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Jeep running rough
An older vehicle like this requires a lot more hands-on tuning and adjustment. Things such as timing, dwell, spark plug, point gap, and carburetor adjustments all should be finely tuned. Getting a vehicle running requires knowledge of those adjustments and...
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Q: Fuel gauge broke.
It sounds like you may have a bad sending unit in the fuel tank. Sometimes the old fuel sending unit floats no longer float in the fuel tank and will not show the proper level, these must be replaced. I...
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Car backfires
Engine backfiring usually indicates flooding from the carburetor on older cars. Sometimes the needle and seat in the carburetor stick and cause it to flood fuel into the engine. I would recommend having a technician from YourMechanic come out and...
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Float valve stuck
Hello. If the engine is running rich or flooding from too much fuel then the flaot may be stuck open. If it is not closing then it will barely run, if at all. It this started right after this carburetor...
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Poured coolant in engine, now it won't run.
Hello. If you poured anti-freeze into the engine crank case, then it may very well be possible that a serious mechanical issue has occurred. If any water or antifreeze find their way into the engine, they can contaminate the oil...
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Brakes don't work properly. Hard to push - 1960 Jeep CJ5
Since you do not have power brakes, a clogged hose line or fitting may be the cause or a sticking/binding caliper may be the issue. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic,...
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How to get my truck home with no brakes but a engine.
Hello. I would highly advise against driving a vehicle without brakes, as a vehicle with no brakes is unfit to drive on the road as you will not be able to safely stop the vehicle. Also, depending on your local...
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The fluid in the power steering pump is overheating.
Hi there. There is a blockage in the system causing the pump to purge and build up to max pressure. Check the hoses and see if there is any issues with fluid flow. If the steering is easy to move...
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Automatic transmission grinds when put in reverse
Hi there. Typically a grinding noise upon shifting is caused by a gear misalignment or the gear not fully engaging due to the wrong linkage being used. This is common with tranny swaps like you've described. The first thing I'd...
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i cant find hydraulic lifter replacements on your quoting. is it an option?
If you pulled out one or more of your push rods you may have had a lifter pulled out of its hole and it would of fell onto the top of the engine block under the intake manifold. You will...
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Wiring harness cost for 54 ford f100
If you can find a mechanic that is willing to build a wire harness from scratch for the vehicle it will have to be straight time and materials to do it. This means if it takes 10 hours to make...

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