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91 S10 want run
Hi there. The issue could be that the fuel filter may be plugged or the fuel pump is not pushing enough fuel to start the engine. Check the fuel filter and if its old, I recommend replacing it. Then check...
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On cold start up it idles up to 2800 after a few min i tap the gas and it drops to normal 800 -1000 rpm idle speed
The fast idle speed on your vehicle should be 2100 rpm. The carburetor on your truck has a choke system that will increase the idle when it's cold, to help get the truck up to operating temperature a little more...
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Mass air flow sensor I have tried 3 and still cuts out a If I take off slow it cuts outlittle on slow take off.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the...
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Replaced fuel pump, filter and injector.. still no fuel. 89 s-10. With a 2.5
It is possible that the faulty issue is the fuel pump relay and not the fuel pump itself. I would check all ground connections first to verify that this isn't the source of your problem, then inspect the fuel pump...
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Won't start
The problem you are experiencing is commonly caused by an electrical relay fault; perhaps the ignition relay or starter relay. It's also very possible that you have a ground wire fault, or that the battery cables are in need of...
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Clutch problem
Hi there. To be quite honest, it's possible that the slave cylinder may be faulty; at the same time one of the components within the clutch engagement system may have been improperly installed or not tightened correctly. Without being there...
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When turning right the truck dies, but will usually turn right back on after, possible problems?
Hi there. This could be a problem with the fuel delivery system. Turning right could have placed something in a bind or, if it was loose, cause it to loose connection until it finally became disconnected. This could be in...
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Welding the harmonic balancer to crank shaft? 1991 Chevrolet S10
Hello - No, welding the harmonic balancer to the crankshaft is not a good idea for at least 2 reasons. Welding the balancer hub to the crankshaft will damage or reverse the benefits of heat-treatment to the crankshaft itself -...
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The cable for my hood release broke on the end that's connected under the hood.
There are small bolts on the deck where the hood bumpers are located at. Remove those bolts and bolts that are on the inside of the grill and the front grill will come off. The hole grill and lights assembly...
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There is a part on the throttle body that broke, where and how would I go about finding another?
if you are referring to the plastic case that contains the "throttle position sensor" (TPS), the TPS is readily available in the new aftermarket or even as a new OEM (dealer) part. The throttle body itself, and all associated parts...
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Boots on spark plug wires keep melting 1995 Chevrolet S10
Hi there - this is a problem with this engine, and the stock exhaust manifolds come with heat shields to help prevent the burned plug wire problem. Perhaps your heat shields have been removed? Or, if you're running headers, using...
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was getting PO440 CODE.
These valves are controlled by the PCM so the circuit will not be closed until commanded by the PCM and that closure can be through the ground side. If the circuit is competed through the ground side, you will always...
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Fuel injection engine and I have to hold the gas to the floor in order to start
The vehicle should have the fuel pressure and computer system tested to see if the fuel system is flooding the engine or the computer system has sensors failing like the MAP sensor or throttle position sensor issues. The scanner can...
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I replaced my balljoints upper and lower on both sides but now the ball joints don't sit against the control arms
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Without having the vehicle to inspect, it is difficult to tell. The assembly of the hub and control arms to the ball joints can be difficult, and making sure it goes back exact...
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ECU battery fuse blows and has a short.
Check all of the sensors on the engine and transmission and make sure that all of the wiring is connected properly. Then check the ground wiring to the engine and chassis and see if anything is loose. Look for any...
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Melting spark plug wire boots
If you have had to replace spark plug wires due to melting them then you need to use a stethoscope to check around the burned plug wires to see if there is exhaust leaks from the manifold gaskets and replace...
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Check engine light
Hello, This kind of condition could be related to other things such as faulty fuel injectors, a faulty or dirty mass air flow sensor, or potentially a fuel pressure problem related to the fuel pump or fuel pressure regulator. The...
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Bad camshaft position sensor?
Hi there. You might find reading this article very helpful in trying to diagnose your P0016 OBD-II trouble code issue. It explains common causes, symptoms and solutions.
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I want to drive from alaska through canada to kansas, but I'm worried about my trucks reliability
Hi there. Perform a 75 point safety inspection on your vehicle to ensure that all components are in good condition for a road trip. Change the engine oil and filter. I recommend putting in Mobil 1 for high mileage vehicles...
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Truck pulls onto the road and gets up to 20 mph without me touching the gas, also a roaring I hear?
Hello, and thank you for writing in. While fuel is one of the main components to power the vehicle, most of the engine is used to control the airflow. The issue is likely pertaining to the air intake. One of...

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