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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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Engine red up but no acceleration
Hi there. What you are describing is an indication typically of a damaged torque converter or interior transmission problems. In some cases,this issue can be resolved by flushing the transmission fluid and changing the filter, while other times this will...
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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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why my 1985 190e mbz lose power at 3k rpms
If the engine is losing power, the cause of that can be diagnosed, and any required repairs made, if you request an engine loss of power diagnostic. To give you an initial idea, although there are many possibilities, a partial...
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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'm rebuilding my quadrajet and the new accelerator pump is too small around for the hole so it won't seal. Is there another piece
If the clearance is VERY small, depending on the cup material gasoline may cause enough swelling to form the seal. There are no other seals if you have an already assembled pump in the bore. It would not be unusual...
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Car dies while on but at a stop, won't start until the next day.
It is possible that you could have a problem with your ignition switch. If the ignition switch has an electrical issue, this can cut out the ignition to the entire engine and cause it to die. This would also explain...
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i have a 1985 chevy 350 motor that starts an runs great as soon as you put it in gear it will die. I also noticed that when its in
since it runs bad when pressing brake you may have a bad brake booster leaking vacuum when brake pressed. Try to pinch off the big vacuum line to the brake booster or disconnecting and plugging it and see if you...
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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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I have a 85 BMW. Lost of shake and vibration in 3rd gear at 2k rpms roughly
Hi there. You might want to purchase a service and repair manual for your BMW and follow their guidelines on removing the rotor. Unfortunately, we are only able to complete OEM repairs and service - so it might be a...
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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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