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I'm working on a 97 geo prizm and need to find the ignition relay,I rplaced the ignition switch and have no power getting to the switch,there is power at the harness and I can bypass the switch an

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If you can jump it at the switch and get it to start, then the ignition relay must be working. It is hard to tell from your post but I think you are using power from another source to do this? I am thinking you have a blown fuse on the wire the furnishes power to you ignition switch.

Posted on Feb 12, 2012

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SOURCE: 1994 GEO Prizm Fuel Guage

You need to replace your fuel sending unit. It is located inside of the gas tank.
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SOURCE: how to install power steering belt on 97 geo prizm

Most likely the belt and pulleys are shiny if you look at them, replace the belt, while you have the belt off try and clean the glaze off the pulley groves, this will make the new belt "grip" better and avoid slipage.

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SOURCE: location of fuel pump relay on a 1990 Geo Prizm

under the hood in a fusebox near the firewall

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SOURCE: Adjusting the headlights on a '97 Geo Prizm

on each headlamp assembly, there will be either one or two plastic nuts that you can turn.

If you only have one nut on each, that will adjust the vertical aim of the headlights.

If you have two nuts on each, one will adjust the vertical and the other will adjust the horizontal.

Park your car on a level ground 30 feet from a wall and measure the height from the ground to the bulb and mark on a wall (do this for highs beams and low beams if the bulbs are separate, if highs and lows are the same bulb, only do it for the lows)

If the headlights read VOR, then aim the brightest part or cutoff part just below the mark on the wall. If it says VOL or nothing, aim them 2 inches below the mark on the wall.

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SOURCE: geo prizm stereo radio wiring diagram

1994 Geo Car Stereo Wiring Schematic
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: White
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: White/Black
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Red/Yellow
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Red/Green
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Black/Blue
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): White/Red
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Green
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Green/Black
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Gray
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray/Black

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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