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    Boy, 273, you got overwhelmed here didn't ya? ...

    Boy, 273, you got overwhelmed here didn't ya? Well it's hot out, there are many things that could cause this, and I've been chasin g passwords, and other assorted nusances a lot lately. I hate it...
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    Drove the van for the first time in seven years. ...

    Drove the van for the first time in seven years. It needs help, but it ran ok.
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    Pulled the governor out of the old tranny as well. Gonna try it after it comes home in a few weeks.
    Brian...
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    Today we swapped out the old trans fo9r a newer...

    Today we swapped out the old trans fo9r a newer unit out of a vortec S10.

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    Thank you very much for helping out Bazar01, I ...

    Thank you very much for helping out Bazar01, I am out of ideas at this point, and I just got a tranny swap in 90 degree heat dropped in my lap, so my time is up for now. Best wishes all.
    Brian L.
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    Simply isolate both ends of the same wire with...

    Simply isolate both ends of the same wire with battery unplugged. Test end to end for resistance, if none wire may be fine, if high, wire is broken [open], or there is a component between your...
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    AbramJ, try soaking the bolts and nuts with PB...

    AbramJ, try soaking the bolts and nuts with PB Blaster two or three times a day for three days, then use a six point impact with a breaker bar, or use a cutoff tool, or angle grinder to cut them off....
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    First rule of workin on sa trucks electrical...

    First rule of workin on sa trucks electrical system, Always disconnect the battery ground wire before beginning any work. Thank you for the correction, I will use VCM from now on. The VCM is...
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    I had to deal with a shop like that once, never...

    I had to deal with a shop like that once, never again, they raped me for over $700 because my mech fuel pump had failed on me. I was stranded on the big road, with a woman I barely knew aboard, they...
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    Soaking tthe studs with WD40 every day until he...

    Soaking tthe studs with WD40 every day until he gets the truck might save you some money. Those studs get neglected a lot. Then when they finally get a good six point socket and a breaker bar put...
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    Well mabye the truck is wired so your commands to...

    Well mabye the truck is wired so your commands to the control panel are sent to the ECM which then controls the clutch directly. Now all I can offer is yank the controls out and test the switches. ...
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    Try these guys. http://www.car-part.com/ or...

    Try these guys. http://www.car-part.com/ or look down the page here, http://www.craigslist.org/about/sites canada listings.
    Brian L.
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    Just look out for the ones that pull air from...

    Just look out for the ones that pull air from below the battery box or the bumper area, you might hudro your motor forgetting it's there. Arround here we have a river that backs up onto the roads...
  13. Welcome to the forum, open up that exhaust, check...

    Welcome to the forum, open up that exhaust, check what was mentioned earlier, and add your general location to your sig so we have an idea what your terain looks like. For instance, if I had just...
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    Don't feel bad yet, you just got started. Plenty...

    Don't feel bad yet, you just got started. Plenty of time later to feel like a boob when you get it all done and overfill it, and suddenly all the seal erupt in green pus! Just kidding, The trouble...
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    Funny the shop didn't offer to diagnose the issue...

    Funny the shop didn't offer to diagnose the issue before throwing parts at it. Seems like you need to find a shop that has a competent tech that can diagnose the issue and tell you whet it needs...
  16. If the cam sensor is showing high voltages...

    If the cam sensor is showing high voltages outside the specified limits, it should be replaved. It should also have showed a stinking code! Progress my eye! The ebgine runs ok, but without vac...
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    BoneHead, I hope you have an external trans...

    BoneHead, I hope you have an external trans cooler on that rig, the one built into the radiator aint enough for towing. If you do, please fprgive me, and best of luck with the ebay controller. ...
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    It should be in front of the passenger side head...

    It should be in front of the passenger side head on the block. http://www.nastyz28.com/sbchevy/sblock.php
    Brian L.
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    Yup, the higher RPM of the gas engine helped...

    Yup, the higher RPM of the gas engine helped provide towing power, increased cooling of the trans and motor. I would either make sure there is an external trans cooler, or put one in. The one built...
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    +1 on HD, You need a acurate and clear idea of...

    +1 on HD, You need a acurate and clear idea of the serp belt layout, draw it up, and ger it right before removal, if you have any doubts. The tennsioner is a pully what sits near the top of the...
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    I don't know where you are, but in USA we have...

    I don't know where you are, but in USA we have Autozone, with free tool loans for special jobs. I have done a few water pumps, but not on that new a truck. Just be careful and don't let your tools...
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    Cold air intake, open up the exhaust, and hop up...

    Cold air intake, open up the exhaust, and hop up the ECM, and you'll get better power. I'm not even sure you are talking about a V8 or not. But the same principals apply to any motor, I just don't...
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    Looks like it's goin your way now dude, keep it...

    Looks like it's goin your way now dude, keep it goin, that's way cool.
    Brian L.
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    At certain fuel levels, the tank resonates to the...

    At certain fuel levels, the tank resonates to the fuel pumps ruthem!
    Brian L.
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    Have you reverified the fuel pressure? Check and...

    Have you reverified the fuel pressure? Check and clean all ground wires, look for vacume leaks, and give it a compreession check.
    Brian L.
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