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How To Replace Broken 2000 Chevy Astro Van Shifter

My shifter broke on my steering wheel when i was about to change gear into park in my 2000 Chevy Astro van. It is an automatic transmission. Can I repair it myself and how. Or what is your suggestion? thanks for your time. This happens quite a bit with normal wear and tear, since you use the shifter every time you drive the Astro. Parts…

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Dodge 1500 Moves Forward When In Park

I got a Ram 2001 Dodge 1500 and changed the filter and fluid in the transmission now it acts like it stays in forward gears in all shifts with the shifter even park. ANSWER: Did it have any problems shifting before? How did the fluid look when it came out? Yea, shifted hard in 1st and rev, fluid was burn a little. OK, Just so…

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Saturn Ion Timing Chain- Car Won’t Start

I replaced the timing chain on my 2005 Saturn Ion why is it still turning over really fast? ProTech: Are you sure the timing was set correctly? Yes, but It’s like it don’t have compression. Can I ask why you replaced the timing chain? Was it for that problem? The crankshaft gear broke so I bought the whole kit and replaced everything. Well sad to…

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What Lube Goes In My Buick Roadmaster Rear End?

What kind of lubricant does the 94 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon use in the non-slip differential? ProTech: It uses regular 80-90w gear oil in the rearend, but there is an additive for the limited-slip unit which you can get at any GM dealership. I used a 90 weight but the clutches are sticking, I believe. Do you know what the additive is? P.S. I’m in…

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2006 Chevy Silverado Transmission and Heater Problems

Hi I just had a rebuild transmission put in my 06 Chevy Silverado truck. It ran fine for a couple of day now it doesn’t get any gears. ProTech: Well I would say you’ve got a problem again in the transmission. Was it rebuilt by someone that knew what they were doing? Yes it was by a machine shop. Something had to break or go bad inside…

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Can’t Shift Into Gear on My 2000 Dodge Truck

I have a 2000 Dodge 2500 Cummins Diesel and its been sitting for awhile. it got moved about thirty yards away but anyway now it wont shift into any gears. it feels like the lever is just sliding up and down Protech: Hello, how did it get moved? Did you drive it? No it was in a park n fly at the airport. the people there…

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2006 Chevrolet Impala Shifter Stuck In Park

Yes. I have a 2006 Chevy Impala and it is stuck in my garage. I cannot get the shifter to move form park to drive. It is running right now. ProTech: This is a common problem. You have an issue with the shift interlock solenoid, most likely a broken wire. If you shut the car off, you may not be able to get the key…

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Chevy Lumina Hard To Shift Gears

I have a 1997 Chevy Lumina. Last couple days I was having trouble shifting into gear – park to neutal to drive. Very hard to pull. I took the car to several mechanics who said it was the transmission – cable. So, I had it replaced, mechanic said the old cable was locked up causing the problem Then he asked me if I had trouble…

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2000 Chevy Impala Transmission Problems

2000 Chevy impala 143,000 miles. I had a new transmission put in 13 months ago. Lately I noticed the slipping again and swooshing noises like liquid moving. Happens more when engine is hot (after 25-50 miles of driving) For two weeks now the engine light has been going off and on. Today I took it to a dealer and they put the computer on to…

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