hammer12

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I have been working on all different vehicals since I was 17 years old have also worked with ASE mechanic for 2 years in independent shop which I now work by myself in.
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Question Asked: does the 1990 jeep Wagoneer with a 4.0L eng. Have a mechanical fuel pump.
January 23, 2012, 06:05 AM
Vehical starts and then dies right away, doe not matter it you put your foot an the gas or not. Im sure it is the fuel pump but one guy at the parts store says its a mechanical pump and another says its in the gas tank.
Question Asked: How do you change the Serpentine belt on a 3.8L supercharger engine (Ponti grand
July 08, 2011, 06:51 AM
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L supercharger
Question Asked: Power steering hose
October 26, 2010, 11:51 AM
what is the best way to remove and replace the rubber power steering hose from the pump to the bracket that bolts to the steel line that runs to the gear box. thank you cdhaze@msn.com
Question Asked: no start
October 05, 2010, 08:25 PM
friends car was starting and when driving or just idling it would just stall after a while. I noticed that the tack would drop to 0 and I would step on the gas and it would run. When ever it stalls it starts right back up. I sprayed some carb cleaner in the throttle body and cleaned the plate and body with a toothbrush, now it turns over but doesnot start or even hit. What can be wrong. Thank you cdhaze@msn.com
Question Answered: Did i have to do an alignment when i did the rack &pinion replacement?
August 04, 2010, 07:06 PM
It is a good idea to get an alignment since the tie rods have to be removed to remove the old rack. Hope this helps cdhaze@msn.com
Question Answered: crank sensor
August 03, 2010, 09:25 PM
start your vehical up and when it stalls take a hose and spray cool water on the crank sensor for 10 seconds or so. Then see if it will start, if it does then the crank sensor is bad. Don't laugh I did this on a Buick lesabra that no one could figure out and as soon as the cranksensor was replaiced the car never stalled again. Hope this helps cdhaze@msn.com
Question Answered: i have no spark , new crank sensor, new coil pack, pick up gear on balancer good
August 03, 2010, 12:13 AM
in most cases no spark is due to a faulty ingnition module. Hope this helps cdhaze@msn.com
Question Asked: air conditioning
July 31, 2010, 01:40 PM
where do you add 134A refrigerant on this northstar eng.
Question Asked: abs brakes
July 29, 2010, 05:49 AM
There is no code but my abs light is on all the time on the dash. I looked under the vehical and noticed the sensor runs very close to the axle and the axle is kinda rusty. I tried to take emery cloth and clean it after I removed the sensor out of the way but it didnot work. any help would be appreaciated.
Question Asked: cylinder head installation
July 21, 2010, 06:07 AM
I would like to know if anyone has ever installed clylinder heads on a 5.7L 99 chevy tahoe and can one be installed without taking the intake completely off
Question Answered: thermostat
July 20, 2010, 10:18 PM
Find the top hose on the radiator and it will lead you to the thermostat. Make sure you intall the new one with the spring end inside the thermostat housing. Hope this helps. cdhaze@msn.com
Question Answered: can 99 engine fit 97
July 20, 2010, 10:15 PM
yes as long as they are the same eng. they will have the same wiring harness you just have to make sure the other had the same (automatic trans if yours had ect.) One other thing you may have to change out the PCM Iam not sure on this one. Hope this helps cdhaze@msn.com
Question Answered: Abs and traction control lights stay on
July 20, 2010, 06:21 AM
It sounds to me like you may have a bad speed sensor which on GM is in with the abs sensor in the bearing hub. Hope this helps cdhaze@msn.com
Question Answered: Overheating!!! One fan not working.. could it be why?
July 20, 2010, 06:04 AM
If your vehical was designed with two cooling fans then you will have to have both of them operating properly or you will experience some overheating. I would also check the thmostate to make sure it is not sticking shut. Hope this helps. cdhaze@msn.com
Question Answered: My brakes went out what do I do?
July 20, 2010, 05:54 AM
I would start with installing new pads and rotors. If your car is really grinding then you caliper maybe extended out to far and this is why you may have now braking. I would get new pads and rotor. take a c clamp or go to auto parts store and buy a tool that will push the cylinder back into the caliper. you may have to add break fluid to after your pad and rotor replacement. Hope this helps cdhaze@msn.com
Question Answered: wiring a trailer harness
July 20, 2010, 05:47 AM
Get a test light from the auto parts store, it has a point on one end to pierce the wires and a led in the handle plus a grounding latch on the end of the wire that comes out of the handle. connect the ground wire and turn on the turnsignals, start piercing the wires till you find the one that makes the led flash on your test light do this till yu have found all the wires that work the test light properly. The trailer hookup should have a wiring diagram and instruction on witch wire does what for the trailer lighting. Hope this helps cdhaze@msn.com
Question Answered: low pressure port
July 15, 2010, 05:55 AM
The low preasure port should either be marked with a Black or Blue cap and sometimes labeled with a L for lowpreasure side. your hose that is purchased at an autoparts store for adding 134A freon will not fit on the high preasure side and most are quick connect couplers. Hope this helps. cdhaze@msn.com
Question Asked: how to remove and install cylinder heads
June 28, 2010, 04:55 PM
How to install and remove cylinder heads on a 1999 5.7L chevy tahoe
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