Well earlier we had a look at this "NO START / CRANKS OK" that was dropped off to us from another shop. I think they were right, this '05 Vibe has some "major issues!" Now that we have diagnosed it lets get it ripped apart!
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50 thoughts on “2005 pontiac vibe 1.8 no start cranks ok – part 2”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Greg Dawson says:

    good call on waiting to pop that axle, I still have a pullover that smells like Vibe 8 years after I helped a friend change a clutch on one of these

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars TKO1272 says:

    watched the whole damn thing! LOL..

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Justin Dead Eric says:

    Doing my 1st engine next Tuesday. Just so happens to be a 05 Vibe. Thanks for the video Mr O

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars mike leone says:

    Motor mount bolt under truck😂

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bill Chmelik says:

    Yes, it will be watched

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jason Michaels says:

    still a classic……NJ

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Doug Kelley says:

    Not sure but I couldn't see back half of intake cam turning

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars jose cavada says:

    Very Good.

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Antonio Claudio Michael says:

    Have had a few of them days recent were you just don't want to work on vehicles Eric O I feel you there @SouthMainAutoRepairLLC

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Antonio Claudio Michael says:

    Trinity getting so Big Eric O just to adorable Brother @SouthMainAutoRepairLLC

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Spock says:

    Is the Vibe using the same engine as the 2005-2008 Corolla/matrix ? How many hours on this swap and what is the average labor cost and how much is that used engine? Thanks for the video.

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mark Steele says:

    Watch as we put a $1000.00 engine i a $400.00 car!

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars James Stuart says:

    Still have my 2003 Vibe. Sounds nuts but if the engine blew I would spend the dough on a replacement

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Pat Spencer says:

    I have kean alot from your videos and i like that you work on rusty autos. I work on my cars and rust is my evil friend in canada lol

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Billy thegreat says:

    You Married good! Not only is she very pretty she is smart and handles your office and your kids while you are elbow deep fixing junk.

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Viking 2121 says:

    I had an 06 Malibu with the Ecotec junk in it, threw a rod on me on the way home from work. I limped the car 20 miles to my sisters house, I bought a used 2.2 engine for it and my sisters husband whos a Mechanic of 20 years argued with me that I can't take the engine out from the top of the car, saying that there is no way we will be able to get the car up in the air high enough to drop the sub frame to take engine out, I had the engine out within an hour and half and the used one in before he got home from work threw the top. He kept thinking I had to cut stuff to take it out. It was easy. He does stuff by the book though.

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars cjr1881 says:

    Did he forget he was working on a Pontiac? Keeps talking about Toyota.

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars B Souza says:

    Mickey Mouse 🐁

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ronald Bergeron says:

    Eric is there a easy way to find part 1 or part 2 of your videos? How many times I gave up trying to find part 1 or part 2 of a video. Like your work . Diagnostics are my favorites.

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Clifford Sandefur says:

    Pontiact VIDE OR VIBE?

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars My Name says:

    Late comer says great video! Good job !

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Anglegrinder46 says:

    Aftermarket garb?oem garb..poopoo pontiac

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Wayne Roller says:

    Now I got a bo bo…. laughing 😂

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Steve Walker says:

    I really enjoyed this video. Thanks for making it.

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Gladmar Chatlein says:

    Hi sir Eric O where did you bought that bar…..please leave info's for me …were I can buy that bar !
    Thanks in advance.
    Blessings

    Best regards.

    Gladmar.

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars paul ellis says:

    glad miss o is inspecting your work

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jim Getz says:

    You sure do know how to pick your assistant 👍🏻❤️. My respect just keeps growing for you Mr. O

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dick Riley says:

    Debroblem is dat ik heb een nieuwe starter verplaats hij doet het 3 keer daarna is niet meer

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Marlin Young says:

    SMA you don't use a refrigerant identifier?

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars The American Hiker 96 says:

    My wife had a 2003 vibe. Had 280k miles still drove great! Those Toyota powertrains are pretty bulletproof. Unfortunately she was t boned. We bought a 2013 Kia Soul for 750 bucks from a friend!

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mikeaaron777 says:

    I'm not fond of GM myself. It may have been because my lead foot was to blame. I've never blown a Ford engine.

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Donnie Robertson says:

    Second time watching 7/17/2020

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kent Adams says:

    Mascot name: Dorman

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Alan Norman says:

    I hope you know Mrs. O is a goldmine. And it should piss us ALL off that everything we buy comes from China. We can change that.

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars GN Neal says:

    I have a 2005 Matrix with 207K miles and do a ton of my own maintenance. Videos like these are rare as hens teeth and watched with pure glee. Thanks a ton!

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Nathan Randall says:

    Even though the vibe has the same engine and transmission as the matrix it doesn’t hold up as well.

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joe Lund says:

    Sounds good to me

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tim Smith says:

    Yes I will watch a full engine replacement video. You never know what you might learn even in the slightest that you never expected.

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars YH says:

    Having travelled many times to China on business, the first thing I learned was that there are three grades of products manufactured in China. High quality products for Chinese domestic consumption. Average grade products for export. Finally, garbage quality products that are ONLY exported to the United States. The Chinese government despises everything America represents. They are not our friends. We should not be doing any business with them what-so-ever. Just my two cents. Great video Eric.

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Sam Rugtiv says:

    All looks good , you need to you fender covers

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Latarian HoodRat says:

    The last engine my uncle and I pulled out was in my 1974 Vega. It was a waste of time. Stupid aluminum cylinder sleeves. It was way, way easier….

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Zip-tie racing says:

    You know you can have a local band do some music for you and you can listen to it with out getting in trouble

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Douglas Threlfall says:

    I know this is from 4 years ago, I subscribe but somehow I missed this series. I bought a ‘05 Vibe that was run very low on oil and came in for a oil/filter change. It was seized. I put a used motor in it late last summer. Never even removed the hood. Came out from the top. Easy as pie. Drove it for 4,00-5,000 mi. & the trans failed. 179,000 mi.

  44. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jeff Mitchell says:

    FOR GODS SAKE, TURN OFF THE TELEPHONE RINGER !!!

  45. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jared THISDELLE says:

    Here watching