"i can finally chime in and say,, car would start just fine cold,, but if i went out for a ride, turned off car, then tried to start again, immediately, it would not turn over.. after about 10 or 15 minutes, it would start just fine,,, i…"
"The corroded wire you located sounds like a good part of your problem
The negative wire is usually the problem in most of my experience-- so do replace both while you are at it Bring both wires with you to the store --to get the correct lengths…"
"Check All Wiring. It could truly be anything. I was out in my 2002 Escalade the other day and had went to crank it and .. lights came on and then everything was dead! Nothing, Nada! I opened the hood and felt both battery cables and the negative…"
"If you able put a timing light on your engine do that and see were the timing is set at this time Your hot staring issue could be timing related The more i think about it If the timing is advanced or retarted it should be corrected only after…"
"The main ground strap you want to check 1st is the very large ground strap from RH frame rail to back of engine. This is the direct ground for the starter when it is cranks over. Open the hood and look over on the left and follow the frame under the…"
"So far I’ve found the wire going to the battery from the starter was completely corroded and falling apart. Guess you can’t trust the last mechanic that wrenched on it. Hope to replace it tomorrow fixes it. Also went through and fixed…"
"I like using the red and green circles sold for under the battery terminals to help control the corrosion that developes in those areas Keep the top of the battery clean as to not conduct energy between the terminals
The info on this tread should…"
"The main battery ground is under the battery tray --to the frame of the car Make that connection bright and shinny Grind it to clean
Remove your battery terminals and clean them with a battery terminal cleaner -tool
Examine the wiring to the…"
Just purchased a 64 deville and replaced the starter on it. I was/am still having issues when it would run for a while and I would shut the car off then trying to restart the car and it would struggle to start. I would act as if the battery was bad but I also replaced it at the same time as the starter. I’m not sure if it’s heat soaked or the wire from the starter to the battery is bad (the wire looks fairly new) or could it be that the car is running rich which it is. Cold starts it’s fine…See More
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My driver side tail light does not work. The lights on the fin works, passenger side works. Check the fuses everything looks good. Should I follow the wire from the tail light and where does it run…Continue
My '64 Cadillac DeVille had been sitting for awhile while I was travelling this summer and when I came home it had some issues starting. After replacing the plugs and the ignition coil, it was running better than it had in a long time but the brakes were sticking. I noticed the brake pedal was traveling a little farther than usual when slowing down. Soon after I noticed a hissing noise coming from around the brake pedal. Then I lost the brakes pretty much completely. I couldn't find any…
I got the book to troubleshoot the system. INDISPENSABLE to this effort.
As I do a cursory exam, I see that the AC RECIRC SOLENOID is Cracked (the WHITE one in the engine compartment coming out of the HVAC body with two vacuum hoses on it). I tried to patch it up (cracked all around the base), but it does not look like it will hold.
PLEASE TELL ME THAT REPLACING THIS PART IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS I THINK IT IS, But I think it is a bear to…
My 63 CDV factory A/C was trash so I replaced every part in the system and converted to R134 . I also installed a STV bypass kit which eliminated the STV all together and converted the system to a cycling system. I vacumed and charged the system with 36oz of 134. The system is cycling as it should and the pressures are right at 250 high side, cycle off at 25lbs and cycle back on at about 35lbs. It is making plenty of water on the low side hoses and evaporator drain. There is very good air…