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Forum: L-Series Tech 01-22-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By fdryer
Re: How do I remove the Stub Shaft

Are driveshafts held in xmissions by a C-clip? The cv driveshaft would have a C-slip about a 1/4 inch from the end. The groove deep enough to allow the C-slip to compress when the shaft is pressed...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-22-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 36
Posted By fdryer
Re: 2002 L300 DTC's

With zero ability to judge, is this a private seller or dealer lot sale? With a private sale, 50/50 chance of getting detailed maintenance records. Less from a dealer. Here's one site for good...
Forum: S-Series General 01-22-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By fdryer
Re: Itís Back

I'm inclined to agree. Observing spam not removed in the last two outages seems to tell me Charlie isn't resetting this site as much as the system is resetting on its own when not jammed with...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-22-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 60
Posted By fdryer
Re: 3.0 L PCV Valve Help?

Rj 2000 LS2, subscribing to either alldata or Mitchell for online access to service manuals are always better than Chilton or Haynes. You already found out your Chilton does a very good job of...
Forum: L-Series General 01-22-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,050
Posted By fdryer
Re: High engine fan speed in cold weather...a brief story...

With sophistication in EFI engines, not using a reader allows all sorts of speculation. Why a reader isn't used for more accurate coolant temperature measurement is questionable. Once an engine...
Forum: S-Series General 01-22-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By fdryer
Re: Itís Back

Either the site wet down from overwhelming spam inundating the server or Charlie reset the system.

As of 8:30am this morning, sadasfaf racked up 587 spams...............
Forum: S-Series General 01-19-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,129
Posted By fdryer
Re: Spam on the tech thread

With very advanced technology, Google has stepped up to the plate to make this little orb we call Earth a little easier to converse in many languages, albeit with a few errors when translating from...
Forum: S-Series General 01-19-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,129
Posted By fdryer
Re: Spam on the tech thread

Not criticising anyone but posting negative comments about this site can generally depress anyone. As I see it, freedom is not free. Succumbing to spam and negative opinions can spread more negative...
Forum: S-Series General 01-19-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By fdryer
Re: Would something like this work?

If you think it can work, send Charlie a private message.
Forum: Ion Tech 01-19-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By fdryer
Re: 2005 Ion limp mode and then some!

With two previous owners using the car for local trips, maybe all these problems have one thing in common, original battery now old and due for replacement? Most good car batteries last about five...
Forum: S-Series General 01-19-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By fdryer
Re: Anyone have pliers like this?

Try Harbor Freight for inexpensive tools.
Forum: Vue Green Line 01-18-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By fdryer
Re: belt tentioner. Desprite help!

Review all threads in the Vue hybrid forums so you have some background on repairs. If I'm not mistaken, Vues use one drive belt so lowering belt tension or removing the belt disables the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-18-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By fdryer
Re: Oil Leak near passenger side oil pan area?

If you can, use Gunk on a hot engine like right after an errand when you're ready to Gunk the engine and follow up later with a hosing down the area. Warm engines heat up grease, dirt and oil...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-18-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By fdryer
Re: Oil Leak near passenger side oil pan area?

A simple way to determine where fluid is leaking from like motor oil. Buy a degreaser in cans and spray the entire engine area covered in oil, follow can instructions on soaking, brush or wipe off...
Forum: 2008 Vue 01-18-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By fdryer
Re: 08 Vue 3.6L massive oil leak

The only reason images can't be posted is image file size, often too large and unacceptable when larger than 150 kilobytes. Virtually every digital camera and cellphone creates multiple megabyte...
Forum: Ion Tech 01-18-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By fdryer
Re: 2005 Ion limp mode and then some!

Many indicators like the check engine light are light emitting diodes (leds), a type of electronic light using almost no power. Important indicators use leds that won't burn out and last the life of...
Forum: S-Series General 01-16-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By fdryer
Re: What is a good phone mount for sc2

I use either my tablet or phone for navigating. Tablet is on a suction cup mount to the windshield. Phone in a clip on a center vent. Both work fine.

Shop around for phone mounts; vent clips,...
Forum: L-Series General 01-16-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By fdryer
Re: Where is the output speedsensor on the L300 V6 Sedan?

If metal pierced the speed sensor, this suggests relatively easy access for replacement unless a wrench error code pointed to it. If found with an error code, replacing it should not be difficult as...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-15-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By fdryer
Re: 쓰레기 게시 중지 - 아무도 여기 이해하지 못합니다

Интересно, если попросить их остановиться на их языке, убедит их держаться подальше ......

그들이 그들의 언어로 멈춰달라고 요청하면 그들이 멀리 떨어져있을 것을 설득 할 수 있을지 궁금합니다 ......


我想问问他们是否停止使用他们的语言会说服他们远离ÖÖ
Forum: S-Series General 01-14-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By fdryer
Re: Age and Mileage (MPG)

Save your money. If you have a reader, use it. You can shoot two birds (t-stat and coolant sensor) with one stone (reader) by simply doing the following.

With a cold engine at ambient (outside...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-14-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By fdryer
Re: 05 L300 ECM codes

There are so many codes related to the evap system. P0442 (small evap system leak) is another one and may be the first one occurring in my L300 before turning into P0455 (large evap system leak)....
Forum: Astra General 01-14-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,284
Posted By fdryer
Re: Astra 45k mile service - inexpensive & runs like new!

According to service manuals, some error codes may take up to three drive cycles to ensure the repair is correct before extinguishing the engine light. Other error codes are reset when ignition is...
Forum: Ion Tech 01-14-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,265
Posted By fdryer
Re: Ignition Switch 2004 Saturn Ion

Wow!? Who knew reversing jumper cables would create mayhem to the battery, alternator, electrical and electronic systems? Then again, there's little info when anyone experiences boosting a vehicle...
Forum: S-Series General 01-14-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By fdryer
Re: Age and Mileage (MPG)

When looking at numbers for comparative purposes against high mileage, this may be expected since differences are relatively small.

1-37-39 mpg (summer) and now below 35 mpg after 340k miles is...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-14-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By fdryer
Re: 05 L300 ECM codes

P0440 - https://www.obd-codes.com/p0440

P0455 - https://www.obd-codes.com/p0455

These two error codes points to several areas related to the evap system. Keep a broad perspective while checking...
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