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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-18-2005, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By Rad1
-- Ya i looked on the bottle but didnt see...

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Ya i looked on the bottle but didnt see anything about how much to put, ill check again...thanks for the info.

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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-17-2005, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By Rad1
-- -- -- Would it be ok to use an entire bottle of Stop Leak oil additive...???

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Just curious to know if its ok to use an entire bottle or only half bottle of that additive that helps stop leaks for my engine...??

Would it be harder on the engine or any consiquences ??

Its...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-20-2005, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,384
Posted By Rad1
Sell ?!?!? If you know how to use the...

Sell ?!?!? If you know how to use the "internet" you can download that shit for FREE.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-11-2005, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,851
Posted By Rad1
True im a newb and a dont fully understand what...

True im a newb and a dont fully understand what those mean but I do know on my engine it says F1 Multi-Port 3.1 embossed on the engine block.

So ill do some research and learn a little more about...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-08-2005, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,851
Posted By Rad1
I managed to fix the stalling for now by buying a...

I managed to fix the stalling for now by buying a new IAC valve the other one was pretty dirty and think wasnt goin in and out properly.

The Car very slightly chokes now but not as much as before. ...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-07-2005, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,910
Posted By Rad1
Exclamation '91 Pontiac Sunbird not stalling anymore.......but

Well today a friend and I worked on my car problem I have (http://www.car-forums.com/talk/showthread.php?t=9044)

First thing we did was look into the IAC valve. The valve tip was pretty dirty so I...
Forum: Domestic Cars 02-06-2005, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By Rad1
Actually my car does the same thing. One day the...

Actually my car does the same thing.

One day the keys got stuck in the ignition and wouldnt go back to start position just like yours, so i said **** it.
Drove it around for few weeks, then one...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-06-2005, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,851
Posted By Rad1
ya gona do some cylinder tests like others have...

ya gona do some cylinder tests like others have suggested too.
I believe wires and plugs work fine.

Checking trouble codes I would but as far as i know i don't think i have to check that cause my...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-06-2005, 04:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,851
Posted By Rad1
didnt buy it, car was given to me, car started...

didnt buy it, car was given to me,
car started acting up a year ago but still ran and last owner didnt want to wait for it to die so they bought a new car and gave me the shit box to run it into the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-06-2005, 02:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,851
Posted By Rad1
i have noticed increased oil usage but that could...

i have noticed increased oil usage but that could be cause my block has a crack in it, so i was told by the last owner.
Forum: Domestic Cars 02-05-2005, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Rad1
as far as i know it takes 2 things to make and...

as far as i know it takes 2 things to make and engine run...air and fuel

so i guess yes its open a little to alow those through
Forum: Domestic Cars 02-05-2005, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Rad1
well friend wants to check out the idling system...

well friend wants to check out the idling system to see if its has somthing to do with my car stalling out. but not sure what kind i have.

ive posted my problem before...
Forum: Domestic Cars 02-05-2005, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Rad1
Question What kind of idling system does a 1991 pontiac sunbird have ??

What kind of idling system does a 1991 pontiac sunbird 3.1 have ??
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-04-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,851
Posted By Rad1
ya today was an interesting day. My car now...

ya today was an interesting day.

My car now stalls every time i stop, putting in neutral doesnt even help anymore. I have to keep the engine about 1000 rpm to keep it goin when in neutral.

would a...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-04-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,851
Posted By Rad1
Question Spark Plug wires good method for testing out piston firing...?

Ill explain what my problem is first.

When coming to stops my car will sound like its stalling but never does. I usually put it into neutral to calm it down when sitting at the red light or...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-04-2005, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,335
Posted By Rad1
Heat At Last !!!!

Well after a few hours of taking shit apart i figured out what the problem was.

The metal filter that the air first passes through from the blower motor was clogged with about half inch thick layer...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-03-2005, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,335
Posted By Rad1
i just got ownership of this car and was...

i just got ownership of this car and was previously my sisters.

she always had a problem with heat during winter so she had it brought to a mechanic and they put a new heater core which i seen when...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-02-2005, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,335
Posted By Rad1
i edited my question incase i confused some...

i edited my question incase i confused some people....
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-02-2005, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,335
Posted By Rad1
Question blower motor fan spinning wrong way, is this possible ??

the direction its blowing now is towards a door that is closed and only opens when the AC setting is on MAX..
i have reason to believe that door is the air return for cold air coming from inside...
Forum: General Chat 02-01-2005, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,458
Posted By Rad1
actually found the site for the car, i should...

actually found the site for the car, i should have just done that in the first place but anyway its a swedish car and pronounced somthing like
ko-nig-seg.

thats what i heard anyway from the videos...
Forum: General Chat 01-31-2005, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,458
Posted By Rad1
Question >>> How do you pronounce, Koenigsegg ???

How do you pronounce, Koenigsegg ???

:screwy: :screwy: :screwy:
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-29-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Rad1
did you happen to fix that problem yet?? i too...

did you happen to fix that problem yet??

i too have the same problem with my heater,, it started happening right after my heater core was replaced.

i get good heat but a bad flow(speed) of air...
Forum: Domestic Cars 01-28-2005, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,643
Posted By Rad1
just one other curious question. do any you...

just one other curious question.

do any you happen to know what temperature it warms up to ???

i heard about 30 - 40 C
Forum: Domestic Cars 01-28-2005, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,643
Posted By Rad1
ya i only plug it in when its below -10 C last...

ya i only plug it in when its below -10 C

last few nights its been about -20 to -30 C, and few times the car almost didnt start but when i plug in the heater its no problem with one turn of the key.
Forum: Domestic Cars 01-28-2005, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,643
Posted By Rad1
someone told me not to plug it in for more than a...

someone told me not to plug it in for more than a few hours a night cause it damages somthing,, somthing to do with expanding and contracting with temperature change.

what ever he said i didnt...
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