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Forum: S-Series Tech 07-27-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,338
Posted By briansc1
shimmy like a bad tire,, could it be strut?

02 sc1 79 k auto
The thing around 55 or so gets a shimmy/wabble like a out of balance tire or bad tire.NOT THAT, checked and re-checked tires and balance. Did road force balance. Swapped...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-26-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By briansc1
torque top of strut

When u put the strut assembly back together and torque the top stud/nut on top of strut.
The torx stud on top, do u tighten it till snug then torque the nut that goes around it? Is this...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-26-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By briansc1
bottom strut bolts

do you have to usually replace the bottom strut bolts when u change struts?
I believe they are 18mm
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-24-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By briansc1
can u re-use stock strut bellows?

Can u re-use stock strut boot/bellows ( what ever they are called) on monroe gas matic struts? Will they fit?
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-23-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,352
Posted By briansc1
can u change struts with out air tools?

I need to change my struts and bearing plates. Can I do it with out air tools?
How dangerous is using a spring compressor?
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-15-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By briansc1
Re: self adjusting rear brakes

Plus when I spin real wheels, I do feel a slight drag on them.
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-15-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By briansc1
self adjusting rear brakes

Im going to try a last ditch effort to adjust my rear brakes before pulling the drums off, again.
What is the best way to activate the self adjusters?

BAcking up going 10mph or so and...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-10-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By briansc1
installing brake master cyl

i posted about my pedal going to floor, yes I did adjust the rear brake shoes.

Still goes to floor. I am going to replace the master. have some questions:

1. When I go to bleed the system,...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-10-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By briansc1
brake pedal to the floor

2002 sc1 auto NO ABS,
Meat on pads and shoes are good, bled brakes , no air. Pedal still goes to floor.
Only thing I can think of is master cyl is bad. what do u guys think? What else could it...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-05-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By briansc1
reverse slam

Where can I find Wolfmans how to Reverse slam fix? Can't seem to find it, does anyone have a link?
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-05-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By briansc1
strut bearing plate

02 SC1
Whats the trick to taking off and swapping the strut bearing/plate on the struts?
When u decompress the coils and take it apart:

1. Do the bearing fall out and go all...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-23-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By briansc1
when has your fuel pump gone out?

at what kind of miles has your fuel pump gone out? 02 sc1 78k
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-17-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By briansc1
odd vibration

I get an odd vibration out of my 02 sc1 72k on it
it feels like a tire is out of balance or a bad tire... checked and repalced tires.. rims.. balance......... still does it.....most...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-17-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By briansc1
thermostat temp

What is the correct factory thermosat temp for a 02 sc1?
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-23-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By briansc1
best riding tires

What tires seem to ride best on s series cars? SC1 69k
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-19-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By briansc1
best riding struts...

What brand struts ride best on saturns
Monroe or gabriel?
Sensotrac worth the extra money?
gas or oil filled?

thanks for your input on strut replacement guys!!
brian 02 sc1
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-18-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By briansc1
changing struts--help

How difficult is it to change struts on a 02 sc1, front and rear?
Does any one have pictures of the procedure?
Can I do it with no impact tools, just plain old ratchets and breaker bar?...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-18-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By briansc1
rear end vibration 55mph

I have a 02 sc1, around 55mph or so I get a vibration, feels like comming from the back end. CAn feel it in seat of pants and gas pedal. Checked and re-checked tires, balance etc---- they are ok. ...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-12-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By briansc1
radio swap

Can I swap the radio with cd player and put in a radio,cd, casset player with no hassle? On a 02 sc1? ,
i found one on ebay and notice it looks like it has an extra female plug in the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-09-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,435
Posted By briansc1
ohm meter test for coil packs

Hey guys
ok so what readings and where do i want to go with mr ohmeter to test my coil packs?
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-09-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By briansc1
#4 timing light to see if firing pulses present

in regards to cam sensor codes, oldnuc said:

There is a capacitive pickup and output amplifier/buffer to get the #4 plug firing pulse to the PCM. If the circuit becomes defective then you will...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-09-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,555
Posted By briansc1
cleaning under coil packs

If i pull the coil packs and clean under them, do I put them back on engine dry? What kind of corrosion do u usually see under/on the packs?
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-09-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 969
Posted By briansc1
just checking on firing order sc1

is the firing order the same for sc1 as it is for a sl2 or sl1?
Engine ( starting from passenger side, looking at motor, moving toward dirver side) 1-2-3-4
Coil pack ( same direction as...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-09-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,252
Posted By briansc1
cam position sensor

I keep getting this code in my 02 sc1,( cam position sensor) I know this is related to the ignition system. I changed the plug wires just for fun. The car runs fine, no misfire,code still pops up,...
Forum: S-Series General 08-10-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By briansc1
Re: Sl2 Squeak Squak Squeak

my 02 sc1 makes a similiar noise. It comes and goes. I think it is a wheel bearing. PUt the front end up in the air, and It wont squeak..........
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