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 Post subject: Owner of the odd ball 1995 series
PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2016 10:49 pm 
I am merely driving my van
I am merely driving my van

Joined: Sun Jan 10, 2016 2:47 pm
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I picked up a 1995 Astro thats a Tiger XL camper with 148,000 miles. I have been reading a lot of info here so I thought I'd make an account. Ironically my camper would not start today in my driveway. When I bought it I replaced the water pump, thermostat, radiator, belt, dex-cool, front pads, rotors, transfer case fluid and tires. I have drove it about 1,200 miles and it ran great until today.

Today I took the dog house off for the first time. Replaced the cap and rotor which one cap had a lot of corrosion. Still would not start. The coil cap also had corrosion. I removed one spark plug and it was very worn and smelled of gas. Tomorrow I'm replacing all the spark plugs and wires and I hope it starts. I just ordered a AcDelco Ignition Coil, Ignition Control Module and Electric Fuel Pump Kit. I hope I don't have to install the fuel pump. I read to check the fuel pressure which will tell me if the pump is bad. I plan on doing that if the coil dose not fix it. Either way I wanted a spare fuel pump since its a RV and I could break down far from home.

I appreciate all the write ups and information on these forums :toimonster:

 Post subject: Re: Owner of the odd ball 1995 series
PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 2:38 am 
I finally get the smurf thing
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Joined: Sun Feb 12, 2012 3:10 pm
Posts: 132
Location: Boise, Id
Welcome! Love those Tigers, we will all be excited to see pictures when you have a chance.

As to the fuel pump ( I learned this the hard way) every mile after 100,000 is borrowed time. It is an annoying job and would be compounded many times by being out on the side of the road.

Hope you figure out the no start quickly,


2004 Astro (was AWD now 4X4) 125,000 miles: purchased April 2012
Colorado Camper Van poptop
4" Overland lift, Rancho 5000 Cooper AT3 245/75/16 C,
4x4 - NP236 Transfercase
Propex HS2211 propane heater
I am copying a few of you hope you don't mind!

See my build here

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