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wiring diagram for the 87 pigtails to the cluster to configure the wireless to work
My best recommendation for finding this information would be to purchase a factory service manual from General Motors for that particular vehicle. This service manual should have any and all wiring diagrams associated with that vehicle. Otherwise, you could try...
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Reverse lights won't turn on when I put it in reverse. Dark blue wire has power, light green (reverse) wire has no power.
Hi there. Remove the fuse to the reverse lighting system. On the side that does not have power, use a digit ohm meter and check for resistance. The meter should read OL (out of limits). Now, turn on the ignition...
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Is it worth replacing my throttle body to try to eliminate the epc light?
When the EPC light comes on, it often a problem in the throttle body, but not necessarily. If the light is on, it means the controller will have stored codes to assist in the diagnosis. It's not something you want...
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Engine wont stay running until warm.
Hi there. Check the fuel filter to see if it's clogged and not pumping enough fuel. If the fuel filter is good, then the fuel injectors could be leaking causing the intake to flood or the spark plugs could have...
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Cig lighter short causing issues everywhere
If this issue started after installing the toggle switch but was not happening prior to that , it is possible that the cigar lighter circuit will not work for another circuit. I would recommend searching your fuse box for an...
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How to remove a fuse box from the firewall on a 1988 Chevy S10? The screw was on the box under the dash and will not unscrew.
Hi there. If the screw is just spinning and not coming out, take a pry bar and put it under the fuse box and slightly apply a little pressure to the box and unscrew the screw. Then the screw should...
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Im scheduled for monday january 23 at 1130am, I have all the parts I need.. except motor oil.
Hi there. Your concern is being forwarded to customer service. Thank you for scheduling your appointment with Your Mechanic.
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Noise like a pulley squeak or rattling
Hi there. Quite often when you hear the rattle or squealing noise upon start up, but it goes away eventually; it is due to a loose serpentine or drive belt. This noise is also common with low power steering fluid....
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Can I plug the oil cooler hoses. The male piece that connects to them broke off in the hose.
Hi there. The oil cooler is designed to help cool the engine or transmission off. By plugging off the oil cooler lines will cause the engine or transmission to heat up more than normal and could cause the engine or...
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I took my transmission out to change out 3 freeze plugs on the motor. Tt's a 88 chevy s10 witg 2.8. I put everything back and now the clutch don't work.
Hi there. Check the slave cylinder on the clutch system and see if it's leaking. If there is no leak, then operate the clutch pedal and have someone watch the slave cylinder. If the clutch fork is moving all the...
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My car won't start
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a weak battery which can cause all of the lights to come on as you describe. This happens when there is a lack of proper system voltage. You may have a faulty...
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Starting issue
Hi There, It sounds like you definitely have a fuel supply issue as indicated by the fact that the motor will start up when starting fluid is sprayed in the intake, but then dies. This is a common sign that...
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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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Cranks, has spark and fuel, won't start
Hey there. It's quite possible that either the distributor has moved and the timing is off; or plug wires are not correctly installed to the right cylinders. Believe it or not, that's very common. You might want to verify that...
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Traction control
Hello, This relates to your traction control system which generally means that it has detected an abnormal driving condition which has caused it to go into this lock up mode. This can happen when the car is subjected to abnormal...
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Random severe vibrations on highway
Hi there. It's quite possible that beyond the tire balance causing the vibration you're experiencing. However, it could be very difficult to diagnose the issue; as anytime you drive faster than 75; multiple small issues could create major problems and...
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My car wont start.
The 2.8L engine from 1998-2001 (various Audi/Volkswagen models) potentially fits. You can do an interchange search at Car-Part.com to see your options in terms of procuring a used engine or engine parts. As far as your present no start condition,...
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My transmission wont register any gears at all no reverse even. And it has at code p0785
Hi there. The transmission control module, or TCM, uses data from the shift/timing solenoids to manage hydraulic fluid transfers between circuits, and to perform changes in transmission gear ratios in order to accelerate, decelerate, optimize fuel efficiency, and maximize engine...
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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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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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