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50 thoughts on “No cam/crank signal, walking into disaster!”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Chris Pease says:

    Your diagnostic skills are amazing. I seriously would drive my car from Pennsylvania to Florida, just so I could have you personally work on it. You have amazing attention to detail!

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bob Krunkle says:

    I must say. The way I learned to solder wires. Is to push strands together . Twist . Then solder. This is the proper and strong way. This is the way taught at collage.

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars J W says:

    It's interesting how many of these repair videos boil down to someone's crude, possibly DIY, electrical splicing job.

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Sam Jackson says:

    Add a comment…

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ryan horow says:

    In ĺöñdoñ we would Call you the dogs böllloçks you family be safe my your good Go with you kev

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars VB says:

    Please call it 'Soul der ing' and not 'sawed er ing' because it sounds so dumb.

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Space Cowboy says:

    You might've accidentally fixed the problem without knowing when you replace the wire harness. There might've been a broken wire inside the insulation that you couldn't see. After all, you never tested the wires for conductivity.

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Space Cowboy says:

    What you could've done to extend the new wire harness was to use pieces of the wires from the old harness that aren't damaged so you can maintain the color accuracy. Waste not; want not.

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars David Mata says:

    REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE..!!! For no other reason than it cracks me up… 🤣🤣

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Doug Williams says:

    should of twisted wires together inline then solder been doing this a very long time/ nice job

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! Dimwitt Flathead says:

    Here's an easy way to strip then twist the wires. Strip half inch all the way then go In a further eighth inch and start to strip but only pull it to the end of the wire. This keeps all strands in order and makes it much easier to twist the wires. Do not remove the last bit until after tinning.

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars MrPicaso72 says:

    Friction tape

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars J IJzer says:

    clean first before you tape

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars WhyTheBloom says:

    Does your shop use identifix? We use it at our shop a lot in trouble code diagnostics gives you a list of confirmed fixed that other shops that use direct fix and reported say theres a code for evap small leak it will say maybe few 100 for purge sole or vent valve etc or if there has been common issues with wires related to issue rubbing through somewhere

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars A Good Neighbor Auto repair 2 says:

    👋Sir, that's the way to remplace a connector ,in some airbags systems if you don't push the lock all the way in ,you can sit a open circuit code,very nice explanation and information, blessings.

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jim Staszko says:

    Eric O has a great solution for wrapping tape in tight area. Wrap a bunch around a small socket and use the socket to wrap the tape in the tight area.

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ray S says:

    neat idea i learned from one of the journymen at the dealership I work at. Liquid electrical tape. kinda goes on like anti sieze, similar sized bottle with a brush in the cap. but it doesn't get all gross and sticky long term because it's just rubber that solidifies after being exposed to oxygen. would be a great thing to use on that worn through alternator wire and most parts stores carry them.

    As always, great vid

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Steve Cobratei says:

    Oh,btw it name is "western Union wrap" then you twist the wire(end to end) like you do. When you twist wire together with the wire side by side is named "DUMB"

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Steve Cobratei says:

    I still would have twisted the wires first then solder.

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Christopher Sines says:

    The type of person to drive a PT cruiser is exactly the type of person who puts antlers on their car on the red nose.

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Caleb Cratty45 says:

    I’m home sick with a cold and I’m watching other people work on cars . I might have a problem.

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Patrick Gerlits says:

    Taping a wire instead of using an insulated butt connector?

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Charles Skirball says:

    Do we know if there was a bounce back on this or did the fix correct the problem?

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars bruchpilot747 says:

    small tip on the soldering:
    pre tin one wire and don't twist the strands. Then heat the pre-tinned and you can slide the second wire into the pre-tinned resulting in almost a strand by strand splice.

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joaquinwalker says:

    Rainman/Damage control. Go get um Ray

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brian McSwigan says:

    What I like about Ray's videos is that he records the difficult bits in full. Most YouTube videos edit them out, which leaves us mere mortals thinking it's only us that has problems and that the pros don't!! Great stuff.

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars q80aziz says:

    Was the air filter replaced 🤔

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Michael Mouse says:

    Ray, your mic balance is wrong… too heavy on the left, too light on the right

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joshua Geiger says:

    I remember on an old 2005 Mustang GT my wife had, cam sensor PID. Turned out to be Ford had issues with "Nators" at the time throwing dirty power triggering false codes.

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brandon Barker says:

    Nice soldering tutorial as well

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Frank Jacobson says:

    keep in mind that also the large wire that was being rubbed by CV Boot…as rubs builds static. static high voltage into that circuit CANNOT be good.

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Frank Jacobson says:

    when solldering splice dont tin wire before.intertwine and twist stands first.. then solder

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars mammutrunner says:

    Soldering in electric wires in automotiv area is not good. Vibration and the cable will be loose sooner or later. AS well it is an door to corosion. Crimoping is better in this area.

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Lewis Preston says:

    Didn't realise how many videos of yours I have watched…but doing a brake job and ball joints earlier and noticed myself saying click everytime I tightened something with a spanner 😂

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Pamela Melissa says:

    PT Cruiser is a classic ugly disaster car

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ray Russell says:

    Please don't use that method on a eV it not to standard it's bodge and run deluxe joints

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dave O says:

    I’m always a twist before solder and stager so you don’t have that big dognot.

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars scott bradley says:

    There is a special place in hell for people who cut zip-ties at an angle… And just go ahead and buy a set of flush-cut zip-tie pliers…

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Shane Steed says:

    I have really good luck not twisting either end. Just stuff them into each other and solder. Makes a strong connection.

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Martin Brewin says:

    I love some of the very British terminologies that you use, like "take a gander"

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars lynskyrd says:

    Junkyard engine on a PT Cruiser with 100K… that engine was a 'junkyard' engine when it rolled off the assembly line back in 2002. You did all the right things on this repair. Your soldering was fine but next time- stagger your joints so they aren't right next to each other in the event there is a future break in the shrink tube. You're definitely a rare breed – glad to see it.

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ryan Favelle says:

    That horrible greasy tape, I've come across it so many times in the wild but have 0 Idea what cheap bulk shop they buy it from. just wish they would move to the proper 3M stuff 😀

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars C.G.B. Spender says:

    Maybe someone already told you, but you don't have to add lead when you already primed both wires. Simply heat them both and let the magic work. 😉

  44. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars brian watkins says:

    electron leakage prevention bandage much betterer than electrical tape