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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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how to remove transimission in a chevey S-10 2.2 liter L2 mini truck 4 cylinder
Hi there. Since we're unable to upload any materials on this platform, your best bet is to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2000 Chevrolet S-10. This will provide you with the information that you are seeking. Best...
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89 S10 injector not functioning. ECM is good
It is possible that one of the parts that the previous owner installed was either installed incorrectly or has gone bad since it was replaced. I would recommend reaching out to the previous owner to get service records for it...
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I think my positive wire is grounded somewhere
It's possible that you have the starter cable routed in such a way that there is contact with the ground. Since it took a few minutes of driving, I wonder if you have the cable leaning against the exhaust manifold...
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Rebuilding double cardan joint
Rebuilding Cardon joints is a challenge to even the most experienced mechanic. If you like puzzles and have a high threshold of frustration, have at it. But there are many companies these days that specialize in rebuilding driveshafts and axles...
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i have a 1985 chevy 350 motor that starts an runs great as soon as you put it in gear it will die. I also noticed that when its in
since it runs bad when pressing brake you may have a bad brake booster leaking vacuum when brake pressed. Try to pinch off the big vacuum line to the brake booster or disconnecting and plugging it and see if you...
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1991 s10 cranks but no start
Hello, thank you for writing in. You may want to start by making sure your air intake and throttle body are all clean and working well. Then, perform a compression test to make sure the engine itself is not your...
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Can I swap a motor of a 1997 2.2 long block Cavalier to a 2003 Chevrolet S10 2.2
The two motors are from two different years and one is a car and other a truck motor. The two motors have different specifications for compression and camshafts internally. You will also have different external problems with sensors, fuel injection...
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I have a 1998 4.3 V6 in my 1982 Jeep CJ and completed CA SMOG certification in 2007. When I had the ECM programmed and passed smog
I do believe that changing the vin back to the vin from the engine is likely to solve this problem. If not, a reflash is likely to solve the problem in the event that changing the vin back does not...

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