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I believe my motor has been moved while installing rebuilt tranny
You may want to loosen the cross member bolts on each side and then using a pry bar shift the cross member to line up the bolt holes. You can also put in an alignment punch into the hole and...
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How do you reset computer for check engine light
In order to get the reset the ECM and get the check engine light to turn off I would recommend having a check engine light inspection having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and scan the computer...
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Battery keeps draining can it be a relay? 2007 GMC Sierra 1500
Hello - yes, it could be a stuck relay, or some other electrical component that is not shutting off when it should. To isolate the source of the battery drain, connect an ammeter to the positive (red) battery cable, observe...
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Transmission missing first and second gear
If solenoids are identified in a Diagnostic Trouble Code(s) as a potential fault, they must be tested before they are condemned. If the solenoids tested bad OR the shop exhaustively ruled out ALL of the many other potential causes of...
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Noise on the left front bottom of my truck like metal on metal sound. The truck don't lose no horse power.
Hi there. Check the suspension to see if anything has broken. Also, if the noise only occurs when going over bumps, then the suspension bushings could be dry and hard causing a loud rubbing noise. If the suspension is tight,...
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pulling the motor need to know where to put the chain to the motor
Hello, you are going to need to remove the intake manifold. This will give you access and a connecting point at the cylinder heads to install bolts with chain. You will need mobility with the tripod set-up to managed...
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hard to start,spits,sputters when you give it gas.once engine warms up symptoms gets better, but still cant give full pedal (bogs) 2002 GMC Sierra 1500
Hi - I would put a fuel pressure gauge on the system, checking for low pressure. This could be a low fuel pressure problem - due to a malfunctioning fuel pressure regulator, weak fuel pump or clogged fuel filter or...
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Truck died and won't even crank over
The GM vehicles around this model year have a notorious problem for theft and ECM issues. I would recommend having your [vehicle inspected]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/check-engine-light-is-on-inspection) by a qualified professional who is proficcient in General Motors theft system diagnosis and repair. These systems...
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The fuel pump will not kick on when I turn the key - I have power to the end of the connector at fuel pump but
Hi. Make sure the relay is good. I see that you installed a new fuel pump - make sure you have a good solid ground for the pump. If you are getting power to the fuel pump it is most...
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The truck will not start...
Hi there: You appear to be on the right path. However, before you replace any more parts, you should have a professional mobile mechanic complete a check engine light inspection first; so they can download any hidden error codes that...
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My car engine is hot and the gauge doesn't seem to be working
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your temperature gauge is not working correctly. This can be for a few different reasons. The most common causes are a faulty temperature sender, wiring issues, or a faulty temperature gauge....
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ABS light is on.
Your truck is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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My car won't reach full fan speed
Hello. A failed blower motor resistor will cause certain fan settings to fail. In fact this is the most likely cause for your symptoms. Accessing the motor can be the hardest part. You will want step by step guides to...
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can bent axle cause spider gear to break?
Hello, when you have a failure in the rear differential assembly the metal debris will ruin bearings. A shim kit may be required to set-up the diff. to proper specs. A bent axle can damage gears. There are measurements that...
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Stability Light came and Check Engine Light came on. I have a misfire on number 6 plugs.
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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My car is making a grinding noise. Could it be the harmonic balancer?
The harmonic balance does not have a bearing in it. There are various tensioner pulleys in your serpentine belt system that do have bearings in them that can cause this type of grinding sound when they are worn out. ...
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My truck is starting and and shutting off - 2010 GMC Sierra 1500
Hi there. In most cases, the issue you're describing is caused by a faulty starter relay or the spring that is damaged internally, causing the starter to stay engaged for extended periods of time. This can create a severe problem...
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Steering noise
Hi Ryan: Without being there to physically inspect your GMC Sierra, it's virtually impossible to tell you where to start looking. In most cases, when you have a suspension alternation completed, the steering also will require some aftermarket fabrication components...
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If I replace the intake manifold gasket, is any computer reset involved?
You should not have any kind of computer reset unless your check engine light is on now. If it is on now then you would still need to have it checked and cleared after doing the {intake manifold gasket.](https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/intake-manifold-gaskets-replacement) You...
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Transmission is skipping 3rd gear
Hi there. Is the check engine light on? Are there any stored codes that may lead us to a specific system? Does the transmission have the correct amount of fluid? Aside from the electrical and any codes stored, there could...

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