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Clutch difficult to press
The problem you are describing sounds like you have a pressure plate that may have a broken spring or the release bearing is binding on the transmission nose cone. I would recommend having the clutch system bled out and new...
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Acceleration issue, RPMs increase but not speed
If your car is revving up but not moving, or is slow at gaining speed, then you have a slipping clutch. If you have a manual or automatic transmission it will still be a clutch issue. A mechanic with experience...
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Problems with the electrical system in the car
The accessories not functioning properly is most likely due to when the battery was disconnected. The systems may have lost any programing of the accessories and gone back to factory settings. I would recommend having the accessories reprogrammed as needed....
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Thumping sounds while driving over sharp bumps
The only part you did not mention (and the most likely cause of the problem) is the inside lower control arm bushings are bad. I would also check the steering gear mount bushings for excessive wear. Both of these bushings...
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Thumping sounds while driving over sharp bumps
The only part you did not mention and the most likely cause of the problem is the inside lower control bushings which could possibly be bad. I would also check the steering gear mount bushings for excessive wear. Both of...
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Stalling when put into drive
Check the inlet air tube between the mass airflow sensor and the throttle body for cracks or loose connections. When you put the vehicle in drive it pulls the hose longer and when it's put in reverse it pushes the...
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it don't want to start back up
Hello there, a no start condition is a very common fault with your 1995 Chevrolet G20. When no start conditions are found the first thing to check is always the battery, the battery needs to be load tested to ensure...
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I have an oil leak and my engine sounds rugged. What's wrong with my van?
I believe that the oil leak and the fuel problem are separate issues. The oil leak could be your oil filter, oil pan, or drain plug if it is leaking under the vehicle. I would recommend ensuring that the oil...
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New battery died charged
It is possible that you may have a large parasitic draw or the new battery was faulty. A parasitic draw test should be set up if the battery passes a load test. The alternator should also undergo a charging system...
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ABS runs key out
The ABS pump is fed power directly from a fusible link and not the 10A brake fuse. If the pump is running non-stop, this is an indication of a faulty brake pressure modulator valve unit that will need to be...
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Won't Shift into drive
The VSS (vehicle speed sensor) buffer is located on the drivers side near the ECM. I have heard of instances where the connector between the VSS and the buffer has become disconnected. The wiring between the VSS and the buffer...
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Coolant leak pulling left
Thanks for writing in about your 1993 Chevrolet G20. It is most likely a heater core. A coolant pressure test should be performed and the heater core inspected. A white or green residue at the of the coolant hoses at...
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Power locks side rear
Hey, thanks for writing in about your 1995 Chevrolet G20. The fuse that unlocks the side and rear doors is the same that unlocks the front doors. However, the power supply to front doors splits off at the door lock...
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Hood cable broken
Hello. The best way to get the hood open when the cable is broken from the lever is to use a pair of pliers to pull on the cable very hard. This should created the same force that is created...
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Where is my coil?
Hi, thanks for writing in. The coil is on the left front of the motor or in the distributor on some models. If you do not see plug wires, then you have a newer model and have 4 coils over...
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Alternator not charging battery
This may be related to what is called a voltage regulator which is a unit that regulates the charging of the battery by the alternator. When this is not working properly, this may cause the alternator to be over charged...
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I have to replace an upper radiator hose, what steps must I take to access the hose and remove it.
Access to the hose is clear. On a vehicle of this age, if you are replacing one radiator hose, really all should be replaced, including the heater hoses, due to the inevitable deterioration of rubber products. YourMechanic does perform radiator...
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Alternator, Serpentine belt, or battery?
Hi there. It sounds like the alternator has failed. What the internet didn't tell you was that the alternator's voltage during idle and load as well as its output amperage during both conditions needs to be tested to properly determine...
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Car has problem starting. It won't crank.
This may suggest a faulty wiring problem or potentially a faulty starter relay. This is a unit that directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you turn the key. When this is...
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The pulley is making a rattling, ding ding ding sound occasionally when I'm driving, how do I fix this?
Hello: In most cases, this sound is an indication of a loose pulley; which might be caused by worn out center bearings or misalignment. The best way to attempt to fix this is remove the belts, then try to wiggle...

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