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Driver's door not opening
Hi there. Chances are the latch assembly is either faulty or the lever linkage has become detached. The door panel will need to be very carefully removed from the inside and the latch and linkage assessed. If the latch is...
Trouble shifting from Park
The shifter linkage may be worn and in need of replacement. Sometimes, it is just a bad bushing, and other times, the mechanism assembly needs to be replaced. The only way to tell is to have a complete inspection of...
Truck idling really low
Hi, there are many things that can cause a rough idle. If the spark plugs are old there is a chance they might not fire or may be firing at the wrong time. This completely throws the balance of the...
Car makes clunking sound
A clunking sound could be anything from a worn suspension part, to an internal differential problem. I suggest you have a trained professional, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your truck for the source of the noise firsthand, and recommend...
Was k10 made in the 60s and what does k and c stand for
Hey there. The C10 is a 2-wheel drive 1/2 ton and the K10 is a 4-wheel drive 1/2 ton. The first C/K designations were first used from 1960 to 1973.
Possible carburetor problem
Hello! There are a few things i suggest checking to find the cause of the no start condition. I suggest checking the spark and fuel pressure. Also while trying to crank the vehicle look inside the carburetor to see if...
Gasoline clog
If your C10 has a fuel filter at the inlet of the carburetor and it keeps getting clogged then there might be two possible causes. One would be the diaphragm of the fuel pump could be torn allowing engine oil...
Will turn over but won't start - 1968 Chevrolet C10 Pickup
Hello. You need to see if you have power to one side of the coil and blinking power on the other side when you crank the engine. If you do and no spark comes out of the coil, then replace...
Slow acceleration and gasping noise -1985 Chevrolet C10
Hello. There are multiple possibilities here. There could be a vacuum leak to the engine (which affects timing, mixture, etc.) all of which kick in when under a load (vs. idling). Also, check ignition timing, especially ignition advance mechanisms, for...
Minor skip when accelerating -1985 Chevrolet C10 Pickup
Hello, thanks for writing in. This sounds like an exhaust valve was adjusted too tight after the rebuild, causing combustion to leak past the exhaust valve into the exhaust itself. For an in-person diagnosis, a certified technician from YourMechanic can...
Where is the fuse for the water temperature gauge?
There isn't one per se. There will be a fused wire with voltage to the instrument cluster (your owners manual should indicate which fuse), but the temperature sensor is providing a variable "resistance to ground," which the temperature gauge in...
Truck won't shift out of first gear - 1979 Chevrolet C10
Hello. There are several possibilities here: the vacuum modulator valve, the governor in the transmission, or possibly incorrect fluid level in the transmission. If you would like to have this checked, a qualified professional from YourMechanic can come to your...
Dashboard gauges don't work
There is still a ground path problem from the engine to the instrument cluster, whether through the chassis or not. Might be worth running a new ground wire directly from the engine block to the ground connector on the instrument...

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