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Forum: S-Series Tech 02-01-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: High Idle Only When Hot

Well I'm going to call this a good fix. After 4 days, my idle has not varied more than 50 rpms and is very steady, It used to search all over the place even when not idling at 2500rpm. thank...
Forum: S-Series General 01-30-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,854
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: Record Keeping / Maintenance Journal

I have a 25 year old blue 3-ring binder. Its about to fall apart. and the 25 year old narrow ruled paper in it has turned yellow. It has everythin ever done to all my current vehicles in it, by...
Forum: S-Series General 01-30-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: Jacking points

dbetz you are THE MAN, thanks for posting that...I LOVE pictures...LOL
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-30-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,988
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: top motor mount

It's a harsh raspy sound. I think its just the little sheet metal shield on top is cracked and wiggleing back and forth. It doesn't look structural at this time which is why Im letting it go for...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-30-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: High Idle Only When Hot

I bought the Delphi because i read on several threads that OEM was the way to go on this part. That is what Rock auto had as OEM. I cringed when I saw the price. The salvage yards around here,...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-30-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,988
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: top motor mount

@ reemoe. I did it to reduce the vibration experienced by ME.

My car vibrated to the point where we had paper shoved in all the gaps between the plastic pieces, in at least six places. The car...
Forum: S-Series General 01-29-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,627
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: Need help pinpointing my smoke issue

I had the same problem as the original poster. I was burning oil at a rate of one quart per 250 miles. it was the valve cover gasket. the oil was leaking down into the spark plug holes and riding...
Forum: S-Series General 01-29-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By fdxjettech
Jacking points

Having had nothing but truck my whole life, this is my first small car. Its a 2001 SC2. When I jack a truck I hit the center of the front cross member or the rear end and up we go.

When I look...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-29-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,988
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: top motor mount

Just went thru the info on this thread and fixed the 5 year issue of my SC2 vibrating itself. I would up with a GM OEM replacement. Thanks to this thread I had all the info I needed. MY mount had...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-29-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
Thumbs Up Re: High Idle Only When Hot

Well, the TPS sensor arrived yesterday. I installed it and right off the bat I noticed the the engine idled more steadily. After it warmed up i noticed it idled about a hundred rpm's higher than...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-25-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: High Idle Only When Hot

ordered one from rock auto. 62 dollars...that hurt a bit but OEM stuff always cost more. thanks for all the help guys...ill update with the results of the fix as soon as I can confirm it.
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-25-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: High Idle Only When Hot

OEM, meaning AC Delco? As Saturn went under where would I find one? Thanks for your help by the way.
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-24-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: High Idle Only When Hot

Got it to high idle at about 1700 rpms last night. I got my spray bottle and set it to mist and sprayed a few ounces all around the intake manifold. Sprayed it to the point that the entire back of...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-22-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: High Idle Only When Hot

Tried 2 different times to heat it up and get it to go into "high idle " mode. no success. I will try again today.

The more I think about it though, the more it seems like it would be the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-20-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: High Idle Only When Hot

Well, I changed the coolant temp sensor, and cleaned the throttle body. Let it run for a bit. Once it got up to temp, like some one hit a switch, it jumped up to 1500 rpms and was slowly working up...
Forum: S-Series General 01-20-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By fdxjettech
Full sized spare for my 2001 sc2

If I go to the junk yard which models can I take a full sized rim off of? My donut spare blew up and the replacements are impossible to find.
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-20-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: High Idle Only When Hot

Thanks. Ill look at it...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-19-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By fdxjettech
High Idle Only When Hot

Hi everyone. MY 2001 sc2 with 147,000 miles has started idling extremely high after its been run a while and warm. This only happens when in park or neutral, and not 100% of the time. Its...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-09-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,123
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: car wont start. battery?

The description of you problem sounds exactly like the time my wife ran our car out of gas. Once i put some gas in it it took a while to start and when it did it ran like crap for about five...
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-17-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By fdxjettech
Re: Drum brake adjustor lever

That got it....Your the man.

Thanks

Jeff
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-17-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By fdxjettech
Drum brake adjustor lever

The forward retainerspring came loose from the front shoe on my left rear brake. Of course every thing came apart. Fortunately I waas close to the house. I got it home and apart, replaced the...
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