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In Forum: Chevy Silverado

camber 0.65 +/- 0.5 caster 3.0 +/- 1.0 toe in o.12" +/- 0.10" K series independent suspension Why would you need the alignment specs for? an alignment shop would adjust all the adjustable angles to spec for 50 to 100 dollars depending on the shop. The alignment shop should have the specs inside their alignment software.

In Forum: Oldsmobile

the mechanic that looked at your car, did he check for power and ground at the interior lights that don't work? the power from the fuse should be on an orange wire and the white wire that goes back to the headlight switch should be the ground wire. Just chaeck that on any of the courtesy lights. Did they have a good ground and did they have battery voltage on the other side of the circuit? Did

In Forum: GMC Trucks

there are things you probably have to check after the vehicle has stalled. If you had a scanner with data stream, you could watch your fuel trims to see if the engine has starved for fuel or if the engine has flooded from too much fuel. Once the engine has stalled measure your fuel pressure to see if it is within the manufacturer's spec. When it won't run are you getting the correct spark? a

In Forum: Chevy Cars

ok, the voltage reading you should have with the gas cap removed is 2.35 to 2.85 volts. That should be your starting point

In Forum: GMC Trucks

ok, just by going with the information that you are giving me... the front wheels should spin freely when the vehicle is in 2 wheel drive. they should not be connected through the differential and transfer case to the transmission. If they were then you would be in 4 wheel drive

In Forum: Dodge And Chrysler

what was the code? Your vehicle should give you an OBD2 code that would help narrow down what you need to look at before you replace parts. Can you rell me what the code was, or is?

In Forum: Dodge And Chrysler

sorry, it sounds like you have a bad connection at your radio plug-in. It could be the connector but it could also be the circuit board where the prongs from the radio are soldered to have a bad connection. (inside the radio) most repaid shops don't go into the radio. They will suggest that you try a new radio


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