1999 Chevrolet S10 Questions

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was told other engines (same size 2.2 ) from different years wont work has to be 99 only! is this true

#3 main bearing is different from the others. This bearing will not let the crankshaft drop into position. It is the same size as the others but when installed it becomes too narrow at the sides. I checked measured everything. The #3 cap is narrower from side to side than top to bottom. Is this weird? How did it fit the old bearings and crank.

When driving step on the brake to stop and the high beam light comes on and the engine dies. The engine won't crank after occasionally the starter clicks and sounds like its searching for ground. Its grounded well can anyone help ?

what do I do now??

I did a compression test wet and dry with not much of a difference both at around 5 to 10 psi. I took the head off and the head gasket looks like it was just put on. The bolts inside the head were tight but the bolts on the outside were not tight but not loose. I'm kinda stuck. Any advice?

I have no heat at all. used to work until I had a coolent flush a few months back

passenger air bag has been turned off for years - if I turn it on now, the light goes off on the instrument panel.
If the problem is with the passenger seat where do I find problem?

fuse is okay
recently the passenger seat was moved forward and back very fast and hard - could this have cut a wire-connector?

De vez en cuando se enciende la luz de SECURITY en el tablero de mi pick up S-10,Por que sucede?

How many bolts and do I have to unplug anything?

I see an auxiliary selection, but don't see the input jack.

What is the shock absorber running horizontal from the top of the rear axle housing forward to the frame on the passenger side of the 1999 S10 2wd. Mine looks like it should be replaced, but i don't know what it is called to order a new one. The truck has vertical shocks on both sides like normal plus this one.

I have replaced my slave cylinder and bled the system. If I have someone depress the clutch, should i be able to see clutch move. and if yes why am I not seeing it move.