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Chevy Trucks and SUVs

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Chevrolet is known for its medium-duty commercial trucks and sport utility vehicles (SUV). Some of the current Chevy trucks and SUVs are the Colorado, Silverado, Avalanche, Tahoe, and Suburban.
On a Mazda protege i am pretty sure there is no camber, caster adjustments on the rear. The only thing I think can be adjusted is the toe. This is a cam bolt used for each wheel found on the rear axle. By turning this esentric cam which pushes on one side of the wheel in and out to deliver your toe...
  == Answer ==   If it leaks it leaks. Central units are self contained with no external rotating shaft seals to leak. If the tech came out and added freon without detectng the leak, either he did exactly what you directed, or he is a BS artist hoping for a repeat job. 
Do you have automatic locking hubs on the front axles?
  == Answer ==     On mine, it's the fourth relay from the inside out.     In case they are in a different order, it should be the relay with two large wires and two small wires coming into it. One of the large wires is power and the other goes to the fan. One of the big wires...
  == Answer ==   The engine in a vehicle is mounted on rubber motor mounts, the centrifugal force of the internal workings of the engine cause it to lean to one side, it is thus shifted from its originall position, so the belt will have to compensate for the movement, that is why the belt is...
the firing order for ALL Chevy V-8s are as follows 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 the driver side of the motor are odd numbers (1-3-5-7) # 1 being at the front the passenger side are the even numbers 2-4-6-8 3 #2 being at the front Answer Your firing order is writen on the front of your intake manifold behind...
best bet, get yourself a good pair of vise grips (locking plyers). If you do not own a pair, you local auto parts store or Home center sells them. If you can not get them off with vise grips, you will have to take it to you local mechanic.       Have somebody WELD a rod onto the stripped...
Most of the lighting on the rear of the Geo is housed inside the rear lense assembly. By removing the series of Phillips head screws that holdl the lense in place, you should be able to remove the lense and thereby access the lamps.
  == Answer ==     I believe you can simply use a deep 9/16 1/2 inch drive socket on a long extension and put the socket on the nut on the shock and simply rock the bar back and forth and break the nut off and the shock will drop down.
Most likely one of the cables is loose or broken. On mine the cable came lose inside of the turn signal lever so the module wouldn't get the signal that it had been turned on.
The cable runs from the pedal thru the fire wall under the drivers side of the truck to a spliter around the same place as the muffler tail pipe connection on the drivers side.Then it goes to each wheel in the backing plate.
Answer . The crank sensor is actually built into the distributor on this year (changed in 89). It is the four pointed mechanism underneath the rotor (white spinny thing), which is underneath the cap (black plastic thing, right of engine, 5 wires.) . The sensor is notorious for going bad, much before...
Brand new they cost about 75,000 dollars depending on the package.
  == Answer ==     there is no need to reset the computer for an 02 sensor.
If your asking this question than you shouldn't be performing this job yourself
    Hi, I have ran into this problem a couple of times. First does, the truck start right back up and then do the same thing? If so what I have found to do is reset the computer. Just unhook the battery cable for say 10 or 15 minutes. This clears the computer. Now start is up and...
  which one there are 4 on a 1.6L andn there are 5 on a 1.8L sport. brakes or clutch. let me guess you have a 1.8L sport and you want a new slave cylinder or to rebuild it. first find a kit for it , good luck with that. and any trip to the suzuki parts counter will net you a new one. ...
A Chevrolet Silverado that has cruise control problems might be  having a problem with the part of the engine that controls speed  and fuel intake. One culprit for this problem is the Speed Control  Sensor that is located in the transmission. This part can be easily  changed because it is more...
Answer . \nOk, so basically, you have to take the whole dashboard apart. Im talking your everything, all main bolts holding it on. Then under the hood, in the upper passenger side, there is a spot with like 4 or 5 bolts. They are near impossible to get out but you can. Then, you have to loosen...
Listed in your owner's manual and under the hood on a placard. 0.060 inches.
  Ok I'll bite. On our '92 Suburban (284k mi) it is located on top of the engine at the back of the intake manifold UNDER the distributor. Be prepared to remove the air cleaner and the distributor so number the wires. The original sender required a 1-3/16" wrench (how many folks have one of...
  == Answer ==     1, 4, 3, 2. Courtesy of the Garage Guru Consultant
In certain cities specifically - and in many countries generally - any work on circuits carrying mains service voltages as high as 220V to 240V is considered to be unsafe to do unless you are a licensed electrician. <><><> Not only unsafe but also it is illegal in all states of...
Answer . \ngo to Auto zone and ask them to check your codes its free
 == Answer ==   check fuses if ok it should be the emergency brake switch, when ebrake is on the lights will stay off.    == Answer ==     depending on the the car/truck there is a control relay. Make sure all fuses have been checked inside vehicle and the engine compartment there...
  == Answer ==     raise the hood and reach in back side of light unscrew bulb counterclockwise one-half turn pull out then put new bulb in
      Perhaps the question asker is referring to the ignition coil module that feeds to the distributor. This coil is mounted to the passenger side of the intake manifold with (2) 10 mm hex screws. Replacing this is a simple matter of unplugging the electrical connections, unbolting...
Answer . \n1-5-3-6-2-4 Distributor rotates Clockwise.
Answer   Loose or corroded battery cable?Ive had the same problem had it replaced 3 times in one year. they said its just a defect on oldsmobiles. If you leave the accessory on at all it seams to trigger it.
  == Answer ==     8.0 quarts are needed for a 1990 ford taurus.
  == Answer ==   Probably behind the pulley that is most centered on engine
Answer    You need to pull the codes and see what they say. you'll need a troubleshooting flowchart to do the testing. There are times that the flowcharts will say to replace the ECU, but that is not always the right solution.   Pulling the codes will not always be a solution, however. If...
The fuse block on all Celebritys is located on the bottom of the dash to the right of the steering column.
  == Answer ==     I went ahead and bought two at the dealer. Shape is the problem not the size/threads. The new ones from the dealer have Loctite already applied.   $2 to $3 apiece!
Yes you can just replace the seal they sell a kit some are for each injector other kits are for all injectors these kits are fairly cheap so this is the option i would take.       yes, your local parts store should have or be able to order just the o-rings.
will a 15 inch rim fit a 1997 dodge ram 1500
your door latch is stuck or you need a new door actuator for the door locks in that door. Honda very rearly has problems with there wiring! Good luck....Michael
I would suggest checking out the Haynes Repair Manual from your local library. It is a very helpful resource. I am using it for a 1998 Transport and Montana.
  == Answer ==   take out the four bolts where the drive shaft meets the rear end,then move the driveshaft foreward about one inch,drop the driveshaft down and pull it out.
No its not. 89-91 have a different plug than 92-94 some 91's have the newer needle style gauges with the tach and the older style plug but this cluster is rare.
0. An ammeter is placed in series with the circuit in question; if its' internal resistance is high, it will change the current flow, thus making the measurement meaningless.For the same reason an ideal voltage meter will have infinite resistance.
youll need to take the door panel off, then unscrew the handle assembly and replace with a new handle ( junkyard?). screw that in then replace door panel.
Answer . \nYou have to drop the fuel tank. There are three bolts that keep it on and it's pretty straightforward. The fuel pump is located inside the tank.
  == Answer ==   Yes! See the following link:     http://www.fullsizechevy.com/fscu/wt.shtml
      Interior Lights thumbwheel is above the headlight switch on the left of the dash. Rotate the wheel all the way up to turn on the interior lights. Just past the highest dashboard light setting.
on the 87 Plymouth reliant the power control moduel controls the fuel pump the fuel injector tip it is located beside the battrey on the finder and the air breather is hooked to it if putting a little fuel into fuel body and car runs until fuel is gone its most likely the pcm it fixed mine
  == Answer ==     defective brake light switch.   == Answer ==   crawl into the drivers side and look for a simple push button switch above the break pedal(switch will be covered by the bar until you push the brake down). Check the switch is moving... replace or unjamm the switch....
there is a black box on the side of the throttle body, remove throttle body (4 bolts) it's inside the black box! it looks like they are rivits! they are not! so do not drill them. they are a special torque bit set up. get that apart and you' be set
I had the same problem in a Buick I had. It was caused by a problem with the computer, which had to be replaced. At least that's where I'd start looking. It causes a low constant drain on the battery.     wouldn't start at the computer more than likely something simple like a diode in the...
== Answer ==   The starter motor/solenoid is located to the left of the oil filter. you'll need to have the vehicle up on stands to access it. Remove two wires. Wire #1 is a clip. To release the clip, push down on the small release tab on the backside of the clip assembly and pull apart. Wire # 2...
The driver's side wiper on our 2002 Silverado 2500 behaved the way you described. I used a pair of pliers to remove the 1/2" ciruclar cover at the base of the arm to access the nut that fastened the wiper arm to the truck. In my case, the nut was loose, which was allowing the arm to flop too far ...
  It usually says it on the side door panel or you can tell by how many lugs it has usually a 1500 has 6 legs while a 2500 has a couple more
  == Answer ==   driver side of the block looks like a giant silver cap it's about 1 1/2 inches tall and about the same size around   == Answer ==   driver side of the block looks like a giant silver cap it's about 1 1/2 inches tall and about the same size around   == Answer ==  ...
  == Answer ==     Might be a bulb is installed incorrectly or wrong bulb for socket or the bulb base is broken, causing a short. Or the socket is broken and a contact is shorted to ground. Get one of those circut breaker type fuses and do process of elimination one bulb at a time.
  == Answer ==     yes there is a door but the climate control system is regulated by a vacume system. look under the dash by the drivers side above the gas pedel and you will see the vacume units also there are two behind the glove box. check those for loose lines or cracks first... also...
  == Answer ==     the 3.4 has about 160 to 200 horse power   == Answer ==     it actually has 210 hp   == Answer ==     These horsepower questions amuse me. I'm guessing you want the amount it is rated at from the factory, which is 210 horsepower. However, it depends...
it is built in the fuel pump in gas tank
-       I had this same problem when i went to get my car inspected (not sure how long I was without fully functioning brake lights) but the guy had a real simple fix. Apparently sometimes the grounding wires on the lamp housing become loose, try tightening those to see if that does it. ...
    == Inertial Navigation ==     Inertial navigation tracks the position of an object by measuring and comparing the distance it travels with the accelerations in various directions it experiences while moving. For clarification, gyroscopes are used that, once spun up, tend to...
Answer  find the short.  Answer  It might be water in the actual light assembly. take the off the vehicle and inspect and dry. If they leak seal them up. It'll happen again and again if you don't. Good luck.   It could also be an internal short, within the light bulb itself. Sometimes the...
Just fixed my the easiest way. Remove bottom screw through existing round access hole. Cut a hole in the side of the door adjacent to the top screw. Make the slot big enough to get your finger and a wrench into it. Remove the top screw, disconnect the rod on the old door handle by pushing the tip...
Answer . \nLook under the hood. There should be a placard showing this.. Answer . \nI have a 1995 VOYAGER and there is no diagram of the belt under the hood I need one cause it seems like the belt is 8 inches to long and yes it is the right one. Answer . \nI've had the same problem many times....
Dodge Durango 1998-2003, Dodge Dakota 1996-2003, Dodge Viper, Nissan Pathfinder and Frontier 2005-2007. Give or take on the years. Cross reference available on roadkill.com.
  == Answer ==     Wipe the transmission down with a rag! Clean up all the transmission fluid. Now start the vehicle and look under it see where it is leaking from. The front, the pan, or the rear? The front and rear will need a new seal. The pan will need a new gasket. You have to...
== Answer ==   This vehicle will have two oxygen sensors. One is by the exhaust manifold (driver's side) and the other is near the oil drain plug (passenger side)- near the other exhaust manifold. Make sure you disconnect the negative battery cable BEFORE replacing the sensors. Otherwise the...
Answer . There can be several reasons for a boil over condition.. 1. low or insuffecient coolant. Anti-freeze protects from boil over too. If the level of coolant is low or does not have enough "antifreeze" in the mixture, the boiling point is lowered.. 2. thermostat is not opening or not...
  == Answer ==     This information can be found in your owner's manual.   == Answer ==     Turn ignition on and rotate the spindle under the clock- clockwise for minutes and anti-clockwise for hours. Hope this helps.
%DETAILS%    == Answer ==   your brake rotors are warped. You should repalce you brake pads and have the rotors resurfaced if possible, or replaced. 
== Answer ==   Bad spark plug, plug wire.   I hade that problem it was a cracked head "Expensive"
Answer . An 86 Blazer has an early fuel injection system called throttle body injection. However, any time you smell raw fuel, whether on start or during running, it means fuel is outside of the engine, not inside. That's not good. You could soon be looking at fire trucks hosing down your...
  == Answer ==   The fan relay is an integral part of the body control module (it also houses the fuel pump relay) this module is about 6"x4"x2" and has gobs of wires coming out of it, the module is mounted on a bracket under the hood that is bolted to the top of the driver's side front...
The firing order of my '87 Pontiac Sunbird is 1 3 4 2.
  Piece o cake. Jack it up and secure it with safety stands. Remove the wheels. remove the rear cover from the differential. There is a bolt that goes through the carrier. It takes a 5/16 wrench to remove it. After removing it, slide the main pin out. You will have to rotate the carrier to do...
  I have a 98 S10 with 2.2L and I just had them torqued down to 15Ft Lbs. They were loose and causing a leak, instead of replacing the gasket I tightened the bolts and Im keepin an eye on it. Seems to have worked!!!!!!
It is one of the O2 sensors. Most parts houses around my part of the country will check the codes and tell you which one is the problem child for free. Unless your tranny is shifting funny, in other words, if it is working correctly, then it is probably not a fuse issue. Sensor itself may be bad,...
for the people trying to set the engine timing on the 2.0 ZETEC engine, note that there are no readily visible no timing marks used to set timing. Ford did include some notches on the lower crank pulley, but they are hard to see and harder to use accurately when setting the timing. Instead, it is...
  == Answer ==   The instructions on how to change the ignition lock cylinder on a   1991 to 1994 Ford Explorer are posted on the very first page of this   website ( Ford Explorer Q & A )   I'M NOT A MECHANIC but I would be tempted to disconnect the negative   battery cable,...
Fuel sending unit, its in on near or around the fuel pump i have the same problem in my 2001 sierra... i just never fixed it...
  == Answer ==     Standing in front of vehicle, starter will be on your left side (Passenger side). Look under the intake, you should see a black support kinda shaped like a letter Y. You will find the starter just beyond that support.
1484 code is for "cooling fan". It came up on my GMC Envoy today. I will have to get it fixed tomorrow
The Chevy dealer can sell you a wire harness that plugs in to your fuse box area that has all the wires necessary to attach the brake controler.
  under the hood nerly to the baterie litle black square
pads are easy,a 5/8 sockett will loosen the 2 caliper bolt holding it on.they are behind the rotor on the right hand side,(as you are looking at the roror),about 1-2 inches down from the top of the pad for 1,and up about the same distance from the bottom of the caliper for the other.hope it's some...
A universal joint or a CV joint may be bad. It means you should have it check before the car leaves you stranded.
Could be a fuse, relay, rheostat (the wire winding inside housing of the sender unit), a bad connector, bad wire.
  == Answer ==     Removing the turn signal lights: turn the headlights on. with the lights on and up, look between the headlight and turn signal. there are two screws a few inches inside. they may be a little hard to see. flashlight may help. they are aligned top and bottom. remove...