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Here are a couple of quick checks you can do before taking it in to a mechanic: See if the radiator fans are running These are the fans that sit behind the radiator in the car's nose. If the fans are not running then the cooling system is unable to throw out the heat generated by the engine. If the fans are not running: Check the fuses and relays - a ...


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The culprit is probably a sticky or malfunctioning Idle Air Control (IAC) valve. Lucky for you it is located right on top and connected to the throttle body. You can try taking it off and cleaning it, making sure not to play with the pintle (plunger) itself, as the gears inside which actuate it can easily be broken/stripped. Use some carburetor cleaner both ...


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It says on this write-up, that: ... at higher engine speeds the output of the generator will actually drop off quite a bit, as the brushes are lifted off of the armature by centrifugal force. In this write-up they were suggesting an engine speed of above 3500rpm. If this is occurring at engine speeds lower than that, it could be that the springs which ...



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