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Car shakes at highway speed.
This could be a wide range of things ranging from an out of balance wheel and tire, a worn wheel bearing or various other suspension parts. Without additional information related to the sound or how frequently it may be tough...
can i remove cylinder head without removing engine from the car
It is possible to remove the head while the engine is in the car, but it's going to be tight. This can be a difficult and even dangerous job. Unless you feel very comfortable with this type of work, you...
Bench testing the wiper motor - 1979 Chevrolet C30
Many part suppliers can provide wiring diagrams for older vehicles like your truck - Autozone for example has these on their web site. The wiring diagram may provide enough detail on the power path in each wiper switch position to...
No reverse light or horn - 1982 Chevrolet C30
Check the reverse light switch (located on the transmission?) to be sure it is closing the circuit when Reverse is selected. Make sure there is power to the switch, throught the switch, then power to the reverse light bulbs. Check...
Battery grounded power wire - 1980 Chevrolet C30
Your first starting effort probably created enough heat within the starter motor to melt the windings, shorting them. This just causes more power to be directed to an already hot starter motor. Kills the starter. Take it out and have...
Car stalls after driving - 1985 Chevrolet C30
First task is to determine if it is ignition or fuel related. Check for spark when it dies. If you have spark, then starter fluid allows the engine to fire, then quickly die. If starter fluid gives you a brief...
Engine only cranks
The ignition system on these vehicles and engines have many issues that may cause the no start. The first thing to check is the distributor cap and rotor for burn through. If okay, then the coil, ignition module and starter...
inconsistent ignition
If your engine is going up and down on the RPMs then you may have a leak in the intake air tube from the air cleaner to the throttle body. I would look for leaks in the plastic tubes between...
Shaky tires, but dealership says they are fine
Escalate this issue to Volvo Customer Service for North America. This is not normal tire wear. Volvo delivered these cars from the factory with excessive negative camber settings for the rear suspension that causes tire cupping. There is a Volvo...
Car independently accelerated to high speed into intersection
Hello. I would take your car back to the Volvo dealer immediately to be checked out. This is very dangerous. Although this is not a common occurrence for this model, there are other similar reports, and Volvo may have a...
Brake failure occurred after downshifting
Hello. I would ask for a better explanation until you get something that makes sense. There are known electrical problems with the Anti-skid Brake System controller, including bad electrical connections. A "clamp" is not the proper repair for this, but...
Intermittent vibrations due to two out-of-round tires
Replace the tires. It used to be possible to "true up" a tire that was out-of-round by putting the wheel/tire on a special machine that literally ground rubber off of the "high" side of the tire, making it physically round....
Leak in windshield caused electrical failure
At this point, make sure you have careful documentation of your experiences with the car, dates, names and all paperwork from dealer repairs, etc. Check work done at the dealer if at all possible when the car is returned to...
I hear an( eh,eh,eh) now all the time. It started when I was turning hard to the left. Then in a hard right turn, then
Hello and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. There are a couple of things that could cause a sound to omit when turning the wheels from left to right. If it is a clicking noise, then the constant velocity shafts are sticking...

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