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My temperature gauge does not work
You can take the temperature sender unit on the engine connector off and turn on the key to see if gauge moves up and down when wire is grounded on the engine block. If the gauge moves then you need...
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How much it is to fix a camshaft? 1996 Chevy S10
Hi there - unfortunately, camshaft replacement is not a service YourMechanic currently offers. Thanks for thinking of us however!
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Truck has a problem idling. 1996 dodge ram 1500.
There could be an issue with the clutch pressure plate springs. One or more of the springs may be damaged causing the pressure plate to apply at an angle making the clutch assembly lock up with the transmission input shaft...
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I plugged in a new TPS, now I can't accelerate the engine, and my overdrive and checked engine came on.
Hi there. Either the wiring to the TPS - throttle position sensors - has a broken or loose contact and is not making the sensor register properly or the sensor that was installed could be the wrong design and causing...
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Full exhaust system is not hooked up.
Check to see what on your exhaust system is hooked up. If your catalytic converter is hooked up and the pipes are hooked to the engine with good gaskets, then as long as the sensors are working, there is nothing...
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How long can I drive with bad 02 sensor? 1996 Audi A4
HI there - possibly. If it is one of the pre-catalytic converter oxygen sensors, yes, it is possible to damage the catalytic converters. From the problem codes, this would be a "Bank 1/2, Sensor 1" - the operative information that...
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96 chrysler town and country will start n shut off
Hello and thanks for writing in. it sounds like you may have a faulty mass air flow sensor that may be causing your car to die shortly after starting it. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it...
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I blew a brake line last night, replaced line.bled brakes from master cylinder, brakes very squishy
Both improper bleeding and a failed master cylinder could be the fault. Running the master cylinder dry can lead it to fail quickly. The primary seal on the master cylinder piston will tear easily. Make another attempt to bleed the...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee with 180,000 miles. As I'm driving it starts to sputter but still going the speed limit.
Sounds like the crankshaft position sensor is loosing connection when driving. Check the harness to the crankshaft position sensor and see if there is a loose wires or if the contacts can be loose when pushed against. The harness could...
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hole in casing of transmission by where it connets to block
It sounds as if the clutch has come apart, or the transmission internals have encountered a problem. In either even, it is most likely that the transmission will need to be replaced. It will really need to be inspected to...
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We are not getting any spark from the coil pack and it still wont crank what could be the problem?
Hi there. Unfortunately, we are not quite clear as to what your engine is NOT doing. If the engine will not crank over, this is a starter issue and has nothing to do with ignition timing or spark. If the...
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My power sliding door on my 1996 Pontiac Transport moves really slow makes a whining noise and does not latch all the way shut.
Hi there. The sliding door has a track that the door rides in and allows the rollers on the door to move as the door motors operate. The track tends to get rust and buildup in it making the rollers...
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How do you put a 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.9 360 motor in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with a 4.7 in it or a 4.0?
Hi there. You will have to swap the engine and transmission as a unit with the computer and harness to the other vehicle. There will be a need to fabricate engine mounts if the old mounts will not mount up...
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Water pump in 96 Cadillac is over tightened, is the only hope to replace the water pump housing?
The only possible alternative to gain access might be to raise or lower the entire engine and transmission assembly. This would add a large amount or labor time and cost to the repair as engine and transmission mounts would have...
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Shifting problem?
Hi There, It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside...
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When replacing a timing belt, do I have to buy the parts?
Hello and thanks for writing in. You do not have to buy the parts from YourMechanic and are welcome to provide your own parts, however if you decide to purchase the parts from YourMechanic, the parts will be an additional...
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I have a '96 Ford Probe GT that I will have owned for 20 years come July. It is now a my second car and I'm debating whether to
Hi there. My general rule of thumb on whether or not it's a good idea to repair or part ways of a vehicle is based on this simple equation. If the cost of repairs and inspections is more than 50%...
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Car is idling at high rpm's and when the days are hot the car cranks but doesn't turn on and also exhaust is smoking when i rev it
Hello - your symptoms suggest worn piston rings or valve stem seals (smoking), and a possible air leak in the intake, or idle air control valve sticking open (high idle). Both are signs of a higher-mileage engine with significant wear....
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I changed my fuel pump and now I have a gas leak I can see it dripping on the ground. It's a 96 blazer
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel line running to or from the pump that may be leaking. As you know, this can be very dangerous and should be looked at as soon as possible to avoid...
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Fuel pressure
Hello, You may want to try checking the fuel pump relay. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power on another wire. To activate the fuel pump your ECU actually connects one...

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