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Oil Pan Drip
GM does not specify, nor recommend, any aftermarket sealant for this repair. There is a particular concern about the deleterious effects of aftermarket compounds added to the engine oil that "claim" to seal leaks. Furthermore, there are no products on...
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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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5.8 volt to fuel pump 1987 scottsdale
The voltage drop you are measuring is due to high resistance in the circuit. High resistance is caused by damaged wiring, corrosion, poor contacts and so forth. The way to resolve this is to trace the circuit (using the factory...
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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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How can i find out my previous title owner info? To reach out to them
The procedure to title the car in the circumstance you have described varies by state. Vehicle ownership data (i.e., identity of owner), as held by the state, is generally confidential and will never be released without a Court Order. There...
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Just replaced batteries,alternator and starter on 1987 C 3500. I have no clue what to do now. What should I look for next? Cables?
Hi Juan. Thanks for the question. A continual battery drain is usually caused by a parasitic drain - or there is some accessory that is continually open and operating. In most cases, this is caused by a damaged electrical relay....
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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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I have a 1987 Chevy Caprice and when I put it in drive it would not go forward but I put it in reverse it will go can someone hel
It is possible that a fluid and filter change could resolve the issue. However if you still have issues afterwards I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified transmission specialist.
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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 have a 1987 blazer s10 that drives for a while but then loses power, unless i restart the truck.
Hi Chris. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Typically, when a blown head gasket exists, it will impact virtually every engine system - so it's likely that this is the root issue for the other problems. To be honest, without repairing...
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Q: Problems with fuel system
Of course, be sure the tank has adequate fuel. If, by chance, the new fuel pump (or any fuel pump) was run dry that can ruin the pump impeller and thus even if the pump "runs" it won't pump. If...
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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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Q: Oil Pan Leak
Be sure the leak is really from the oil pan gasket versus, say, the front or rear crankshaft oil seals (oil leaks at the front seal are common) or the oil pressure sending unit. If the pan gasket is the...
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Q: leaking oil pan
There is nothing that you can do to add to oil to fix the gasket without clogging up the motor. You can try to use a good RTV sealer around outside od where pan is leaking but the only way...
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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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