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Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-05-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 21,193
Posted By eckerj
This happens at all times for me even after...

This happens at all times for me even after coming home from a long
commute...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-04-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 21,193
Posted By eckerj
Does the "Non-Synchronized Gears" section apply...

Does the "Non-Synchronized Gears" section apply to V6 Manuals? Lately, when I've
been at a stoplight (i.e. car not moving at all), with the clutch fully pressed, I'll try
shifting from 1st to...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-03-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,222
Posted By eckerj
Two questions: 1) Is it a good idea to warm...

Two questions:

1) Is it a good idea to warm up the engine/transmission before changing it?

2) How would ramps affect draining or filling? Would ramps help it drain easier, but then off ramps...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-24-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 45,638
Posted By eckerj
Hi Everyone, I've been wanting to keep the...

Hi Everyone,

I've been wanting to keep the thread updated for a week now.

I had been having trouble with my speedometer sticking, and
was on the phone with GM as well as talking with the...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-04-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 45,638
Posted By eckerj
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The speedo problem finally manifested again......
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-27-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 45,638
Posted By eckerj
So, after posting in another area of camaro5, I...

So, after posting in another area of camaro5, I did some searching through TSB's
hoping to find ones that matched my problems. I found two matching TSB's and
a "Service Update" (not sure if this...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-27-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By eckerj
:sm0: It must be a Michigan thing.... I grew...

:sm0:

It must be a Michigan thing.... I grew up in Flint, lived in Detroit suburbs
for a while and was never asked to step out of the car and wait in a room
while someone changed my oil. I...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-27-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By eckerj
Wow! That's a well thought-out reply! Thank you...

Wow! That's a well thought-out reply! Thank you for taking the time to
generate such a great explanation..

I generally don't use the A/C unless it's absolutely necessary. Do you think
I would...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-26-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By eckerj
Thanks for the suggestion! I'll definitely do...

Thanks for the suggestion! I'll definitely do that the next time it happens...
Now I gotta hope for some scorchingly sunny weather... :yikes:
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-26-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 45,638
Posted By eckerj
I have an issue with my car, detailed in: ...

I have an issue with my car, detailed in:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79840

The short and skinny version is that I have to wait and hope that parts on my car
fail again...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-26-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,486
Posted By eckerj
Mine was blowing cold air this morning. I only...

Mine was blowing cold air this morning. I only had the problem after a long road-trip
(10+ hours) and virtually no air was coming out of any of the vents, even with the fan
on high.

I think our...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-26-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,486
Posted By eckerj
I had the problem only after a long road trip in...

I had the problem only after a long road trip in 90+ degree weather.
I brought it in today and the service guy said if he can't see it in action,
it isn't broken.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-26-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By eckerj
Thanks... I just can't afford (time and...

Thanks...

I just can't afford (time and money) to take time off work to bring it
to the dealership so they can diagnose it. In the mean-time, I'll have
to resign myself to the fact that I'm a...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-26-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By eckerj
Update: Just got off the phone with GM...

Update:

Just got off the phone with GM Customer Assistance and they said my only options
are:

1) Wait for the speedo and AC to fail and bring it in to the dealership to prove
that the...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-26-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By eckerj
It's true that bad experiences at dealerships...

It's true that bad experiences at dealerships shouldn't necessarily
reflect bad on the manufacturer. However, the dealer indicated
that the reason they could not fix two of my problems was because...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-26-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By eckerj
thanks! I'll give them a call!

thanks! I'll give them a call!
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-26-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By eckerj
Not having #2 checked out shouldn't have anything...

Not having #2 checked out shouldn't have anything to do with them not
fixing #1.

By the time I was able to bring it to a dealership, the AC problem
wasn't rearing it's ugly head, so I basically...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-26-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By eckerj
Frustrated with GM & Dealers' Service

Hello,

Thought I would vent a bit here on the forums.

I own a 2LT that has a number of problems. I just got back from a
dealer's service department this morning. The end result is that
they...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 02-08-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,627
Posted By eckerj
Question on the PLX wifi

Hi,

I have been thinking about doing this for quite some time, but am
wondering about the OBD connector on the PLX device. Is it a straight
connector, or is it right-angled? Worried about...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 12-14-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 31,982
Posted By eckerj
Where to get supplies?

Hi there,

Are there any retail places I'd have some luck in finding any of these
products you mention?

Specifically, I've been trying to find a PC7336 and have had no luck
whatsoever. I did...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-23-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,800
Posted By eckerj
ffrcobra_65: yeah, yeah I know... what can I...

ffrcobra_65: yeah, yeah I know... what can I say? it's my first sports/muscle car! hehe Looking back, that "extension" comment
does sound kinda weird...

beowulf80: I'm really enjoying the...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-22-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,800
Posted By eckerj
:sm0: Knowing that I am able to shift...

:sm0:

Knowing that I am able to shift without a clutch tells me
that I am intimately familiar with the car. I guess it goes
towards thinking of the car's controls as an extension of myself.
...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-22-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,800
Posted By eckerj
I guess I need to clarify: I used to shift...

I guess I need to clarify: I used to shift without a clutch
while putt-putting around town, when I had plenty of time
to "feel" the correct time to engage a gear. I would be
pretty scared to try...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-22-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,800
Posted By eckerj
Clutchless shifting?

Does anyone do any "clutchless shifting" in their `10 Camaros?

I used to do this all the time, years ago, in an old GMC pickup
of mine. My 2LT is a bit of a challenge for me to learn the
"feel"...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-22-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,946
Posted By eckerj
Sterling Heights, MI to Dallas, TX approx...

Sterling Heights, MI to Dallas, TX

approx 1300 miles, 21 to 22 hours... including a short nap :-)
Forum: Exterior Parts & Accessories 09-15-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 70,709
Posted By eckerj
Switches?

How is everyone hooking these Halos up? I'm interested in
getting the Amber Halos, but not the fog light Halos.

Are they wired into the DRL circuitry, or do people have
switches installed? I...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-12-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,112
Posted By eckerj
Have had the car for 7500 miles and put nothing ...

Have had the car for 7500 miles and put nothing
but 93 octane in it from the beginning. Last tank,
I filled up with 87 from BP.... Ended up getting
29.9 mpg for 472 miles. Quite the shocker..
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 09-09-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By eckerj
The only reason I'm considering an external unit...

The only reason I'm considering an external unit is because I find
the iPhone's GPS a bit unreliable with respect to locking onto
satellites. Especially if the phone is near the armrest... Plus...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 09-09-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By eckerj
GPS/iPhone/Bluetooth Question

Hello,

I'm having a hard time formulating my question!

Currently, I have an iPhone 3GS connected to the USB port on
my 2LT. I have the car's bluetooth paired with my iPhone.

With this...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-04-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 126,083
Posted By eckerj
The funniest thing just happened. I pulled ...

The funniest thing just happened. I pulled
into the hotel parking lot and was greeted
by our friend that works at the front desk.

He said, "It is no problem you parking
here. I just tell...
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