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Tramies

Portola Valley, CA

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Vehicle is over-fueling. I would check vacuum hose that goes to the "map sensor"sor Fuel pressure regulator could also be sticking http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images;_ylt=A0oG7m2S5otRa1UA4MRXNyoA?p=gmc+van+map+sensor&fr=robo&fr2=piv-web


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I would suggest replace entire tranaxle...Faster turn around....We use transmission from http://www.hnatrans.com/ for Honda and Acura


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Should be in your owner's manual....Is the compressor not turning? Probably out of freon


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Try the other key...Could be you immobilizer kicking in..(alarm)


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Is the "Check Engine" light on? If it is, is it blinking at times? If it is blinking, that would be an engine misfire. Misfires often feel like erratic shifting.


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Yes, your local tire guy can get them off. Just use the same chrome acorn lug nuts that are on the vehicle to replace lock nuts.


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Did you disconnect or let the battery go dead? Your throttle body (blade inside) is probably cakes up with sludge...Clean with toothbrush and carb cleaner... Computer will relearn idle


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His "off the cuff" response is 100% correct. 15K oil changes cakes sludge inside the engine, also restricting oil passages. Try http://www.lucasoil.com/products/display_products.sd?iid=49&catid=7&loc=show&headTitle= - Lucas Synthetic Oil Stabilizer with some fresh oil


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The car does NOT have a cold start valve


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You may have a "Blend" door issue. Check the vacuum hose that goes into the firewall. Check blendor actuator for blown diaphram. Vacuum source comes from somewhere on the intake manifold.


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