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The system is designed to update after driving a...

The system is designed to update after driving a few miles at a somewhat steady speed so it does not operate in an erratic manner.In other words it is working properly.Dirt does not affect the sensor...
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If it has the 3.4 liter engine I would pass on...

If it has the 3.4 liter engine I would pass on it.More trouble than they are worth.
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How about buying him an electric impact wrench?I...

How about buying him an electric impact wrench?I bought one for use at home because my compressor died.The new ones work quite well and at least he can pull wheels and other things that can be done...
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Remove the drive belts one at a time and see if...

Remove the drive belts one at a time and see if the noise goes away,If it does check the accessories driven by that belt it sounds like a bearing noise to me.If it makes noise after the belts are off...
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See if you have injector pulse with a noid...

See if you have injector pulse with a noid light.Also check and see if the check engine light is coming on during the failure with the key in the on position.It sounds like you may have a bad ecm or...
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a metric set will see alot more use so if it were...

a metric set will see alot more use so if it were me I would swap them.Domestic cars are primarily metric also so unless you work on alot of old stuff a metric set will be way to go.
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Usually it's the turn signal switch in the...

Usually it's the turn signal switch in the steering column that causes that problem.
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Posted By davo

First of all a 160 degee thermostat shouldn't be...

First of all a 160 degee thermostat shouldn't be in your truck.Put the 195 degree in that belongs in it and see if the heat comes around like it should.I won't cover the emission failure since it has...
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Posted By davo

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Chances are you have a bad speed sensor/hub bearing or a broken wire to a sensor.You will have to have someone witha good scan tool check the codes so you know where to go with it.
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If you jack that vehicle up and just shake the...

If you jack that vehicle up and just shake the wheel side to side you will get play on a brand new one.You are over riding the idler arm preload when you do that.One the ground with the suspension...
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If they were factory a/c delco springs the amount...

If they were factory a/c delco springs the amount of coils would be the same.Maybe the springs are for a different year or they are cargo coils.Maybe they are in the wrong box been there before.Does...
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Derogatory remarks will not be tolerated.Please...

Derogatory remarks will not be tolerated.Please abide by the forum rules.
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Actually what will happen is the car will tell...

Actually what will happen is the car will tell you not to exceed 80mph or service ride control or shocks inoperative if you have a failure.The Magneto-Rheological Real Time Dampening system is just...
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I have removed about 10 of them for drivability...

I have removed about 10 of them for drivability problems.Some that almost wouldn't run.The manufacturers spend many thousands of dollars designing an intake system to control the air flow from...
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Bad mouthing a dealership is not the answer the original poster is looking for and will not be tolerated.Please refrain from posting answers that don't help the person that posted the question.I will...
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Posted By davo

Go to the local auto parts and get a clean screen...

Go to the local auto parts and get a clean screen Egr gasket.It will keep the carbon out of the valve for a long time.Should be about $20.
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Posted By davo

A flashing check engine light indicates a...

A flashing check engine light indicates a catalyst damaging misfire.Depending on the vehicle in service date it may still be under warranty.If you want pm me your vin and I can check to see if the...
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Posted By davo

There is nothing to 'pin' to the best of my...

There is nothing to 'pin' to the best of my knowledge.If you require specific instructions please let me know.
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I forgot to ask my parts guy but try asking for a...

I forgot to ask my parts guy but try asking for a fuel level sensor.The service manual shows the sensor as being replaced separatly but that doesn't mean its available that way for sure.I know if you...
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carguyinva if they have corrected that small...

carguyinva if they have corrected that small inconvenience they have a very good product on there hands.I understand that some older cars it needed to be powered by a means other than the dlc but I...
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I have used the OTC Genysis also and think its...

I have used the OTC Genysis also and think its better than a snap on scan tool.The only thing I don't like about it is it needs charged up and is not powered by the obd2 connector.You can update it...
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Posted By davo

Blower motor resistor or the fan motor is the...

Blower motor resistor or the fan motor is the most likely problem.
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Posted By davo

Cylinder Head Bolt torque 60 Nm + 95 metric...

Cylinder Head Bolt torque
60 Nm + 95 metric or 44 lb ft + 95 regular old american usa torque.You will need a torque angle gauge to complete the task.Don't guess 95 degrees and don't overtorque...
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Yes it's possible to get a repeat intake leak in...

Yes it's possible to get a repeat intake leak in a short period of time.Overtorquing of intake gaskets is very common.They are low clamp load design gaskets and overtorquing damages them.Also new...
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Posted By davo

Just get the parts it calls for at the auto parts...

Just get the parts it calls for at the auto parts store and you will be fine.Replace all the ones that were replaced with the "wrong"parts before.
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