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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By XxJenoxX
I've already jumped the pumps. I can at least...

I've already jumped the pumps. I can at least hear the main pump run.

Pulled the cap once when it wouldn't start at work and it didn't appear damp. I feel like it is moisture related at this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Hmmm, I'll check that out. Maybe swap to a spare...

Hmmm, I'll check that out. Maybe swap to a spare coil wire. Couldn't hurt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Nope. It was clipped in place and swapped out...

Nope. It was clipped in place and swapped out when this all started. Nothing is full of water except the floors, that I've found so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Oh sorry, that was supposed to say NOT obviously...

Oh sorry, that was supposed to say NOT obviously wet. It was early. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
MMMMMWELP. It's not the crank sensor. Got the new...

MMMMMWELP. It's not the crank sensor. Got the new new one in, it started, then it rained the next day, wouldn't start. And the battery died. Jumped it from the XC, but since it was in it's no-start...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Aww, you didn't have to do that, Dave! But I...

Aww, you didn't have to do that, Dave! But I appreciate it, really. It seems like the rubber jacket just sucks from the factory. I've handled plenty of old parts, new and used, and they didn't have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Alright, so how do I backprobe this stupid CPS? I...

Alright, so how do I backprobe this stupid CPS? I swapped it out for the one Dave sent me, (thanks, Dave!) but it still didn't start. I (very stupidly) didn't try to start it before I changed the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By XxJenoxX
Pretty much just sounds like an exhaust leak.

Pretty much just sounds like an exhaust leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Of course, it hasn't failed to start ever since,...

Of course, it hasn't failed to start ever since, so....probably, but I still can't tell. :roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
I wish it was wide enough, I'd have gone there a...

I wish it was wide enough, I'd have gone there a long time ago.

S tube wasn't clogged. Lots of nature back there, though. I suppose if I really wanted to know, I could vinyl tape all around a tarp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Buddy, this is Pittsburgh. I might as well put a...

Buddy, this is Pittsburgh. I might as well put a roof over the driveway. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
BTDT, that's not it. I knew it leaked on the...

BTDT, that's not it. I knew it leaked on the fuses before so I had a rag jammed above the panel.



Thanks! If the weather holds out, I'll try that today.


I dragged my big ol dehumidifier...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Already swapped it out once, no dice.

Already swapped it out once, no dice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By XxJenoxX
What he said, there are two. The one you want to...

What he said, there are two. The one you want to replace has a black connector housing.

You have fuel, but have you confirmed spark? One bad injector isn't going to stop the car from starting even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Not very easy to troubleshoot when the car starts...

Not very easy to troubleshoot when the car starts on the first try. :lol:

So yeah, there's no lie a few gallons of water in that car. Decided to clean it out and the floor behind the driver's seat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Mine is 3.1, parts car is long gone and most of...

Mine is 3.1, parts car is long gone and most of the parts with it.

It started right up after work yesterday, so I drove it home and had Sara follow me and take me back to work for the XC....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Yeah, I looked into that and def found that they...

Yeah, I looked into that and def found that they don't. So my mom abysmally misdiagnosed her ongoing issues years ago. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Gonna add that to the list, too. Mom also...

Gonna add that to the list, too.

Mom also mentioned the damn radio suppression relay.

I've got resistors out the wazoo at work, won't be a challenge to make that happen.

Highly doubt spark...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
$36 won't break the bank for the daily. Don't...

$36 won't break the bank for the daily. Don't they usually cause a stall and no-start when they fail? Ala getting hot and crapping out? I know it's not impossible even in this situation, but it runs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
I can probs get my hands on a kit over the...

I can probs get my hands on a kit over the weekend. I found a good LED to use as a tester. I doubt all of the injectors themselves failed all at once, so if I can just probe an LED into the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Don't you generally have no spark for a bad CPS?

Don't you generally have no spark for a bad CPS?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Alright, so...Flat out refused to start after...

Alright, so...Flat out refused to start after work. Had to get a ride home and get the XC on the road again.

So far:

Has spark. Screwdriver in a wire confirmed.
Jumping the pumps at #4 and #6...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
Not yet, it always happens when I'm in a pinch...

Not yet, it always happens when I'm in a pinch and throwing available parts or pieces of wire at it are quicker than verifying fuel or spark. And then it always starts before I give up and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By XxJenoxX
'92 3.1 Intermittent No-Starts

Can anyone link me to the no-start thread? Couldn't find it.

Also taking advice on troubleshooting intermittent no-starts. '92 wagon with 3.1, m47. Not a lot of rhyme or reason to when. Windshield...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By XxJenoxX
Where does that wire chase up to, anyway?

Where does that wire chase up to, anyway?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By XxJenoxX
Yeah I don't think I'd even get that far without...

Yeah I don't think I'd even get that far without catching myself in the fan first. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By XxJenoxX
Yeah, I think I do. It hadn't been holding on...

Yeah, I think I do. It hadn't been holding on very well and I probably pitched it with the broken wire or dropped it in my buddy's driveway or something.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By XxJenoxX
I don't know if I can get away without removing...

I don't know if I can get away without removing it if it's blowing oil all over the place, which it might be. I cleaned things up and if it all comes back, that's my next suspect.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By XxJenoxX
Oil pressure sender connector size

Does anyone happen to know the size of the female bullet connector that connects to the oil pressure sender? My stiff old wiring snapped off during my last oil change, so I need to order new...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By XxJenoxX
This, confirmed. BTDT with a '90 and a '92 pretty...

This, confirmed. BTDT with a '90 and a '92 pretty recently.

Get onto FCP and check the part numbers. Rears will match, fronts won't.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By XxJenoxX
I had that issue, too. Moisture in the morning...

I had that issue, too. Moisture in the morning was getting into the diff connector and making it worse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By XxJenoxX
Yup, you'll have to pry that open. You can also...

Yup, you'll have to pry that open. You can also use that test method in the clean flametrap link someone posted above. You don't have to replace that whole harness, usually just cutting back and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By XxJenoxX
Gonna wanna do a proper fix on that diff wiring...

Gonna wanna do a proper fix on that diff wiring before you can rule it out. It's accessible up top through the gas tank hatch (even easier if you have a wagon), so just splice it back and put a new...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By XxJenoxX
They can't really decompress, just slip over....

They can't really decompress, just slip over. Keep your fingers out of pinch points and the worst you'll get is a scare.

It's real fun on BMW springs. They don't have all that travel, so you just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 39,282
Posted By XxJenoxX
Probably the Gates pump, since I hear they're...

Probably the Gates pump, since I hear they're doing a lot of OE work these days. I just installed one and it's fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 879
Posted By XxJenoxX
Anything pre-'88 ('86? Think '88 though) or so...

Anything pre-'88 ('86? Think '88 though) or so wasn't galvanized, so they rot out a lot quicker.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 879
Posted By XxJenoxX
Replacement and regular cleaning are pretty much...

Replacement and regular cleaning are pretty much the standard.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By XxJenoxX
My clutch pedal doesn't come all the way up...

My clutch pedal doesn't come all the way up either, but everything functions just fine. So I tend to forget about it until someone mentions this or I catch my toe on the underside of the pedal and it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By XxJenoxX
I don't suppooooooose anyone is close enough to...

I don't suppooooooose anyone is close enough to their car to measure the straight distance from the top of the pumpkin to the caliper for me, eh? :please:

I wanna reserve my parts at Advance and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By XxJenoxX
There are bushings on that cage, so it's possible...

There are bushings on that cage, so it's possible that those are shot. Whether or not that will lock things up, I don't know.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By XxJenoxX
https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/nicopp-europea...

https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/nicopp-european-nickel-copper-brake-line-3-16-x-20-cne-320/22190218-P?searchTerm=brake+line

Ehhhhhnn? They have 30" in stock as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By XxJenoxX
Tried everything but the torch, as I don't have...

Tried everything but the torch, as I don't have one. It's chewed to sh1t and I don't want to back myself into a corner getting it off and being unable to put anything back on there. Moving on to a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By XxJenoxX
Brake Caliper/Line Troubles

Henlo frenz.

'92 240 wagon w/ABS.
Ok, so I went to do my rear pads only to discover that the driver's side had one with full material and another that was nearly gone. Seized caliper party, woo!...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,261
Posted By XxJenoxX
Josh Hamilton is, if you track him down on FB. I...

Josh Hamilton is, if you track him down on FB. I dunno if he's in this part of the forum much, so I dunno if he'll see this. He was giving me some crash course in it, and he's very happy with it....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By XxJenoxX
If you suspected the in-tank pump already, try...

If you suspected the in-tank pump already, try pulling it and having a look. It's not that uncommon for the filter sock to become clogged, and I've also seen people use hose that isn't rated for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By XxJenoxX
This. DJ Auto and other aftermarket aren't total...

This. DJ Auto and other aftermarket aren't total garbage, they're just not as good as the OEM. Not everybody has $300-$400 to throw at headlights.

I just installed my DJ Autos and although they're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By XxJenoxX
I just went for the mid-range for the tstat. It...

I just went for the mid-range for the tstat. It seems to open a little hot on hills on warmer days, and it hasn't really been hot yet. Easy enough to swap out if I'm wrong.

Maybe I'll keep the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By XxJenoxX
And yeah, I asked this question before, but never...

And yeah, I asked this question before, but never got an answer because everyone just said to tighten the hose clamps down more (spoiler alert: That didn't work. Made the leak worse)...Any experience...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By XxJenoxX
Well then, if I'm gonna go rockauto... I...

Well then, if I'm gonna go rockauto...

I should probs still go with a Bosch coolant temp sensor though, shouldn't I...:grrr:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By XxJenoxX
Waterpump Brands

I know this thread exists a million times over, but the consensus seems to change every year or so. So here we are again. What's the current standing on Graf pumps? $10 cheaper than Hepu, both have 5...
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