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Forum: S-Series Tech 05-12-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: No cold air

Nearly all of them. Reman'd compressors and new Chinese compressors rarely work in my experience. Either they leak or they don't produce good pressure. Even seen then blow apart throwing bearings...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-12-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Rear Main Seal Leak

True, plus the bell housing isn't sealed so it would be difficult for oil to pool in it.

-Robert
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-12-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Rear Main Seal Leak

That's theoretically possible but I've never seen it. The leak would be behind the flywheel and slipping would require it to get on the other side. I won't disagree that it can happen but I've just...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-09-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Rear Main Seal Leak

Far more trouble than worth it for a slow leak. Just switch to a 100,000 mile oil that has seal expanders in it.

-Robert
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-25-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,237
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Output Shaft Quill Seal Qs

If you go to pick n pull you'll probably find a dozen lying on the ground. These transmissions are far from rare.
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-07-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: 1992 sl2 exhaust flex / down / y pipe

Rockauto shows they have eastern and walker
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-14-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Which scan tool can open and close solenoid?

Back in dinosaur days the tech II was a physical box that plugged into the port. Today GM uses Tech2Win which is software. It requires a MDI connector between the car and the PC. vxDiag sells the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-09-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By RobertGary1
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-08-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Testing Fuel Pump Beore Installation

100% yes do it. Most even say that in the instructions. Before pulling the car apart just put some test wires on the pump for 1 or 2 seconds and make sure it makes a noise. You will not damage it at...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-03-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Fuel Pump Access Door / No need to drop tank!

Not sure why people make such a big deal about dropping the tank. Slightly annoying but not a big deal. I certainly would waste time cutting holes to avoid it.
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-26-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Steering rack leak

I think the junkyard price the rack with the inner rods. The reman and new racks seem to come with the inner.
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-23-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By RobertGary1
Steering rack leak

Got a pretty good leak at the intermediate steering shaft input. Considering trying to replace the seal vs get a j/y rack. Anyone here have experience replacing that seal?
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-23-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: '94 SL2 clutch R & R

You can skip the cherry picker. Just support the engine from the bottom. The engine isnít moved in the process.
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-18-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: '94 SL2 clutch R & R

Disc align isn't the problem. Aligning the input shaft takes some cursing and wiggling. But if someone is wiggling the crank at the same time it helps.
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-18-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Pop up headlight gears stripped.

I believe the same Help brand $10 gear for the Saturn fits the Fiero.

-Robert
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-18-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: '94 SL2 clutch R & R

If solo the one "trick" if there is one is when putting the transmission back in you need to wiggle the crank shaft to get the splines in. So set up a ratchet on the crank so you can wiggle it with...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-18-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: '94 SL2 clutch R & R

No need to support the transmission really at all. It will go from being supported by the engine to resting on the frame. Just a lot of wiggling.

Once you remove the battery box and air filter box...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-18-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: '94 SL2 clutch R & R

1) No need to touch anything with the engine itself. Just support the rear of the engine. It won't move.
2) You'll remove the left axle but the right axle intermediate shaft slides off so no reason...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-08-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,019
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Poor Headlight Performance

Does that do anything for glass? Only seen that used for plastic headlights.
Forum: Vue Tech 12-16-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Prep to adjust valve lash on an '05 3.5L V6

Those sound good. Also its much easier with the bend lash tool or you can take a tool and bend your feelers.

If you change out the seals around the spark holes in the cover be super careful that...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-01-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Keeping an SL2 alive

May I ask why youíre pulling the engine? The clutch is easily done with the transmission slid over into the wheel well. Last one I did was less than a 2 hour job. Pulling the motor makes this a big...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-02-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,342
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: White Smog Can't Catch a break

Snitches get stitches
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-26-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Benefit to de-rusting hubs and rotors?

If you donít clean it off you may get wobble. You donít want the surface to have rust lumps on it.
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-14-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Painting the Headliner?

It will keep it from hanging down but it will be ugly. The reason headliners fall isnít due to lack of glue itís because the foam backing that makes it soft crumbles. Itís not too expensive to take...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-10-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By RobertGary1
Re: Ran out of gas- Fuel gauge "stops" at 1/8- no dancing, Sender or PCM?

In my 96 the pcm is unaware of fuel level. Which means it doesnít run evap tests. The sender routes directly to the cluster.
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