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Forum: How-To Library 12-19-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 82,368
Posted By finny
Re: "S" Series automatic transaxle fluid/filter change

I'm in West Mich also (GR) I just got a trans filter at the dealer on 28th... around $10 I think the oil filter was around the same price.
Forum: How-To Library 11-16-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 82,368
Posted By finny
Re: "S" Series automatic transaxle fluid/filter change

Great write up... I'll be attempting this weekend. The car has 110k miles, I am interested to see the fluid color and filter type. We bought the car with about 70k and have never changed the...
Forum: How-To Library 11-16-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 82,368
Posted By finny
Re: "S" Series automatic transaxle fluid/filter change

Great write up... I'll be attempting this weekend. The car has 110k miles, I am interested to see the fluid color and filter type. We bought the car with about 70k and have never changed the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-16-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

Do you guys just drain the tranny fluid and replace the filter or bring it in for a real flush? I know it needs to be done on my wifes car.
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-15-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

Well last night I had a few minutes to work on the car. I took off the EGR and gave the face of it a hard scrubbing with a wire brush, paying special attention to the "sphincter" I then took a large...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-14-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

Any updates oseberg? Did you have the same P1404 to start? I have had to put the project on the back burner to do some house projects. Going to try another cleaning tonight.
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-07-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

I thought about posting that link also, I had read it earlier today... I decided to just ask the question becuase I did not read that ALL GM EGRs have the pintol position sensor and did not want to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-07-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

Don't ask my wife.
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-07-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

I was under the impression the car would have a rough idle or miss under power if there was an actual problem with the EGR such as stuck open/shut... Thanks for clarifying




LMAO!!! I'll give...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-07-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

Back to the real question... I have been reading a bit on other sites about the functionality of the EGR valve. I am wondering if there is a sensor in ours that detects the Pintle position and if so...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-07-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

:sleep: J/K;) it's true. you guys have been a big help and I have learned alot in my quest.
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-07-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By finny
Re: 98 sc1 ramdomly shuts off

I know I will sound like a madman but I ran into a similar problem with my wifes 98 sl1. The car would start and run great... after an inexact amount of time the car would just shut off and not want...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-07-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

That is half of the problem, almost too much information. Most of the posts have lots of suggestions but the owner never coms back with the actual resolution.

I found the how-to-library and...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-07-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

[QUOTE=finny;1150763]...Auto Zone scanned it and he said it was P1404?... QUOTE]



And the room goes silent. Does this code not make sense? I didn't see it verbatim in the list Phredawgy...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-06-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

Alright, Dude at Auto Zone scanned it and he said it was P1404? Their code description was somthing generic like "manufacturer emission control"

Also, I checked out the upper motor mount and it...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-06-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: TAMS > Torque Axis Mount "System"

Thanks, I understood what Square Back was saying. The vibrations could be caused by any componet of the TAM System he was refering to the (top engine mount)
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-06-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

Yep, ran much better with the cheap Delcos.

Ive had the thing on and off a couple times cleaning it and not noticed an issue with the connector but i'll give it a better look.
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-06-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

I don't remember how long before but I replaced the plugs w/ Bosch Platinums, new O2 and about a month before I put the new muffler on it.

since the light started I replaced the Bosch plugs w/ AC...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-05-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

Rings a bell. I may need to have the code read again.:upset:
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-05-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

I think I remember reading here that the TAM is a pretty quick easy fix... I'll check it out tomorrow.

As far as the light, I know it would not be caused by the TAM, I have had it cleared several...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-05-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
Re: EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

sorry, I need to hunt down that piece of paper again... I'll post it as soon as I can track it down.
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-05-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,805
Posted By finny
EGR code w/o EGR Symptoms

I have been lurking and searching the forums for a few weeks but have not found anyone with this same issue so i'm looking for any suggestions before taking our 98 SL1(SOHC) to the stealership.

I...
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