GM 3.8L Index of Articles

How To Test The GM 3.8L Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)

How To Test The GM 3.8L  Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)

Troubleshooting a BAD Throttle Position Sensor can be easily done with only a Multimeter. The TPS is one of those sensors that you can test, to see if it’s good or bad, without a Scan Tool and in this article I’m gonna’ show you how to do it in... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

The Basics Of Crank And Cam Sensors And How To Test Them

The Basics Of Crank And Cam Sensors And How To Test Them

Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensors and Camshaft Positions (CMP) Sensors used on cars and trucks today come in all sorts of different shapes, sizes and configurations. All this variety might make you think that testing them is difficult and/or... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

Testing Trouble Code: P0135 (GM 3.8L 1997-2003)

Testing Trouble Code: P0135 (GM 3.8L 1997-2003)

With this tutorial, I'm gonna' help you test the upstream oxygen sensor (also known as the front 02 sensor or the O2 sensor before the catalytic converter) on your 1997-2003 3.8L Chevy (Buick, Olds, or Pontiac) car or mini-van. This particular...   read more >>

How To Bench Test A Starter Motor (Step by Step)

How To Bench Test A Starter Motor (Step by Step)

Bench Testing the Starter is the most effective way to find out if the Starter Motor is in fact BAD. This is an easy test that you can accomplish yourself without having to take the Starter Motor to AutoZone or O’reilly or Pepboys Auto... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

Testing Trouble Code: P0135 (GM 3.8L 1994-1996)

Testing Trouble Code: P0135 (GM 3.8L 1994-1996)

Testing the front (upstream) oxygen sensor on your 3.8L Buick (Chevy, Olds, or Pontiac) vehicle is a pretty easy thing. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to test the upstream oxygen sensor in a step-by-step way... that'll give you a test...   read more >>

How To Test A Does Not Crank Condition (Case Study)

How To Test A Does Not Crank Condition (Case Study)

The purpose of this Case Study is to show you how to test for a DOES NOT CRANK Condition. You should be able to see that: These tests do not require expensive tools or testing equipment. That they are very easy to perform. These testing... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)