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Proper grease for ground conection on frame/body
I am one of those people who would recommend the use of dielectric grease. That is what GM tells us to use nowadays inside of connectors to prevent corrosion in the terminals of the connector. It will work well to...
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Q: I have water and fuel in my oil
You most likely have a coolant leak into the engine through an intake or a head gasket leaking. If you have water in the oil it may damage the crankshaft bearings if ran too long with the water in the...
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my transmission keeps trying to slide off the transmission jack.
This should not hurt the exhast to do this. I would recommend asking for a helper if necessary to help you keep the transmission level. If the transmission falls, this can damage the transmission rather than the exhaust. If the...
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Q: I have water and fuel in my oil
This is due to a possible blown head gasket near the number 6 cylinder on the engine. You have aluminum heads and may have a crack in the head. I would recommend having the system checked by a certified technician...
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Brake pedal stays stuck down when stopping
Hello. This usually occurs when the master cylinder fails. The return spring in the master cylinder is either broken or the piston is sticking in the bore. The master cylinder will need to be replaced and the system flushed. I...
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Transmission pan leak
Hello. If the gasket and sealant were applied and allowed to cure properly then you should not need to shift the pan in any sort of way. If the gasket is leaking then re torquing the bolts may repair the...
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Engine wont reach operating temperature
The first thing to check is to see if the cooling fan clutch is working properly. Start the engine when it is cold and rev the engine up to 1500 rpm and listen to the cooling fan to see if...
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Hello I have a 1978 Chevy four-wheel-drive. I completely tore it down and restored it and put everything back together, but the dash lights are not working properly.
Hi there. It seems that the dashboard lights are grounded to the turn signal switch circuit. This will make your dash light come on when they are not to come on. For the indicator light staying on issue is the...
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I have a 1980 c10 it's starts up with starting fluid or when I am pumping on the gas, but it will randomly have a rough idle and w
I would recommend having all of the vaccum lines checked first since those are a much less expensive repair than carburator issues. If any vaccum lines are old, brittle, cracked, or broken, I would recommend having them replaced. If this...
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I want to change from automatic to standard transmission on my 84' chevy c10.
Hi there. Unfortunately this is not a service one of our mobile mechanics could offer, so we're not able to offer a quote or estimate. In regards to whether or not it can be done, the answer is "maybe". If...
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Low idle in gear way to low, why?
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Should I leave the same inner and outer race that came on my new rotors and not replacing it with the new ones that came with my n
If you have a new rotor with new races already installed then there is no need to change them out.
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My 1977 chevy c10 is accelerating after i put it in park. And when i switch gear to drive it accelerates without me pushing on gas
The possible causes of this are a vacuum leak, a stuck throttle plate, or an improperly adjusted carburetor or throttle linkage (or binding linkage). If you desire a diagnostic, and the required repairs, please schedule service using YourMechanic's engine idle...

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