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by Money pit Beretta
Fri May 18, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: Corsica misfiring after rain (nowadays problem with IAC valve)
Replies: 93
Views: 4980

Re: Corsica misfiring after rain (nowadays problem with IAC valve)

Damn good info there! Going to start looking for a 1227727 as soon as I can.
by Money pit Beretta
Thu May 17, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: Corsica misfiring after rain (nowadays problem with IAC valve)
Replies: 93
Views: 4980

Re: Corsica misfiring after rain (nowadays problem with IAC valve)

Glad to hear that it is running well! Makes me think my girlfriends car could use a new computer. Been fighting with it for a long time now.
by Money pit Beretta
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Echoes71
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Echoes71

Man ifixalot you have had a bad year. I'll try to keep an eye out for it online. It's going to be sold by a small dealer that is owned by a repair shop that he went to. May get more info from his dad, just not sure. Stencil: Don't know if he was on Facebook. Never came up, mostly because I'm not. He...
by Money pit Beretta
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Echoes71
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Echoes71

It is my sad news to report that Jeff has passed away. He was not able to tell when his blood sugar was low. He wrecked the purple Z26 because of this. It depressed him so much that he didn't want to talk of it here. Later he bought a red 96 Z26 that was just as nice. Jeff was a very nice guy. His d...
by Money pit Beretta
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Front hub fail
Replies: 28
Views: 1110

Re: Front hub fail

No grinding noise out of my rears. So those hubs are just fine. Damn that can...got to be the problem. ABS is unplugged until better weather. When the ice is gone it will be plugged back in. It's just fine in a straight line, just not on low speed turns. That is a real danger! Glad one of us has a w...
by Money pit Beretta
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Front hub fail
Replies: 28
Views: 1110

Re: Front hub fail

You have the brake grease covered. Sounds like there was still a bit of dragging, I had it too. Makes me think that rubber where the pin rides is dried out and makes the grease less effective. Could be soaking some up. Got to look for my old front hubs. LOL on the 90GT the only way the rears came of...
by Money pit Beretta
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Front hub fail
Replies: 28
Views: 1110

Re: Front hub fail

Oh boy....bet that is where my problem is. Man those things cost a lot. Kind of did what you did. Replaced the sensors, wheel bearings and even went as far as replacing the brake controller. Also tried to make sure the gap on the front sensors was the same with a feeler gauge. Got to ask: was the ca...
by Money pit Beretta
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Front hub fail
Replies: 28
Views: 1110

Re: Front hub fail

Had good luck with Wagner rotors so far. Freaken O'Reilly's charges as much as a new rotor to turn them in this area. Just another way to get out of work. On the GF's car Firestone put some cheap dusty pads and junk rotors. One of those rotors looked like yours and it was also on the back side. I've...
by Money pit Beretta
Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: head gasket gone
Replies: 8
Views: 1588

Re: head gasket gone

It would be a good idea to change the water pump. It's hard to know if it is in good shape. You don't have to replace it. It is driven by the timing chain though, so if you are going to replace the timing chain(and all that goes with it) now could be the time. My dad had a Grand Am with 245k on a 2....
by Money pit Beretta
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: Corsica misfiring after rain (nowadays problem with IAC valve)
Replies: 93
Views: 4980

Re: Corsica misfiring after rain

It's getting just as bad around here, well for Beretta's that is. Lucky to see just one other on the road. Still see a Corsica or two.
So you are waiting for better weather to make anymore repairs? That is going to be a long wait.
by Money pit Beretta
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ceramic vs semi metallic, does ceramic get hotter?
Replies: 15
Views: 752

Re: Ceramic vs semi metallic, does ceramic get hotter?

It's been a bit strange down here, no snow and a few highs in the 60's. Not normal at all! Most of the time car work ends in November or just a few days before. Talk about over due. Man, the bottom has got to drop out soon. Snow is still kind of fun....but that damn salt comes with it. Oh and that f...
by Money pit Beretta
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ceramic vs semi metallic, does ceramic get hotter?
Replies: 15
Views: 752

Re: Ceramic vs semi metallic, does ceramic get hotter?

Sounds like the car has had some good owners. Keep thinking about moving on myself. Damn newer cars have tons of miles, cost too much and most people just drive them. LOL it would be like owning another Beretta.

Tell me how the pads do over the winter!
by Money pit Beretta
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: Corsica misfiring after rain (nowadays problem with IAC valve)
Replies: 93
Views: 4980

Re: Corsica misfiring after rain

The crank sensor was just a thought. Oh man the torque that they have is nice, sure miss that low end power now that I have the 3100. Did you locate the test lead?
by Money pit Beretta
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: Corsica misfiring after rain (nowadays problem with IAC valve)
Replies: 93
Views: 4980

Re: Corsica misfiring after rain

The test lead is on the driver's side. Close to where the main wiring harness goes in the firewall. It's easy to find, looks like a connector with no home(no others near it). Just throwing this out there: could the crank sensor have anything to do with the long starts? For the old 3.1 it is best to ...
by Money pit Beretta
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ceramic vs semi metallic, does ceramic get hotter?
Replies: 15
Views: 752

Re: Ceramic vs semi metallic, does ceramic get hotter?

It's got to be first on the list. The next would be trans fluid and filter. Then would it be shocks and struts? People seem to think they last forever.
Damn man.....ten owners is a lot!

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