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truck wont shift into gear with engine running
Hi Matt. Thanks for contacting us today. What you are describing is typically an indication of a faulty master cylinder. However, it's also possible that other clutch components or even the flywheel itself are the sources of your problem. It...
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Truck squeals when heater is turned on
I would suggest checking charging system output. However, there is also a possibility that the heater circuit draws "too much" current, and that combined with a weak alternator, can cause noise as the alternator is loaded. In addition, the condition...
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Rough start and power loss
Hi Chris. Thanks for contacting us today. If the vehicle ran out of gas, it's quite possible that the fuel pump may have been damaged. This can also impact primary fuel delivery. I would try something before you attempt to...
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Fuel pump
There is a very good chance that your fuel pump is toast. That's a common problem with fuel injected cars. whether or not the fuel pump lives in the tank, most cars made since about 1985 pass the fuel through...
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How do I get my communication back with my ECU on my 08 Silverado 4.3 -U0100 code after I installed new ignition starter switch
Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. Be sure the keys are...
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I could fit 31 gallons in y tank on every Filip in my work truck. I was rear ended a few weeks ago and now it only fits 24 gallons
You first should look under vehicle to see if the fuel tank was damaged during the accident? If it was then the damaged may have caused the problem. If the tank and frame around the tank was not damaged then...
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Is there a way you can send me the bolt pattern for the transmission on the 94 Chevy S10 LS manual transmission
Brian: Two different cases were used in your model year. Both cases are depicted at this link. Just click on the exploded diagrams for each transmission model and you will see the case in detail as well as all of...
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I have a 94 Chevy S10 4.3 L L S I am trying to remove the transmission to repair the clutch but need to know if I have to remove t
This job cannot be performed without the factory service manual in hand as there are too many critical bolts (including frame bolts) that must be torqued to factory specification and, as well, the flywheel surface MUST be measured for run...
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While driving oil coolant hose busted & drained all oil. Pulled over truck shut down. Replaced hose and new oil truck won't start
Hi Kelsey. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are several possible reasons why the motor will not start - especially after blowing a major oil line. However, if you are able to crank the engine over, it is less likely...
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My AC is messing up after heavy hauling.
It would be difficult to say for sure that the compressor is the issue without having it inspected by a qualified professional first. I would recommend asking to mechanic you are taking the vehicle to to give the AC system...
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High idle and poor gas on my 92 Chevy s10 4.3 . How can I fix this?
Hi Dominga. Thanks for submitting your question today. There could be several mechanical problems causing the high idle and excessive fuel consumption. Usually, it is something simple - like a loose vacuum line, dirty or damaged mass air flow sensor...
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Starter grinding
It sounds like you may have a starter solenoid that may be causing the starter gear not to fully engage the flywheel, resulting in the grinding sound you hear when turning the engine over. A faulty starter solenoid will generally...
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No power steering after pump change
Be sure to thoroughly bleed the system so that there is no trapped air in the system. Another possibility is a line blockage. If there is no steering assist at all, among the first things to check is pump output....
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when i turn the key in my 2000 blazer it does not crank or start replaced the coil and nothing could it be a bad ignition starter
With a fully charged battery in good condition, and the immobilizer (security) system off - check to be sure the immobilizer is not activated - if the starter motor does not operate at that point, there are only two possibilities:...
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chevy silverado 1500 is slow in 1st gear but runs fine in reverse
The transmission has different clutch packs for different gears inside the transmission and you most likely have worn forward clutch packs. I would recommend having the transmission pressures checked and computer codes checked and also fluid checked for burned smell...
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Overheating engine one side and knocking. Thoughts on cause?
The problem sounds like you have a blown head gasket. You can have a coolant pressure test to verify pressure loss and then remove spark plugs while pressure testing to find out what cylinder is getting coolant in it. ...
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Getting spark getting fuel still no start
Hello, Boots. Thanks for contacting us today. Although you might be getting the spark, it's quite possible the ignition timing is faulty. This is monitored and adjusted by the crankshaft position and cam position sensors. This is often what causes...
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95 Chevy pickup will not start--not even a click when key turned, but will start with jumper cables.
Hi Joe. Thanks for contacting us today. If you're able to start the vehicle with jumper cables attached, but nothing happens when you remove them, then the issue is either that the battery does not have enough cranking amps -...
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My 98 gmc safari van will turn over but won't start replaced the starter and still doing it what can it be
Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the immobilizer system is on, you may see a security warning light. If the warning light is on, to temporarily override the...
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I just put brand new calipers, rotars and breaks on my truck and my driver side front breaks keep sticking and i don’t have a clue
Hi Patrick. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several possibilities, ranging from a faulty master cylinder, or air bubbles trapped in the brake lines. Typically, the best way to diagnose and resolve this issue is to inspect the master...

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