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09-17-2013, 08:34 PM
WoW, did not realize that P0449 wasn't "specific" to the Vent Canister & PCM circuit itself...
We'll certainly check-out your suggestions here, j cat, when we get back to troubleshooting this...
09-17-2013, 03:02 PM
Thanks, David... I'll check out the material you've referenced.- karl
09-17-2013, 11:59 AM
Hey all, long time since I've posted here... anyway:
Neighbor bought a '99 GMC Ext Cab 2wd 4.8L ...
We had to replaced the PURGE Solenoid, but CEL (service engine soon) light won't go away --...
01-08-2011, 03:13 PM
I know this is NOT gonna be popular, but here goes:
Modification to HIDs may be illegal in your state. I know that, in VA, a vehicle can be FAILED upon "state inspection" if it is not equipped...
12-16-2010, 10:06 PM
...just adding the following for general FYI as to "tires and their makers"
* goto: http://www.neilkline.com/Tech%20Tips/whoownswho.htm
* scroll to the last section on that page, entitled:...
12-16-2010, 04:25 PM
Grab a copy of CONSUMER REPORTS (or subscribe to http://www.consumerreports.org -- the online edition). I bought the GENERAL GRABBER HTS to replace my OE tires (16" stock rims), because they...
Do you mean these? http://services-a2z.biz/fuel-rail.gif (upper portion of that shown)
That's the fuel rail (also sometimes referred to as fuel distributor) pictured off a 4.8L, but the 5.3 should...
12-15-2010, 12:45 PM
Aside from the excellent advice others may offer here, I suggest going to this website:
"Play" with specs, try different settings, compare results, see differences... "Find...
12-15-2010, 10:00 AM
IMO: sidewall height is key to a smoother ride. With low-profile tires, having little flexibility, one is asking all other components to "compensate". I suggest going with the tallest profile tire...
I haven't encountered such a problem on GM vehicles, but have on both early-90s Dodge Caravan and late-80s Ford Bronco. Both had fold-down/removable bench seats near the back door. We didn't use the...
12-14-2010, 11:49 AM
As a side note, perhaps of interest to all... there's this (regarding ETHANOL FUELS), from the FAQ located on the hyundai.com.au website:
Use of Ethanol in cars & trucks is not normally a...
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12-11-2010, 04:57 PM
I think that I understand from whence you are coming. But there are times when additives are necessary (and/or useful). One example, just mentioned here, is "water in the fuel".
12-11-2010, 02:15 PM
...thanks for pointing out NC's restrictions. As I indicated, I do not know how often the liftlaws.com website gets updated. Did you happen to click the FEEDBACK link (at the bottom of your state's...
12-11-2010, 11:35 AM
Here's a STATE-by-STATE summary of vehicle-lift modification limits/laws:
note: these things shouldn't change very frequently, and I don't know how often this...
12-10-2010, 03:54 PM
Any insurance company goes by the VIN (and we all know that compnine.com, for example, can tell them how the vehicle came equipped from the factory)... and they base their insurance...
('04 Silverado 1500 reg cab long bed) ... bug deflector arrived & installed... sure enough, the flaps that cover the hood hinges RATTLE noisily around 55 MPH (have not gone above that, and not a...
12-09-2010, 08:18 AM
x2 on the SEAFOAM when added to the fuel tank, and cleaning the throttle body & intake... their entire line of products has never caused me any problems (with seals, gaskets, o-rings. etc.).
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12-05-2010, 11:52 PM
If you're not going to do a complete tear-down, you might consider just adding SEAFOAM (motor treatment) to the crankcase (1.5 oz for each quart of oil). It does a great job of dissolving...
12-04-2010, 08:52 AM
As a kid (being 60+ now, anything less is a "kid"), I use to goto junk/salvage yards looking for parts. Typically, they wouldn't have what I wanted "right there" ... but they did put it out (across...
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