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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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Water in oil
Hello. If the engine has never been overheated then it is typically caused by a failing intake manifold gasket. This is very common on this engine. In order to determine what the issue is, a mechanic would typically do a...
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Transmission
Hello. It sounds like your transmission is failing. I usually start by checking the transmission fluid. If it is low then this will occur. If the level is fine then I usually drop the pan and drain the fluid...
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Timing off in vehicle.
Greetings! Have a trained technician, like the ones here at YourMechanic, come out and take a look for you. The mechanic will be able to turn the engine over to determine why the car is not starting and confirm proper...
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stalls when put in gear
The idle control valve may be stuck or you have a vacuum leak. Try to disconnect the vacuum lines to the EGR valve to see if it still stalls. This may be due to problems in the vacuum system. Try...
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noise after oil change
Hello. If this occurs right after the oil change it is because the vehicle was put up in the air to service it. When this occurs the bushings and shocks over extend, which ends up putting them in the wrong...
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No power to fuel pump
Sounds like you might have an electrical issue. If all 4 wires on the relay had power, there is something wrong with the wiring. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power...
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No brake pressure.
Hi, no pressure on your brake pedal usually means one of two things. If you have had any work done on your brakes, it is possible that there is some air in your hydraulic lines. The air simply has to...
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My truck will crank but won't start.
Hi there: Anytime you complete wholesale changes as you have on your Chevrolet C1500, it's more than likely that you'll experience electrical glitches which will cause the issues you're experiencing. It's possible that a ground wire or other electrical sensor...
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Misfire
Hi there. From the description you have given, your vehicle has a combination of problems. The erratic tachometer/rpm gauge could be at fault. The tachometer signal from the ignition module could be erratic and may also be the cause of...
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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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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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Heater not working
Your vehicle has a control valve in the heater hoses the either blocks or allows the hot coolant to flow into the heating system. This control valve is operated by engine vacuum via several solenoids that are controlled by the...
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Fuses keep blowing out
I think you may be correct. There are hundreds of wires behind your dash that could potentially intersect and cause problems. Most likely, two different circuits that run different amounts of amperage have intersected, and are now causing circuitry issues....
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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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Engine misfiring.
You can usually identify an engine misfire by the distinct feeling and sound you get from the engine. A misfire is usually accompanied with a check engine light and if the misfire is critical, the check engine light will blink....
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Car won't shift out of Park
One of the more common reasons I have come across as to why your Chevy will not shift out of park is the brake light switch failing. It is natural to ask why the brake light would prevent your Chevy...
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Car squeaking when driving
Hello. I will assume your vehicle is equipped with a manual transmission as it sounds like you are shifting gears yourself. The symptoms you've given are leading me to a malfunction in your clutch assembly, or engine and transmission...
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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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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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