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I have a 1993 Chevrolet 1500 5.3 4x4. I was towing a camping trailer in overdrive and all of the sudden my truck neutrals out.
Hi there. The issue is the transmission 3 / 4 clutch pack. I recommend installing a heavier friction material for the 3 / 4 clutch pack on your 4L60E transmission. Also, the clutch pack has a large wave plate. I...
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Stalling running heavy when I hit the gas pedal makes it chug
Hi there. Unfortunately, anytime the original engine is replaced; there tends to be multiple issues that pop up randomly as you're describing in your question. In most cases, it's caused by a minor electrical glitch; either an exposed or frayed...
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Coolant reservoir is a block of ice, is it possible to thaw it out and flush the system without damaging anything?
If you have a frozen overflow coolant bottle then the same coolant mix is in the engine and may also be frozen in the engine and radiator. You will need to move the vehicle into a building that is above...
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When I turn on my car my gaugecluster backlights do not work.
This may be related to a short, a faulty gauge cluster or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator. The instrument voltage regulator regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not working properly,...
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how much does it cost to have a drive shaft installed if you take the driveshaft to the mechanic?
Hi there. Our technicians come to your home or office 7 days week. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with a driveshaft replacement service. Quotes cannot be generated via the ask a mechanic portal. Your request...
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Leaking coolant onto belt
It sounds like you have a leak accompanied by overheating. From what you have described though, it is unclear if the overheating is being caused by the coolant leak (low coolant can cause overheating) or the two are just simply...
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Brakes go to floor
One of the most common causes of the brake pedal going to the floor is a loss of brake fluid. Generally, this is easy to detect due to the fact that there is usually brake fluid leaking on the ground...
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Bleeding brakes
If you are able to keep the master cylinder full and thus no air can be drawn toward the ABS pump and valving during brake bleeding, you can often get away without using a bi-directional scan tool to remotely actuate...
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I broke down yesterday and the engine will crank and back fires but will not run 1993 Dodge Dakota
Hello. I would typically start by doing a compression test of the engine. If the compression is low then there is a timing chain issue. If the compression is fine then you may have an issue with the ignition timing...
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It's not starting.
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Fuel Pressure
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a problem with maintaining fuel pressure and getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated...
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Car won't turn over or start but will push start.
Hi there. It could be your distributor or another ignition system component such as a crankshaft or cam position sensor, faulty spark plugs or a bad coil. It's also possible that your ignition relay is damaged, if you're able to...
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My car died while driving and now the car won't start. There is just a click when turning the key but lights turn on.
The check engine light may hold important clues as to what is going on. During a check engine light diagnostic, a certified mechanic from YourMechanic would use a code scanner to retrieve the specific diagnostic trouble code(s) from your car's...
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Can i put an automatic engine on a manual bmw?
If you want to use an OBD-II controlled engine (2001 versus 1993), you will have to completely replace the entire electrical system on your 1993 324i (i.e., use only the 2001 model year electrical system and computers). The engine computers...
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How do you keep an engine from cracking in cold weather without a radiator?
Hi there. The best thing to do is remove the radiator cap to the radiator and try to untwist the lower radiator hose if you can. If you cannot untwist the hose and the coolant is full or if there...
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I just bought a f150 1993 truck and I had it on cruise control going about 70 and lost power like something not catching.
There could have been something that went wrong with your transmission. Try driving in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and reverse to see if the vehicle will move. If the vehicle only moves in 4th gear, then the counter shaft has burned...
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Engine Burning Oil
If the engine did not have excessive oil consumption prior to the repair, the rings are not likely to presently be the cause of excessive oil consumption unless you have somehow ruined the rings "overnight". There are two principal possibilities....
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Car Sputters Weaker & Weaker and Cuts Off 1993 Saab
Hello - the "spark" scenario you describe probably did not do any real damage. You may, however, have a problem with cold start feature of your engine management system. This could be a weak coolant temperature sensor, intake air sensor,...
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Starting issue
It definitely sounds like you may have a fuel supply issue. Although it is unlikely that you may have received a faulty fuel pressure regulator when replacing it, this is not unheard of. Just for good measure, I would suggest...
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Car Starts but Shuts off
Hi there. It is possible that your MAF sensor combined with a dirty EGR valve that is causing this issue. Although cleaning these components might clear things up for a while, if they have never been replaced, it is probably...

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