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Is my problem the timing belt is worn?
It is possible that the carburator may be out of adjustment or require a good cleaning. I would recommend having your fuel system inspected by a qualified professional to determine if the carburator is the cause of the issue. These...
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its a power wagon 1500 and there is a problem running it
Hi there. Several things could cause a stalling issue when putting the vehicle in gear (cold). Assuming, the choke is manually operated. The engine may not be getting to operating temperature, ie; thermostat stuck open, before releasing the choke. Assuming,...
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I have an engine with a two barrel carburetor. It appears to me the 2nd barrel isn't opening. When and what opens the second barrel?
Hi there. On two barrow carburetors, there are two ways that they open. The most common way is through engine vacuum. When the vacuum drops to near zero, the secondary throttle valve will open and operate the secondary jets. Other...
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clutch is not getting enough separation
Hi there. What you are describing sounds as if the clutch slave cylinder is faulty, or you've got a different internal clutch system component that is not engaging as it should. Either way, you should remove the transmission to have...
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front brakes frozen after replacing vacuum booster 1977 f250 camper special with dayton brakes double calipers
Hi there. This issue can be caused by multiple issues; mainly the vacuum booster is not releasing pressure due to a vacuum line that is not fully secured. It's also possible that the brake line has an air bubble or...
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Fuel pump 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Hello - you are correct, there will not be an additional fuel pump in the gas tank, only the mechanical pump at the engine. Check first to see if the fuel pump is pulling fuel from the tank, and pushing...
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Brakes won't stay pumped and fluid overs the area where u fill it up at
If you are bleeding the brakes out and keep getting air in the system then you test system and it still feels like it has a low pedal again. The brakes are bled again and gets air in it again...
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Th350 transmission leaks out of thr vent. On 1977 chevy k10
It sounds like it may have originally been over filled. Fill 4-5 quarts, then start the truck and then slowly fill up the remaining fluid. This should keep it from leaking from the vent hole.
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My ac does not blow at all when at idle
This may be related to a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. It is likely that you may feel some air blowing when the vehicle is moving as a result of the air being being rammed into the intake...
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I Need someone to help me diagnose why my 1977 Corvette won't start.
The relevant service to request is a no start diagnostic. If you request that service the dispatched certified Mechanic will come right to your location and pinpoint the root cause(s). If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate...
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WHEN I ACCELERTE FROM A STOP ITS FINE IT LEAVES BUT ONCE IM GOING 45 MPH IT BOGGS DOWN AND WONT ACCELARATE
Hi there. What you are describing is very common with either a vacuum leak, or an issue with the jetting in the carburetor. Most of the time, a bogging issue is caused by too much fuel (or a rich situation)....
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Serpentine kit
I am unfamiliar with the particular kit you are planning to install. However, normally when the thermostat housing is connected to the upper radiator hose, the system is normal flow. If the thermostat housing is connected to the lower radiator...
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Q: Not starting
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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I have an old 77 Maverick and when the car is idlingoing there is a faint scraping sound inside on the engine I'm guessing. It is
Hi there. Typically when you hear metal grinding while the motor runs, it is most often caused by a drive belt pulley that has worn out and needs to be replaced. It is also possible that the water pump is...
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Starter won't spin
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity...
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I Have a no crank no start with a good battery I THINK it is disconnected wiring from the ignition to .....? It’s a 77dodge MH
With a fully charged battery in good condition if the starter motor does not operate, there are only two possibilities: 1) either there is no power to the starter motor/solenoid, or an excessive voltage drop, hence the entire starter circuit...
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1970 chevy silverado cranks but will not turn over
With this ignition system you most likely have issues with the ignition coil or the ignition module. Before this you will need to check to make sure the ignition cap and rotor are not burnt and need to be replaced...
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I installed a new fuel pump, but the line from the pump to the carb is leaking at the flare fitting on the pump
Hello, thank you for writing in. The hardest part is done. Locating and noticing the leak is typically where people fail to follow through with their repairs. The flare on the line was likely bent or damaged. They are very...
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My 1977 chevy c10 is accelerating after i put it in park. And when i switch gear to drive it accelerates without me pushing on gas
The possible causes of this are a vacuum leak, a stuck throttle plate, or an improperly adjusted carburetor or throttle linkage (or binding linkage). If you desire a diagnostic, and the required repairs, please schedule service using YourMechanic's engine idle...
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How can I gain more horsepower out of a stock 1977 305 chevy small block?
There are a number of performance upgrades available for this generation small block chevy. Depending on whether you are looking for quick "bolt-on" type options or looking to replace camshaft, pistons, cylinder head work, etc. will determine what your options...

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