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Will the egr valve make my truck from running
Hi Gary. Thanks for contacting us today. When the vehicle sits for extended periods without running, several fuel and emissions system components will require replacement or extensive cleaning. This would include the EGR valve. It's also possible that fuel injectors...
I have a 1988 Chrysler Fifth Ave,everything under the hood was wet now it's been 3days and still won't start
Excessive moisture and, worse, liquid water, all over the engine will cause electrical components to malfunction. The engine should be inspected to determine if it can be "dried out" and to determine which connectors and components need to be removed...
i have a qeustion
The major rebuild kits of interest involve engine kits and transmission kits. Rebuild kits are sold for other vehicle components such as the power steering pump, air conditioning compressor and so forth, but those kits are fairly mundane. Engine and...
Is there a serpentine belt that will fit without using the ac compressor cause the ac compressor is ceased
A shorter belt is not recommended. Instead, a commercially available bypass pulley (aka, "a/c delete") is installed and you just use your original belt and routing. This bypass pulley bolts to the block in lieu of the compressor. In your...
I have a 1988 Chevy k1500 automatic. The other day it started having issues switching from first to second gear. I would have to g
You will need to have the transmission fluid pressures checked and fluid condition checked to see if it is burnt. You may have bad internal transmission failure of the clutches and other hardware.
Q: No spark from coil
Hi Jeremy. Thanks for the question today. Sometimes the most simple solution is the one that we miss. In cases, like you've described, more often than not the root issue is a faulty ground wire. I would remove the coil...
1988 mercedes 420sel how do you self diagnostic check check engine light is on continually in the car
If the vehicle has an 8 (or 16) pin data connector, you can use a reader and refer to a MB Fault Code Manual for Model Years 1988-1997. The blinking codes are also documented in the Factory Service Manual (copies...
Changing shock absorbers
Hi Khaled. Thanks for contacting us today. Replacing shocks and struts on a vehicle follows three basic rules or best practices. First, you should always replace shocks in pairs on the same axle of front wheel drive and rear wheel...
I have a check oil light that's always on but the oil pressure is good how do you fix the light
You will need to have computer tested for codes and diagnose the codes and then have the oil pressure tested with a manual gauge and if pressure is good then replace the oil pressure sending unit and retest system. ...
4wd wont engage
The outside hubs are designed when the front drive shaft starts to turn the axles the outside hubs lock the hub to the shafts with special locking mechanisms. They will need to be taken apart and cleaned and greased and...
Motorhome will not start.
Hi Martiza. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, we're unable to help here, as we only offer repair and service tips for consumer cars, light trucks and SUV's sold in the United States. You might find better help by consulting...
hi i am wokring on my dads 1988 suburban and i cant locate his 4wd actuator
I do not show any R10 Suburban having 4x4 and do show a V10 Suburban does. The actuator on this vehicle is on the transfer case and is vacuum controlled.
i am trying to replace his 4wd actuator and i can not locate it i currently have an electric actuator, and i cant find weather it
You do not have a front differential actuator on this vehicle and will have automatic locking hubs. The hub mechanism is what locks and unlocks the hubs.The vacuum actuated front ends are only on the vehicle's that have a different...
Transmission range sensor
It sounds like you may have a problem with the transmission range sensor, also known as the transmission position sensor. This sensor is responsible for sending data or input to the PCM relating to the transmission in order for the...
truck wont go into gear and you can move shift selector without depressing brakes
Hi Ryan. Thanks for sending us your question today. It really depends on the condition of the transmission as to what might be causing your problems If you are restoring a 1988 Suburban and have not rebuilt the trans, or...
I have an '88 Chevy C2500 truck. My serpentine belt snapped, I replaced it, and it snapped again. All pulleys seem to be working.
Hi John. Thanks for sending in your question today. Usually, there are three reasons a serpentine belt breaks quickly. First, it's not installed or 'snaked' correctly. Second, the tensioner pulley is damaged or the belt is not correctly tightened. Finally,...
I have an 88 bmw 325i convertible and i runs rough when im at a stop light it sounds like it wants to stall also happens while acc
It is possible that the rat could be the cause of the engine running rough. It is also possible that another issue could exist. I would recommend having your fuel and ignition system inspected by a qualified professional to determine...
How many amps does my wps alternator model 8165-7n-5g put out and will it work in my 454 Chevy
This is an aftermarket alternator (100 amp) put out by Summit Trupart and is designed for smaller vehicles with 2.2L-2.4L 4 cylinder motors. Your motor requires an alternator that will put out a minimum of 140 amps. I would suggest...
Gutted bmw E30
To register the vehicle, all lighting that it was equipped with at the factory must be in place and operational. As in most jurisdictions, Maryland's safety inspection, required prior to titling and registering a used car, requires an inspection of...

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