Tag: engine

Erasing DTC Codes

You can acess all of the cars trouble codes from the dic and erase them! I know it works on my 99 but, I am not so sure on the earlier C5’s. Here is what you do: Press and hold options and then press Fuel 4 times while still holding the options button you must […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Hard Start Fuel Problem Diagnosis

… Here are the sure fail tests for the fuel system to save you time and money.. Take a fuel pressure gauge attach it to the schraeder valve.. turn the key on and off a few time to build up the pressure in the system… If you are having starting trouble the pressure will probably […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Heated O2 Sensor for Long Tube Headers

Enthusiasts that have installed long tube headers may find that their engines are running in opened loop because the O2 sensor is not heated to 600 degrees. This is especially true if the O2 bung is relocated to the collector. In the case of the Hooker 2149 header, the bung is located on the #7 […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

How To Bleed a Master Cylinder

Most instruction manuals indicate that you should place the Master Cylinder in a vise and then use a dowel rod to press on the plunger to bleed the air out of the Master Cylinder. I found an easier way is to bleed the air out of the system backwards. Supplies: Fittings for bleeding hose (usually […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

How to Connect Headers to Cats

I have installed two sets of Melrose LT headers in C5\’s. These go in with minimum hassel and work great. To finish the job you need the following items: One 3\” \’U\’ bend. Four 3\” header flanges Any decent 110 MIG welder w/mixed gas (use nothing larger than .022 MIG wire). Skill saw w/ abrasive […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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