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    Re: 86 LE SE engine code 5

    i replaced the O2 sensor, spark plugs and wires, and battery cables. i got a rotor and cap also but the cap didnt fit properly so i just replaced the rotor. i tried to replace the TPS as well........
  2. Re: Blew the rear main oil seal!

    that looks amazing! i love how you clean everything. i wish i could get my engine that clean without taking it out. it would take forever though.

    thanks for the great pics and info
  3. Re: Van started running rough/ misfire?

    85CargoSpace if you are still looking for those parts someone is parting out a van not too far from you....

    http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/pts/4539254445.html

    i would be calling them...
  4. Thread: PCV valve

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    Re: PCV valve

    thanks ninz30. that is great information. i will have to find another grommet because the one on there is already a little broken. the new pcv i got yesterday is a little different than the one on...
  5. Thread: PCV valve

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    Re: PCV valve

    thanks. i have visited that thread a number of times and upon revisiting i see the pcv valve is right at the top of the list.... andi have been using the search feature vigourously to try and...
  6. Thread: PCV valve

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    Re: PCV valve

    its a light bronze color. i took a look on my other (dead) van and its pvc is green. well its good to know its replaceable.... i just phoned and theres one on stock at one of the local parts stores...
  7. Thread: PCV valve

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    PCV valve

    yesterday i was cleaning oil and dirt off the valve cover and noticed a piece missing from the seal (the manual calls it a dust cover) to the PCV hose/valve (towards the rear of the cover) . so i...
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    Re: Ticking Noise

    what type things did you notice happening with Bosch plugs? i am having random stalling happen and noticed yesterday the sp plug wires are bosch but i am not sure about the plugs... will check that...
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    Re: 86 LE SE engine code 5

    just went for a drive and starting is definitely better and just as i was thinking "maybe its not going to stall anymore" and then it did as i was accelerating up onto a bridge. so still random...
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    Re: 86 LE SE engine code 5

    i was looking around for corroded wires or other things that may be causing trouble and i found this connector but i have no idea what it it. it on the front right corner of the engine block. it was...
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    Re: 86 LE SE engine code 5

    thanks JDM-VANMAN, you are probably right. after i changed the alternator i went for a good drive to charge it up so it may have been up to charge after that but after having so much trouble starting...
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    Re: 86 LE SE engine code 5

    yesterday i was doing driving around town and the can stalled which it had been doing intermittently. usually it would restart immediately but yesterday it took a minute or 2 for it to get going. it...
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    86 LE SE engine code 5

    just got a new van a couple of weeks ago. it only has 212,000 kms on it, really great shape inside, has been repainted and it was $1600. its an 86 LE SE Spirit. i think its the expo 86 special...
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    Re: Cranks but won't start

    i replaced the little hose but it still does not start. i will jump the the "Fuel Pump Test Connector" and see what happens. i have not checked for any saved computer codes since i figured they were...
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    Re: Cranks but won't start

    Thanks for that info JPERL. i was wondering why it connected to the PS pump but had absolutely no clue. even though i have had this van for 7-8 years i cant say how the RPM are when turning tight...
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    Cranks but won't start

    hi Everyone, this is my first post here but i have already enjoyed a lot of very helpful information from you all... and thanks Tim and Gwen for this site.

    my 85 van died a while ago. i was...
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