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When I turn the key to start, the engine races so fast that I have to turn off the key to keep the engine from blowing up. Immediately leading up to this condition driving home, I noticed the car continued to accelerate when I applied the breaks, and I punched the accelerator pedal to try to "un-stick" it. It worked twice, but now there is no control with the pedal. It's as if there is no pedal, just open throttle. Could it possibly a broken throttle cable (if there is such a thing)?

The Dome lights work but the Digital Display is out..what (if any)
fuse would this mention of fuse for this in Owners manual!

Turn the key and there is always lights, dome light, radio and heater...but there is absolutely no sound from the engine. Can go back several hours later and it might start. Have changed the distributor and coil. Wonder if it might be contacted to the security.

I have the same problem as everyone else with a '02 Safari van. Door locks clicking all the time. Pass anger window won't go down and the air goes off when accelerating. Anyone ever solve these problums?

My antifreeze was pouring out. I paid $1763.94 to have the heater inlet and outlet hoses changed, as well as the clamps, water pump, oil cooler line and hoses. These repairs were supposed to "fix the leak", however ,it has continued to pour antifreeze out since i picked it up. At first no one would help me, then i was told that after diagnostic testing, i need to pay to get the core changed. When i complained, i was told the heater control valve was the cause of the leak and that part has nothing to do with the hoses. He specifically said that the valve was never touched or changed, and the hoses and clamps dont touch the valve. Is this true? Is it just a coincidence that the valve cracked within the first 24hrs of driving it? Not sure what else to ask. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!

will a 1999 factory service manual be okay for a 2000

When I turn the key to start it, it's not until after I release the key that it wants to start. Does anyone have any suggestions?

clean sensor desconectand replug them still on
i only 79,000 miles on it

I came in from worked,Changed clothes,got back in my 1998 G.M.C. safari van. It would not start. I let it set til next morning. Still wold not start.
I pulled the cowling out of the center,changed cap and rotor.
still don't start.
I am getting fire from #1,but still will not start.
How do I find "TOP DEAD CENTER".

relay and same result, I need advice.thanks

That having been corrected, a couple of weeks ago it won't start in any weather. I never know whether it'll start or not. The fuel pump maintains a 60 psi. I turn the key and it turns over but won't fire. I do this a few times and it'll start sometimes. Other times I have to wait about 10-15 mins. before it'll start. Other times she'll fire right up with no problem. This happens on a cold start or after being driven. Any suggestions?

After years of my door looks clicking,not working all the time, and my air bag light stays on, the passenger window won't go down all the way, and is slow to go up .Out of the blue the door locks (even though they keep clicking) now work. And the A/C fan wont work in the front. 

Need upper and lower ball joints both sides. Idler arm and upper arm bushing repair.

Pricing places for lowest cost

Ok I have changed the cap , rotor, wires, plugs. checked fuel pressure 60psi at all times even when misfiring, have not been able to check the cat convertor where can i go next to check components and fix this i miss my chevy

I now have a fuel pressure test gauge but not sure where to fit it and a new fuel filter if si required

also when driving starts off ok but when accelerating bogs down . Have checked EGR , new plugs wires and rotor and cap what to do next

Was turning over and starting fine. Next time I went to start it, it acted like the battery was low and would barely crank over. It wouldn't start. Made sure the battery would charge and even got a new battery. Still acts like the batter is low and cranks very slowly. Won't start. Help?

After rain the van will not start unless I place a hair blow dryer under the hood pointing towards the back

Bank1 02sensor

Bought this 2002 a couple months ago. It was leaking a bit but now it leaks like a sieve.

My back door window hatch lock stopped working. so I replace the fuse and now when I replace it it sparks and burns before i get it in. now the door locks only work with remote access key chain. and some times when the fuse is put in and works the door locks electric mechanism keeps going on and off till the battery runs down. I also noticed when I do get the rear door window hatch to come up water pours out the corners. is this a common problem? are these vehicles known for this? can it be fix easily or inexpensively?

Driver's side door handle replacement. Suggested solution above!

When you are all ready in drive and you start start off from a stop.Until you reach steed above 55 to 60 miles an hour.

yesterday I put $25 worth of gas using a different pump than I usually use. After driving a little over 20 miles van started sputtering, bucking and trying to stall. Pulled over and put scanner on it (yes I carry a scanner) threw code P0300. Van was running fine before gas fill had driven about 15 miles before before stopping at station. Just passed the emission 3 weeks before. Suppected water in gas put Heet in tank and had van towed home. Plan on checking for water when it stops raining today. My question is what else could it be that van runs fine then like flipping switch starts to misfire.

Won't drive forward nor backwards and brake pedal will hardly push

I have checked the fuses under the hood and behind the brake pedal, but do not find one labeled power locks. Everything else works fine.

Where would I find this switch and how do I fix the leak?