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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.

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?

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??

I was driving down the road at 45 mph, and the driver side front wheel started making a Squall noise, and came to dead stop. Every time I attempted to take off it did the same thing. When I got it home and jacked it up the wheel had no problem turning. Tried the bearings but they are fine.

About 2 years ago at Al's automotive, when they changed out my SOHC to a DOHC, because I had an oil gasket leak. It changed the location of the thermostat from the front area of the motor. Where the lower radiator hose goes. Now, to behind the distributor. I couldn't find a mechanic who wanted to do it for me. Probably why the exhaust manifold cracked in the first, place. And, my car began to guzzle gas up, then be fuel economy. OR IS IT JUST PLAIN TOO LATE, FOR MY LITTLE BABY!!?

It had a low knocking noise, the faster I sped up the noise got louder. It just started today Dec.25,2014. I know I need to replace my cracked manifold, and I just recently changed the spark plugs, the 2nd plug closest to the distributor was covered in oil, the 3rd one also had a little oil on it too, should be concerned?

Put a brand new fuel pump but no power going to the pump

Changed passenger front tire an then this started

I have a small puncture is the exact middle pretty much of my gas tank. I have tried several different varieties of repair kits and products and none have worked so far. Please be very detailed and specific with instructions on how to successfully patch my gas tank. Thanks

New battery and alt.

What part do I need to search for and who can fix this in the milwaukee area?

Ok well first it started out it wouldn't start every so often u could here nothing but the fan running when u cranked it! Than it was once a day it did it&lucky if it didn't! Now it dies out at stops! While also barely pushing the gas pedal it slowly gains a bit of go while puttering slow to high to get going again that's even if it starts it usually does,but I have replaced the distributor coil&throttle positing sensor! These problems still occur just the cranking got a little bit better only still doesn't crank here&there! Also one night I noticed while I'm idoling at a stop the inside lights like the gas gage,speed jigger,flickers,but don't go totaly out just dim's in&out! Oh but not the outside headlights or break lights! Oh this sux&its stating to look like a pice of scrap metal a big money pit! I live off SSI&can't really afford to get another vehicle! Oh I for got to mention while its trying to gain speed it makes a noise! Also it has a hard time getting up little hills so ya better have speed while doing so or not make it! Oh did I mention it's well the puttering is like its idling funny almost like its not getting gas,but if u slam the gas it will die,just barely tap the pedal till I gets to going again! Really stressful when ur halfway across town trying to get home,oh if u have an important appointment for get it! Please help me I'm freaking out!

a few trys.

so i was driving about 2 weeks ago and my car just stopped running. all the lights and radio were till on and the engine just shut off. we pulled over to the side of the road and after 2 minutes it started after about 4 or 5 cranks. then it was fine for 2 weeks then i was driving down the road and it started to stall and slow down and then i would press down on the gas and it would for a moment return to power and i pulled over and it completely stalled out and when i tried to start it would start like normal but would not completley start.

I changed my driver side brake light last night & this morning I started my car and it won't come out of park.