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@  Tobias05 : (31 August 2015 - 05:40 AM) Oh, and Fall Semester starts today, perfect timing. Oh Regal gods, why?
@  Tobias05 : (31 August 2015 - 05:39 AM) I told David I couldn't wait to bring my other GS to him for a new TEP tranny, but I was hoping it wouldn't be so soon, haha...
@  Tobias05 : (31 August 2015 - 05:39 AM) 3rd 4T65e to go boom boom boom! No 4th gear.
@  Tblooker : (29 August 2015 - 07:05 PM) I need a thrasher 3.4 inch pulley since 3800 pro seems to be gone
@  RegalTraveler : (28 August 2015 - 12:59 AM) My stomach's still churning. For some reason I decided it would be a good idea to trade in my '98 Regal GS for a Cherokee. They only gave me one grand for it, but I didn't have anywhere to store it and would just be paying continued fees and insurance. Had to give it up. I never realized until today how perfect the car was designed. Everything about the interior design was comfortable and convenient and well placed. I still think the exterior has a beautiful design. And I just can't compare the smooth ride and peppy pickup of this car. I already miss her, but out with the old, in with the new. My Jeep is almost the same color Blue, so I still have that little bit of memorabilia to remind me of her.
@  Marchi1 : (26 August 2015 - 04:15 PM) stainless band clamp from NAPA
@  Sapias Lupus : (26 August 2015 - 01:09 PM) Best clamp to use on Pacsetter from crossover to Y pipe?
@  tippietoejoe : (26 August 2015 - 08:30 AM) Yeah I saw that one but there are like 2 listed for GMs.....GM# 20915990 and GM# 15896222 and from the looks of that one it seems to be a GM# 15896222 and I think we use a GM# 20915990
@  keithr182 : (25 August 2015 - 08:01 PM) Hey Tippietoejoe, here's a link to buy an E85 gas cap: http://zzperformance...el-gas-cap.html
@  Marchi1 : (25 August 2015 - 05:01 PM) notfast I can hook you up with a guy looking to sell one in New Jersey. let me know
@  tippietoejoe : (21 August 2015 - 08:25 PM) Anyone know of a part number for a yellow e85 gas cap for a 2000 regal?
@  RoadMonster : (19 August 2015 - 08:17 PM) Who was the owner of the GS at the Haggard Garage meet? White Gs with wheels. Watched the video while drinking last night
@  Sapias Lupus : (19 August 2015 - 04:13 PM) Replaced my TPS and have a new set of HD CVs on the way.
@  Tobias05 : (18 August 2015 - 05:54 PM) Truebendz pipes come tomorrow, can't wait to drive the GS again!
@  Crazyguy03 : (16 August 2015 - 12:59 PM) Soo odd ... Well hey it works now so I can't complain. Just need to change up my password once in a while lol
@  WildGS : (16 August 2015 - 05:56 AM) Crazy....I don't understand this software at all.....I wish I had an answer
@  notfast : (16 August 2015 - 03:38 AM) still looking for a GS - notfast1@gmail.com - located in MD
@  Crazyguy03 : (16 August 2015 - 03:27 AM) But tell me why I changed my password and it works now?
@  Crazyguy03 : (16 August 2015 - 03:26 AM) Thanks for the suggestion I only switch to "full version" to use chat while on mobile. Both yeild same results. Very weird. I wanted to makemsure it wasn't a single device issue so I tried it everywhere
@  OhMyGS : (15 August 2015 - 01:25 PM) That's how I have been running for quite some time. Works good.

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#1 Geojb

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:17 AM

OK need a conformation here.
This happens irregularly. No correlation to hitting bumps or any thing else.

On the dash, I'll get the full "Christmas lights", reset the gages and the Ding, ding, ding..... Then back to normal. Car stays running. ( crosses fingers as panic sets in )

It's just started doing this, this past week, Maybe once or twice a day.

Bad Battery connection?
or.
Ignition switch / key tumbler?

I don't remember which.

Who has "fixed this" Ign. switch by spraying contact/Maf cleaner in there?
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:24 AM

Exactly what mine did when the ignition switch went out. I have not done the cleaning myself (just the replacement), but there is at least one good article here (or a link to clubgp) that goes through the clean up routine.
I have taken one apart though, and will say that you do need to take care. Even though the parts are all relatively large (as compared to a watch?), but are finicky enough that you would want to have steady hands and a good memory for where they all go. Or take pictures as you go.

But the symptom is definitely the same as my switch. It really would rear up when I would use the turn signal switch, and only killed the engine after it had been doing it for a few weeks.
On the other hand, my '03 LS gave no prior warning when it went out and just literally died out of the blue going down the freeway. Oddly enough, when the GS finally gave out I was going down the freeway too. I guess it just "knows" when you're in an awkward spot.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:48 AM

Thanks, thats what I was afraid of.......
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:46 PM

Did this happen before you did your extensive engine work? I would check all my grounds and power feeds before I condemn an ignition switch.




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