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I got a motor for my truck not to long ago and the motor will turn over a little by hand but not all the way around what could it?
There are quite a few issues that will keep an engine from spinning around completely. Something falling into the intake and coming into contact with the top of the piston, a valve hanging open and not allowing the piston to...
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Engine clicking and shaking
Hello. The symptoms you describe can be caused by a few different things. A few possibilities are an exhaust leak, or some sort of engine performance issue, such as a misfire. If the noise appears to be coming from the...
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1990 camry (A14OE) wont up shift or down shift out of second gear
Acceleration issues could be related to faults in the engine's air flow meter, throttle position sensor, or components in the fuel and ignition systems. Typically, a slow acceleration diagnostic is requested to identify the underlying issue. With regard to the...
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Is there an easy fix to a 700R4 transmission pump problem?
Hello there, many faults will cause the transmission in your 1990 C2500 to lose forward and reverse gears. The most common causes of transmission issues are low oil level, fluid leaks, shifter linkage faults, or shift solenoids. You stated the...
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while selector is in "D" position the transmission starts out in and stays in second gear
Poor or low fluid condition may contribute to this. If the transmission has not been serviced in the last 3-4 years or 60,000 miles, the issue may be mechanical/hydraulic inside the transmission. If the clutches inside the transmission are badly...
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Broken rear-end shock mounting bracket
The rear end will bounce more than what you are use to when the shock worked. You will need to have the bracket welded back on to the rear as soon as possible.
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Battery sparking
Hi There, This may sound a bit like stating the obvious, but this happens all too frequently even with some very technically able mechanics; check to be sure the positive cable is connected to the positive terminal and negative to...
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Ran car with no oil, car stopped on hwy what to do now?
Hello There, Unfortunately, it sounds like your car may have had some catastrophic damage due to running it without any oil. Depending on how long and how low the oil levels were when you drove it prior to it shutting...
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My car won't start half the time but if u wait 45 mins it will?
Hi There, What you are describing is a common sign of a failing 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...
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Hood up or down when changing wiper arm?
Hi there. If you are unable to remove and replace the wiper arms on your vehicle due to the hood getting in the way, you may have to remove the hood to take the wiper arms off. If you need...
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When I put the charged battery in the car, the engine started and the vehicle moved with no key. Why?
Hi there. There is a short to the ignition switch in the steering column. The starter relay wires to the ignition switch may have shorted to the main power to the ignition switch. This would cause the engine to start...
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Can't go forward but I can go backwards, middle of winter. It's like truck holds when I put it into drive
I am assuming that your truck has drum brakes in the rear, so please understand that this is where the following comments are coming from. If you use your parking brake in extremely cold conditions, especially on older vehicles that...
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My 1990 Subaru Legacy wagon is overheating, coolant is full though. Some slight smoke coming out of the end of the radiator hose.
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the coolant is full this time, and no loss of coolant has taken place, then you are likely experiencing a lack of coolant flow. When the coolant is not circulated through the system,...
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rear gas tank built up pressure leaking gas out gas cap
There was a recall back in the early 90's for this problem. The cause was the fuel pumps would use the fuel and then return it to another tank through the switching valve and the fuel pumps. The repair was...
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Truck shut down and will not start.
I see the note about the battery cables, but was the battery tested as well? If the battery is not being charged properly, the vehicle will not run for long periods of time. If the battery and connections check out...
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Stalling at cold start, replaced idle air control valve 1990 Chevy P30 6.2 l diesel
Hi - there are a few other component problems that could be causing your poor cold starting. One or more failed glow plugs and air leaks in the air intake will cause poor cold-start and cold-running behavior. I would recommend...
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How do I replace the fuel pu on a 1990 Lexus es250
On this vehicle, the fuel tank has to be completely removed from the vehicle to access the fuel pump. The fuel pump is held in a retainer that is mounted in a large access hole at the top of the...
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Vehicle tries to turn over but will not start after overheating.
If you overheated the engine until you started to loose speed from the engine seizure locking up then you have already damaged the internal engine bearings and pistons possibly. I would recommend letting the engine cool completely and then check...
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Power steering warninglight on off
Hi there. Most of the time, the power steering warning light is illuminated when there is a mechanical or electrical issue that triggers an error code and then illuminates the light on the dash. In other cases, it can illuminate...

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