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In Forum: Ford Trucks

Recently replaced the trans in my 80 Ford f100 Ranger. 351w c6 trans. Started eating up starters,so I changed the flexplate and starter and it is still eating them up after only 10 cranks tops.Does it need to be shimmed or is there a deeper problem?


In Forum: Buick

not sure because of the year of the vehicle but most cars have a computer that runs the hvac. the computer can be scanned for codes and can have the data stream for the door actuators to see if they are moving correctly. You can watch the controls say to move and see what the door move to or if they are not moving. you can watch both blend doors and see if they both have the same range of movem


In Forum: Chevy Silverado

also, check the distributor and cap for wear or damage. cracked magnet, bad module... have you called any shops in your area to see if they could scan it for you?


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In Forum: Dodge And Chrysler

check your O2 sensors. check exhaust back pressure.. things that would affect one side of your engine. bank 1 vs bank 2


In Forum: Chevy Cars

I saw a couple of posts where the reverse tube in the trans came out (bracket came apart) and that's all it was. But with trans fluid looking and smelling bad it might be transmission time. the reason why they don't recommend the trans service on a tranny that has really bad fluid and the trans is acting up is because the old fluid will have a varnish that builds up and the valves and walls and


In Forum: Pontiac Montana

I hope the person that the person you have coming to look at it can figure out what's going on. Then let us know what you find out and what it takes to fix it. I don't know if you ever had it on a scanner to watch the data the computer is using when it's acting up but I don't know how you can figure out what happening without one. PCM is always a possibility.


In Forum: Chevy Suburban

you need to verify the smoke is white. White smoke is water. rings, valve guides, stuff like that where you are burning oil should be blue smoke. How does the engine run? When you first start it up in the morning after sitting all night long how does the engine run? Does it feel like it's missing but it clears up after running for a while? that could be a sign of coolant leaking into a cylin


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