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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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Q: 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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I have a 1990 Chevy 4x4 short wheel base step side with an automatic transmission.
If the front drive shaft is spinning and not able to be engaged, then the chain in the transfer case could be broken. For the transmission to be in neutral in all the gears, but lock up in the park...
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I rebuilt my 95 chevy 350. It has all new sensors, water pump, radiator, clutch fan assembly, and thermostat. The top hose is cold
First check to see that the cooling system is full of coolant. If the radiator is full, then check your thermostat to see if its installed upside down. If a thermostat is installed upside down, the coolant temperature will not...
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No power. Transmission shifts down and engine revs up but doesn't go anywhere
Hi there. In some cases, what you're describing is caused by a restriction of fluid inside the hydraulic lines of the transmission, an inner seal that is damaged or the torque converter wearing out. This issue can sometimes be resolved...
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Obd codes 33,34, and 43 what does this mean? 1993 Chevrolet K1500
Hi - the diagnostic trouble codes you mention are: 33- Manifold Absolute Pressure circuit/sensor malfunction: wiring open circuit/shorted circuit to positive, hose blocked/leaking, MAP sensor, 34- manifold Absolute Pressure circuit/sensor malfunction: wiring shorted to ground, 42- ignition control module circuit...
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there is a loud rattling noise that sounds like its coming from transmission and only does it during acceleration and higher RPMs
It's possible the code(s) stored when the check engine light came on might provide some clues although your onboard diagnostics system is an early version (OBD-I) and so the data reported is not very detailed. Nevertheless, a first thing to...
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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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1993 chevy z71 4x4 auto trans stuck in limp mode 2 gear only
Hi KC. Thanks for contacting us today. If I understand you correctly, you're having a problem with the vehicle being stuck in second gear - even after replacing the transmission. If this is correct, the issue is electrical as you've...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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