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Engine stalls when clutch is released, unable to push while in gear with clutch pedal depressed
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Blown head gasket 96 gmc 1500 pickup ,what is the best liquid sealant , blue devil ,steel seal ,etc
Hi Mike. Thanks for contacting us today. Any high temperature sealant will work the same on head gaskets and valve covers. As long as you've already completed the head gasket replacement and the cylinder head or engine block is not...
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While driving its making howling noise
Howling noises can take on many forms, but the one that comes immediately to mind is the rear axle. The ring and pinion gears can set up a nasty howl that might occur when you step on the gas and...
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My truck is a 1992 Chevrolet Silverado with a v8 2 valve engine and an automatic transition but it won’t go in reverse. How do I f
The first thing to check is the fluid level and smell the fluid for it being burnt. If it is low the top it off. If it is burnt then the damage is to the reverse bands inside and will...
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High idle 1500 rpm
I would look again real carefully for air leaks. Some of them can be pretty tricky. There might be a leaky component or even a leaking brake booster. A can of carb cleaner can help with this, but you'd better...
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Need to drop transmission from a 1997 Chevy Silverado 1500 into another 1997 Chevy Silverado with a 350 engine, is that ok?
Assuming you are swapping transmissions from the same motor application for the same year, this should work without issue. I would suggest double checking the serial numbers on the motors and transmissions with your local dealer to be sure this...
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Small Backfires
It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in 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 and the fuel system...
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I have a 1997 Chevy pickup truck with a vortex motor in it will not fire up unless I started up and starting fluid but runs great
You will need to have the fuel pressure tested to see if it is too low to open injectors and have injectors cleaned or replaced if cleaning does not get them cleaned.
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Overheating engine one side and knocking. Thoughts on cause?
The problem sounds like you have a blown head gasket. You can have a coolant pressure test to verify pressure loss and then remove spark plugs while pressure testing to find out what cylinder is getting coolant in it. ...
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Getting spark getting fuel still no start
Hello, Boots. Thanks for contacting us today. Although you might be getting the spark, it's quite possible the ignition timing is faulty. This is monitored and adjusted by the crankshaft position and cam position sensors. This is often what causes...
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I am trying to find a checklist of things to check on my truck so I know what needs to be fixed
Given the age of the truck, the most important thing to check right now is the condition of the brake and fuel lines and all rubber-based components (hoses, belts, vacuum lines, etc.). Steel brake and fuel lines rust and then...
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95 Chevy pickup will not start--not even a click when key turned, but will start with jumper cables.
Hi Joe. Thanks for contacting us today. If you're able to start the vehicle with jumper cables attached, but nothing happens when you remove them, then the issue is either that the battery does not have enough cranking amps -...
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My 1994 Chevy Silverado makes a clicking sound I tried to turn it over
If the click you are getting is a soft click under the dashboard,then you may not be getting any power to the starter. There could be some interruption between the switch and the starter. If the click is loud and...
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Hi my truck is a 1995 c/k 1500 rwd automatic. I drive her around and she does fine. Out of random the check engine light comes on
You have an earlier version of the onboard diagnostic system (OBD-1), however, inasmuch as the check engine light has come on, there will still be stored codes to download and those codes may be relevant to the failure to shift...
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My check engine light keeps popping on and off it pops on when I stop and not all the time
Hi Sam. Thanks for contacting us today. The check engine light will illuminate when an OBD-II trouble code is triggered and stored in the ECU. So, in order to determine why the check engine light keeps illuminating, you'll need to...
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I have no presser at my pedal after repaceing my cluch
Distinguishing between the two is often a moot issue because if one has failed, typical practice is to replace both components (the master and the slave). Replacing both is cheaper in the long run because the internal rubber seals have...
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Replaced my tranmission on my 95 k1500,at frist my truck light came on of check gauges,I replaced that now my rpm working right bu
It is not clear if you installed a used transmission or a professionally rebuilt one. If the transmission is used, of course a possibility is it may be faulty and in need of re-building. If the transmission was already rebuilt,...
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1994 chevy P/U shuts off while driving, I can put in nuetral turn key off and right back on starts right back on, with no set patt
The ignition (probably primary side) or fuel pump circuits have a momentary interruption. Such could be due to a ground wire, a chafing wiring, or other loose or intermittent connection. Ironically, the best hope is that it dies completely because...
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I just put brand new calipers, rotars and breaks on my truck and my driver side front breaks keep sticking and i don’t have a clue
Hi Patrick. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several possibilities, ranging from a faulty master cylinder, or air bubbles trapped in the brake lines. Typically, the best way to diagnose and resolve this issue is to inspect the master...

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