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Brake pedal hard to push after having disc brakes installed.
If a fluid issue or the master cylinder was at fault the symptom would be the opposite of yours. If the pedal is hard to push the most likely cause is a faulty check valve for the power brake booster....
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Engine pulls/bucks at highway speeds
It sounds like you have a lean misfire or an ignition misfire. I would start by checking to see if the coil is putting out a large hot spark. Then replace the points and condenser as necessary. If the problem...
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Car won't start.
The performance of the battery and charging system must be checked. There may be a problem with the alternator recharging the battery especially if the vehicle required a jump-start after a new battery. Hire one of our expert technicians to...
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Gas leaking from underneath hose
If you have a fuel leak I would not recommend driving the vehicle until it is repaired as fuel leaks are a safety hazard. I would also recommend having your engine inspected by a professional to determine where the leak source...
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Why when I install a starter in truck it makes a lot of noise an then have to replace starter again the gears are grinded down
You may need to install a spacer to prevent the flywheel from touching the starter gear when the vehicle is running. This could be cause of both the noise and the worn down gears. If you need help with this...
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White smoke from exhaust
Hi, thanks for writing in. Sometimes white smoke can be from the carburetor flooding the engine out. Try to hold the engine rpm up to about 2000 rpms and hold it there for at least 3 to 5 minutes while...
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Hard to turn steering wheel when on park.
Hey there. There is a check valve in the power steering pump that quite often sticks after a rebuild. Since these are "restoration" components, they tend to sit on shelves longer than present-day parts. Tap lightly on the power steering...
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Is my engine the original engine to my car?
Hello - hopefully, only the freeze plugs are rusted and leaking on your engine! As for "matching engine" - only Corvettes had engine matching by engine code, date, and VIN number. But the engine code and date should match between...
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350 will not run
Hi there. Having good compression across the board, is a good start. A few things should be double checked. Bring the #1 cylinder up to TDC (top dead center) on the compression stroke and recheck distributor position. Make sure the...

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