Tag Archives: Motor

Auto repair questions and answers related to all types of motors. From engine noises and leaks to car not starting or check engine light on.

4.3L Crate Motor Wont Start

1998 Chevy s10 new crate motor will turn over want start. Answer: There could be many many reason why a new crate motor will not start. Most common is that the installer forgot to plug something in, broke a sensor, broke a wiring harness or connector, blew one or more fuses or fusible links, etc.…

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Chevy Blazer Transmission Problems And Won’t Start

I have a 1994 Chevrolet Blazer with the 4.3 ltr Vortec Motor. I am getting gas to schrader valve on motor but not to the spider fuel injector. The two plastic fuel lines between the hard metal lines and injector spider sometimes leak into the plenum which would limit fuel going to the spider. Also,…

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Buick Winshield Washer Pump Motor Not Working

2000 Regal LS. Windshield washer system is not working. The washer pump won’t function. The motor won’t run when installed. I have 12 volts at the washer motor electrical connector when the “on” switch is activated. The washer motor works when hooked directly to a 12vdc power source. The motor draws 1 amp when running…

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1995 Ford Escort Fan Stays On and Kills Battery

I HAVE A 1995 FORD ESCORT, JUST HAD THE TIMING BELT AND WATER PUMP REPLACED, WITH 2 NEW HOSES AND NEW CABLES FOR THE NEW BATTERY. GOT IT HOME THE ALTERTOR WENT OUT GOT NEW ONE. WELL SINCE THEN I AM HAVING TO JUMP THE CAR OFF. I FOUND THAT THE MOTOR FAN ONCE I…

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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Power Steering Going Bad After Recall

I have a 2006 Chevy Cobalt and the electric power steering is going out again. I had it replaced a couple of years ago but now it’s now working again. It seems very odd to me that it would go out again so quickly, what can i do? Mechanic JK: Was the first repair done…

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1996 GMC Sierra Heat Defroster Controls Not Working

Live Chat I have a 1996 GMC 3500 Sierra 7.4 Litre. Battery cable came loose, arced and blew fuses. Replaced fuses and all was well. later, when I tried to turn on defrosters- I have absolutely no controls working at all (Heat/Defrost). Blower is running on high, but are cold. I have 2 buttons (AC…

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2003 Dodge Door Locks And Engine Bearing Problem

I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 3500 and just recently the door ajar light comes on and the door locks try to lock on acceleration only when I take my foot off the gas it stops until I accelerate again what could be causing this. ProTech: You have a bad door jamb switch. Where would…

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2000 GMC Yukon Stuck In 4 Wheel High

2000 GMC Yukon-4×4 is stuck in 4hi. service 4wd light on dash is on. i changed the dash switch, same problem. i pull off the transfer case actuator and hit switch, it makes a noise and the front diff act makes noise too. the transfer case actuator does not turn though. is it supposed to?…

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Chevy Corvette Engine Overheating Problems

Last week I got to work on a Chevrolet Corvette that had an overheating problem. This was no ordinary Corvette though, it was a Supercharged Callaway Corvette! Let’s just say it’s quite a bit different than your regular every day Corvette. At first I thought there may have been some engine problem causing the overheating…

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