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In Forum: Saturn

sounds like you have a cylinder misfiring. Could be a lot of different things. you should have a repair shop check it out for you. there is a lot of information needed to make any kind of diagnosis. A shop that can see, hear and scan your vehicle can give you a lot more informed diagnosis

In Forum: Chevy Cars

Well, I made a mistake. I mixed up the rockers/rollers while taking them off before I read that you should keep them in order. I at least have them segregated by intake/exhaust but they are irredeemably out of order. How big of a deal is this? Is is such a big deal that I should spend another $100 or so on new rockers? Also, getting those valves off without the right tool is a huge pain. I cut ou

In Forum: GMC Trucks

some knock sensors will go into the water system but most do not. Knock sensor works by the vibration of the engine being transfered to the sensor. Cleaning behind the sensor shouldn't make any difference. but you can clean it out if you want to.

In Forum: Buick

what model, what engine which coil or are you talking about the ignition module? when it doesn't start: are you not getting spark? Is the injector pulse working? do you know what your fuel pressure is?

In Forum: Chevy Trucks

is the vehicle at the stock height? I am thinking that the only reason the axle would keep popping out is the distance the axle sits in may be too big. The inboard joint is supposed to be the joint that moves in and out as the vehicle's height changes. If the axle is too short and the movement goes more than the allowed movement in the joint it will pull the axle out of the trans. It could be

In Forum: Ford Cars

not sure what you are looking for but if it for legal advice you should contact a lawyer. Automotive advice, I would say it would be hard to blame the tow truck driver unless there is visible damage to the transmission that you can contribute to the tow. The skid plate is exactly that, a skid plate. It is made to protect the part of the car that it is underneath of. (the oil pan or trans pan)

In Forum: GMC Trucks

why would you buy a trans before you would check if it would be a straight interchange? you may need additional parts to make it work. Can you return it and get one that is a direct replacement?


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