I posted an email recently regarding the CLimate control lever that controls
the blend door in an 89 SHO equiped with standard climate control.
Robert Bruce chimed in and thanks for that. The SHO community is extremly
helpful. Thanks Bob Lock too for your assisntance....it is still greatly
appreciated when fellow shotimers try to help out...
But nontheless....i am still in need of this part....if anyone has a leed or
any ideas....let me know please...
Thanks In Advance.....
Now only if i could get to meet up with BIll Murray for last peice of my
----- Original Message -----
From: "Techpriest" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2006 7:45 PM
Subject: [Shotimes] OT: Bad Solenoid
> Replacing a solenoid is cheap, but checking a solenoid can get expensive
> I had an 86 AMC Eagle Wagon and after working on it I could not get it to
> start. Same symptoms as described by Rick, no starter when you turn the
> key, but seemed to have juice otherwise. Thought I would check the
> by shorting it with a pair of plyers. The car started right up, then
> away. The reason it would not start was because the tranny was in Drive!
> watched helplessly as the 5500lbs station wagon drove through my garage
> door. It went through the garage, and hit the back wall, pushing it out
> stopping the car. I had to climb in the rear-passanger window to get to
> ignition to shut the car off. The car lost one of it's side mirror and
> some scratches, but the garage, and much of the stuff I had in it,
> definately lost that fight.
> Yeah, I know your not laughing at me, your laughing with me. Did I
> already that I am not a mechanic?
>> Yes. Definitely the solenoid. Easy and cheap fix, about $10.
> 89 MTX SHO "TEKPRST"
> 89 SHO, 0-60 6.6, 1/4 mile 15.2
> 86 Eagle Wagon, 0-60 15.8, 1/4 mile 20.5
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