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Will the egr valve make my truck from running
Hi Gary. Thanks for contacting us today. When the vehicle sits for extended periods without running, several fuel and emissions system components will require replacement or extensive cleaning. This would include the EGR valve. It's also possible that fuel injectors...
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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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Is there a serpentine belt that will fit without using the ac compressor cause the ac compressor is ceased
A shorter belt is not recommended. Instead, a commercially available bypass pulley (aka, "a/c delete") is installed and you just use your original belt and routing. This bypass pulley bolts to the block in lieu of the compressor. In your...
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Why is it grinding there?
The caliper sits on an anchor plate and is retained by a support key (the key in turn held by a retaining screw) that you must have driven out to perform this work. The "bar" you are referring to can...
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I'm having a bad idle and check engine light coming on and off, higher rpms it runs fine, I've replaced the egr, ect, map , iac,
If the check engine light has come on, any stored trouble codes should be downloaded because they might contain important diagnostic clues. Among the possible causes of a rough idle are contaminated gasoline, dirty fuel injectors, incorrect idle speed, exhaust...
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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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My 1991 chevy silverado windshield washer fluid isn't spraying. Its full of it but its not spraying
Assuming that there is no blockage in the outlet lines to the spray heads at the windshield, the pump motor, or circuit to the pump motor, is faulty. This can be diagnosed and resolved, right at your location, if you...
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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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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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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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No oil to rockers
If the pressure is too high and oil is not reaching the valve train, an oil passageway is blocked. You can further examine the area you worked in to see if any debris from the filter is blocking a visible...
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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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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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