GM 2.2L Index of Articles

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1998-2003 2.2L S10 and Sonoma)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1998-2003 2.2L S10 and Sonoma)

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to test the throttle position sensor in 3 basic tests that are done with a multimeter. No scan tool or any other expensive diagnostic equipment required. Also, you don't have to remove the TPS to test it! So,...   read more >>

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1995-1997 2.2L S10 and Sonoma)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1995-1997 2.2L S10 and Sonoma)

The TPS is one of the easiest sensors to test on your 2.2L equipped Chevy S10 (or GM Sonoma). In this tutorial, I'll show you the 3 basic TPS tests that you need to perform to find out if the TPS is bad or not. In case you're wondering, the...   read more >>

How To Do A Fuel Injector Noid Light Test (GM 2.2L)

How To Do A Fuel Injector Noid Light Test  (GM 2.2L)

Verifying that the Fuel Injector is indeed receiving Power and it’s On/Off Signal from the PCM (Powertrain Control Module) is a pretty simple and fast test on your GM 2.2L equipped vehicle (Chevy: Cavalier, S10 Pick Up, Pontiac Sunfire, GMC... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Oxygen Sensor Heater Test -P0141 (2.2L Chevy S10 - GMC Sonoma)

Oxygen Sensor Heater Test -P0141 (2.2L Chevy S10 - GMC Sonoma)

Testing the 4-wire rear oxygen sensor's internal heater on your 2.2L Chevy S10 (2.2L GMC Sonoma) is a piece of cake. So, if your check engine light is lit by a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0141: HO2S Heater Circuit Sensor 2 on your 2.2L Chevy...   read more >>

How To Test Engine Compression (GM 2.0L, 2.2L, 2.5L)

How To Test Engine Compression (GM 2.0L, 2.2L, 2.5L)

One of the most over-looked tests, when troubleshooting a hard to solve Misfire, is the Engine Compression Test. Over the years, I’ve seen lots of folks throw their hands up in the air in frustration, because not matter what got replaced (on the... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Test The Front Oxygen Sensor With A Multimeter (2.2L GM)

How To Test The Front Oxygen Sensor With A Multimeter (2.2L GM)

The front oxygen sensor on the 2.2L GM engines is a one-wire sensor... which means that it doesn't have an internal heater. The oxygen sensor's performance can be easily tested with a multimeter. In other words, you don't need a scan tool with...   read more >>

Fuel Injector Resistance Test (GM 2.2L)

Fuel Injector Resistance Test (GM 2.2L)

If one or more Fuel Injectors go BAD on your GM 2.2L equipped vehicle, they will set the dreaded Misfire Codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P303, P0304 and Fuel Injector Codes (although this is not an absolute truth, since you could have one BAD Fuel... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Oxygen Sensor Heater Test -P0141 (1995-1998 2.2L Cavalier, Sunfire)

Oxygen Sensor Heater Test -P0141 (1995-1998 2.2L Cavalier, Sunfire)

Troubleshooting a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0141: HO2S Heater Circuit Sensor 2 on your 2.2L Chevy Cavalier (Pontiac Sunfire) is a pretty easy affair. You don't need any expensive diagnostic test equipment... all you'll need is a...   read more >>

Troubleshooting A Blown Head Gasket (GM 2.0L, 2.2L, 2.5L)

Troubleshooting A Blown  Head Gasket (GM 2.0L, 2.2L, 2.5L)

Testing for a Blown Head Gasket on your 2.2L S10 (or Cavalier, Sunfire, etc) can be done is several different ways. In this article, I’m gonna’ show you how to do three of the most effective Head Gaskets tests that have always nailed a Blown Head... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Test The GM EGR Valve Buick, Chevy, Olds, Pontiac

How To Test The GM EGR Valve Buick, Chevy, Olds, Pontiac

This type of EGR Valve has made the auto repair industry and GM a ton of money over the years, since it's prone to carbon blockage. Well the good news is that this is an EGR Valve and EGR Valve System that is very easy to test and diagnose... and...   read more >>