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In Forum: Chevy Silverado

so what happened next? Did you restart it? Did the electrical come back on? or is it still 'everything dead? First thing I would look at is your battery cable connections and battery voltage

In Forum: Pontiac Grand Prix

check your low beam fuses for power when you have the headlight switch on low beams. Both the low beam fuses are located in the underhood fuse box on the right strut tower. If they have power then check your headlight bulbs and/or grounds for the headlights. If they both don't have power you may have a bad low beam relay. (HDM module/relay) your headlight switch does not go to your headlights.

In Forum: Oldsmobile

sorry, I just noticed that your vehicle is an alero not an aurora. totally different beast. if your compressor comes on and stays running is the line that goes into the car from the compressor getting cold?

In Forum: Oldsmobile

I own a 2001 Oldsmobile Alero 3.4L and I am having a very strange A/C problem. I recharged the A/C and now the compressor turns on but there is no cold air out of any of the vents in any position (front, feet, defrost, etc.) The Heater works great though. Checked all fuses. I'm just absolutely stumped on this 1. Any help would be greatly appreciated

In Forum: Chevy Cars

That brake line is accessed from below and is quite difficult to get to. You will need a couple of line wrenches. It will also help to remove the mounting bracket of the line further down to get it off the frame and make it easier to get to.

In Forum: Ford Trucks

originally the two small wires that connect to the two small terminals are for the starter wire from the ignition switch, that one goes to the the the terminal marked "S". That wire should have battery voltage when the key is in the start position. the other wire that should connect to the other terminal ( the "I" terminal) should go to the (+) side of the ignition coil. It

In Forum: Chevy Suburban

you're probably going to need a scanner with data stream capability. Scan the data stream when you first start it up and see how things are reacting. Idle air control, fuel trims, bad O2 sensor, map sensor, vacuum leak, temp sensor... coil acting up, plugs or wires going bad... when you first start up and the engine is cold it puts a bigger load on the ignition system. So the spark will look


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