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Shock absorbers for a pontiac le mans
The recommended shocks for your vehicle are REAR: AC Delco 5302 {#88945170} and FRONT: AC Delco 5301 {#88945169}. You can buy a set of 4 shocks (2 front, 2 rear of the cited part numbers) for approximately $80 (total) on...
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Where can I get the wiring harness w/ connectors for the IAT (new)?
When it comes to most wiring harness connectors you will find that the Dealer is going to be the only option when it comes to a vehicle that is less than 10 years old. After that then the aftermarket part...
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My truck will crank but won't start.
Hi there: Anytime you complete wholesale changes as you have on your Chevrolet C1500, it's more than likely that you'll experience electrical glitches which will cause the issues you're experiencing. It's possible that a ground wire or other electrical sensor...
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Do I need a special tool to remove the knock sensor?
Hello. There does not appear to be any special tool required to remove the knock sensor on an 84 Corvette. Only the correct size socket should be needed in order to loosen and remove the sensor. The sensor is located...
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Changing from regular oil to synthetic oil
Synthetic vs conventional oil is one of the most debated myths surrounding the topic of oil changes. This will not hurt your engine when switching from synthetic to conventional or vice versa. In fact, Synthetic blend oils are actually a...
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The check engine light came on and the P0197 code is the issue.
A code p0197 for your vehicle is for the engine oil temperature sensor circuit showing low voltage. This could be caused by a bad sensor, faulty wiring, or a problem with the powertrain control module. The code is set when...
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Back brake light/ tail lights not working properly
Hello. The brake lights are controlled by stoplight switch, contacted by the pedal. If they are cutting off after coming to a complete stop then that may be a sign that there is an issue with the switch, circuit, or...
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My truck won't start and I've already replaced the starter and wiring is correct. 1979 Chevy C10
Hello - your starter problem may be in the ignition switch, or "trigger" side of the wiring. When you turn the ignition switch to the "start" position, is there 12 volts on the "trigger" terminal of the starter solenoid? If...
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Low voltage light on dash
This seems to be a common problem with Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep vehicles. Many of these vehicles have a fusable link wire that goes from the battery to the alternator. When this fusable link fails, the charge from the alternator will...
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Replaced fuel pressure regulator and fuel pump,still no power going to fuel pump
This sounds like you may not have any power going to the fuel pump relay. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power on another wire. To activate the fuel pump your...
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Car shakes when I press accelerator
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on...
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I need to know if its my ball joints or cv joint
Hi there: It's nearly impossible for us to accurately diagnose this without physically inspecting the components onsite, but honestly, it could be both. In most cases, when ball joints are damaged, the grinding will occur while turning or hitting a...
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Is my problem the timing belt is worn?
It is possible that the carburator may be out of adjustment or require a good cleaning. I would recommend having your fuel system inspected by a qualified professional to determine if the carburator is the cause of the issue. These...
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Cylinders full of fuel after replacing pressure reg...
Hi there. Assuming, proper procedure was followed during the fuel pressure regulator installation, leads me to believe the new fuel pressure regulator must be at fault causing the hydrostatic lock. A visual is possible, looking into the throttle body, using...
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Every time I make a stop my cooling fans turn on and my service engine light as well, and once I go it disappears
Hi there. As you already know, replacing components without proper diagnoses can be expensive and time consuming without resolution. The service engine soon light coming on should help diagnose, what area requires inspection. It could be, a wiring issue or...
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No reverse in transmission 1997 Chevrolet Express Van 1500
Hello - I believe you have a failure in the reverse input clutch in the transmission. This could be caused by several components in this clutch, all of which will require removal and disassembly of the transmission to repair. To...
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Not sure what to replace first on Front end suspension on lifted power wagon
Hi there: Honestly, everything you listed is urgent to be replaced at the same time if possible. Without physically inspecting your Dodge Ram 2500, it's impossible to give you a priority list that would be professional or a safe option....
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transmission input shaft
Hello, when you removed the pump you may have relocated clutch plates in the input housing. These plates must align with a hub assembly. What happens is that the pump puts pressure on the housing because there is no end...
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My Electronic Throttle Control light came on (blinks). I ordered and replaced the throttle body, but my results are the same.
Hi there: Depending on what you're symptoms might be, this issue might be with the electronic throttle control sensor attached to the throttle pedal as opposed to the throttle body. In order to know for certain, you should have a...
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Why does my 2006 dodge charger keep stalling?
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...

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