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My truck will not start, it is getting fire all cylinders but no luck starting it! What can you tell me to look for?
Hi there. On mid-90's V-6 engines, the problems with starting are typically caused by fuel flow restrictions. In many cases, its the fuel pump or fuel pump relay that is faulty or broken. Another possibility is that the fuel filter...
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shifting
Hi there. Sometimes cheaper costs you more money in the long run. This is the case when it comes to transmission replacement. If you are planning to keep the vehicle for an extended period of time, then purchasing a new...
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85 chevy s10 dash electrical problems gauges all drop when dash lights are on
Definitely check that the stereo was installed properly. If you can't find a wiring diagram online, try a local stereo installer. They might be able to help you out. GM products, particularly in the 80's, were prone to gauge issues....
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All my light work when truck off start truck all lights work except headlights go out
If the headlights are working intermittently (i.e., turn off after you start the truck), there is a loose connection, faulty relay or switch, or other electrical problem in the headlight circuit. When the problem occurs, you can find the fault...
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Chevy s 10
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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Need estimate on blown head gasket repair for 1996 s10 4.3 v6
Head gasket replacement sometimes requires machine shop work. If the head and block are not flat within an incredibly tiny tolerance (often .002 inches), it's a waste of time to replace the gasket as it will just leak anew. So,...
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The rpm jumps up and down about 300 rpm when accelerator is constant. Only seems to happen when traveling between 40-50 mph
Hello, thank you for writing in. The truck may be having issues with air sensors, fuel pressure, or other electronic issues. I have have to replace the fuel module and the mass airflow on my 1998 S10 with 168,000 miles....
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My 4-cylinder S10 1999 failed on Cadillac converter slightly too warm not red.. it passed everything else.. no check engine light
"Bad" is a relative term when it comes to oxygen sensors. It is possible for the oxygen sensor to slowly degrade and lose effectiveness over time but not so much so that the check engine light comes on. However, oxygen...
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2001 Chevy s-10 truck that won't start. Lights come on but when I turn the ignition there is no noise ( grinding, clicking )
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle depends on two main components for starting. Considering the starter motor is not functioning at all, you either do not have power going to it, or the motor has failed and is...
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Hi when I drive my truck for a while and stop at the store or something and restart my truck it reads hotter than it should
Hi there. In general, worn out coolant tubes, or a radiator with worn out radiator coils and fins are the root sources of an engine that is running hotter than it should. This problem can also be caused by a...
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My truck is back firing
Installing a radio should not cause any issues unless you knocked something loose in the engine compartment. Double check any areas you worked on to make sure nothing got dislodged. Scan the computer for codes and double check the air...
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Why does the oil cooler line keep coming out of the radiator in my 2002 Chevrolet S10
Hi there. These couplings that hold the line into the radiator are very temperamental. If the clip is not installed exactly how it should then the line will continue to pop off. There is a special way to install these...
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When I am in park the shakes like a sputter but once in drive there is no issue this problem just happened after I put a car audio
You may have lost your learned fuel control when the battery was disconnected. You may need to have the throttle body and injectors cleaned and then the idles relearned.
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My 98 s10 2.2 starts and idles but when u give it gass it acks like its sucking air like a vacuum. Starving for fuel . no power .
Hi there. Based on what you've described, it appears you have multiple ignition and fuel system component issues causing these symptoms on your Chevrolet S-10. The rich idle situation (causing the black plugs) can be caused by damaged O2 sensors,...
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My 98 s10 2.2 starts and idles but when u give it gass it acks like its sucking air like a vacuum. Starving for fuel . no power .
Hello there. Not sure if you've already asked this question or not, but based on what you've described, it appears you have multiple ignition and fuel system component issues causing these symptoms on your Chevrolet S-10. The rich idle situation...
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How much it is to fix a camshaft? 1996 Chevy S10
Hi there - unfortunately, camshaft replacement is not a service YourMechanic currently offers. Thanks for thinking of us however!
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Backup lights don't work. Replaced a bad backup switch. When put in reverse the fuse blows.
When the reverse light switch was replaced and the fuse burns instantly when the reverse lights come on, then there is a direct short with the reverse light circuit. Check all of the wiring from the reverse light switch to...
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My injectors are not pulsing.
Have the power and control circuits for the injectors been tested? If the injectors do have power, but no ground control from the computer to turn them on there may be a fault in the circuit or the electronic control...
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How much do I charge to replace fuel pump
Hi there. Unfortunately, it would not be very responsible or professional for us to tell you how to bill one of your customers for this type of repair. You might want to consult with local mechanics in your area to...
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I am looking for a long-lasting and reliable oil pump.
The best parts you can buy for the vehicle are original equipment parts that were designed to be used from the factory. General Motors vehicles mainly used ACDelco and if you cannot find any at the parts stores, you can...

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