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    Its the 5.3L and the oil filter area was dry and...

    Its the 5.3L and the oil filter area was dry and free of oil. It coming from the drivers side for sure.
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    2006 Saab 9-7X engine oil leak

    My saab 9-7x has 86K on the clock runs good, but has developed a pretty bad oil leak. I originally thought my oil usuage was the dreaded PCV issue common on these, but there was a small spot on my...
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    UOTE=moogvo;507385]Dripping wet on the inside or...

    UOTE=moogvo;507385]Dripping wet on the inside or on the outside? I had a Caprice that was blowing oil up into the air cleaner through the PCV line, but it had a dead cylinder and there was oil blow...
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    2006 saab 9-7x oil consumption

    I'vI been reading a fair amount and I'm almost certain I have the cause of my oil consumption identified. I believe like most people that it is my PVC system causing the issue. The line from the...
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    New Saab 9-7x 5.3L Owner

    Its been awhile since I have been on this forum. Im glad to be back though. When I got orders from Montana to California I sold my 4x4 suburban in exchange for a 08 focus. I didnt need the 4x4 or the...
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    well I have already had those parts off to...

    well I have already had those parts off to installe new magna flow system. It was the cats plus ypipe. It bolted from the headers to the muffler one piece. When I put them back on it was new nuts and...
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    I did notice that it feels like i have a little...

    I did notice that it feels like i have a little more umph right when you forst start pressign down the throttle. Like it is less restricted, but that could be because my old acts were toast. The...
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    Well its been a couple weeks now and everything...

    Well its been a couple weeks now and everything is going pretty well. I did get another check engine light, but it ended up being an oxygen sensor. I hit with a wrench on accident and thought it was...
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    I was able to get the cats installed with the...

    I was able to get the cats installed with the help of a 3 ft breaker bar at the shop on base. Everything seems to be going well and the gas mileage seems to be better. I dont hear any exhaust leaks...
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    Well I was able to get the thread restoring die...

    Well I was able to get the thread restoring die down the stud and clean up the threads enough to fit a nut and get it torqued down enough to seal the exhaust properly. I am going to be soaking the...
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    Well I bought two new oxygen sensors for the...

    Well I bought two new oxygen sensors for the right hand side and I bought a new bolt in magnaflow cat system. The only problem is the bolts going from the the cats to the exhaust manifold are...
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    My only question is don't cats pretty much last...

    My only question is don't cats pretty much last forever? My plugs look good and there isnt anything wrong with my ignition system. The o2 sensors on the left bank are new and the right bank 02...
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    They are cheap enough to replace, so I might...

    They are cheap enough to replace, so I might order them today. I replaced the o2 sensors and then they said the cats weren't working correctly.


    -barry
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    1996 Suburban K1500 check engine question

    My check engine light is on and I have read the codes. It is say low catalytic converter efficiency. Also my mileage seems to have gone down hill recently. Should I replace the cats or could this be...
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    Well to buy it from GM or Napa it very expensive....

    Well to buy it from GM or Napa it very expensive. I got mine brand new from a guy off ebay who sold his truck and didn't need it anymore. I paid 36 dollars after shipping and its was brandnew in the...
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    The whole assembly was shot. I replaced the turn...

    The whole assembly was shot. I replaced the turn signal level and it works great.


    -barry
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    Well its done. With the three of us it took just...

    Well its done. With the three of us it took just over an hour and that inlcudes the annoying job of pumping gear lube into the diff. I will have to go back there again though. the bearing was a...
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    Thanks for the help! I am fairly experianced...

    Thanks for the help! I am fairly experianced doing automotive work. I am taking it to a friends house that has alot of equipment. Another friend is coming over thats is very skilled in automotive...
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    I will not be replacing the bearing, just the...

    I will not be replacing the bearing, just the seal. How long for just the seal? I getting in a rock and I hard place. I have to get this job done. I have my friend helping now. Also I do not have the...
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    How long should this job take? I have a car lift...

    How long should this job take? I have a car lift and all the proper tools. I will most likely be doing it alone.


    -Barry
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    I have a 96 suburban 1500 4x4. I have 156K miles...

    I have a 96 suburban 1500 4x4. I have 156K miles on it. It burns no oil and idling I have about 35 psi and when I am up to cruising speed I am about 45 psi or over.

    -barry
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    Well it actually tested good at the auto parts...

    Well it actually tested good at the auto parts store and I got it working at my house. My cables I was testing with weren't big enough. It works fine now. My bad.
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    Starter Help

    Well this isn't a GM question or even A automotive question, but some one here should know. I have a boat with a 1970"s ford 302 in it. I am getting it back in running order, but am having some...
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    Its a stock diff. 10 Bolt I believe. -barry

    Its a stock diff. 10 Bolt I believe.


    -barry
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    What I am asking is the seal before or after the...

    What I am asking is the seal before or after the bearing. My shop on base might have the tools to remove and reinstall the bearing onto the axel shaft. What tools are required? How much do the...
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