Battery is a year or two and cranks the car solid, immediately.
Alternator is original with 25K miles. Voltage is OK at idle but just to be sure I will check the DS again to see what it was before the stall. When it stalls it starts right back up again though.
thanks and keep'm coming
This is aggravating me for several weeks...basically since it got very hot outside. 87 TB
On cold start it gives me trouble: starts right away but very ugly stumbling idle for a minute or so, then it settles right down to normal. I drive away and everything seems fine.
Nope this started as a seemingly simple job to replace the bushing up where the intermediate shaft connects to the column. It has a little play in it which actually may be normal but I figured for an hours work I would change it.
Mine too. The manual does not show the boot as a part in the breakdown, plus it looks like it's pressed into the crimp. I've seen universal boots at the parts store ("HELP" type parts) for CV joints, my guess is you can find something that way.
If I manage to find something I'll post...
Update- I removed the retainer(black) and retainer clip, leaving the bearing adapter(white) floating inside the housing (not easily visible in picture).
There didn't appear to be any wear on the bearing adapter yet there was a little play so I removed the adapter and gently clamped on the...
From the Buick service manual procedure, it would seem very easy to remove the intermediate steering shaft (between the column and the box). Unfortunately mine is not working out that way. :frown: Has anyone done this before and tell me how they did it?