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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ignition turns over but stalls after idle or idles fine but stalls when put in drive.
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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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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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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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 corroded circuit board in my engine compartment. Tried to google it but cannot identify.
Looking at the wiring diagram, it "might" be a component related to the Electronic Vacuum Regulator Valve (EVRV). If not, there a limited number of possibilities inasmuch as your car pre-dates OBD-II. If you want the board conclusively identified and...
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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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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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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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