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Forum: General Turbo Discussions 21 Nov 2019, 06:06 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Alternator on a 2004 Turbo Lite.

Thanks. Busted PT

I will take it apart when I get it out. And check them. The field is turning on. The alternator is magnetic when it runs. I will check the diode's and all. New regulator too. I...
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 19 Nov 2019, 11:46 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Alternator on a 2004 Turbo Lite.

I was kinda hoping one of you might have had to replace the alternator and had some tips. Why reinvent the wheel when doing something. I might not get a chance to putz with this thing until spring. I...
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 23 Oct 2019, 12:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Alternator on a 2004 Turbo Lite.

It stays at battery voltage. At the moment it is around 11.9. Does not seem to change with RPM range.
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 20 Oct 2019, 02:58 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By 1911ly
Alternator on a 2004 Turbo Lite.

Hello all.

The old gal has been running great, until she wasn't lol.

The Alternator is not charging. The PCM appears to be working and turning it on. The field winding's are on and the back...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 15 Oct 2018, 03:10 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Anone know where to get a new computer??

Yep, Myckee will hook you up. I got mine from him this last summer.
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 05 Oct 2018, 06:12 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,492
Posted By 1911ly
Re: 02 Cruiser Fuel Economy

I solve my rough idle problem by cleaning that valve. I was going to change it but it has been idling fine for the last few years. Mine is a 2004 turbo lite with 97k miles.

I get about 15 in the...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 29 Sep 2018, 01:13 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,030
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Completely Stumped on Cooling System

You said there was air in the hose a few post back. Make sure there is no air in the block. If the water gets low enough the water pump will not move air.

Fill the radiator. Then loosen the...
Forum: The Detail Shop 19 Sep 2018, 11:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,328
Posted By 1911ly
Re: I like the "lived-in look"

I doubt it's the bird, not much whistle left in him :o

:off-topic:
I whacked a possum last fall with my front bumper. I feel your pain. Still need to get one to replace it.

But my worse animal...
Forum: The Detail Shop 19 Sep 2018, 12:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,328
Posted By 1911ly
Re: I like the "lived-in look"

I gotta second this. That stuff is amazing. And you can clean your drive way at the same time! ;)
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 15 Sep 2018, 07:22 pm
Replies: 2,189
Views: 177,834
Posted By 1911ly
Re: What did you do to your PT today?

Sorry I did not get back to see this post. Thanks Rckstiein for posting that pic.

I thought mine was in the front for a long time. I looked the front end over and I found no issues. I finally...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 12 Sep 2018, 05:51 pm
Replies: 2,189
Views: 177,834
Posted By 1911ly
Re: What did you do to your PT today?

I finally got tired of listening to the click clack in the rear of my 2004 turbo lite. I figured it was the watts link. I am making a 300 mile trip tomorrow so I wanted to fix it.

It was the...
Forum: Interior Accessories Forum 09 Aug 2018, 09:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,996
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Dash Control Bulb Replacement?

I have been wondering for a (few years) what kind of a pain in the ass the bulbs were going to be. Thanks for the tips. it doesn't look as bad as I assumed it would be. And for showing the back side...
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 31 Jul 2018, 08:29 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,275
Posted By 1911ly
Re: HELP! Won't start, buzzing sound when trying to start

The new batteries still have caps. Usually 2. The label hides them.

Maintenance free batteries just means we don't want you to mess with it so you have to buy a battery. When the warranty is up...
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 28 Jul 2018, 11:26 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Rod knock or something else? Need Help please

Years ago my buddies dad's Ford Taurus developed what everyone thought was a rod knock. When he brought it over it turns out it was a cracked flex plate.

I have also seen engine to transmission...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 28 Jul 2018, 11:01 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,478
Posted By 1911ly
Re: What's the name of your PT Cruiser? And why.

"The Cruiser" Just a simple name that seems to fit.
Forum: Turbo Performance 26 Jul 2018, 01:04 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,435
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Tips/advice building first motor in garage

I know this is a bit of an old post but I'll add just in case... :

If you are not planning on having your block & heads dipped you might want to flush the radiator out. You can get clean water in...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 25 Jul 2018, 04:21 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,754
Posted By 1911ly
Re: AC compressor won't engage after timing belt change

No pressure means you have a leak. Bummer. Do you have any experience with automotive AC? If not the best bet would be to take it to a shop for repair,

If you are a DYI guy you could have a go at...
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 24 Jul 2018, 11:55 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,022
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Fuses for P0031 and P0037

I have a 2004 Turbo Lite. I had all kind of error codes come and go. Both Banks showing Hi voltage and low voltage error. Misfire codes. I could clear them and they would stay gone for a while.

I...
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 24 Jul 2018, 11:19 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By 1911ly
Re: AC Low Pressure Switch keeps failing

Un plug the plug for the switch and jump the wires in the plug. Turn start the car and turn on the air. The commpressor should be running. If it is then put a meter on the switch and see if it is...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 23 Jul 2018, 05:55 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,754
Posted By 1911ly
Re: AC compressor won't engage after timing belt change

Try jumping the AC low pressure switch and see if the compressor kicks in. If it does and it blows cold the switch is most likely bad. If it engages and does not get cold you probably have a leak.
...
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 09 Jul 2018, 10:29 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,451
Posted By 1911ly
Re: 2005 Engine starts, revs up, then dies

I am sure his was like mine. I provided Mike with my Vin and Mileage. He programmed it and it was truly just plug and play.
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 09 Jul 2018, 10:24 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,451
Posted By 1911ly
Re: 2005 Engine starts, revs up, then dies

My 2004 acted similar to yours. It was going in to limp mode. It tossed a bunch of random codes. This happened the first time about 3 years ago. It seemed like mine messed up more in hot weather....
Forum: Welcome New PT Cruiser Members 04 Jul 2018, 08:41 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,409
Posted By 1911ly
Re: New Cruiser owner.

Around here I commonly see them 600 to a grand. Most are high mileage though. I have been temped to grab one for a spare parts car.

OP, congrats on the purchase. These little cars tend to grow on...
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 30 Jun 2018, 09:38 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,920
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Best bplace to buy a PCM from...

Thanks for the part # for the O-ring. I will check with my local dealer and see what it cost VS just buying a new switch. The dealer is 20 miles away and the O'Rielly's and Autozone are about 2 miles...
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 29 Jun 2018, 05:47 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,920
Posted By 1911ly
Re: Best bplace to buy a PCM from...

PCM is still running like a dream. I replace the transmission mount this afternoon. The front torque strut is not going to be here till tomorrow. :( When I do it and the center side mount I will...
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