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In Forum: Oldsmobile

First time poster from Georgia. 1995 Olds Cutlass Supreme 3.1, 4dr, front wheel drive. I parked it at Daughters for a week. Picked it up and the flashers, Hazzard, Cruise and Interior lights don't work. Map lights OK on the rear view mirror. All fuses are good. I thought maybe a rat/mouse chewed some wires but no indication of that. Ran by my Mechanic and he looked and checked fuses with test l

In Forum: GMC Trucks

Starts no problem and drives for what seems to be up until thermostat reaches operating temp , stop at a light and try to accelerate and then wants to stall , can't touch the gas pedal or will stall for certain ( idles no issue ) Once it stalls it needs hours to restart and then does the exact same thing . Smoke from the exhaust , (fuel spatter ? ) I think blowing out the tail pipe when reving

In Forum: Chevy Cars

ok, the voltage reading you should have with the gas cap removed is 2.35 to 2.85 volts. That should be your starting point

In Forum: GMC Trucks

ok, just by going with the information that you are giving me... the front wheels should spin freely when the vehicle is in 2 wheel drive. they should not be connected through the differential and transfer case to the transmission. If they were then you would be in 4 wheel drive

In Forum: Dodge And Chrysler

what was the code? Your vehicle should give you an OBD2 code that would help narrow down what you need to look at before you replace parts. Can you rell me what the code was, or is?

In Forum: Dodge And Chrysler

sorry, it sounds like you have a bad connection at your radio plug-in. It could be the connector but it could also be the circuit board where the prongs from the radio are soldered to have a bad connection. (inside the radio) most repaid shops don't go into the radio. They will suggest that you try a new radio

In Forum: Chevy Cars

so is your car still overheating? you have two cooling fan fuses and three fan relays in the underhood fuse box. there are tools that allow you to jump the relays to see if the fans will turn on. Using a scanner you can see if the car's computer is signalling the relays to turn the fan on and what temperature it sends the signal at. the computer (powertrain control module) looks at the engine


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