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Forum: Volvo Technical Forum 03-04-2019, 09:59 AM
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Views: 335
Posted By uvachief
Oil, filter and tite rotation

The dealership wants nearly $240 to do an oil change, oil filter and tire rotation. This is just synthetic 0 weight oil is it not? Can I do the oil change with a jack or do I have to remove some...
Forum: VW/Audi Technical Forum 02-27-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By uvachief
The 3.0 has a timing chain does it not? You...

The 3.0 has a timing chain does it not? You can't break that unless you run the.engine without.oil. The 1.8L has a timing belt.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-12-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By uvachief
Dirty ground points were the culprit but the fuel...

Dirty ground points were the culprit but the fuel gauge still sticks periodically. I can't figure that one out other than a loose connection from the wiring harness to the instrument cluster. Maybe...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-12-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,338
Posted By uvachief
Turned out a lot of the starting problems were...

Turned out a lot of the starting problems were due to dirty ground points and loose electrical wiring connections. If you experience this same problem and pull your hair out, try cleaning the ground...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-12-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By uvachief
Ground points needed to be cleaned. In addition,...

Ground points needed to be cleaned. In addition, the female wiring connector tended to work its way loose form the male cluster connectors over time. That was causing most of my problems. The fuel...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-12-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By uvachief
Turns out my speedometer/odometer issue was...

Turns out my speedometer/odometer issue was electrical after all. Whenever the "!" stopped appearing with the parking gauge engaged, it meant the female connector had worked itself loose from the...
Forum: BMW 3-Series E46 (1999-2005) 09-23-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By uvachief
2006 330ci manual

I am looking at purchasing a 2006 330ci with a 6 speed manual transmission. Any problems I should have an eye out when inspecting the car? It has about 95,000 miles on it. Looks to have been well...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-22-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By uvachief
Question Turn signal issues again

I have an 86 944 na. The sidemarker lights never worked when I got the car. About a year ago, I made the mistake of letting a BMW mechanic take a whack at getting to work. He rewired the front and...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-22-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,133
Posted By uvachief
I bought mine from here. 3 years ago. No issues...

I bought mine from here. 3 years ago. No issues to date. 944 A-Arms & Ball Joint Kits (http://www.eagleday.com/suspension.html)
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-22-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,133
Posted By uvachief
Porsche 924 944 968 Suspension - Control Arms...

Porsche 924 944 968 Suspension - Control Arms (http://www.*****************.com/Porsche-924-944-968-Suspension-Control-Arms-s/307.htm)
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 11-06-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By uvachief
You da man!

You da man!
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 11-06-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By uvachief
Anyone got a map or schematic showing where all...

Anyone got a map or schematic showing where all the grounds are located?
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 11-05-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By uvachief
high pressure switch.

high pressure switch.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 11-05-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By uvachief
Instrument cluster gremlins... What does this mean?

I recently pulled my instrument cluster to check my weak temperature/gas combo gauge. I barely get a reading on the temperature gauge and the gas needle would start of stuck. I cleaned all the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-23-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By uvachief
If his motor mounts are not bad, what other...

If his motor mounts are not bad, what other culprit might be causing the low idle vibration?
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-23-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By uvachief
I had my odometer work but trip fail. I have an...

I had my odometer work but trip fail. I have an extra speedometer sender for an 86 manual if you think that is your problem. Whole speedo won't work if that is the culprit though.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-21-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By uvachief
Starter is dying is my guess. Your hard or cold...

Starter is dying is my guess. Your hard or cold start issues would progressively get worse. Cross reference sensors are a common culprit. If not them, try checking your grounds. They tend to get...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-21-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,465
Views: 362,944
Posted By uvachief
Fixed a bunch of nagging neglected issues

Pulled the instrument cluster and cleaned all the connections. Odometer has been stopping for unknown reasons and the other gauges were lazy or not accurate. Fixed the rear windshield wiper. Fixed...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-20-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By uvachief
12th Annual Virginia Fall Classic - Oct 24-26th - Newport News VA

Calling any Porsches. They are usually about 2-3 at this event. It has grown a lot over the past few years. We need more Porsches.

Newport News Park
13560 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-20-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By uvachief
Where can I find the ground behind the instrument cluster on a late 944?

I have been having a recurring odometer gremlin with my 86 944 na forever. I had the speedometer replaced several times and I continue to have the problem. Good gear. However, I have noticed a...
Forum: Saab Technical Forum 08-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 957
Posted By uvachief
Nevs' Electric Vehicle Saab 9-3 Shown

For those of you following the National Electrical Vehicle Sweeden's attempt to revive Saab, they have released details on the new Saab 9-3 electric vehicle with a range of 100 km or 62 miles. Top...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-09-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,781
Posted By uvachief
Looks awesome. Great job!

Looks awesome. Great job!
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-09-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,781
Posted By uvachief
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-924-944-968...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-924-944-968-technical-forum/625579-rebuild-engine-look-tested-used-one.html
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-09-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,781
Posted By uvachief
YOU ARE GIVING ME NIGHTMARE FLASHBACKS! I had...

YOU ARE GIVING ME NIGHTMARE FLASHBACKS! I had broken rings and the oil was flying by but my compression ratings were only down 10% in the first 2 and 25% in the 3rd with the 4th in spec. Lifters...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,127
Posted By uvachief
When I got my 86 na in 2010, the compressor was...

When I got my 86 na in 2010, the compressor was leaking as well as the high pressure switch. My condenser had a huge dent in it. Replaced the condenser with a R410A version, switched everything over...
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