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when i hook the light tester up to the positive and then the positive cable it still lights up, any wires on the starter i touch they light up. what could it be?
Should I check you check if the engine can turn over manually first, siphon the gas, change the battery and see if it runs. I will add and change the other things right after I just want to know what to do first before I do anything wrong.
Reduced power light is on
1989 pontiac firebird formula cost to convert from auto to manual tranny?
I own a 1997 Pontiac Firebird V6 3.8 Liter.
I have replaced just the bracket 2 times now. The first time I replaced it was because the bracket snapped and same thing happend with the new bracket so I was fixing it yet again for a 3rd time. The 3rd time I changef the bracket and the A/C compressor and here I am 3 weeks after getting it fixed again the bracket snapped yet again. Can anyone help me?
Had been running, turned off one day then next day tried to start, starter did engage(turn) but the solenoid did not advance the gear to engage the flywheel. Pulled starter and had the entire assembly checked, came out OK. Changed the starter relay, still same problem. Battery is only 3Mo old and fully charged.
whiney noise. its an 86 2.8 ltr. bought as a fixer upper. not sure where to go from here has spark? and fuel? hard for me to tell because of the initial problem.
Took it to a repair shop and they said I need new lifters and a couple of the rocker arms are broken. Also in my radiator is sludge and clear water. I keep this car serviced. What happened? The repair shop says the entire engine must come out to get to the lifters?
Help! Can this be right? 2K?
i think its the rocker arm but told that they arent adjustable in 3.4 ltr v6 gm motor in 1995. what is it and what could i do
I have a 1991 Pontiac Firebird V8 would a problem with the steering column or a bad steering column cause the car not to start , like I can turn the key but no noise comes from the engine but the radio and lights will come on.
I had replaced the plugs, wires, did oil change, new battery, air filter, oil filter. It winds the starter but will not fire! Anyone know if this is because of it not getting fuel or? It ran before I parked it, just had a dead battery and just now decided to work on it :/
Had to replace water pump and now hear a thumping noise and car don't want to stay running? Whats going on? Please help.
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