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I have a 84 regal limited with a SBC 350. I just bought a brand new battery, but I do have a bad alternator that I'm about to repl
Hello. There are a few things I would check out first before you replace your alternator. The first thing I would inspect is any ground wire connections within the ignition system. Sometimes an ignition relay will have a faulty connection,...
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84 regency over heating and leaking COOL coolant?
Hi there. A coolant leak can be caused by a cracked radiator, broken coolant line, or damaged water pump and more. The best way to find the leak is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and...
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Allen are you in the Orange County Area?
YourMechanic serves Orange County. All of the services listed at YourMechanic's services page are available to you as you rebuild the vehicle. You can request specific repair cost data, for any service of interest, by simply clicking on "Get a...
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Crankshaft turning
Hi There, You may want to double check the installation of the main bearings. If these are not perfectly set inside the main journals with the main caps properly fit, the crank may not turn as smoothly as it should...
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4l80E mechanical
TransGo makes a manual shift conversion kit for the 4L80-E. This shift kit installs inside the valve body and turns the 4L80-E into a purely mechanical transmission so no computer at all is required. This kit will require vacuum from...
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Old RV can't get it to start
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 a 1984 Chevy K10 1/2ton P/U and am having trouble with the ignition system. When I turn the key I get no response from ACC
Hi there. Based on what you have listed as symptoms, it very much appears to be an ignition switch problem. It's either an electrical short in the ignition switch or a damaged relay. If you'd like to have one of...
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I want to change from automatic to standard transmission on my 84' chevy c10.
Hi there. Unfortunately this is not a service one of our mobile mechanics could offer, so we're not able to offer a quote or estimate. In regards to whether or not it can be done, the answer is "maybe". If...
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When engine is on in either reverse or drive the car bounces slightly but not in neutral or park and not all the time.
Hi there. When the front end becomes bumpy while driving, it's typically caused by struts that are worn out, steering stabilizer bushings that are damaged or a different suspension component that is beginning to wear. In order to correctly diagnose...
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84 Chevy Camaro; My AC compressor locked up.
Hi there. I would recommend purchasing a service and repair manual for your Chevrolet Camaro, as it will provide you with all the information you seek. Since this is a service we offer customers, you might also want to request...
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1984 ranger revving high before shifting into gear. Automatic Transmission
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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84 Motor home won't turn over. There are battery power supply issues.
Hi there. The clicking noise maybe coming from the jacks to the vehicle if the vehicle has hydraulic lifting jacks. When the jacks are in the up position and the brakes off, the hydraulic motor maybe operating and trying to...
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1984 Mercedes 380 SL is stalling
At that age, it could be just about anything, but based on the symptom, I'm going to speculate that you have a problem with rust in the fuel tank. When rust builds up in the tank, it gathers around the...
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My truck spits, chugs and dies when accelerating
It sounds like you may have a fuel pressure problem or a problem getting enough fuel through to the carburetor (judging by the year, assuming it is a carburetor motor). You may also want to check the distributor advance as...
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went from starting quick to running like crap and sound like crap also has a small back fire noise like say B with ur lips silnt
Hello there. If the fuel tank is contaminated with debris, it should be either replaced or completely cleaned out. However, the problem with older fuel cells is they are metal, and likely have a lot of rust in the fuel...
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i have a 1984 ford XF EFI 4.1l and had to change the radiator because it had blown a whole in it down the road from my house, luck
If the vehicle overheated when the radiator leaked, that can cause damage to the engine (valves can stick in the guides, head gasket can leak, vacuum leaks on the intake can develop and so forth), possibly enough to cause the...
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stalls and brake fail light come on after putting in new radiator
Hi there. The lights are probably coming on because you haven't completed the installation of the tail shaft. This likely triggered an error code that is illuminated the warning light. I'd recommend completing the installation, resetting the error codes if...
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1984 suburban facelif
Unfortunately, these are not interchangeable without doing some frame rail modifications as the frame and chassis on these two eras of suburbans are a bit different. This can be done with the correct fabricating. You will need to consult a...
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Firebird runs for about 20 minutes then starts goosing and stalls. when slowing down and turning it stalls. Installed a new module, a new fuel pump, and a new filter.
Hi there. If your engine has a carburetor, check the float and see if its sticking. The float will not move properly and cause the engine to over fuel and flood the engine which will stall it out. I recommend...
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Aloha Lucas, I'm considering buying a 84 rabbit convertible. I'm wondering how reliable they are? I live in Maui, so it's more war
The reliability of a vehicle can be judged by reviewing the back issue of "Consumer" Reports that reported specific reliability data for the 1984 Rabbit. For a long time now, "Consumer Reports" has conducted an Annual Survey of vehicle owners...

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