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How do I clear the P0756 trouble code?
Hi. If the code P0756 has come up, the shift solenoid for second gear is leaking fluid internally. To access the shift solenoid, you will need to remove the oil pan to the transmission. When you do this, drain all...
Very low rpm
Hi there. From the description you have given, I believe you are stating that your vehicle has no power, and you are only able get to 35-50 mph and nothing over 1500 rpm. You also stated vehicle runs great, which...
My car stopped on the highway said low oil pressure took it to a shop they change the sensor still have the same problem
I believe you have 2 problems here. The fundamental problem is that you may REALLY have low oil pressure, since replacing the oil pressure sending unit has not changed the "low oil pressure" indicator. I would get a dial-type pressure...
Truck cranks, fuel pump turns on but wont stay on for more than a couple seconds. Poured starter fluid in carburetor and it turns on for a few
Hey there. This may be some kind of fuel supply issue. When you turn the key on, the fuel pump should come on for a brief second pressurizing the system. When you turn the key, it should then maintain this...
Truck jerks and hesitates on acceleration
This may be a sign of a failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the...
I' trying to start my vehicle and it made a loud clacking noise and the battery is drained
Hello. If the vehicle produced a clicking clacking sound when the key was turned then it may be possible that the battery or starter are the issue. A faulty, or low battery will cause the starter to click if it...
My car randomly shakes
The shaking you are feeling is likely a tire or suspension issue. As with diagnosing any problem, start with the simple solutions first. Make sure your tires are properly and evenly inflated. Make sure your tires are balanced properly....
Idler pulley for surpentene belt fell off
Hello. If the bolt is gone then it either broke or loosened. If it simply fell out then the bracket is fine. I usually check the bracket hole to make sure that the threads are still there. If the threads...
Chevy K1500 will not produce spark. I have replaced everything in the ignition system.
Check the spark plug wires and spark plugs. If the plugs have fuel on them, then they are not igniting and need replaced. If the spark plugs are working fine and the wires have good resistance, then put a compression...
Trying to determine if water pump is going bad.
Hi there. This appears to be a possible water pump issue. The pump or one of the bypass hoses could have a leak that occurs once the system is pressurized and why you are finding coolant after sitting with the...
Heater not working - 2002 Chevrolet S10
Hi there. It sounds like you may have a blend door motor failure. The blend door motor moves the blend door inside the HVAC case to literally blend the air temperature out of the vents by directing the airflow accordingly...
possible bad ecm if I reset it will that help me in finding out if its bad.
Hi there. From the description you provided, it is unlikely, the ECM (electronic control module) is at fault. First and most important, when disconnecting the battery, always disconnect the negative terminal first and reconnect last. Starting with the positive terminal,...
why am i loosing power, spits and sputters then is fine.
Hello. It sounds like you may have several different problems with this vehicle. The starting issue sounds like you may have a failure in the fuse box or in the starter relay, most of the time though it is caused...
Transmission won't shift into park - 1988 Chevrolet S10
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. If your vehicle has a linkage, there should be an adjustment nut to adjust how long or short the linkage should be. Check for the nut and adjust the linkage to make the transmission...
Hi there. From the description you have given, your vehicle has a combination of problems. The erratic tachometer/rpm gauge could be at fault. The tachometer signal from the ignition module could be erratic and may also be the cause of...
My suv just got an crack exhaust manifold put in and when i start it sounds great when i try to drive it it has no power in thegas
Hello, The codes stand for: P0301- The computer had detected a misfire on cylinder 1 *Causes: Bad spark, too rich or lean fuel levels, P0756- The computer has detected an issue with the 2/3 gear shift solenoid *Causes: Transmission fluid...
No power to fuel pump
Hi there, Sometimes when a fuel pump fails it stores and OBD-II error code that needs to be cleared in order to reactivate power to the pump. The only other thing I can think of is that possibly you forgot...
Plugged heater core
Hey there. The heater core may burst if you use too much pressure to try and purge the core of blockage. The core gets blocked from using the wrong fluid in the vehicle. The coolant will get all brown and...
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 will start and then dies after 2 seconds
Hi there, Your vehicle starting for two seconds and stalling could be caused by several things. It could be an anti-theft system problem, if equipped. It could be an ignition system problem, ie; a faulty ignition module. The bypass circuit...
Transmission fluid sensor has a higher reading than what is the actual amount
Hi there, This transmission (4l60E) nominally holds 10 quarts. It is "flushed most effectively by a machine that pushes fresh fluid in at the same time old fluid is pumped out (with the engine running), and with a 12 qt...

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