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In Forum: Chevy Cars

you should have a scanner hooked up and drive it so you can see what the computer sees. Check the exhaust backpressure for a restricted exhaust... Fuel filter? (would show up in the fuel trims) do a lot of checking before you start replacing parts

In Forum: Honda

can't really give you info on a used car purchase on a car I haven't looked at. Honda has a great reputation. 233K is okay if you know the maintenance has been kept up. CVT trans takes it's own special fluid so don't add regular trans fluid. have a used car inspection done on the car to help you know what you are buying. or what extra money you will need to spend on repairs.

In Forum: Buick

you should have a scanner hooked up and scan the BCM. See it sees the drivers door open and close. the micro switch may not see the drivers door open

In Forum: Ford Cars

for safety concerns, the brake cutoff switch is the most important part of the cruise control system. the manufacturer wants to make sure the system goes off if the brake is applied. Nothing is more important is the cruise control system. they don't want you to have an accident because the cruise control didn't turn off. You should talk to the people that checked out your system and ask them a

In Forum: Dodge And Chrysler

so you mean that you can't get the shift lever out of park then right? Now that the trans won't go into drive... you have a brake switch that sends a signal to a solenoid on the steering column that locks the shifter in park until it see that the brake is on. If is sees the brake on then it will turn the solenoid on and release the shift lever so you can move it. the solenoid works on the side

In Forum: GMC Trucks

the transfer case control module (TCCM) is located under the dash mounted to the steering column support bracket. it's just a control module. It doesn't have any serviceable parts in it. why do you ask? Have you scanned it? What are the codes? You scan it through the ALDL, same place you scan the engine, ABS, airbag, etc. have you found out if the transfer case is stuck in gear or if the d

In Forum: GMC Trucks

depends on what you are driving on. it will give you more traction on a dirt road. It won't add any power to the engine output. It will probably give you a slight loss in power output because you are adding more load to the power train. But not a noticeable amount most likely. If you are thinking about like when you are pull a long grade on the highway, no, it won't help you. Unless you rear


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