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Starting a engine without transmission installed
If the starter bolts to the transmission bell housing, that component would have to be re-installed. If the starter bolts to the engine block, then you can use the starter as is to start the engine. However, it is likely...
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1992 Ford Ranger 2.3 l 5 speed manual swap to 302 Ford with 5-speed manual but engines from 1981 is it do able
The swap is possible but it is impractical especially if you intend to register the vehicle for use on public roads. The alteration in weight will require suspension/alignment modifications that will have to be engineered. Even prior to doing this...
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1992 GMC somoma 4.3 keeps burning fuel pumps as soon as they are put in
Fuel pumps rely on fuel for cooling and lubrication so be sure the tank is always kept at least one-quarter full of fuel. If there is a voltage drop on the supply circuit to the pump, that will cause high...
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car doesn't turn on anymore
You would need to check to see if there is spark to the spark plugs and if you do then have to check fuel pressure to see if pump is pumping enough pressure. The engine may not have spark and...
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How to change the oil pump on a 92 Acura vigor?
Hi Dawn. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When a camshaft breaks, it can cause significant damage not only to the cylinder head, but also bottom end deck if the head gasket was torched. If the deck is not blocked (or...
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Windshield wipers don't work
Hi there. If the wipers stopped working on all speeds then the wiper motor may have failed. I typically start with checking the voltage at the motor to see if it is present. If it is not then there may...
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Why wont my transmission go into fifth gear for my 40 volvo
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Why does my Transmission pops out of gear
Hello. Popping out of gear is a common problem when it comes to manual transmissions. The most common reason a manual transmission would jump out of gear is due to low or contaminated fluid, worn synchronizers inside the transmission, or...
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Transmission problem
The VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) is most likely bad and needs to be replaced. The reason that the transmission shifts almost normally with it disconnected is due to the computer is using a failure memory to substitute for the shift...
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Transmission not engaging
Hello. If the shifter is moving fine and the truck responds to the shifter position but does not move when the transmission has more than likely failed. If there is no response at all, then it may be the shift...
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Transmission leaking
With the fill plug chewed up, you will not be able to check the fluid quality or level in your gearbox. You will need to have a technician equipped with an extractor to remove the plug, check fluid level and...
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Transmission is not going into gear
Hello. If you were previously experiencing issues with the transmission due to a bad shifter cable then it may be possible that the cable has now failed completely and needs to be replaced. The clutch pedal mechanism is connected to...
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Timing off in vehicle.
Greetings! Have a trained technician, like the ones here at YourMechanic, come out and take a look for you. The mechanic will be able to turn the engine over to determine why the car is not starting and confirm proper...
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Starts then dies
When the engine is in crank mode the fuel pump relay is energized by ignition start signal. Once the car starts the fuel pressure relay is energized by the oil pressure switch. If you have fuel pressure during crank but...
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Security light; car won't start
Often times when the ignition is replaced the security system will need to reprogrammed to recognize that a component has been legitimately replaced and that the vehicle is not being stolen. I would ask one of the mechanics at YourMechanic...
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Problems starting my car
Hi. Usually a high pitched noise would narrow the diagnosis down to either a pulley issue or belt issue. I recommend having a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, listen to the noise to see why your car is...
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Power windows do not work.
Check to see if you are getting power to the white wire to the driver's window switch when the key is on. If not, then check and replace the ignition relay 2 in the engine fuse box. The main circuit...
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Power window not working.
If the motor is getting power from the switch and still not moving, the problem is the motor / regulator. If no power is received from the switch when pressing, the problem is the switch. Make sure the fuse is not blown,...
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No power to fuel pump
Sounds like you might have an electrical issue. If all 4 wires on the relay had power, there is something wrong with the wiring. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power...
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Needs to pass smog check..
If the check engine light is only coming on when your on the freeway it might be a problem that the computer is only recognizing at cruising speeds. Your best bet would be to have a certified mechanic read the...

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