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  1. Boomer

    Stuck in 4WD

    2002 S10 4x4 ZR-2 4.3 144,000 miles. This morning I backed out of the garage and went to enter the street and I could feel the familiar pull of 4WD. Weird thing is, I haven’t put it in 4 wheel since winter. I tried pushing the button to go back to 2 wheel and nothing happens. No light blink...
  2. Boomer

    Question about brake calipers

    I just did a rear brake job on my truck. I was hearing a grinding type noise. The passenger rear side inboard pad was all grooved up as was the rotor. I replaced both rotors and pads on each side. When I went to test drive it, I could tell it must be dragging because applying a little gas, the...
  3. Boomer

    Fuel Pump

    All I can do is shake my head. I got the heater core done. Drove the truck to work. Everything was fine. I go to leave work, the truck fired up after barely even turning the key. Drive home, decide to stop for gas, (I had a half tank) get in truck to head home and cranking and no firing. Since I...
  4. Boomer

    Heater core

    If anyone has done a heater core on a 2002 S10, can you tell me how you backed out the 2 studs on the firewall at the bottom of the case? I got the nuts completely loose. It looks like I just need to loosen the studs up enough that the case inside comes off the firewall. What tool takes those...
  5. Boomer

    C0221 Right Front wheel speed sensor

    I have this code. I remember having this problem and replacing this sensor a couple of years or so ago. I recall testing it with my meter while spinning the wheel. I can't remember the specs I should be looking for. I erased this code with my Actron scanner. When I restarted the truck, it came...
  6. Boomer

    98 Malibu brake question

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Chevy MODEL:Malibu YEAR:1998 MILES:120,000 ENGINE:3.1 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... My brother has a 98 Malibu. He had a brake line rust out on him. I am pretty sure he said rear but, not 100% positive. When this happened, he bumped into the divider...
  7. Boomer

    Car won’t move

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Chevy MODEL:Malibu YEAR:2009 MILES:? ENGINE:3.5 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... Hi guys, my daughter who lives 2.5 hours away says her car won’t move in any gear. Is it unusual for not even reverse to work or, common? I’ve never had trans trouble. Could...
  8. Boomer

    P0101 and P0420

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Chevrolet MODEL:S10 YEAR:2002 MILES:129000 ENGINE:4.3 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... Driving home last night and the SES light came on. I got home and broke out my Scan tool...
  9. Boomer

    Rare no crank

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Chevrolet MODEL:Silverado K1500 YEAR:2002 MILES:41000 ENGINE:5.3 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... This has now happened twice. Let me explain the first quickly. Several years ago was out and about. Truck parked out in the cold for a few hours. It was 2...
  10. Boomer

    Load test starter

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Chevy MODEL:S10 YEAR:2002 MILES:126,000 ENGINE:4.3 DESCRIBE ISSUE....No start, No crank The truck wouldn't crank. I checked the battery. I had 12.6 volts. Good to go. I pulled the starter off and bench tested. It tests ok off the truck...
  11. Boomer

    SRS code B0036

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Chevy MODEL:S10 YEAR:2002 MILES:126,000 ENGINE:4.3 DESCRIBE ISSUE....I have had an intermittent Air bag light for awhile. I just got the code read. The code is B0036. ADS open/missing/shorted to battery. The following are the conditions...
  12. Boomer

    Alldata link

    Guys, I know someone interested in an Alldata sub for one car. I wanted to have them use the link here to help the forum but, I can't find it. Can anyone point me to it? Might I suggest making it REAL easy to find to the people that design this website?
  13. Boomer

    Is this an authentic Tech 2

    Since all of my vehicles are Chevy, just for kicks I googled a GM Tech 2. I saw a few different places that were just over $300. That seems a little cheap for a specialty scanner that presumably does ALOT. Here is just one example...
  14. Boomer

    ABS and brake light Code CO238

    2002 Chevy S10 pickup. ZR2 123,000 I took my scan tool (Actron CP 9580A) and cleared the codes. I hopped in the truck today and drove about 20 miles. No lights at all. I was parked about 20 minutes. I came out, started the truck and the ABS and brake light were both on. I was running some...
  15. Boomer

    Scanner opinion

    I'm looking for a DIYer scanner. When I say that I mean a balance between cost and functions my limited knowledge can use. I'm looking at this Actron CP9580A. http://www.whatautoscanner.com/actron-cp9580a-auto-scanner-plus-review/ I see them brand new on ebay for $150. I first saw it at...
  16. Boomer

    2002 S10 HVAC stuck in vent mode.

    2002 S10 ZR2 pickup. 4.3 4WD. 123,000 miles. Manual HVAC controls. No CEL and no driveability issues. I just bought this truck. PO told me "everything works'. I guess technically it works just not correctly. Water pump was leaking. I replaced that. ABS and brake light on. Replaced ABS...
  17. Boomer

    Power loss and testing backpressure

    92 Chevy S10, 4.3 4x4. 182,000 miles. Plugs and wires replaced Nov. 2010. Less than 20,000 miles on those. I'm experiencing power loss at higher speeds. If I'm going down the highway and I floor it, the truck wants to lose speed. I have not noticed a major drop in fuel economy though I...
  18. Boomer

    s10 a/c vacuum switch

    92 s10 4x4 180,000 miles i am trying to change the a/c vacuum switch because its leaking. I pull the a/c controls out far enough to change the switch. Do I have to take the instrument cluster all out? Is there a trick im missing? to be clear, I'm not talking about an a/c pressure switch. I'm...
  19. Boomer

    2003 Ram heater works on one side only

    2003 Dodge Ram pickup 1500. 4.7L V8 66000 miles. Std. cab 4wd Single climate zone. Hey guys, this is my Dads Ram pickup. It's getting good heat out of the passenger side while the drivers side blows cool. Both heater hoses are good and hot to the touch. Temp guage is in the middle of C...
  20. Boomer

    98 Escort not sure where this noise is coming from

    I hope this isnt a transmission problem. I posted it here as well as domestic just in case it was. You can hear it good while driving like its a wheel bearing problem. 1998 Escort. Not Zx2 109,000 miles. I"ve never really had much experience with front wheel drive cars. This is my...
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