Recent content by Scotty

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    2002 Pontiac Sunfire lack of engine power.

    Update: its been 12 days since fuel pump was changed and its still running great again without it dying. I dont know what the guy at the shop put in for a fuel pump assembly but it was $265 for it. I had a spectra premium put in on my old car (2005 Chevy Cavalier ) and never had pump issues even...
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    2002 Pontiac Sunfire lack of engine power.

    Well, it turns out to be the fuel pump as the cause of the power loss. It was making enough pressure to just idle the car. Ill be having a new pump in it this afternoon.
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    2002 Pontiac Sunfire lack of engine power.

    Whoever owned this car before me changed the plug wires but not the plugs. When the ran, it was jumpy like its missfiring alil. I got cyl 4 spark plug wire off and got the plug out. It looked normal but it was worn down from 0.040 to 0.045 i have plans to change the plugs once i get money to do...
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    2002 Pontiac Sunfire lack of engine power.

    I dont have access to a vacuum gauge. I did try changing the ect sensor. I took the new one out and put the old one back in, now fuel trim for short term are near 0.0 also radiator fan isnt coming on nor trac off light. ABS light still on with no engine light. My scan tool only does engine...
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    2002 Pontiac Sunfire lack of engine power.

    We changed fuel pump and filter last friday. Weird part is that this car has no valve to check fuel pressure. Before pump was replaced, it was staving for fuel and only run for 10 to 15 mins of driving before dying on side of road. But it would idle all day long without a problem. My scan tool...
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    2002 Pontiac Sunfire lack of engine power.

    Its acting like its missfiring. I got one of the plugs out cylinder 4 and they look good but alil worn down to 0.045 in gap. I couldnt get my big hands to the others to get the plug wires off.
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    2002 Pontiac Sunfire lack of engine power.

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE: Pontiac MODEL: Sunfire SE YEAR: 2002 MILES: 135,081 ENGINE: 2.2L OHV Vin 4 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... Engine is lacking power while accelaration. I just had fuel pump replaced less than 2 weeks ago due to DTC P0171 code. After pump was changed, car...
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    2005 Kia Spectra with DTC P0507

    I'll check the connections to the tps. this car does have the mechanical throttle with a cable, and the cable does move freely. only time it sticks is when the throttle body is closed all the way or not pressing on the gas. i'll check all these things and let u all know what the outcome is. bad...
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    2005 Kia Spectra with DTC P0507

    I got a friend of mine with a 2005 Kia Spectra LX with the 2.0L engine auto trans with 65K miles on it. The check engine light is on for a code P0507= rpm is higher then expected. im trying to figure out how to fix this. the car has a sticky thottle body. car sat for a few years until Nov 2011...
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    91 Honda Civic Engine Races when stopping vehicle

    I am the owner of the car. my friend is using it since his car is being used by his daughter. i havent seen it do it everytime i drive it. I got another throttle body assembly for cheap and replaced it. it made a big difference. it idles perfect at 750 RPMs. its not racing or anything like that...
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    1998 chevy lumina weird starting issue

    i'll try to clarify this as best as i can. when my friend called me 2 weeks ago, he went to start the car that nite, and it didnt do anything. the starter didnt make a peep at all. i told him over the phone to try putting the car in Neutral and see if it will start, and it did crank right over...
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    1998 chevy lumina weird starting issue

    heres some answers to ur all's questions. i checked the small wire ( purple ) and its getting power there. hes got a newer battery in the car which is about over a year old and it was fully charged at 12.6 Volts. thats good there. the connections were clean as i checked them and there are on...
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    1998 chevy lumina weird starting issue

    hello ya'll. i got my friends 1998 chevy lumina 3.1L auto trans, 116K miles on it. its having a weird starting issue that i cant seem to figure out. about 2 weeks ago, the starter on this car went out. i replaced the starter and it was fine for over a week. i get a call from my friend on a...
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    91 Honda Civic Engine Races when stopping vehicle

    BAD NEWS!!! its doing it again!! it fixed it for about 2 weeks. the only other option is to replace the thottle body with a good used working sensor. when i drive it, it NEVER does it to me, but this guy that is using it, it happens to him all the time. i cant figure it out. any suggestions...
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    91 Honda Civic Engine Races when stopping vehicle

    the ground wire fix did fix it so far. its not racing when coming to a stop. so far its running good. my friend has a 90 civic doing the same thing as mine did so im gonna do it to her car as well. scotty