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!995 Chevy 1500 won't start.
Hi there. The noise you're hearing is the fuel pump being primed, but it doesn't rule a fuel pump or fuel delivery problem as being the source of the hard to start issue. There are multiple fuel filters and fuel...
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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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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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Truck won't start
Hi There, You may want to check to be sure the fuel pressure regulator is working properly. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine. This works...
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I have a 1994 Chevrolet c1500 red 5.7 v8. I replaced the alternator, battery, and starter. All I hear is a ding sound when I turn the key to the 'START' position.
Hi there. The starter needs shims to help clear the starter pinion gear to the ring gear on the flex plate. The starter pinion gear is hitting the ring gear and not sliding into the ring gear due to a...
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I can't get the ring off the fuel tank to take out the fuel pump - 1992 Chevrolet C1500
Hi there - if you don't have the official GM tool, using a screwdriver and small hammer, and alternately whacking each side to unscrew the large lock ring works with patience and liquid penetrant. For professional assistance, I recommend fuel...
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I did not know if it was a 15 or 2500 but I am looking at a suburban 96 for sale for 2300 with 203k on it. Should I buy?
Hi there. It really depends on your application and what you'll be using the vehicle. If you are buying a commuter with some light loads, the 99 Ford with 122,000 miles might be the better option. You may want to...
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No brake lights at all
I would start at the bulb socket and check for the voltage signal. If there is no signal, I would just start working my forward, until I find voltage. It's been my experience that the brake light switch on these...
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Knock or rattle
The most likely cause of the issue you are having would be a loose heat sheild on your exhaust system. When the gas pedal is being depressed, the engine rpm goes up which increases the flow through the exhaust. This...
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Truck Wont Start
Hi There, 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...
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No power to my fuel pump
Hi there. When the relay and fuses are good and the fuel pump is not working, there are two possibilities. First, it is possible that the ground is faulty or second; the fuel pump is damaged and needs to be...
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Runs with starting fluid idles dies when given gas
Hi There, You may want to check to be sure the fuel pressure regulator is working properly. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine. This works...
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Truck runs fine til warm. Have replaced distributor cap, plugs, wires, rotor button, tps, coolant temp sensor, idle air c 1997 Chevrolet Sierra 4.3 L
Hi - there your symptoms suggest the truck runs too lean when it gets hot. (I am taking the position that there are no problem codes and your Check Engine is not illuminated - if so pay attention to those...
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Clutch slave
It is possible that the slave cylinder was not bled out properly prior to installing it. I beleive that slave cylinders are required to be bench bled similar to a master cylinder on the brake system. If this was not...
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Motor dies when stopped
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air...
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Chevy Silverado
Hi There, This may be caused by a few different possibilities such as a faulty connection to the fuel injectors, a faulty crank position sensor or even a bad ignition module. If the ignition module is not working properly, it...
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The fuel injectors are not delivering fuel.
The actual fuel pressure must be checked. You can have the fuel pump relay turn on and hear the fuel pump run without having the proper fuel pressure. If fuel pressure is too low, or the filter is clogged then...
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Engine stalls in gear at stop light
This can happen for a few different reasons and is usually related to things like the idle control valve or the MAP sensor. I would suggest checking the MAP sensor as this would seem to have more impact on this...
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Truck won't start, just brought a new battery last week and had the alternator checked and it was good...won't start
You should first try to put the shifter in neutral to see if it cranks over? If not then test to see if the starter is getting a start signal from the ignition switch? If it is then replace the...
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I have a 98z chevy pickup, first thing in morning I cranks it up I hear bubbling noises in beater coil. When I put It in drive it
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are likely dealing with two separate issues. If you are loosing coolant that quickly, then you need to check for any external leaks in the system. If there are no signs of leaking,...

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