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replace oil pump and pick up tube
Hi there. Typically when the oil pressure changes based on the type of oil you are using, it's an issue with the pick-up itself. Quite often, the wrong sized or style of oil pump or a pick-up line that is...
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Will a 327 bored over to 350 bolt right into my 87 c10 with stock 350?
Hi there. A small block is a small block - regardless of the cubic inch displacement. The size of the engine block is what matters for having it fit on the stock motor mounts, meaning that a 327 (which is...
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1987 Ford e350 rv cranks over but wont start and have tried everything and checked most reasons why it may not please help
At the age of your car it could be about anything, but the good news is that the engine in your truck is a pretty sturdy unit so I doubt you have major engine problems at just 96,K miles. A...
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Bubbling behind dashboard when starting car
Hi There, It sounds like you may have air bubbles in your cooling system. Typically, this is easily fixed by having the cooling system flushed. The heater core is also located behind the dashboard in your vehicle which is likely...
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My car stalls when hitting a bump, once stalled it takes a while for the engine to restart.
If your vehicle is only stalling when you hit a bump then it will be a loose electrical connection or an electronic part that is sensitive to road shock. This will need to be isolated to locate the issue. The...
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I'm planning on buying an 1987 dodge truck as a first vehicle but I'd like to know what are the first things I should replace?
Hello, thank you for writing in. 1987 truck's by Dodge were enjoyed for decades. The truck you are looking at is going to need components specific to the condition the truck is in. If you have not already, obtain a...
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Exposed wires on in tank pump
If the original pump had a cover over the electrical, the new one should also have a cover over any electrical components. It may be possible to remove the other encasement from the original fuel pump and use it to...
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Pump bolt broken
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no the steering rack/tie rods, can I leave the car on tires and not jacks
With all weight of the vehicle on the suspension, leaving the tie rod ends disconnected from the steering knuckles has no deleterious effect. Note though, if you have loosened the axle nut (it doesn't sound like you did in this...
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How do you determine the condition of automatic transmission fluid?
Your Honda uses Dextron III transmission fluid, which should be pink in color. Once the fluid starts to turn brown, it has deteriorated. However, to ensure the longevity of your transmission, you should replace the fluid every 30,000 miles per...
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I have a car that i purchased a year and a half ago but lost and never transferred over the title can I get info on it? Please
If you did not get the title put into your name and then lost the title you will need to seek out the previous owner to see if they can get a duplicate title and then sign it over to...
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My truck is doing a very loud thumping sound and wont go over 25
In most cases a loud low thumping noise is an indication an engine main crankshaft bearing has gone bad or you are losing oil pressure in the engine. I recommend not driving the vehicle and contact a mobile mechanic like...
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Why aren't my sparkplugs sparking?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first two components to look at are the distributor and the coil. If you have a spark tester, test light, or voltmeter, you can measure the power supply along the circuit and find...
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1987 Pontiac Grand Am Se 3.0 v6 three speed, does the bottom trans line go to the bottom or top of the radiator.
The outlet from the transmission is plumbed to the top radiator connection. The bottom port on the radiator goes to the inlet (return) on the transmission. The return port in the transmission will have an internal check valve for identification....
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My ac/heater won’t turn on in my 1987 cutlass it was working yesterday but now nothing
Hi Johnnie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. If your AC/Heater will not turn on (meaning the blower motor), then it's likely that you have a blown fuse or damaged electrical relay that powers the blower motor is likely the cause....
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Hot start issues
The air fuel ratio is off on your hot starts probably due to sensors or controls operating out of range or perhaps due to a stuck open EGR valve. Heat affects ignition coils and can also adversely affect sensors such...
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I bought a 87nissanpathfinderxe3.0v6 having trouble figuring out exactly where the fuel linehoses connect to carb
Hi Chuck. Thanks for contacting us today. In situations like this, it's always best to purchase a service and repair manual for the vehicle, so you can review the manufacturer's diagram and fuel line connections. This will help you view...
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High pitched chain dragging type sound at lower speeds in 1987 toyota van
Hi John. Thanks for contacting us today. At first glance of your question, the first thing I would verify is if your emergency brake might be pressed or engaged somehow. It's also possible that a rear wheel bearing is starting...
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1987 300zx wouldn’t start but would fire up, changed the fuel pump now it won’t even fire up, the battery is charged
Failure to crank, that is no starter motor operation, does not implicate the fuel pump circuit in any way. First, the battery should be load tested to determine if it is usable. Batteries can "appear" charged but actually be useless...
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Cranks but does not start.
You will need to first see if the fuel pump is working and the engine has ignition spark to the spark plugs. You may have a bad fuel pump in the fuel tank or ignition problem with ignition module. ...

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