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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-23-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By stamar
in this case you havent described it well enough...

in this case you havent described it well enough to be certain.

however, a common speed related problem would be the cv joints

what they would often do is click from the front side of the car in...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-04-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,147
Posted By stamar
Id like to update to help this person if they are...

Id like to update to help this person if they are still lurking.

Ok well my van sits.

Im fairly certain it developed carbon in the throttle body causing rough starts and idling ( IE its not...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-01-2006, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,147
Posted By stamar
well describe your symptoms right now more. I...

well describe your symptoms right now more.

I mean right now my vehicle starts with low power. it runs much better in the day than at night.

I get error 52 if i run it for about half an hour. ...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-28-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By stamar
i need to know how to turn it off, so i can see...

i need to know how to turn it off, so i can see if the error repeats

or, if the light would stay on even if the problem were gone.

without a scan tool. without investing one dollar.

some gm...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-27-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By stamar
96 protege check engine light.

hello
I am considering purchasing a 96 protege.

it has 160k miles on it.

It runs great but it has some issues.

the one i need to think about is the check engine light is always on.

my question...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-09-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By stamar
ok well... is there fuel in the engine? i mean...

ok well...

is there fuel in the engine? i mean i assume its prt injection but just go ahead and do this to diagnose

buy some starter fluid and shoot some in the spark plug holes

if it runs for a...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-03-2006, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,147
Posted By stamar
I have now replaced the injector it cost me $100...

I have now replaced the injector

it cost me $100 though. Im not sure the other one is spraying correctly, it doesnt seem as full as the new one. But Im not an expert and Ill get to that later.

what...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-30-2006, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,147
Posted By stamar
oh yes it is 52 rich mixture I stand corrected. ...

oh yes

it is 52 rich mixture I stand corrected. wasnt looking at the code description and havent in some time. The error code is 52. And btw the code comes up after it is running correctly...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-30-2006, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By stamar
um to the orignal poster of this thread. My...

um to the orignal poster of this thread.

My problem with my van is not like yours and my solution has nothing to do with yours.

I happen to own a geo metro and am pretty familiar with them. ...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-30-2006, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,147
Posted By stamar
Quote: Originally Posted by stamar "BUT when...

Quote:
Originally Posted by stamar
"BUT when i went to replace it what i did was just switch the injectors to see if anything changed or it was possibly electrical. BOOM, the van runs great...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-30-2006, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By stamar
"BUT when i went to replace it what i did...

"BUT when i went to replace it what i did was just switch the injectors to see if anything changed or it was possibly electrical. BOOM, the van runs great instantly. I can see the injector that was...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-30-2006, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By stamar
im not sure where i said that vwhobo. my case is...

im not sure where i said that vwhobo.

my case is different than his because of one key point.

one of two injectors is stalling. and i switched them and its doing it in the other spot now. So...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-30-2006, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By stamar
heh it sounds like the problem i just posted with...

heh it sounds like the problem i just posted with my dodge van. I would like you to look at this page and then down near the very bottom of the page http://www.allpar.com/fix/stall.html
this...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-28-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By stamar
um is there a cable? is there a resevoir for...

um

is there a cable?

is there a resevoir for hydrolic clutch fluid?

adjustable clutch has a cable and an arm, on the front of the transmission.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-28-2006, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,147
Posted By stamar
89 dodge b250 problem running possible fuel injector?

New parts :

spark plugs, rotor+cap air filter....


my van has only 83k miles on it. It mostly sits i drive it around 3k-5k miles a year.

A problem developed, and it developed after i put fuel...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-07-2004, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,362
Posted By stamar
I really wonder about your total contributions to...

I really wonder about your total contributions to these threads sometimes dodge ridah. aCtually, many times. Not all of the time when I look through this forum, but too often.

Your contribution...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-06-2004, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,362
Posted By stamar
honestly, there is something wrong with your...

honestly, there is something wrong with your question.


The only logical way to diagnose a fuel filter.... is to replace it. A screw driver is what it takes usually. sometimes you have to...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 08-27-2004, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,275
Posted By stamar
according to what you said, it is just barely out...

according to what you said, it is just barely out of specs.

So, the garage are thieves.

What is most likely out of tune is the carbuerator adjustment. You will need a tach to do this, or pay a...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 08-26-2004, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,025
Posted By stamar
Difficult to say however based on your...

Difficult to say however based on your description of one problem, my first guess is the clutch.


First thing to do is get two pliers and tighten up the linkage wire. There should be an arm on top...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 08-25-2004, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,104
Posted By stamar
One of my cars is actually a 94 geo metro, so you...

One of my cars is actually a 94 geo metro, so you are in luck I have the chiltons manual.

They should be the same. It is non-power rack and pinion. There are other factors that would make them...
Forum: General Chat 08-25-2004, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By stamar
Ya I believe we have a language barrier...

Ya I believe we have a language barrier here.

Its quite possible what is called a van in australia is called a mini van in america.

And what is called a van in america is not for sale in...
Forum: General Chat 08-24-2004, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By stamar
WEll... My pride and joy is my 1990 dodge b250. ...

WEll...

My pride and joy is my 1990 dodge b250. It only has 80k miles on it and it runs like new.

However its really not even made anymore. Dodge sells the european mercedes van now.... Ive...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 08-24-2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By stamar
All manuals for all cars describe the correct...

All manuals for all cars describe the correct bleeding procedures.

Its very simple. However you definitely do it one wheel at a time.

I do it with one length of hose, one clear glass. pump the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 08-12-2004, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,413
Posted By stamar
If you have an automatic, you problem is the...

If you have an automatic,

you problem is the neutral safety switch, or the connection to it.

I had a 1981 VW van automatic ( sort of rare) that that happened to. Weird as it sounds. It is on the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 07-27-2004, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,976
Posted By stamar
If you are certain it is not a belt... its a belt...

If you are certain it is not a belt... its a belt driven accessory. Such as possibly the water pump. Throw some of that water pump lube stuff in there. Although... no actually thats bad it puts...
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