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truck keeps stalling when I start running it
Hi there. Check the ground strap from the engine to the body and see if its broken or detached. If the strap is good, then check the contacts to the starter relay to see if the contacts are loose. Loose...
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1994 Chevrolet Silverado extended cabV-8 oil pan gasket replacement?
Hi there. You would have to drain the engine oil out of the oil pan, put the plug back in the oil pan, and remove the oil pan bolts to take the pan off. Once the pan is off, you...
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Warm engine high idle
Hi There, This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speed, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this causes an excessive imbalance in...
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Is the daytime lights suppose to go off when u engage the parking brake? 1997 Chevrolet C1500
Hi there - no, the daytime running lights should be on whenever the engine is running, regardless of parking brake setting.
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Transmission having problems shifting gears
Hi There, This may be 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...
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Anti-theft device for ignition will not allow the engine to run, and the security light is on.
Hi there. You could remove the battery cables for 13 minutes and then put them back on. This will clear out the computer and have it relearn itself. Now if the light still comes on, then the security controller will...
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Having an issue installing engine mounts
Hello. There should be a bracket that the motor mount bolts to which that bracket bolts to the engine itself. You should be able to loosen the bracket (remove all but one bolt) or remove the bracket just enough to...
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Runs good cold dies after warm
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations...
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Intake manifold leaking water. How can I fix it.
Hi there. You will have to drain the coolant and remove the intake manifold to replace the gaskets to fix the coolant leak on the intake manifold. If you need further assistance with the coolant leaks, then seek out a...
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Okay so when I turn my lights on at night my brake lights do not work, when I don't have my lights on they work fine.
Hi there. Based on your inquiry, it's highly probable that you have a damaged light switch or some electrical fault inside the turn signal relay. However, it's also possible that the brake switch above the brake pedal could also be...
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just replaced radiator on 1996 Chevrolet automatic truck drove for 2 days very short distances was making strange noises but all g
It sounds like the radiator replacement did not go according to plan. The transmission fluid is cooled through the radiator as well as the coolant. Often times there are small plastic caps that are inserted into the transmission line connections...
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1994 Chevy C1500 won't start even when jumped
Either your battery is discharged to the point it won't take a jump or your battery cables are loose/damaged/corroded. If the vehicle has no lights whatsoever and it won't crank, the problem definitely has to do with the battery. A...
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How long will it take to fix a 97 chevy 1500 door latch?
Hi there. It can take anywhere from 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes depending on the experience the person has on replacing the door latch. If the person replacing the door latch is not experienced, then give about...
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how much does it cost to have a drive shaft installed if you take the driveshaft to the mechanic?
Hi there. Our technicians come to your home or office 7 days week. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with a driveshaft replacement service. Quotes cannot be generated via the ask a mechanic portal. Your request...
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Where is my coolant? and why does my truck shake excessively?
You will need to have the codes retrieved from the engine computer to see if you show an engine misfire in one or more cylinders and then pull out those spark plugs and inspect them for coolant getting into that...
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Used torque converter that came with Transmission and won't change into high gear.
Hi there. A worn torque converter will not cause the transmission to just loose the top gears only. A worn torque converter will cause the transmission to not drive or to have a lack of power to the wheels. The...
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Replaced fuel pump in tank. But still no gas getting to carb. Gonna check filter under bed in morn to be sure it's working
With a fully charged battery, if the pump volume and pressure at the tank outlet is normal, but pressure falls off at the delivery point (carburetor, fuel rail), there is a restriction somewhere in the line and/or in the fuel...
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I have a 1992 Chevy Silverado 1500 that won't go into gear but the clutch pedal is hard and it still want go into gear when runnin
You should first pump the clutch several times and then hold it down and release air from slave cylinder. Retry the clutch to see if clutch releases. If not then turn off vehicle and put transmission in gear and hold...
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Speedometer not working
Hi There, This may be caused by a faulty transmission speed sensor. The speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission. The speed sensor also controls the anti-lock braking system. Driving with a bad...

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