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Old August 13th, 2019
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2001 Intrigue projects

Still working on my 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue at the moment and got the following done since September, 2018:
  1. Spark plugs
  2. Thermostat replacement
  3. Power steering w/ reservoir replacement
  4. Oil change
  5. O2 sensor (post-Catalytic converter) replacement
  6. Coolant flush and crimp hose fix (no leaks or holes)
  7. Exhaust "fix"
  8. EVAP Purge Solenoid replacement
  9. Fuel cap replacement
  10. Battery replacement
  11. Coolant tank swap
  12. Fuel Tank Pressure (FTP) sensor replacement (code P0446 suggested to replace it)
  13. Belt tensioner assembly and belt replacement (old pulley was damaged from the coolant leak, replaced the pulley with a new one and kept it in the garage as a spare in case the new one snaps and kept the old belt as that had no snags, stretch marks, cracks, or bigger grooves)
  14. Front struts and tire replacement; alignment (Belle Tire)
  15. Better exhaust repair (new exhaust flange gasket and clamps)
  16. Coolant sensor replacement (new one in the tank was defective, the old one still works, swapped o-ring gasket material as the old o-ring gasket had cracks)
  17. Complete rear brake job
  18. Cooling system massive air bubble removal (went to the 3/4 marker and it now sits a smidge above the 1/2 marker)

Stalling issue went away after the fuel cap and pressure sensor replacement (did a lot to rule out the stalling problem) and the exhaust was so loud, I couldn't hear anything from my radio and after reworking the exhaust with a gasket and new clamps, the car runs a heck of a lot quieter which is music to my ears. The coolant light would light up with the marker set to either full cold (engine cold) or full hot (engine warmed up), and fortunately, I kept the old sensor, swapped them around, and no more light turning on after driving long distances.

Future projects will be as follows:
  1. ABS repairs (wheel hub assembly and ABS module issues) --> cleaning the ABS sensor harness didn't fix the issue got all of the necessary parts
  2. Fuel gauge repairs (new float sensor and fuel filter replacement after 30K miles) --> bought a new sensor, have the fuel filter ready
  3. Rear strut replacement (lower than the front end and double-bounces after pressing down on the trunk door and letting go)
  4. Front lower controller arm assembly replacement
  5. Front stabilizer/sway bar assembly replacement
  6. Upper radiator air bleeder screw

Current mileage: 123K+

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Old August 25th, 2019
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Replaced the rear pads and rotors, as well as the caliper hardware (bleeder screws, guide pin boots, guide pin gaskets (on the guide pin bolts), and pad guides) along with brake grease, cleaned the guide pin bolts off with brake clean, added grease to them, thread locker on both the caliper mounting bolts and guide pin bolts to prevent them from sticking on, adjusted and cleaned the parking brake shoes with brake clean as the left one was causing the rotor to stick on there, and cleaned the wiring harness for the right front ABS sensor (lights are still on and code C0040 is still on, so a new hub assembly is needed along with the caliper as the bolts are stuck on there).
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