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cant seem to remove ball joint from springy bottom controll arm

I ahve a 97' Olds Bravada that I bought a few years ago. It ran great when I bought it. One day I filled the gas tank, not long after purchase, and gas poured out. There was a "Mickey Mouse" hose going into the gas tank.(A garden hose to be precise) I took it to a mechanic and he had to replace the fuel pump. After that (and $600 later) I drove it from South Carolina to North carolina, about 3 hrs or so, without a single issue. After awhile I noticed it was sputtering a bit. I had changed out plugs and wires, O2 sensors, fuel filters, fuel pump filter, fuel lines...The truck runs on startup fantastic still, but when it warms up and I go to accelerate, it sputters harshly and stalls. When I shut it down and turn it back on it runs for a few seconds the stalls again. I can't drive 20 feet with it. I need to know what I am missing as far as causes for this. I am awaiting the results for a system code test, but my fther in law is a Mechanic and has been workin on this for almost 6 months to get me back on the road. I read somewhere about a sensor or valve located beneath the fuel injector spider assembly that is a common fuel system problem with this make and model. I need to know "ALL" additional problems with the fuel system that would cause this to happen. There is no loss in fuel pressure at all, but once the accelerator is pressed, it's like there is a huge hole somewhere cutting off the flow of fuel to the injectors. ANY help on this would be appreciated.

Thank you so much,
Keith

key stuck in ignition

Trying to tune up car.

the ac dsnt wrk at all the heater gets extremly hot and stays hot all summer then as soon as it starts to get cold its more useable then when it gets 30 and below it dsnt wnt to heat or blow and alot a times it takes me to get on the highway for it to wrk in the winter then that dsnt always do it what could this be and how much?????

Ignition switch and key lock have been replaced. Lights work when battery is hooked backup,but when you turn the key to start the lights go out and the car won't start and nothing works.

Came back from repair shop after daughter's 2nd crash with driver's door glass out of of track. She didn't do anything about it, then; now I've paid the car off and drive it. It's been too long for the repair shop to fix it, now. I don't see how to access the mechanism. Any ideas?

My repair shop did it for about 125.00 and i just need to know what to switch

It starts first time in the morning and the rest of the day it takes 5 to 8 cranks to get it to start.

My 2000 bravada will not shift into reverse or overdrive, and shifts hard from 1-2 gear. It won't shift from 1st to 2nd until about 3400 rpm. I have replaced the filter and fluid, which made the "service awd" light go out, but the shifting problem remains. I am thinking that it may be the control solenoid, but I am not sure where to find it. Any other ideas or tech data would be appreciated.

and do the heads because the car is in excellent shape ?

Just replaces radiator and thermostat sao I know it is not that

heat was workiny yesterday this moring it wouldnt heat and the engine ran hot

when replacing the upper and lower ball joints, do we need to take off the cv joint/shaft?

Looking for a diagram too of the fuse box panel. Any diagrams available?

I just changed the computer with a used one, the vehicle runs really rough and has no power.

I have a 93 bravada it chugs while driving also I am having trouble with my batterie dying

I have air blowing out at the vent by the gas pedal and out of the window defroster vent on dash top. But none at all across the front dash vents. AC and heater seem to work fine, just no air blowing from dash vents that usually blow directly on driver or passenger.

replaed camshaft sensor, a coil pack, the spark plugs still not running correctly please help me thanks

My Bravada starts fine for 10-15 times,then it turns over but will not fire,to get it to start I have to spray starting fluid in the air intake,it fires right up,and will start for the next 10- 15 times then do it all over.What may be the problem and how do I fix it?

due to an Evap problem

The turn signal flasher in my car started clicking and clacking at random, I replaced the flasher to no avail. The lights all seem to work fine its just theat the flasher keep going randomly.

Vehicle has cliamte control and the external temp is constantly reading 50 degrees even when 90 outside. Where is the sensor located and can it be fixed or must it be replaced?

WE HAVE TESTED FUSES AND SWITCHES, AND HAVE COME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT THE BRAKE SWITCH IS BAD, BUT CAN'T FIGURE OUT HOW TO GET IT OUT. CAN ANYONE HELP?

the pump for the air ride comes on but not long enough to pump up the rear end, it shuts off after about 5 seconds. if the rear end is pumped up then over nite the back end is low again any ideas?

the rear end is very low to the ground. now i have replaced the pump about a year ago but lately the pump is shuting off to sone, what could the problem be

ALL FUSES AND BULBS HAVE BEEN CHECKED, AND EVERYTHING LOOKS FINE. TAIL LIGHTS, BLINKERS, BACK-UP LIGHTS ALL WORK. FLASHERS WORK. A WEEK AGO EVERYTHING WORKED FINE. LAST NIGHT MY NEIGHBOR NOTICED THAT I HAD NO BRAKE LIGHTS ON ANY OF THE THREE LIGHTS ON REAR OF VEHICLE. WHAT SHOULD WE CHECK NEXT? HAS ANYONE ELSE HAD THIS PROBLEM?

Would like to the location of the fuel pump and fuel filter. I think I am beng ripped off dollar wise by the repair shop. Also I have a leak in my a/c line somewhere. How is that located to repair?

no noise from motor.memory buttons beep when pushed.no power on seat controls.seat is stuck as far forward as it will go. I need help thanks

Someone attempted to steal my truck by hot-wiring it while the club was still holding it in place. They stripped it and I don't know how to drive it without hot-wiring it myself.