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Bad fuel pump or another issue? 1992 GMC C1500
Hello - I agree with you that this is likely a fuel supply issue. There are several possibilities as the source of the problem fuel pump or fuel pump relay (runs, but gets hot and fails), fuel filter clogged, dirty...
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Whining sound when I accelerate and shift from gear to gear. 1992 Ford F150
Hello - you may be ruling out the throwout bearingthen too quickly, since your first symptoms are the noise occurs when you shift. Try taking the belt off (so that no engine-driven accessories are turning), starting the engine, then press...
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Engine stalls when accelerating from idle
Hi there - excellent work, I commend you on your diagnostic skills! Yes, based on your description and testing, I would agree that the fuel pressure regulator is the most likely candidate for this problem. Bear in mind that a...
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My car start and shuts right back off i can hear the fuel pump hum so what could it be keeping it from staying running
Hi there: In this situation, the engine will typically shut off due to restriction in fuel flow, a failure in the air fuel mixture or an ignition system malfunction. Due to the multiple possible causes, it's important to have a...
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I can not hear fuel pumps kick on when I turn key on , I have checked relay, fuse and replaced fuel tank select switch.
Hi there. A plugged fuel filter could cause the fuel pump to work harder and eventually fail. The filter plugged will not prevent the fuel pump from coming on. Turning the key to the on position only, the fuel pump...
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Engine cranks, but does not fire
A crankshaft position sensor is an electronic device used to monitor the position or rotational speed of the crankshaft. This information is used by engine management systems to control the fuel injection or the ignition system timing and other engine...
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Don't know what to do.
Hi there: Most likely this grinding noise is not related to the brakes, but a failing wheel bearing that's causing the grinding noise. When the rear wheel bearings begin to fail, they lose lubrication; which causes metal-to-metal grinding to occur....
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Where is the fuel filter on a 1992 Chrysler imperial
The fuel filter is located on the passenger frame rail. It should be located on the inside of the frame rail, typically just in front of the fuel tank.
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Where is air conditioning sensor in EB ford
Hi there: We're not quite sure what type of Ford you're referring to; however, if you're referring to the AC pressure switch, it's typically located behind the dashboard connected to the air conditioning selector button.
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Car stalling
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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the car is stuck in first gear and wont shift
A certified mechanic from YourMechanic could perform a mobile no shift diagnostic right at your location in order to identify the cause. If, as you mention, the shift linkage feels loose there is a possibility of an easy to address...
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Alternator, Serpentine belt, or battery?
Hi there. It sounds like the alternator has failed. What the internet didn't tell you was that the alternator's voltage during idle and load as well as its output amperage during both conditions needs to be tested to properly determine...
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My truck won't start - 1992 Ford F-150
There are fuses which could be implicated. Computer chips these days are mostly in the PCM (Powertrain Control Module) but it is rare for the PCM to fail. More often the no-start condition is due to a problem in the...
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How can I swap to a Vortec engine without a lot of trouble?
The engines are very similar other than a few subtle differences. The donor engine is only a couple of years newer so I do believe many of the electronics may be the same. Make sure you use a new gasket...
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A 20-year-old two-seater Honda is in great shape but the window on the passenger side will not roll up electrically anymore
The power window circuit may fail in a few ways. A blown fuse would definitely cause the window to lose function. One fuse may effect only one or both windows depending on how the vehicle is wired. The switch used...
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When I try to accelerate it won't get up to speed and acts as if it's not getting enough gas. I changed my fuel filter and still nothing.
This sounds like you may be having a fuel delivery problem which us usually a result of the motor starving for fuel causing a lack of acceleration as you describe. This may be can be caused by many different things...
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Car runs poorly and stalls 1992 Oldsmobile 88
Hello - the engine hesitation and stalling, along with the Code 42, indicate a problem with ignition timing for your car. On your car, the ignition module provide a basic engine timing profile. While running, ignition timing shifts to the...
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I have a 1992 Honda Accord EX and I'm having an issue with the car not having power to the dash at all and doesn't start.
Hi there: The symptoms you're describing are often an indicator that a problem exists with the alternator or charging system such as an electrical relay. Before you spend another penny trying to chase the symptoms by purchasing more parts, it's...
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Won't start
Hi there. Assuming, the engine is mechanically sound. The part of the description you provided that concerns me is, the quad driver errors. The quad drivers are integral of the ECM (engine control module)/computer and control fuel injector operation. Assuming,...
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What is wrong with my car?
Is the check engine light illuminated on the dashboard? Stalling problems may come up when there are parts failing like the crankshaft position sensor, worn spark plugs or an old fuel pump. The squealing noise you are hearing may be...

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