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Rebuilt engine with new converter 12-13 vacuum. p0132, p0446

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rebuilt engine with new converter 12-13 vacuum. p0132, p0446
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Pontiac
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Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
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your 12-13 vacuum is at idle? If yes your timing chain is not installed correctly most likely.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
on the 3.4 would that cause a vibration at park and p0132, I know the p0446 can cause the p0132. The bank one o2 is reading 800-900 on avg
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
the engine shows no misfires in idel or any time in the datastream.
Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

You should have 18in/hg at idle. This needs to be corrected before addressing other problems.

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Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Does the bank 1 sensor 1 have activity or is it solid 8-900?

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Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Did you replace injectors? What happened to original engine?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Number 4 connecting rod spun a bearing . hot jet cleaning block. Plain one head from the car and other from junk yard. reman crank with bearing new timing kit original cam with new hydrolic lifters. 3 injectors are remans no gain on 02 stayed at 800-900.
injector balance all at 10 psi drops
Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

If the o2 stays at 800-900 it is very rich. Are you confident plug wire and injector wires are correct?

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Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

What is the bank 2 sensor 2 doing?

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Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Right above the oil filter is the knock sensor. Unplug this and see if anything changes.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i just replaced the plugs amd wires again . The plugs are ngk g power platuim plugs, standard wires. the 02 will drop to 47 b1s1 but avg is 750-890. b1s2 is about a steady 200ish or 44o ish
Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Try unplugging knock sensor and let me know results

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
no change in o2 reading, reinstalled connector . ,pulled up pid for knock sensor on scanner tap on exhaust manifold knock sensor is not detecting detonation. connector part of knock sensor moves around
Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Did it change how it runs?

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Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

The connector loose is not a concern. Not detecting knock is. the sensor may need to be replaced but I do not believe that is your problem.

Can you spray carb clean around the intake and see if it changes how it runs?

Did you torque the intake?

Are you sure you got pushrods in right places? As they are different intake and exhaust.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I did spray the intake and no change , the push rods I check 3-4 times and the I intake was torque by the book before putting engine back in
Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

OK. That leaves either timing chain off a tooth or plugs wired wrong. In my opinion

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i going with with jump a tooth, since it's secound set of plugs and wires . I will put a new cam in this time to be safe warrenty out the timing set
Pontiac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Please do not forget to leave a rating.

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