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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Question: i just put new plugs, wires, and one of the three coil-packs were replaced.

 

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Bostonbakedbees, 3.8L V6, Tulsa, OK, February 20, 2014, 01:48
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the horrible miss led me to vacuum lines that connect at the throttle-body which led me to see the pools of antifreeze in the bottom of the TB itself. It has been in 2 really hard curb checks, one at ninety or so, and lately has developed a hissing sound amplified by the tune-up i attempted. It misses and stumbles until it shuts off...I've gotta have this car running asap so please help me???

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    pushrod February 20, 2014, 03:03
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    Take it to a garage and get it fixed!! That's about asap as you can get.

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    Bostonbakedbees, February 20, 2014, 03:12
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    I see we gotta smartass in the midst....if it's not useful than save it stupid!

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    pushrod, February 20, 2014, 05:32
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    Likewise!! .(D.A.) !!!

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    ProfessorG February 20, 2014, 05:40
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    Sorry but it does look like you have created your own problem trying to do it your self, and we can't see what you did or what happened during your attempt to repair it. Someone has to see it to correct it. IMO

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    Bostonbakedbees, February 20, 2014, 06:36
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    I am a very good mechanic in fact...that's why I'm so stumped. Aside from computer diagnostics I'm pretty sure unless the new AC Delco iridium plugs, AC Delco Wires, or Boyd Warner Coil-pack were defective...it was from the curb check. Could it have torqued the engine enough with two hits on the same driver front side that maybe a head gasket got melted and vanished somewhere? Logical things come to your minds i'm sure...pleasse help!!!!!

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    globalhelper February 20, 2014, 06:39
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    u have to listen to these people they are hear to help but can't work magic

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    Bostonbakedbees, February 20, 2014, 06:41
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    so where can i go in tulsa to someone that knows but wont beat my head in on a price tag? Also on the installation of the plugs and wires what steps and precautions must be taken?

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    globalhelper, February 20, 2014, 06:55
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    did the car overheat?

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