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my truck has to go to 3500-4000 rpms to go forward, and it goes forward in reverse. Also it was smoking llike crazy at one point
Hi there. I appears that your transmission has some serious problems. It could be damage to the torque converter, or internal transmission components & seals being broken as well. I would recommend having a professional mechanic complete a car is...
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Temperature gauge
Rapid fluctuations in the gauge reading likely indicate an electrical/sensor fault although it is possible to have both a failing thermostat and a sensor problem at the same time. You should have the issue looked at in the context of...
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I have coolant in my lower intake manifold after replacing the gasket in my upper manifold in my 1996 Chevrolet Suburban.
Hi there. If you have coolant in your lower manifold also then at the very minimum you need to blow it out with compressed air. I would recommend removing the lower manifold also to make sure that you get it...
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1994 CHEVROLET G20 SPORTVAN/VAN priced at $4,995 for 84,026 miles, good price? good van?
Hi there. Any vehicle more than 20 years old listed higher than $3,000 with nearly 100,000 miles is not necessarily a good deal. Although the miles per year seem very low, what is not known is the type of driving...
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How to install oil pan gasket to a 2006 Dodge Charger
Hi there. You might want to read this article to give you a frame of reference. However, to receive specific steps for your vehicle, you'll want to purchase a service and repair manual for your Dodge Charger or have a...
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My car hesitates and has stalled out twice at a red light and then doesn't wanna start for a few seconds only happens at low rpms
Among the possibilities are faults in the throttle position sensor, mass airflow sensor, vacuum leaks, a clogged fuel filter, defective EGR valve or control circuit, and worn out spark plugs and wires. A mechanic would simply investigate these possibilities sequentially...
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My truck shit off while I was driving it and now it dosnt sound right.
Hello, thank you for writing in. With an older vehicle like this, we need to start to do some basic testing. There are a large number of components that can cause these issues, and it is nearly impossible to diagnose...
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Is it possible for someone to guide me in the process of wiring a car from scratch?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately, a step-by-step walk through is above the services that we offer. With an older vehicle like this you will have a harder time finding some of the reading materials you may need to...
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A/c blowing at face and feet on max a/c
If you suspect the control panel, it can be tested as the panel will be sending an output signal to the individual "doors" in the blower network. You will need the factory wiring diagram though so it might be less...
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Will crank but no start without pushing throttle loud squeak when running
Check for diagnostic trouble codes. If no codes have been stored, you can consider the typical causes for immediate stalling which are a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch/sensor (typically at cold start only), faulty camshaft or...
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I keep hearing a popping/clunking sound on the right front passenger side of my truck near the right tire.
The sound might be related to a worn suspension component. From what you are describing, it should be fairly easy to pin down with static testing (e.g., ball joints should only move "so much" during a test). To pinpoint the...
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93 Buick will not excelerate passed 30 put in new transmission hose and radiator. Can u please tell me what u think the problem is
Hi there. In some cases, when you have acceleration problems after changing a transmission hose, the issue is related to either an obstruction in the transmission fluid lines or the torque converter not receiving or having enough transmission fluid (slipping)....
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Does the whole steering column need to be replaced in order to replace a fried steering column module?
I would ask the mechanic for the exact part number of the electronic component that he believes has failed. Or, at least have him "name" the part and indicate where in the column assembly the part resides. The steering column...
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How do I safely bypass ebcm on my 99 yukon 4x4
There is no way to bleed most ABS systems without having the proper scan tool to do so. Unfortunately, you may need to visit a local shop that has the tools necessary to bleed the ABS system. Also, it is...
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Yes I change transmission on 94 5.7 chevy truck 1500 after one day it started doing exactly like old transmission will not shift
Assuming the second transmission actually works, what you are describing points to a fault in engine controls that affect transmission shift points. This would include things like a throttle position sensor, speeds sensors or any vacuum operated controls. However, it...
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My car overheats so much that I can't drive it.
If there is trapped air within the cooling system, it will overheat quickly as they have described. The first thing to determine is if air is trapped and, if so, get that resolved. There is always a possibility of an...
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A/C control board not working after turning on my car
For there to be a "delay" in supplying power to the board, there may be a loose connection or there is something wrong in a controller or solid state device that controls the power flow. Normally, you would simply trace...
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I have a 99 Chevy Tahoe and when I was driving it got hot real fast and turn off and when I tried to start it up it turned off
Hello there. I think we answered your question a few minutes ago, but if not - here is what we suggested. It's quite possible you have two separate things going on with your Chevrolet. First, if the vehicle gets really...
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I have a 99 Chevy Tahoe and when I was driving it got hot real fast and turn off and when I tried to start it up it turned off
Hi there. It's quite possible you have two separate things going on with your Chevrolet. First, if the vehicle gets really hot quickly, this might indicate a problem with a thermostat or water pump that is not working correctly. However,...
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My car is having some transmission problems, Need Help
The transmission clutches are worn out and not able to engage enough to move the vehicle. You will need to have the transmission overhauled to replace the clutches and seals.

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