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Do i need to reset my vehicle after replacing my coolant sensor
If you have a check engine light that is still on then you may need to have the computer scanned to make sure that there was no other codes or damaged from the overheating situation you had. You may need...
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Q: Fuel pump
Fuel line quick connectors are typically used on late model GM products. These connectors have an internal o-ring and plastic clips that must be secure (verified) to be sure everything stays together. If you need connectors fabricated or supplied to...
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I have a vibration in the center of my truck from 55-80 mph
If the driveshaft was rebuilt, I would first check to be sure that the shaft is balanced AND true. The biggest problem though is identifying a facility with the appropriate CALIBRATED equipment and knowledgeable staff. If you can identify a...
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What will I need to change my fpr on my 96 Chevy Silverado 5.7 liter? I appreciate any advice and understand if you don't want to
It takes a mechanic about 2 hours. The main thing you have to keep in mind is gasoline is flammable and the vapors can accumulate and explode. You have to be mindful of even your shop light, and static electricity,...
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Q: I have a 1995 gmc sierra it starts then stalls out I'll start it again and put my foot on the gas to keep it running then it dies
It sounds like you may be having an issue with the fuel system. If this truck has throttle body injection, there may be an issue with the throttle body. Otherwise, a clogged fuel filter or faulty fuel pressure regulator could...
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Truck starts but only runs for a minute
The actual fuel pressure and volume should be measured. Be sure the gas is not older than three months. You do have an OBD-II diagnostic system, so check for diagnostic trouble codes and a real time scanner would help pinpoint...
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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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The vacuum line on a 4L60 transmission runs to what
Hello, the 4L60 does not have a vacuum hose, it uses a throttle cable that connects to the throttle body .The 4L60 also needs a torque convertor clutch electrical signal. A turbo 350 uses a vacuum hose.
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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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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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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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Q: 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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i have a 97 chevy 1500 and when i drive it will not shift from first ita a automatic should i replace a Solenoid for do i need to
The solenoid can be tested. Other possible causes of failure to shift out of 1st gear are low fluid level, faults in the throttle position sensor, vehicle speed sensor, slipping band and so forth. If it is the original transmission,...
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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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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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Hi! What can cause the engine to shut off occasionally when shifting from reverse to drive in an automatic transmission? This has
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several things you can check, luckily if you are mechanically inclined at all you can check quite a few at home. To begin, make sure your idle air control valve and throttle...
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How to remove dash wire harness from 1997 chevy c1500
Hi Brandon. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, since we can't attach files to this platform, your best bet is to purchase a service manual for your 97 Chevrolet C1500 online, so you can review the recommended steps for completing...
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Driving down the road and my 95 Chevy silverado sputtered and died. Now it Won't start what could this be?
It is very possible that the fuel pump is going bad. Many times when the fuel pump fails this can cause the vehicle to die due to lack of fuel delivery to the engine. I would recommend having your fuel...

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