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Fuel pump - 1998 Chevrolet Blazer
hello - yes, this could be the fuel pump failing, but could also be the fuel pump fuse(s) or relay. Either of these would cause the fuel pump to stop working, even if it was good. I recommend a car...
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Code 420 on 98 Corolla.
If the converter is functioning, the voltage output from the downstream oxygen sensor should be somewhat steady at around half a volt. What you seeing in the car with the P0420 code is a high-low voltage signal from the downstream...
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I have a brand new starter installed in a 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9l V8 magnum and it only clicks I have also replaced the relay wha
Hi Jasper. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are several possible sources of this issue. The most common is the starter relay being damaged, but if you've replaced it, you can remove that from the equation. The second would be...
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Antifreeze coming out at the base of the oil dipstick tube
That would be unusual so be sure that the antifreeze is not leaking elsewhere and then flowing to that spot. If it is coming out at that point, pull the dipstick to confirm that there is antifreeze in the crankcase....
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98 mazda b2500 steering wheel was locked. I turned key and wheel and it came loose. now truck don't do anything. battery is fine.
You're not imagining it. The ignition switch is made up of two parts, the lock assembly which handles the job of locking the steering column, and the switch element which does the electrical work. The switch element is made of...
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Car makes a loud grinding noise when I try to start it, would this be the starter or timing chain?
You should try and turn the engine manually on front of crankshaft pulley to see if engine is seized. If engine turns over by hand then problem will most likely be the starter. If you cannot turn motor then it...
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I’m trying to losen the crackshaft pulley on a 98 Nissan Maxima which way to I turn it to losen it?
Turn the bolt counterclockwise while using the Nissan special service tool (or equivalent) to securely hold the central portion of the balancer. Be sure not to hold the outer circumference of the balancer or the pulley as that will damage...
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Won't start
You need to look on the dash to see if your theft light is active. The system will let you crank it a few times until it locks out the crank signal. You may need to try another key if...
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Wire
Your vehicle does not rely on a single ignition wire at start up. When you turn the ignition key, many different circuits are actuated, even within just the ignition system (not to mention the fuel system), corresponding to different vehicle...
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Why is there water in my carburetor in my 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport
The only way water gets into the carburetor is from fuel in the fuel tank. You got the water from the gas station fuel tanks. You need to add drygas (HEET) in the tank to try and get out the...
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Warning light coming on
Are and of the gauges not acting like they normally do? On your vehicle a common failure is of the oil pressure sending unit. When this happens your gauge will display zero oil pressure and cause the check gauges light...
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Turn signals
Try to turn on and off the 4 way flasher switch several times and then leave off then try turn signals again. If they still act up then you most likely have a bad turn signal switch internally shorted. ...
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Truck cranks but won't start
Hello. If this happened right after replacing the battery terminal, then you may have a security system issue or a problem with the crank position sensor. Most of the time when you have a loss of voltage, the security system...
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Transmission won't shift into second gear
This is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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thermostat
Hello, this comes up frequently on this vehicle. As you may know the thermostat on this engine is contained in a plastic housing. This housing also contains the coolant temperature sensor. Due to the fact that is it made of...
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the engine is cranking but not starting
Hi there. If your troubles instantly occurred; meaning your were driving just fine, then the engine shut down and no longer starts, it's likely that you damaged an ignition or electrical system component. Although the distributor or cap and internal...
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The car runs hot
I would suggest checking to make sure the coolant temp sensor is working correctly. This tells the coolant fans when to come on. I would also check to see if there is any white smoke coming from under the hood....
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The alarm is going off at random.
Hey there. You may not be able to get a new remote for the system you have. This is considered an aftermarket alarm even though it was installed by a Ford dealer. Your only choices with the system is to...
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Temperature gauge not working?
You would need to check the temperature sender unit to see if it got coolant in the connector or wire got shorted somehow. Disconnect the sensor and see if the gauge acts differently. If it does then replace the sensor...
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Sunroof is leaking
This is a common issue on your vehicle. There are two places that the sunroofs leak from. One is the rubber seal around the glass. Another is the drain tubes that run from the sunroof gutters down to the doorframes....

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