deville with power seats but when I push the button to manuver the seat I can hear the motor under the seat running but the seat doesn’t move what so ever. by the way no I’m not to fat I only weigh 130. Can I fix this myself? and [...]

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Installing Apexi AVC-R into Nissan Skyline R33 GTR

December 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

Mounting Apexi Boost Solenoid
Remove bracket upon which the standard solenoid sits, using rubber mount drill 4 holes so that the Apexi solenoid fits onto this plate. I‘m sure there are other places to mount the solenoid, but I chose here as it‘s fairly close to the location of the pipes. Now reinstall bracket.

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How do I retrieve diagnostic codes from a 1997 Nissan 240SX?

December 21st, 2010 · No Comments

I don’t have fancy equipment- can’t I just jump two of the wires in the diagnostic port to retrieve trouble codes via flashes of the check engine light? I’ve done it on other cars, but I don’t have the book for this one. The check engine light is on, so I know that it has [...]

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1992 Mitsubishi Mirage Electrical Starter

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Starter is a conventional 12-volt, 4-pole brush-type motor, with direct or gear reduction drive. The starter-mounted solenoid shifts overrunning clutch and pinion into flywheel when starter is energized.
TROUBLE SHOOTING
NOTE: See the TROUBLE SHOOTING – BASIC PROCEDURES article in the GENERAL TROUBLE SHOOTING section.
NO LOAD TEST
CAUTION: Perform tests in less than 10 seconds to prevent coil [...]

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1989-1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse UPC System Supplemet Manual

September 19th, 2010 · No Comments

SUPPLEMENT MANUAL FOR MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE GSX 4G63BT1
1. Disconnect negative side of battery.
2. Pressure sensor installation: fig i
a. Remove^fuel pressure control solenoid valve hose from intake manifold and tee into air by pass valve hose using.
6mo tee fitting, 4 – 6 reducer and 6bb rubber hose.
b. Mount pressure sensor to fire «all and connect 4mm hose [...]

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03 Toyota Corolla/Matrix M.I.L. On P0770 Technical Service Bulletin

July 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Some 2003 model year Corolla and Matrix vehicles may exhibit M.I.L. “ON” with DTC P0770 (Shift Solenoid E Malfunction). Several production changes have occurred to correct this condition. Follow the repair procedure on pages 2 and 3 to address those vehicles that exhibit the condition.
The repair procedure must be followed closely to assure that only [...]

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05 Corolla & Matrix (1ZZ–FE) Harsh Shift and M.I.L on DTC P2716

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Some 2005 model year Corolla and Matrix vehicles equipped with an automatic transaxle may exhibit a harsh shift condition and a M.I.L. “ON” with DTC P2716 stored. Improvements have been made to the Engine Control Module (ECM) (SAE term: Powertrain Control Module/PCM) manufacturing process to reduce the possibility of this condition occurring. Use the following [...]

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Nissan Skyline R33 GTR Apexi AVC-R Installing

June 29th, 2010 · No Comments

Step 1: Mounting Apexi Boost Solenoid Remove bracket upon which the standard solenoid sits, using rubber mount drill 4 holes so that the Apexi solenoid fits onto this plate. I‘m sure there are other places to mount the solenoid, but I chose here as it‘s fairly close to the location of the pipes. Now reinstall [...]

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1985 Mercedes Benz 300D (123 Chassis) Fuel Cut Solenoid Service and Repair

May 16th, 2010 · No Comments

REPLACEMENT OF VACUUM CONTROL UNIT AT INJECTION PUMP
Removal
1. Unscrew vacuum control valve on injection pump.
2. Remove vacuum control unit after loosening 4 fastening screws. Installation
3. Bolt vacuum control unit to governor cover, using 2 new gaskets (1). Make sure
that connecting rod of vacuum control unit latches onto control rod.
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