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Is there any way to install a crankshaft position sensor on an older transmission not equipped with one?
help I have tried every recommendation possible I think concerning an engine light that just wont go out. It goes out for about one week and like clock work two days after I fill up the gas tank the light comes back on. replaced spark plugs, oxygen sensors, cleaned out air filters, and hoses leading to air flow. The only way the light goes out is if I ...
I have a 2000 Chevy Suburban, 132000 miles. Service engine light stays on after being taken to shop four times. Purchased it in January, service engine light came on 3 hours later. they have had to replace transmission pump, replace spark plugs, they say they replace o2 sensor, but it still comes on. I started using the ac 2 weeks ago, now my coolant is ...
Hello. A year and a half ago my car's RPM meter would spike when I wasn't accelerating and eventually my car just wouldn't start. I took it in and found out that the thermostat and ect sensor were faulty. I had them repaired, and the coolant flushed, but now, a year and a half later, my car has the exact same problem. How long do these parts generally last? ...
I have a 1995 Chevy Silverado 1500 2WD V8 with a Electronic 4L60E Transmission. Why is it not shifting into Drive or 1st gears and the tachs do not work?? I have changed 1 of the transmission sensors and the Brain. Please help!
My car was serviced recently and the coolant temperature sensor and the coolant level sensor were changed to new ones. When I drive the temp gauge still shows running hot and goes all the way red and sometimes beeps. As I drive it goes up and down especially at stop lights where I put it in neutral then it does not move.
My question is whether or not I can remove the (TCU) from a AW-4 transmission and replace it with some after market valve body or just disconnect it and it will function normally from fluid pressure. The (CPS) is probably bad and maybe the (SBECII) and the trans takes info from both. The fuel injection and distributor are going to be change out and ...

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