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Forum: S-Series Tech 06-04-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Too rich after engine swap

Automatic transmission. I once switched the PCM and by mistake got a PCM from a DOHC SL2 - ran ok until I hit the end of the driveway and found it would not shift from first gear. Based on that I...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-04-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Too rich after engine swap

OK, a new t-stat it is. I'll pick one up on my way home this evening and install it tonight.
OldNuc, on the pcm question, that was pretty much my original question, is that necessary? Or just a...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-04-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Too rich after engine swap

Still have the too rich issue, I checked the engine temp sensor when I put the engine in this car, the live data feed says the engine coolant temp is usually around 170, the intake air temp is...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-20-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Too rich after engine swap

Thanks for the reply.
The dashboard gauge reads just below center 12 oclock mark usually just like the other engine did, I know that is a bit low. I replaced the ETC with a brass one I had around...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-19-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By fredsfix
Too rich after engine swap

97 SL1 with a bad cylinder so I popped the engine out and put in twin cam from a 97 SC2. That engine was not original to the car that I never put on the road so there is no telling for sure....
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-19-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By fredsfix
Re: dreaded p0300 misfire code

Do a cylinder compression check before spending more money on parts, spend it on tools if you have to. I chased a vibrating engine for months because I had done a comp check two years ago, finally...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-28-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By fredsfix
Wrench Engine/Automatic - axle removal SC2

Ive been dreading this job for months, I've searched here and youtube and it is amazing how little information I have found. I have a '97 SC2 that needs an automatic transmission/transaxle -...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-30-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,364
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Car idles fine with the TPS unplugged?

So I read this thread all the way to the end because it sounds so much like my 97 SL1 and a 98 SL2 I am thinking of buying but there is no solution to the rough idle!
I been fighting my rough idle...
Forum: S-Series General 09-04-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,402
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Reverse SLAM!! Valve body

my 97 sl2 - $400 because it 'needs a transmission' no reverse!
how do you not bend that long tube during removal and replacement? What else do I need to move? Ball joint is my guess but have to wait...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-04-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,796
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Hard shift into second after torquing input shaft nut

while on this subject, I got my 97 sl2 that I picked up cheap just because of the no reverse too. Now I cannot get the transaxle cover back on without bending the tube that goes through the output...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-29-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,961
Posted By fredsfix
After Valve Body grinding reverse/park

This is a 97 SC2 I picked up as a project car for $400 because it "needs a transmission". Typical no reverse and slam in forward gears but I did drive it the 5 miles home. I did a junk yard valve...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-11-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,192
Posted By fredsfix
Rusted rear brake lines

This is more of a vent/blog than a plea for help. Also some good info for any future searches for rear brake line replacements.
10 year old SL1, it seems Saturn put like a skid plate over the rear...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-15-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By fredsfix
Re: New brake question

I always spray the back side of the pads with some can of blue thick brake squeel stuff I've had in the garage for over a decade. Never had a squeel on five or six brake jobs. The squeeling is caused...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-14-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By fredsfix
Re: '99 intake manifold removal

Noontime progress report...and coffee break

Yes rc there was one hiding; on the bottom pulley side out of sight, got it out only to find that YES YOU MUST REMOVE THE POWER STEERING PUMP!
It...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-14-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Strange idle

When and why did you replace the intake gasket?
In relation the current idle issue?
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-14-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Rough Idle: Injector Test?

Considered a vacuum leak??
I'm doing my intake manifold leak presently. I started squirting brake cleaner on any possible vacuum leak areas. Had a unstable idle and constant on and off of SES light...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-14-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By fredsfix
'99 intake manifold removal

Before I spend the morning searching with this dial up speed - :cry:
I have the manifold unbolted, unwired, un everything I can see. I have NOT removed the power steering pump or alternator. I can...
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-03-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By fredsfix
Re: 96 SL2 Crank but No Start

First off left and right side of cars is always determined from the seated driver perspective.
When it comes to the engine it should be the same but the pulley end would help prevent confusion.
If...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-30-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By fredsfix
Re: To align or not

Somehow I suspect that the "FREE" part goes out the window before they use billable shop time brining in the car and setting it all up. My bet is that there WILL be an issue that needs to be tweeked...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-26-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By fredsfix
Re: No signals or hazards but fuses & flasher fine

Bumped into this info on another thread on the same subject from the bottom of this screen...

Bought a replacement flasher at a Saturn dealer. Third party parts are also available but Saturn had...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-26-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By fredsfix
Re: No signals or hazards but fuses & flasher fine

Sounds like my first attempt to wire in my trailer hitch wires. Found that the liquid insulation does not work very well when applied in freezing temps.....
Anyway, I got enough lights working to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-26-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,898
Posted By fredsfix
Re: '93 SL1 Heat and Engine Temp Issues

I’m berry berry ‘picious tat there may be utter issues wit’ ‘dis engine. Tenssioner was bad, tenssioner dwives water pump, has temp contwol pwoblems, t-stat wemoved or inop, recently purchased.....
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-24-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By fredsfix
Re: idle surge gremlins

And while you're under the hood you might as well spring for a $2.50 gasket and some cleaner and clean the entire throttle plate. The TPS may be getting bad info due to filthy throttle plate. Just...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-24-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By fredsfix
Re: 96 sc2 dohc wont start!! Help!

And the easiest to cure is loose wire on either the negative or positive side of the battery. Sometimes it makes contact, sometimes it doesn't. Not just the battery ternimal - the other end of those...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-24-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By fredsfix
Re: Failed MASS emmisions test, no SES

Care to share any maintenance info on the engine? Like any plugs/wires/oil changes/air filters anybody been under the hood lately?
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