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78146

Re: Steering Lube

Thanks, I will check it out next chance I get. Appreciate the input!
stephenwoodward790
5:13 PM
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78145

Re: '02 Villager dies while driving.

Good news! For the first time in almost a month, she started! I just had to try it with no belts or coolant. For some reason, I seemingly "lost" the
srsrack
5:02 PM
#78145
 
78144

Re: Steering Lube

Best ways aside from visual inspections & bumping your butt on the hood or feet on the rear is to test over speed bumps in a parking lot, small hilled spots in
herkimermortormer
5:00 PM
#78144
 
78143

Re: '02 Villager dies while driving.

Because you don't care if you damage the old seal you can use a long screwdriver to lever it out. Clean the edge where the old seal was and coat with grease -
John Delaney
May 27
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78142

Re: '02 Villager dies while driving.

Good advice, John. I can tell that the seal is weeping a bit. I will pick one up when I get the other parts. What is the preferred method to remove the old
srsrack
May 27
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78141

Re: Steering Lube

Thanks, I'm not sure exactly how to check the struts other than the bounce test and look for fluid leakage signs. The van handles fine. I suspect you are right
stephenwoodward790
May 27
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78140

Re: '02 Villager dies while driving.

While you have the damper pulley off it's a snap to change the front oil seal. They are easy to pop out but some care has to be employed to assure that the
John Delaney
May 27
#78140
 
78139

Re: '02 Villager dies while driving.

So, I turned the crank pulley to TDC and looked at distributor rotor. It was over 45 degrees off, so I removed everything to get the lower timing belt cover
srsrack
May 27
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78138

Re: Steering Lube

Just throwing this in, but my van also has a creaking sound audible from the interior. Same thing in my wife's can until I replaced the struts (among other
herkimermortormer
May 26
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78137

Re: Steering Lube

Not sure what happened to the last message but I think I found the answer. I lubed the surface where the coil spring (around the front strut) rests, (both at
stephenwoodward790
May 26
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78136

Re: Steering Lube

On Thursday, May 25, 2017 7:22 PM, "Scott Mary marys753@... [villagerquest]" wrote:   ... On Thu, 5/25/17,
Gerry
May 26
#78136
 
78135

Re: Steering Lube

On Thursday, May 25, 2017 7:22 PM, "Scott Mary marys753@... [villagerquest]" wrote:   ... On Thu, 5/25/17,
Gerry
May 26
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78134

Re: '02 Villager dies while driving.

Been a few days- busy. Tried a strobe timing light hooked to spark plug wire #1 & cannot see any timing marks at all. At this point I think I will remove
srsrack
May 25
#78134
 
78133

Re: Steering Lube

... On Thu, 5/25/17, prokinsvc@... [villagerquest] wrote: Subject: Re: [villagerquest] Steering Lube To:
Scott Mary
May 25
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78132

Re: Slight Hesitation

I also have this issue often. Either holding it over for several turns (4-8) or trying a 2nd time gets it done after 2-3 the 1st time.
herkimermortormer
May 25
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