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I have a 1988 Chevy k1500 automatic. The other day it started having issues switching from first to second gear. I would have to g
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The scratching sound you are describing may be related to a number of things resulting from the motor overheating. Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or...
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Holley 570 CFM for 454 engine
Going from a 350 to a 454 engine may require you to have the carburetor rebuilt to install larger main jets to get the engine to run good and have good power. A 650 carburetor would better suit the 454...
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2005 chrysler 300C code 0480
The most common cause for getting code P0480 on this car is the cooling fan has a problem and should be checked for proper operation and replace electrical cooling fan and fan relay as needed.
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Is there a physical difference between trans input and output speed sensor?
This may indicate a failing speed sensor. The transmission speed sensor is a magnetic sensor that provides information related to the speed of the input and output shafts in the transmission, allowing the transmission to shift smoothly. The sensor counts...
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I have a 98 Yukon gmc when I try turning left or right both of my signal lights come on and when I step on my breaks they get stuc
The most efficient way to fix a circuit malfunction such as the one you describe is with reference to the factory wiring diagram. If you were to request a certified mechanic from YourMechanic what he or she would do is...
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Disk brake calipers, front left and right rear, dragging when hot from towing, why?
Either the calipers at those two wheel positions are defective (e.g., stuck pistons), the sliding bushings are seized, there is an internal flexible rubber hose defect, or the master cylinder and/or proportioning valve are faulty. To determine if the issue...
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4wd wont engage
The outside hubs are designed when the front drive shaft starts to turn the axles the outside hubs lock the hub to the shafts with special locking mechanisms. They will need to be taken apart and cleaned and greased and...
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can i use a 4L60E THAT CAME OUT OF A TRUCK WITH A 5.3 MOTOR AND CHANGE THE FRONT SHAFT OR IS THERE A WAY TO MAKE IT WORK
Hi Robert. Thanks for sending your question today, however, we're not really best to help you in this situation. We focus on only answering OEM service and maintenance tips, so you would be better served to seek the advice of...
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Motorhome will not start.
Hi Martiza. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, we're unable to help here, as we only offer repair and service tips for consumer cars, light trucks and SUV's sold in the United States. You might find better help by consulting...
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hi i am wokring on my dads 1988 suburban and i cant locate his 4wd actuator
I do not show any R10 Suburban having 4x4 and do show a V10 Suburban does. The actuator on this vehicle is on the transfer case and is vacuum controlled.
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i am trying to replace his 4wd actuator and i can not locate it i currently have an electric actuator, and i cant find weather it
You do not have a front differential actuator on this vehicle and will have automatic locking hubs. The hub mechanism is what locks and unlocks the hubs.The vacuum actuated front ends are only on the vehicle's that have a different...
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Shop told me something went wrong with my timing chain, pistons are firing too low. recommend engine replacement
Whether or not this was the shops fault would depend on how long the starter was in the vehicle before this issue started happening. I would recommend taking your vehicle to another shop and having a second opinion performed. This...
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Starting issues on my 71 chevelle
It is very possible that the vehicle May simply just need a carburetor cleaning and or adjustment. I would recommend having your carburetor inspected by a qualified professional to determine if it is functioning properly. If the carburetor is dirty...
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My truck is losing rpms and throwing no codes
Given the age and mileage, you might want to start with a basic cylinder compression test to see what the mechanical condition of the engine is. Although there are many possible causes of the power loss you are describing, a...
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What is The Cost of Parts to Replace a Bad Exhaust Intake Valve on a 1995 GMC Sierra? How Long does it take to complete job?
Hi M.H. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Unfortunately, this is a service that our mobile mechanics are unable to offer. This type of job should be completed at a local engine shop, as removing valves will require special tools in...
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i have a 91 chevy v-8. i replaced the fuel pump,fuel filter,
Hi Carla. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, this issue is caused by debris inside the fuel lines or an obstruction on the fuel pump pick-up. Although it might seem simple, sometimes a fuel filter installed backward can...
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Transmission only shifts Manuel and stays in first in drive
Hi Jose. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When you have problems like you’ve described, it is usually caused by one of two possible sources. Either the shift interlock solenoid is damaged, or there is internal damage or fluid obstructions inside...
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My 1977 chevy c10 is accelerating after i put it in park. And when i switch gear to drive it accelerates without me pushing on gas
The possible causes of this are a vacuum leak, a stuck throttle plate, or an improperly adjusted carburetor or throttle linkage (or binding linkage). If you desire a diagnostic, and the required repairs, please schedule service using YourMechanic's engine idle...
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Replaced my tranmission on my 95 k1500,at frist my truck light came on of check gauges,I replaced that now my rpm working right bu
It is not clear if you installed a used transmission or a professionally rebuilt one. If the transmission is used, of course a possibility is it may be faulty and in need of re-building. If the transmission was already rebuilt,...

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