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Wires stripped on master harness
I have a 1995 Geo Prizm 1.6. Yesterday while running some errands the car chugged and acted like it was running out of gas then it died and would not start again. Today I changed the PCV Valve and got it to start. It idles just fine but when I try to give it gas it bogs down and eventually dies. After this happens, when I try to start it, it takes a while but will start and idle just fine. If I feather the gas I can tach it out, but if I try to lets say take off normally, it will bog down and idle rough before shutting down alltogether. I've heard the TPS could be at fault, or the fuel filter, or the fuel pump. I've also been told that the ignition coil could be my problem. I just need some more input, any would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
When the car is cold it starts fine, but when the engine warms it takes a bit to start. There is no check engine light while the car is idling.
to the point that I have no pedal. Its not the emergency brakes, cause I checked, its definately the front brakes. what could be causing this?
It rusted to pieces along with the bar in front of the tank plus so r the shock towers what do i do to fix all this?
Inside the car my temperature gage seems to go from cool to middle of hot and stay in middle of gage. I see no water in thing in front. How can I reset codes. To figure out what's wrong.
The car turns over and runs great as long as I feed it starter fluid. I can hear the fuel pump priming so I disconnected the fuel line from the fuel rail and watched a good flow of fuel coming out while I was cranking the engine. With the key in the on position, I put a test light through the yellow wire of each injector and had constant power. The vehicle was my deceased fathers and has been sitting for a 3-4 months, There is evidence of pack rat damage in other vehicles but I have not found any damage so far in this car. My father was a mechanic and was known for jury rigging most things so it is possible he "modified" the car although not likely.
My head gasket blow and I got it fix but ever since it turns off at stops I got it idled high but that just made it race when I stop or I don't have to have my foot on the gas for it to drive so I got it idled back down and I've gotten my spark plugs changed but it still shuts off
acode po705 came up my friend changed the transmission filter,fluid,screenand the oil oil filter
Headlights left on all night. Load test on battery shows its fine. No power at all even when attempting to jump start.
when the key is turned on the headlights don't go on as they always did in the past
Just wondering as I'm trying to get this car inspected and was told the universal boot is bad and needs replaced to pass inspection.
We were installing the ignition control module. When putting the ignition coil back on a brown wire broke loose and we don't know where it broke loose from. The one end (with the round metal piece) was on the ignition coil and the other is just broken.
Would you be able to tell us where the other end goes?
Every time u start the car ,it cranks over and the engine fuse burns out, why though
Back in Dec.25,2015, I mentioned that I was having problems with 1994 Geo Prizm. I took it to a shop, and found out that my coolant temperature sensor, stopped working. That's why the fan wouldn't turn over like it was supposed to. Even though the fan switch works, I decided I would like to change it out the coolant temperature sensor myself to save a few dollars. Someone gave me advice on how to do it, he said to heat up car, and as it starts to cool down put a rag on the sensor and tap on it until breaks loose, and then unscrew it. Is that true, PLEASE HELP! I rather do it the correct way, and avoid costly repairs later.
I bought a battery 2 yrs ago and paid $110 for it. Two yrs later, and my car has been dead several times and needing jumped for the last six months. The garage who sold me the battery took it in, checked everything and said nothing is wrong except I don't drive it enough (spare car). With my other batteries, this was never a problem. So now he's telling me it's the starter. I just want to make sure he's not going to replace the starter and it'll let me sit again because of a bad battery.
Note: the battery has a 75-month warranty, but I'm not sure on how many amps. Would he have to replace it if it was bad? That is what makes me leery of this whole problem. I guess next I'll have the battery tested to make sure it is not bad (probably should have done that first before I called the garage).
Starts and runs fine but when you drive 1/2 block it dies and will usually restart again in neutral and park but when placed back in gear it dies again.we replaced the fuel pump and filter.
when I tried to bust loose the harmonic balance bolt I broke the old timing belt which caused the crank pulley to move a little counter clock-wise off from the camshaft that moved a little clock-wise as a result of the belt snapping into. What should I do now?
I get all my lights and power
And I don't have a wire diagram , some of the diagram I found on Google are different than the other one!!
My question is if the wire that got shorted still working or if the fuse got broke??
especially dies at any stop if accessories like lights, wipers or heater is turned on. has new battery, alternator and a complete tune up. thanks carol