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Misfiring
It sounds like you may have an evaporative emissions system leak. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes...
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Will run for a while Park and then it will not crank
If the fuel pump is not priming (pressurizing the fuel rail) at key on, then yes, that could be an issue. You should hear the momentary "whirr" of the fuel pump in the tank, right at the instant that you...
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Multiple Issues
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel pressure problem that may be causing the motor to starve for fuel, which would help explain the backfiring and the need to feather the throttle in order to keep the...
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I have a 1996 chevy k1500 and I just put a new motor in it and it will start and run and idle amazing but has no power in drive
Check to see if ignition timing is advancing per the specifications in the factory service manual as you rev the engine. Measure fuel pump pressure. Check throttle position sensor, oxygen sensors, vacuum leaks, ignition system malfunctions, bad valve timing if...
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When I put my 91 K1500 in drive, it engages, moves a lil bit then acts like I'm hooked to something and doesn't wanna move.
Hi there. It's quite likely that you have a battery parasitic drain happening, which can cause your battery to be incredibly hot. In regards to the transmission problem, this could range from internal damage to components or failed shift sensors...
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crank but no start
If you had the distributor out, which I believe is necessary for changing the manifold on that engine, you may not have it installed correctly. The gear is designed such that it can go in any number of positions so...
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Steering wheel is too hard to turn
The power steering gear box or the power steering pump are the two most likely causes of this issue. It is also possible that there could be a restriction in one of your power steering lines. A combination of these...
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I have replaced a couple valves and sensors truck still stalls need help
If the truck has throttle body injection, the issue may lie in the throttle body itself. I would recommend cleaning the throttle body really well and reinstalling it to see if this resolves the issue. If not, the throttle body...
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Truck shifts from 2nd gear then neutral.
This may indicate a failing speed sensor. The transmission speed sensor is a magnetic sensor that provides information related to the speed of the input and output shafts in the transmission, allowing the transmission to shift smoothly. The sensor counts...
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Truck moves 15 feet then rear brakes lock up
A few different things may cause the brakes to stick or lock up. The master cylinder may be causing this if it has not been properly bled. If you loosen the lines to the master cylinder and they free up,...
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Question About Oil and Filling
As you may know, there are a multitude of engine oils on the market all claiming to be the "best" and prolonging the life of your car's engine. One of the main questions you will be asked when changing your...
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1992 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4wd v8 Hello,I would like to know if it should hold pressure when off or is it normal to drain back
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your fuel pressure regulator. The fuel rail should retain pressure even after the engine is shut off. This enables the engine to be restarted easily the next time you want...
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When I take off or reverse the back of my truck makes a cracking noise
You should inspect the rear driveshaft U-joints to see if the joints are bad. You may see where the joints are loose or rust around joints. You will need to replace the U-joints if they are loose or making noise....
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Idle and acceleration problem
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Doesn't shift and might be stuck in 3 gear, and it hesitates a lot,
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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Clutch feels sticky
This would depend on if your clutch is cable operated or hydraulic. The cause of this issue could be a clutch cable if it is cable operated or a clutch master or slave cylinder if it is hydraulic. I would...
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Jerking apon acceleration
Further diagnosis as to why the check engine light is on should be done. A repeat code for the knock sensor may be caused by a wiring issue or even due to a faulty pcm (power control module). Odds are...
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Reverse gear not working
To rule out a hydraulic fault, you can check for adequate line pressure, using external gauges, while in the various gear positions. If pressure is out of spec. you would then look at the valve body for leaks but it...
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My truck won't start. I put a new fuel pump, cam shaft sensor, cleaned my crank sensor, and put a new battery in it. It will crank but not start.
Check the exhaust system for any leaks before the oxygen sensors. This can contribute to having more oxygen in the exhaust stream causing the sensors to register a false reading. If there is no leaks in the exhaust, then check...
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I blew a brake line last night, replaced line.bled brakes from master cylinder, brakes very squishy
Both improper bleeding and a failed master cylinder could be the fault. Running the master cylinder dry can lead it to fail quickly. The primary seal on the master cylinder piston will tear easily. Make another attempt to bleed the...

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