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Runs but keep cutting off 1995 Chevy C1500
Hello - this is likely an air/fuel supply issue. Check for any problem codes, even if the Check Engine is not illuminated. (Yes, even though your truck is not OBD II compliant, there are built-in diagnostics.) These can be invaluable...
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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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Engine Hot A/C turned off message
Overheating can occur if the radiator is partially clogged or if there is a fault with the water pump and/or drive belt. There are other causes of overheating as well. If you schedule an engine overheating diagnostic with a certified...
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No power.
Hi there: In many cases, when a vehicle experiences an overheating issue, coolant will spill onto electrical components including relays and other connections that are vital for supplying power from the battery to the accessories and the starter. However, it's...
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It's runs really bad upon start up, but if allowed to idle for 30-45 min it will run perfectly.
Hi there. What seems to be happening is your engine is being leaned out when running cold until the engine reaches operating temperature. Check the coolant temperature sensor or the engine temperature sensor. These sensors could have a fault in...
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Car does not start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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Need to locate body control module 1998 Chevy Blazer
Hi - on your vehicle, the body control module is located up under the dash, to the left of the brake pedal. Unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic can offer at this time. Thanks for thinking of us!
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Missing on cyl 1,3,5.
Hello. No spark for an entire bank, or side of the engine, can be caused by a few different things. If cylinders 1, 3, and 5 are all experiencing the same issue I would consider the possibility of a faulty...
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Hi there, I have a Chevy blazer ZR2 and replaced my Sunroof. Now when it rains, water comes in from the top near the passenger back seat.
Hi there. Check the seal to the sunroof and see if its torn or damaged. Also, check the sunroof and make sure that its mounted properly on the track. The sunroof could be out of alignment causing the water to...
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Fuel Pump Pressure intermittent 2001 Chevy Silverado 1500
Hi there - you have a failed or leaking fuel system check valve. This valve is designed to maintain low, positive pressure in the fuel system. This allows faster starts first thing in the morning, requiring the fuel pump to...
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Will removal of sway bar cause my truck to lean even when parked to one side? 1997 GMC Jimmy
Hello - no, a broken sway bar won't cause a tilt to either side just sitting there - only while turning. Your problem sounds like one of the driver-side springs, probably the front, has weakened. This causes the tilt you...
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Why do I have a p0016 trouble code?
The cause for a p0016 trouble code could be normally be tracked to one of two areas. The code is set when the computer does not see synchronized information being received from the cam and crank sensors. It will be...
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Acceleration issues.
Hello. Slow acceleration can be caused by a wide variety of issues. A few common causes are issues with the vehicle's fuel, ignition, or engine management systems. If any of the components to these systems, such as the fuel pump,...
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Key does not turn in the ignition
Hello. If the key is not turning in the ignition then it may be possible that there is an issue with the lock cylinder or ignition switch. The ignition lock cylinder physically switches the electrical ignition switch. Ignition lock cylinders...
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The heater doesn't work, defrost works a little, fan doesn't turn on?
Hi there. The blower fan switch not working may be, a blown blower motor fuse, a faulty blower motor relay, a faulty blower resistor, a faulty blower motor, and/or a faulty blower motor switch. Proper diagnoses should be performed to...
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Rough idle with ac and defrost on
A rough idle may be caused by many different things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen sensor or a dirty or failing idle air control valve....
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Won't start
The battery light will always come on once the motor shuts off which is normal. The oil pressure will also drop down to zero once the engine shuts off as well which also normal. The steering tightened up as well...
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Hello I just replaced the distributor in my 98 blazer. I set it to 6 o-clock like its suppose to, but it is running really rough.
Hi there. It is possible that the distributor was off by one tooth. This is very common. I suggest removing the distributor, then removing the valve cover to the side that has number 1 cylinder (the valve cover that is...
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Clicking sound when turning over.
A starter like any other mechanical and electrical part is subject to failing sometimes for no apparent reason. However, sometimes this is misdiagnosed as well and often times mistaken for something much more simple like a fuse, relay or starter...
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Oil leak 1997 Chevy Blazer 4WD
Hi there. The oil leak could be, nothing more than, a loose oil filter. Another possibility, a leaking oil filter adapter gasket. Oil likes to travel down (via gravity) and should be properly diagnosed as there are several possible places...

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