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my head lights wont come on at all eithe high beams or low beams checked all fuses and relays

i took this out what ithank is the resistor and put it back and it start work but want to be sure this is it ineed a picture

change blow motor change switch in side to still dont work

Where is the theromostat located on a vetec engine.

when starting the pedal has to be puhed sveral times unless after a short off period the truck somtimes surges

power locks stopped working and button on rear hatch

Check engine light came on. Ran the scanner and got the codes p1083 and p1084. Engine idles rough, hesitates slightly. Temp on catalytic converter read hotter in front than in back. Had spark plugs and wires replaced, fuel filter replaced, O2 sensor replaced by Catalytic Converter. My mechanic said to try fuel injector cleaner to see if it clears up the rough idle. I do know there is a crack in my muffler, but would that cause the rough idle and engine light to come on?

Every day, engine turns over many, many times before starting. Once would not start at all. Other times, during the day, it starts normally. No mechanic around here has heard it do this.

Started intermittently. Now more often. Jiggling and moving in and out of park works.

What is wrong with the GMC Jimmy?
My friends having a dilema having just one vehicle to go to work with and wouldn't be able to afford to keep spending if it is deemed unrepaired. The GMC Jimmy,1995 4.3 vortex,purchased 2 yrs ago was running perfect until recently. It has been running really rough especially when on idle like its missing. Pressure gauge dial goes up & down. She has changed all plugs, wires,distributor cap & rotor. Added a BG 44k injector cleaner, filled it up w/high octane shell gas. All this didn't seem to have solve the problem. She took it to a local mechanic and he didn't seem to know what could be causing it. Seemed like to me it needs cleaning somewhere because the exhaust smells dirty. I told her I get some really good help on this column and we'll hope we do with this problem. Thanks so much for helping.

How much would time and labor be for a 4x4 transmission rebuild

I live in Las Vegas. When I drive during the hot days 100+ degrees. My engine stalls out after I stop or like at red light for example. I then must put the gear in Neutral, start the engin again and then try to drive before it stalls out again. I had the fuel pump and filter changed, and somekind of module changed but it still happens. I could almost get in a car wreck because of this problem. Try to help me on this. Thanks

I'm sorry but I don't know what the diagnostic code is. All I know is that the collant runs out under the truck as fast as you put it in. Thanks for your time.

Replaced plugs,wires, pcv valve,distributor cap and rotor,
repaired vacume leaks. WHAT ELSE CAN BE THE PROBLEM?

i have replaced the fuel pump, filter, and injectors in my 96 jimmy. i just replaced the 02 sensors and the mass air flow sensor but the truck breaks down every day and throws a code for p0131 and po151. the truck will run great for 20 minutes each day when its cold first thing. and then not again till the next day, after 20 min. it spits and sputters and dies it like its not getting fuel. help!!

the engine in my 98 gmc 4.3l jimmy is toast. want to know what other year engine will fit perfect.

Intermittently, the windows, fan, and dash panel will fail while driving. There's no particular time when it does this. Also, the lights change intensity mostly while idling and has gotten worse over the years. Are these two related? Shops don't seem to have an answer for the electrical system failures.

The reading we get is that cylinder 1 is not firing, we've replaced spark plugs, even bought platnium, it ran worse had to replace that, and at first it does do better, than a few days later it just starts sputtering in idle and park, and today at 50 miles per hour it cuts out and sputtering, and I noticed when in idle the oil pressure goes to 20 unless you give it alittle gas? Any suggestions. We've changed out the coil, and a few other things?

Will left over engine flush that contains kerosene cause a dropp in oil pressure due to thinning of the oil? If so what can I use to make sure all engine flush is out before I put more oil in my 1998 GMC jimmy?

As far as I can tell the Blue Devil worked in my 1998 GMC Jimmy 4.3L v6. However, a family member flushed my radiator as a favor to me, It slipped my mind to tell him, I did not know he was going to flush radiator. The instructions says to leave blue devil in! He flushed it out. What can I expect!

How can I loosen a stuck oil plug in my 1998 Gmc Jimmy 4.3l V6?

There is tan sludge coming from radiator and reservior, I was told it is a "blown head gasket"? I need to know what equipment I need to purchase to keep the cost down to repair? Also, what can I use to free a stuck oil plug and radiator wing nut? Also, send me picture of the what I suspect is the oil plug location on a 1998 GMC jimmy 4.3l v6. Desperate woman in Stone Mountain

I have a '93 Jimmy 4x4 and the brake lights won't work. The bulbs are new and the brake light switch is new as well. All other lights (indicator, tail, signals...) work, just not the brakes. I've checked the fuse and it is fine. What could the problem be and how do I fix it?

what would cause my 1995 jimmy to overheat and cool down while im driving it down the road or if its just running? i just replaced the waterpump and themostat and it still keeps doing it. It is not the clutch fan either. I hooked a scanner up to it while it was running and the coolant temp on scanner was way cooler of a reading then the reading i was getting on temp gauge in the vehicle.I replaced the temp sending unit too.

how do you replace the brake drums on a 96 gmc jimmy

how much should it cost to replace the water pump.

when driving it acts like it don't want to change gears. I checked the trans fuild and it is good. I dont know what that code is are what it means. are how to fix it, if you could help me.

can you help me find the left front bank 1 sensor 1

what is the timing for this vehicle

How do i test a window motor without buying a new one first. The window sticks halfway dow then the motor spend like gears r missing but there r none missing and there is not any obstruction.