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In Forum: Oldsmobile

Yeah carried! You are absolutely right dear, its one of the oldest line of cars in the world. It is most reputed brand in the US. You know last year I sold my grandfatherís 1960s oldsmobile model.

In Forum: GMC Trucks

the sway bar won't make your vehicle shake. Even if it's broken on one side. all the sway bar does is hold the truck down when you go into a turn. It may male a lot of noise when it rattles around over rough roads but no shake. Look for some other reason for the shake. Wheel balance? Out of round tire? Engine misfire? bad U-joint? if the turn signals work until you turn on your running

In Forum: Chevy Silverado

you should use a scanner and look at the the crank sensor signal. it may have a weak signal until the rpms get up higher. Also the MAP sensor could be giving the wrong signal to the computer. (or may have a bad 5V reference signal to it) Start up fuel pressure might be low. Cycle the key on and off a few times to turn the 2 second prime to build up pressure and then try starting it. Measure t

In Forum: Ford Trucks

I don't understand your question. your 4wd switch should affect your transfer case and the front hubs. high gear to me is talking about your automatic transmission overdrive gear. So, are you saying that your transmission is stuck in overdrive? That it no longer downshifts to lower gears when you come to a stop and accelerate from a stop? are you talking about 4wd or 4wd low? Need more infor

In Forum: Oldsmobile

pretty sure, 1962 had no chime module. 1962 is before the Beatles were on Ed Sullivan. back when cars were just mechanical machines. 62 should have been the last year they used a generator. In 63 they went to an alternator. on later models the chime could be for many things. most would have a corresponding light, was the fuel level low? sloshing fuel in a low tank may set off the warning b

In Forum: Oldsmobile

why would you be looking for it? If you have a code like 43 or something you should look at the knock sensor or the wiring to the knock sensor. You might not have a separate esc module on your vehicle. It would be built into part of your mem-cal (prom) in the ecm.

In Forum: Chevy Silverado

LOL Do I feel Like Dummy! I checked the cycling switch yesterday and found that it had worked loose. I took it off and firmly put it back on making sure the clip captured the tit on the switch. VIOLA !!!! A/C !!! I drove around half of last summer in AZ with the window rolled down. I'm such a procrastinator.... Thanks for the tip .... too funny. I want you all to share in a good


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