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    1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Blown Headgasket Story

    Hi fellas Its been a while but I need help here trying figure out whats happening with this shop to what they are telling me. I know these guys made some sort of mistake here but I just want to make sure that am right. We have this 99 Chevrolet Venture minivan that had a blown headgasket, of...
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    Snap On Hand Held 5 Gas Analyzer

    Hi am in proccess of buying the Snap On Hand Held 5 gas analyzer and I just wanted some feedback about this unit who has used or owned this product. There are several other gas analyzer in the market but what I like about this one, it also has the A/F ratio option to read. Any information about...
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    Toyota Tundra wont idle and shuts off....

    Thanks for the input Jim I found that the Throttle body butterfly was very dirty blocking the clearance to keep engine at idle when throttle is shut down.The truck has 95,000 miles on the clock so it was time for a throat check, I clean the whole throttle body very good and it was back to...
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    Toyota Tundra wont idle and shuts off....

    Thanks your reply Jim I scanned the truck and found no codes, I will run the test you mention Jim but what is it that keeps the idle maintain where it should be the Accelerator Pedal Position or the Throtle Control Motor?? I will see if my scan tool Is capable of reading the TPS values.. Will...
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    Toyota Tundra wont idle and shuts off....

    Hi Fellas I am working a 2002 Toyota Tundra with a 4.7 engine, The problems is the it wont idle or stay on,it runs perfectly fine with no check engine light or pending codes as well it just wont stay idle. So I thought Okay maybe IAC motor is stuck or needs replacement, After few minutes...
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    1997 525i BMW Code definition Help!!

    I may be mistaken on the model but I sure know its a 1997 because its an OBD 2. It was probably 528i but Jim I check thru web sites and seems all BMW models use the same meaning for the codes unless its NOT obd 2.
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    1997 525i BMW Code definition Help!!

    Hi fellas I having trouble  finding more information about this codes and how to fix it, I scanned the BMW last night and  got P0173, P1189,and P1250  My scanner describes the P1189 and P1250 for the same definition " Malfunction Fuel and Air Metering, For the P0173 "Fuel Trim Bank 2"  I am not...
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    1997 CHEVROLET SILVERADO COLD START PROBELM

    Re: 1997 CHEVROLET SILVERADO COLD START PROBELM fixed Glad to we got this thing fixed, In case fellas with a similar problem I hope this information could help others Thanks to all the fellas with the replies and site, What  finally did to confirm which part to replace I did a similar test...
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    not getting any fuel

    Does the fuel pump operate when you turn the ignition key in the ON position??  Have you checked the fuel pump relay ?? You should check see if you are getting voltage to fuel pump when you turn the ignition key in the ON position. $.02
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    1997 Ignition switch

    fixed Finally got thru this thing, I found a set of different ball joints tools and one similar to the picture above worked out well. The cylinder housing sled out removed the old ignition switch and installed the new one do the same in reverse mention above to put it back togother. Thank guys I...
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    1992 Mitsubishi Mirage Cold Start problem

    Is the check engine light on? Check fuel pressure with a new fuel filter installed if you have not replaced it recently..
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    1997 CHEVROLET SILVERADO COLD START PROBELM

    Trans please let me know what is the part number for the whole assy.. I think it also comes with a bracket. Thanks Hector thanks for the post, I already checked the compression in all cylinders and there all OK.
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    1997 CHEVROLET SILVERADO COLD START PROBELM

    I see now Trans what you mean I see!! OK did not have time today but I keep posted with result, I believe that this will basically tell me if its the fuel pump or the regulator is the problem :-X....Just got that feeling that its the regulator "spyder" is what they call it..
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    1997 CHEVROLET SILVERADO COLD START PROBELM

    Transman about pinching the return line if pressure goes way up.. What reading is way up to you, Crunch stated when If I pinch the return line it should be 75-85 or way more I am a bit confused ???   Also in addition again I tested in cold start this evening and this time I only turn on the...
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    1997 CHEVROLET SILVERADO COLD START PROBELM

    OK Here we go first thing in the morning got my fuel pressure gauge with one the reaches to the windshield so I could monitor the pressure at different speeds and loads. Here is what I got First start cold n the morning 53-55 psi no more. I did what I mention above to starts the engine and the...
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