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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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I have a 1984 Ford F 150 turns over won't start have replace starter ignition control module rotor distributor coil anything else
The stator inside the distributor is what signals the ignition control module to make the coil spark. You will need to replace the stator inside distributor or replace entire distributor assembly if you so not have a press and knowlege...
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Testing pickup coil with ohmn meter
If you can operate the engine to bring it to normal operating temperature, the ohm readings will be more accurate (the following readings are for a hot engine). For the pick up coil (magnetic pick up assembly), connect your ohmmeter...
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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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1984 Ford e350 with 460, died while accelerating from a stop, replaced inline fuse from starter relay,now cranks but no start.
The first thing to try is another ignition module and then the distributor and coil next. These are the most common issues.
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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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84 ltd crown Victoria trying to swap from trottle body to the 89 fuel rail system do I need to change the computer
You will need an appropriate PCM particularly if you are referring to installing individual cylinder sequential fuel injection. The pulse on time and timing will have to be controlled through the computer. You will need a modified intake as well....
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I have a 1984 camaro. My passenger side window won't go up or down
Since your window moves a few inches, my first guess would be the regulator. But your car is over 30 years old so it could be anything or any combination of things. The parts are not expensive, so it wouldn't...
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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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I have a 84 Cutlass supreme with a 305 in it i had some work done to it but when i put the car in reverse its stalling out.
Hi Seantez. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, when you shift into reverse and the vehicle stalls, it's due to damage within the valve body of the transmission. If your Cutlass Supreme is fuel injected, clogged injectors or...

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