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Backfiring is often caused by a too lean or too rich air-to-fuel ratio although a few other causes are discussed below. A backfire in the intake manifold is caused by a ratio that is too lean (not enough fuel). A...
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85 chevy s10 dash electrical problems gauges all drop when dash lights are on
Definitely check that the stereo was installed properly. If you can't find a wiring diagram online, try a local stereo installer. They might be able to help you out. GM products, particularly in the 80's, were prone to gauge issues....
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Right bank not firing 85 5.0 gt ho
Hi there. Usually when this sort of thing occurs, it's due to a distributor or ignition coil problem. It is also possible that the spark plug wires are not connected correctly. I would recommend removing the distributor cap to inspect...
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Why do my 1985 4.1 engine suurge
It is possible that you could be having an issue with your fuel pump. I would recommend first starting by getting the fuel pressure tested by a qualified professional. Once this has been done you will want to compare the...
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I had a fuel pump,filter,and the gas tank cleaned and lined in my 1985 Cadillac Seville the car is surging it cuts off but crank r
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be experiencing a wide variety of issues. Considering the age of the vehicle, the list can get even more extensive. Unfortunately, this is going to be a process of elimination until...
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Car runs with fuel line pulled and misses when it's attached
Check for obvious causes, like a mispositioned or improperly adjusted choke. Check for vacuum leaks. If nothing obvious exists, you have already performed an adequate experiment to condemn the carburetor. That is, by happenstance, in your case cutting off the...
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Surging
Hi There, Its sounds like you may have an issue with the refrigerant being overfilled or potentially have a bad AC compressor switch, which is what controls the AC compressor and when it cycles on and off. Any time the...
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Fuel pressure
Hi There, It sounds like you may need to check the carburetor for adjustments. I would start with checking the float, accelerator pump, the pump cam, squirter and secondary opening rate to be sure this is all in sync. Generally,...
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I was told I need shift linkage insulators and bushings. Can Your Mechanic do this service at my home and what is the cost?
Hi there. As of now, replacing the shift linkage bushings and insulators is not a service that our mobile mechanics offer. We are adding services every week, when customers require the service. I will forward your inquiry to our sales...
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Engine looses power.
Hi there. What you are describing is common with a clogged fuel injector or throttle body that is dirty. In some instances, a blockage of carbon deposits will impede the engine's ability to accelerate smooth. Sometimes simply having the fuel...
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I have a 454 big block chevy suburban 85 c20 rwd and it seems to stall and misfire not allowing me to accelerate or even stop it f
Hi there. Typically when I see this issue on big block chevy engines, the first thing I do is check the distributor first. Verify the cap is not cracked, rotor is good, and the distributor is solidly mounted to the...
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1985 190D: how do I remove the window motor wiring from the switch. Pulled gentlely on wire but did not want to pull too hard. T
All vehicle wiring terminals have "locks", which usually consist of plastic tabs that must be depressed to withdraw the terminal (plug) although some of the locks can be really sophisticated and even include sliding components and insert plastic keys that...
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RE: 1985 Toyota Camry LE Engine swap to 200 HP.
Although the engine computer used in 1985 engines is rudimentary, the fact that it exists means that you will have to completely change out the vehicle's wiring harness. Those harnesses are no longer available, of course, which means that you...
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I have rotated my engine by hand for several minutes and still can't find TDC. My car running fine I only changed my water pump.
You should replace the timing belt if it got wet with coolant or it will fail prematurely. The timing marks shown here will align only every two revolutions of the crankshaft.
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Car starts but wont stay running
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...
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Which rear wheel drive standard transmission fit a front wheel drive 1985 Toyota Camry DIESEL?
Hi there - no rear wheel drive transmission will work in the front wheel drive Camry, but the 5-speed manual transaxle offered in the '1983-1986 Camry will bolt in. Modifications for a transmission mounts, clutch and shifter will, of course,...
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Low idle in gear way to low, why?
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My 1985 300zx is taking 2 to 3 hours to crank after u take the battery out and put another battery in.
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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What is the torque specifications for the engine mounts on my 1985 Isuzu Pick up
Hello. The torque specifications for the engine mounts on this engine are 25 foot pounds of torque. Make sure that there is no corrosion on the bolts.
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I have a 1989 caprice it go into heard easy and it chatch but when i hit the gas its not catching
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...

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