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oil leak
I can't really give you a positive yes or no answer as to whether stop-leak products will cure the problem. From experience however, I have seen them work for a time, I have seen them not work at all, and...
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How do I replace the air flow control door within the vents?
Hi...the absolute best, instruction by instruction, illustrated tutorial is in the GM Factory Shop Manual for the 1996 Jimmy and I checked quickly on Ebay and they are readily available. Due to the amount of detail, and inability to post...
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the rear wiper motor just chatters and won't move
Hello, thank you for writing in. To start, take a good look at the wiper and its linkage. Make sure nothing is obviously broken. If everything looks to be intact, then turn to the motor. There are plastic gears inside...
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89 Jimmy not blowing air suddenly
The noise is most likely the blower motor is turning real slow due to motor burned out. The connector will get hot and may even burn out the blower resistor and switch. Replace blower motor and check connector.
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Overheating
Hi There, I would recommend also checking the cooling fans to be sure they are coming on. A common problem associated with cooling fans is the relay that fails resulting in them not coming on to help cool the radiator...
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Car ran out of gas - will not restart after adding more gas
You will need to check to see if the vehicle is flooded for excessive fumes from the filling of the fuel tank. The purge valve or the fuel tank vent valve is leaking fumes into the engine. You will need...
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Loss of power and squeaking
Hi There, A number of things may cause the loss of power you describe, however if they are related to the replacement of the fuel pump, some other things you may want to check are things like the fuel pressure...
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How much does it roughly cost to fix the p0304 code on a 2000 gmc Jimmy
Hi there. The cost of the repair would depend on the problem that is causing the misfire on the #4 cylinder. It can be as simple as needing a new spark plug to as expensive as an engine rebuild if...
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Transmission fluid
Hi There, Dextron VI is what replaced Dextron II and III. I would strongly suggest trying to locate or have Dextron VI shipped to you if it is not available locally as this is the correct and recommended transmission fluid...
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Won't start
Hi There, I would double check to be sure the fuel pump is hooked up and grounded properly to be sure electricity is getting to the fuel pump. When you turn the key on, you should hear the fuel pump...
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Headlights
Hi there. It most definitely could be that your headlights and dome light issue is related to the switch being faulty. It could also be a fuse or electrical relay that is damaged. It might be a good idea to...
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Hello I have a 1999 GMC Jimmy I have got the water pump change the battery and the fuel pump changed as well right after I got the
In the majority of vehicles, engine idle speed is controlled by an idle control valve (ICV). The ICV valve can fail or a faulty or blown fuse in other electronically controlled systems can cause the IAC motor to malfunction, leading...
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how many hours to remove an reinstall engine in 86 chevy van
Hi Woyvnee. Unfortunately, removing and replacing an engine is not an exact science. It's also a service that our mobile mechanics don't complete, so it's hard for us to give you an accurate estimate as to how many hours it...
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I've changed both solenoids and the internal shuttle valves for my 4L460E transmission but I still can't get second gear to engage
If the transmission won't shift to second gear, possibilities range from a leaking clutch piston to faults in the valve body. There is a possibility of an issue with external electronic controls, too (all of that is covered in the...
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when i put on the right turn signal both tail lights blink like hazard lights
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is a service bulletin out for this issue on GM vehicles, and you may want to check you VIN to see if your vehicle is included. The bulletin is: #PI01946A. The culprit is...
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Location of the fuel pump 1992 GMC Jimmy
Hello - the fuel pump in your Jimmy is located inside the fuel tank, and is accessed from the top of the tank. This requires removal of the spare tire, and the fuel tank from the vehicle to replace. For...
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I have a brake fluid leak - it is the main brake line. Right by the gas tank. 2005 GMC Jimmy
Hi there - the brake line must either be replaced with a new GMC part, or repaired, depending on how the brake line was damaged. Unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. Thanks for thinking of...
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Gmc jimmy started sounding like a go kart even louder upon accelerating.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The increase in engine noise is very likely due to an exhaust leak. As with my own personal S10 at this age, the exhaust manifold gaskets are the first to go. You may also...
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my gmc jimmy 4x4 stopped working
Hi there. Unfortunately, without completing a detailed inspection as to what may have been damaged inside the differential, it's simply impossible for us to guess as to what would need to be replaced. Your problem could be as simple as...
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I have an antifreeze leak internal I replaced the upper radiator hose new radiator as well can not see a leak or drip
Coolant leaks no matter how big or small should be addressed as soon as possible. As you noticed, the engine will run hot with a low coolant level. Even a minor leak can expand to a large or catastrophic leak...

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