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You I went to replace spider injection and when I went to pull it off it was charbroiled
Hi Josh. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm not sure what you're referring to in regards to charbroiled. If the fuel injection was actually burned, then you've experienced a rather serious electrical or fuel-related fire. Without knowing what happened -...
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While driving oil coolant hose busted & drained all oil. Pulled over truck shut down. Replaced hose and new oil truck won't start
Hi Kelsey. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are several possible reasons why the motor will not start - especially after blowing a major oil line. However, if you are able to crank the engine over, it is less likely...
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ok so engine runs great and sounds good until you drive it about 5 miles then it starts to knock deep knock and the check engine l
Check the engine oil level. If the valve train is dry while the engine is running (you might have to pull the valve cover to really gauge that) that means there is a blocked oil galley and/or an fault with...
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where can i found a rebuild kit for a inline 6
Hi Dakota. Thanks for contacting us today. I've always found Jegs and Summit Racing Equipment to be exceptional online marketplaces that sell older engine rebuild kits from multiple aftermarket and OEM manufacturers. You can also search online for GM-specific engine...
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I have a 1988 Chevy k1500 automatic. The other day it started having issues switching from first to second gear. I would have to g
You will need to have the transmission fluid pressures checked and fluid condition checked to see if it is burnt. You may have bad internal transmission failure of the clutches and other hardware.
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Q: Ignition fuse keeps blowing
Hi Victor. It's likely that you have an electrical short - either in the wiring of the starter or ignition relay. I would double check your connections (especially grounds first) to see if this clears up your issue. If you...
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I have a 98 Chevy 1500 4x4 with a 5.7L that will fire but only stay running for a couple seconds I have changed the fuel pressure
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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My heater in my 98 GMC Sierra always turns off the moment I touch my break and doesn’t turn back on until I restart the truck.
The problem sounds like you have a bad switch or control head problem with a connection at the control head or blower motor and resistor. Check connections while engine is running with blower not working and wiggle connections to see...
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Wheel wobbles when i hit a bump. Ive changed all tie rods, pitman arm, idle arm, and sway links.
You may have an issue with the wheel bearing or hub. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface of the rollers and...
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Antifreeze coming out at the base of the oil dipstick tube
That would be unusual so be sure that the antifreeze is not leaking elsewhere and then flowing to that spot. If it is coming out at that point, pull the dipstick to confirm that there is antifreeze in the crankcase....
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Do i need to take the bar off to get to the transmission pan?
No you do not need to remove crossmember to get the pan off. Sometimes the rear transmission mount sags and will require disconnecting mount and jacking up rear of transmission to get pan bolts and pan out.
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Q: I have a 1997 Chevy pickup truck with a vortex motor in it will not fire up unless I started up and starting fluid but runs great
You should have the fuel pressure tested to see if it is 60 to 66 psi. If it is low it will be hard to or no start and is due to the fuel pump not producing enough pressure and...
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What is The Cost of Parts to Replace a Bad Exhaust Intake Valve on a 1995 GMC Sierra? How Long does it take to complete job?
Hi M.H. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Unfortunately, this is a service that our mobile mechanics are unable to offer. This type of job should be completed at a local engine shop, as removing valves will require special tools in...
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i have a 91 chevy v-8. i replaced the fuel pump,fuel filter,
Hi Carla. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, this issue is caused by debris inside the fuel lines or an obstruction on the fuel pump pick-up. Although it might seem simple, sometimes a fuel filter installed backward can...
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Transmission only shifts Manuel and stays in first in drive
Hi Jose. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When you have problems like you’ve described, it is usually caused by one of two possible sources. Either the shift interlock solenoid is damaged, or there is internal damage or fluid obstructions inside...
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1994 k1500 5.7l replaced 195 deg thermostat then a month later temp guage rises to 210 degrees at stop light then goes back down a
Hi Michael. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually, this type of issue (when the heater isn't working well and temperature issues) is caused by an obstruction of debris inside the heater core. Coolant flows through the heater core to supply...
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How come truck wont start after running out of gad
Hi Erica. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically, when a vehicle runs extremely low on fuel, or runs out and stalls, it will damage the fuel pump. The fuel pump depends on the efficient flow of fuel, not only to...
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Can the positive cable be split with a dual post battery on a 1996 Sierra
Yes you can split them and put them on different posts as long as they both get battery power they will work.
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Problems installing rear drive shaft on a 94 gmc 1500 new process manual trans. Tips tricks or advise
If there is a retaining clip (circlip) over the splines set in a grove, just be sure that the open side of the clip faces down (toward the ground), otherwise it will be very difficult to install the slip yoke....

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