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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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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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cold start issues
Hi Jim. The poor cold start may be related to a faulty/dirty IAC (idle air control) valve not allowing engine RPM (revolutions per minute) to increase with ambient temperatures below 30 degrees. Assuming the check engine light is on, accessing...
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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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Engine stalls will restart run 30 sec then stalls again or run for a while
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel pressure problem causing the incorrect fuel pressure to be supplied to the injectors or potentially a dirty or faulty idle air control problem. You may also have dirty or clogged...
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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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High idle, deiseling(sometimes) jumping in gears and choke light stays on.
Hello. If all of these issues appeared after you took the vehicle into a shop then I would return to that shop and have them address the problems. It may be possible that the issues developed as a result of...
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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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1994 CHEVROLET G20 SPORTVAN/VAN priced at $4,995 for 84,026 miles, good price? good van?
Hi there. Any vehicle more than 20 years old listed higher than $3,000 with nearly 100,000 miles is not necessarily a good deal. Although the miles per year seem very low, what is not known is the type of driving...
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pulley fell off
For the 1995 G-20, all of the brackets in the location you describe are listed in GM parts catalogs. Using those catalogs, and your description, I narrowed it down to 5 possible GM part numbers: 10187650, 10179211, 10163742, 10163742, 10028767....
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Shifting problem?
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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part number of engine belt of infiniti g20 salon car
There are two drive belts on your engine. One belt drives the alternator and AC compressor. The Infiniti OEM part number is A192M0E0SMVW (if you do not have A/C use part number A192021B01). The second belt drives the power steering...
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A rubbing noise in front wheel
It really depends on whether or not you were experiencing the noise before you made these repairs. If so, the issue could be caused by a CV joint that is damaged. I would recommend having one of our mobile mechanics...
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windshield wiper motor
Generally, if the same electrical component fails multiple times, there may be an electrical issue. There can be a broken or loose wire in the wiper circuit. It can be causing an intermittent short or over-voltage situation to the wiper...
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Hey there! I can't seem to find the location of my canister purge valve on my 91 Chevy G20 5.7L 350
On these vehicles, the canister purge valve is typically located either on top of, or just in front of, the fuel tank. It has been my experience that they are most commonly found mounted to the top of the fuel...
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Chevy G20 1990 Van not starting. Transmission issues addressed. thumping noise during idle. Reservoir overflowed, no oil pressure
Hi there. Unfortunately, it's possible that your husband was correct about the cracked head gasket, but using a liquid "stop leak" product most likely made it worse. What likely occurred is whatever substance that was used to resolve the head...

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