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Hello. Leaks, especially from the head gasket, are problematic because they can lead to overheating and engine damage. This is something that you will want to take care of sooner or later. I would recommend having a technician locate the...
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Brakes wear out fast. 1996 GMC C2500
Hello there. It does sound like your 1996 GMC C2500 has gone through an excessive amount of brake components. There are a few things that can cause premature brake component failure. Sticking calipers and wheel cylinders are the most common....
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Rear right brake lights. 2000 GMC C2500
Hello there. Brake and turn signal light faults are one of the most common repairs on the 2000 GMC C2500. The brake light bulbs are a dual filament bulb. One side is lit all the time when the vehicle's headlights...
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Stalling when stopping reverse
Hello there, a few different faults could cause the stalling when pressing the brakes on your 1998 GMC C2500. The most likely would be a power brake booster, vacuum leak, EGR, or vacuum line failure. Any of the listed items...
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Carburetor problem
The carburetor needs a good supply of fuel to keep the engine running; if the fuel pump is not suppling the fuel, or the filter is clogged solid, then fuel cannot get to the carburetor. If fuel is getting to...
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Check gauges light is on and car won't start - 1990 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban
Hello. Most of the time, the symptoms you are describing are caused by the battery failing. If there is a bad connection at the battery or if the voltage in the battery is low, then this will occur. If the...
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Q: Won't shift when warm
Hello there, many different faults may be causing your 1988 Chevrolet C2500 not to shift. The most common would be low transmission fluid, shift linkage, transmission range sensor, shift solenoid, or a mechanical transmission fault. Have a qualified technician, such...
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Alternators not working properly
Hello there, a few different faults can be preventing your 1997 Chevy C2500 from charging. The most common would be the alternator, battery, battery cable, wiring fault, or an open circuit. To diagnose this, the first step would be to...
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Fuel gauge bounces around, usually when it is on full
More often than not, this issue is caused by a faulty fuel gauge sender. However, it can also be caused by issues with the EVAP canister or other EVAP components. The EVAP system is designed to filter out harmful toxins...
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My truck cranks but it won't start - 1994 Chevrolet C2500
Hi. A couple of things to check: When the engine is at top dead center, does the rotor under the distributor cap point to the number 1 cylinder? It is very important that the engine is at top dead center...
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Is there an easy fix to a 700R4 transmission pump problem?
Hello there, many faults will cause the transmission in your 1990 C2500 to lose forward and reverse gears. The most common causes of transmission issues are low oil level, fluid leaks, shifter linkage faults, or shift solenoids. You stated the...
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No injector pulse but does spark.
Hello There, You are correct in that if the crankshaft position sensor or the pickup coil were bad there would likely not be any spark to the plugs. In relation to your no injector pulse problem, check the wiring harness...
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I have a clicking noise coming from my serpentine belt.
Hi there. To see if the idler pulley is making the noise or the crankshaft pulley is making the noise, simply remove the serpentine belt from the engine and start the engine. If the nose goes away, then a pulley...
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What would cause my 4 wheel drive not to work in my 1989 Chevrolet 2500
Hello. If the fuse is melting right when it is installed then there is a short in the electrical system for that circuit. I would need to know exactly which fuse it is to know where to start but most...
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I have a 98 Chevy Silverado truck 5.7 liter that also has an alarm. Lately, at times, my truck won't start.
Hi there. The could be an issue with the immobilizer system in your vehicle setting the security off causing the engine to not start or not have any power to the ignition switch. If the immobilizer is working properly, then...
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Vehicle stalls while turning left.
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The first thing you should do, considering the power steering pump is driven by the drive belt, is make sure the belt tensioner and the drive belt is tight, clean, and dry. If...
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Vehicle stalls, loss of power, rough idle.
Hello, As you may know, code 54 relates to the fuel pump relay which means that there is likely a faulty connection or low voltage to the fuel pump relay. The ECM monitors the voltage to the fuel pump from...
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In nevada can you have straight pips on the truck with the cat on
You would need to check with a local exhaust shop for local laws on noise and if it is legal to do the exhaust from cat back with just straight pipes. Most states it is not legal.

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