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Chevy 1500, 95, will not shift out of Drive

My brother has a 95 Chevy 1500 and the transmission will not shift out of Drive. Of course, this means, it cannot be started. Any idea where to start looking?

Thanks,
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Now you can see why I will not sign it and I know...

Now you can see why I will not sign it and I know they cannot make me sign it (but as you said, they can make my life miserable, but they have not done so yet). Until I hear otherwise, it is a...
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It has gotten quiet (too quiet...).I hope this...

It has gotten quiet (too quiet...).I hope this means they have nothing to go on. The sad thing is, they know I am likely not going to go anywhere, I am not looking, and I, for the most part, enjoy...
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Payback agreement after the fact?

As a term for employment, I had to sign a payback agreement (so many years to get the relo package), which I had no problem with as it was required before the fact. I have met all those obligations. ...
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It is a 2000 Dakota. There was a typo in my last,...

It is a 2000 Dakota. There was a typo in my last, it was dropping to about 18 psig and cycling. I took a short drive last night and was able to find some R134a and was able to get the cycling to stop...
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Compressor cycling

I have a Dakota with an AC issue. Before I go any further, I just want to get some input. When first turned on, it cycles, dropping low side pressure to about 38 #s. When it gets there, the...
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Dakota brake fluid change

Stupid question - want to do a brake fluid change on a 2000 Dakota 4 wheel ABS. The Haynes Manual makes it sound like I should not really run new fluid through the ABS module, but I could be reading...
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Thanks for the info. It is a 4WD, but I do not...

Thanks for the info. It is a 4WD, but I do not have an ABS light on (yet). I will check into a module and see what I can get. I did a little looking on ebay and they were all for the RWAL :(.
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2000 Dakota Hard Braking when cold

I have an interesting issue with a 2000 Dakota. This happened a few times when it was raining, but seems to happen now if it is cold.

Shortly after startup, when I hit the brakes, it brakes very...
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Get blue moon ice cream out of carpet

We had a little issue last night and blue moon ice cream is all over the carpet. Have tried the Oxy cleaners, soap, etc (scrubbing) and have had little success. Any recommendations for getting the...
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It was the wheel bearings (hubs actually... one...

It was the wheel bearings (hubs actually... one unit, makes it a tad more expensive). I wish I would have had the time to do it myself, would have saved about 300 or so (with markup on parts and...
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When I bought it, supposedly the ball joints had...

When I bought it, supposedly the ball joints had been replaced. I contacted a dealer to see what was in their database and they claimed it had been done.

I will check, though and check the rust...
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'00 Dakota 4WD scraping when turning

I have a '00 Dakota Quad cab, 4WD. When turning right there is sometimes a scraping or grinding noise. I have my ideas and even think I may have a good idea what it is, but would like to get a list...
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What has happenned to this site? It used to be...

What has happenned to this site? It used to be when a question was posted, a 1000 people would answer. Now it is dead with very little response.

Anyhow, I found the problem (holding off cost me a...
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Dakota MAP sensor fouling

I have been getting a MAP sensor trouble code and it causes the truck to run rough. It is a 2000 Dakota with a 4.7L. When I get the light, I remove the sensor, clean it, replace it, and it works fine...
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Mine is a 6.5 HP (nameplate, but know it is not...

Mine is a 6.5 HP (nameplate, but know it is not really) Craftsman professional, about 11 years old.

The other is a Craftsman 1.6 HP (which is what scared me), with the same capacity tank. I know...
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Air tools and compressors

I was not lucky enough to have a 220V outlet in our garage, so I am trying to trade my decent compressor for a 120 v compressor that will be almost as functional.

The old had a rating of 9.9 at...
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2000 Dakota 4.7 L misses

Greetings.

I have a 2000 Dakota 4.7L. 161K miles. Until recently, no problems.

It started as a very periodic miss, mostly when I just eased off the accelerator, but it died twice over 6 weeks...
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Thank you so much, that is what I am more or less...

Thank you so much, that is what I am more or less looking for. You are probably right about our current house, but I have a few ideas now... perhaps even do something like, X toward a home theater or...
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Can I do that with a laptop hard drive? If it was...

Can I do that with a laptop hard drive? If it was my desktop, I would just yank the drive and do exactly what you said, but pulling the drive on the laptop is a little more painful.

I tried to...
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Actually, the tactic you speak of (in an earlier...

Actually, the tactic you speak of (in an earlier post) only got us in the house. When the discussions began, we had everything in line and it was a great deal (and we would have bought a house like...
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I know how I am supposed to get into safe more, I...

I know how I am supposed to get into safe more, I just locks up when I try (this has really messed the machine up).

Anyhow, I have a few ideas, not sure any will work. I just want to get it so I...
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The problem is, I cannot even get it into safe...

The problem is, I cannot even get it into safe mode, the best I can do is get it into recovery mode, using a boot CD, and getting a C prompt. I do not have windows any longer.

I know this is a...
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Posted By DavePearson

Thanks for the replies. First and foremost,...

Thanks for the replies.

First and foremost, I would never even attempt to bait and switch, and for that matter, what I was thinking may not help at all, but if it generates any lookers, that is...
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Spyware from ...

I have XP pro on a laptop. In a fit of pure, "never listen to your husband," my wife answered yes to one of those popup questions, "Do you want to protect your system?" We caught an ad to some...
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