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    In the old days, a wire from the + terminal on...

    In the old days, a wire from the + terminal on the battery to the distributor side of the coil was called a "hot wire". It bypasses everything by putting power to the ignition. It's like putting...
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    I was thinking the same - flywheel cracked...

    I was thinking the same - flywheel cracked between the bolt holes. Not as expensive as tranny but just as much fun.
  3. Jsmith, as I was reading your thread, I too was...

    Jsmith, as I was reading your thread, I too was thinking "bad ground". This morning I went back out and took every ground I could find apart and wire brushed it. Yesterday I sprayed them with...
  4. 1988 K2500 350 auto cranks over but won't start

    Everything has been working fine until I put in a new battery. Now it cranks and cranks but won't fire. I did reconnect the positive terminal last, does it matter? I checked the ecm/ignition fuse...
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    Loose tilt update

    Well, there are 4 loose bolts responsible for my "loose tilt" condition. They are "star" or inverted torx and require pulling the 2 pins on each side [OTC 7889] and sliding the housing back a...
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    2000 Sierra fuse list? plate lights out

    My buddy's 2000 Sierra has both plate lights out. Any idea which fuse is involved or what else is on that fuse? The wires are all covered with flexible conduit and the spring clips are pretty...
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    Yeah, when I started taking the column apart, I...

    Yeah, when I started taking the column apart, I found a thin piece of spring steel floating around near the turn signal assembly - probably why they didn't turn off after making a turn. Taking pics...
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    download, duh?

    I'm showing my age. I ordered the instructions for the "loose tilt" from www.steeringcolumnservices.com and have been waiting for them to show up in the mailbox. Apparently it's a download only...
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    Thanks, any thoughts on the loose tilt section?

    Thanks, any thoughts on the loose tilt section?
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    I don't see any 4 bolts on the breakdown either...

    I don't see any 4 bolts on the breakdown either but if you go to that website and click on "instructions", the first choice is a 1969-1999 loose tilt. I'm keeping my fingers crossed and hoping for...
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    I found some info on the website: ...

    I found some info on the website:

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    steering wheel "play"

    I'll try to explain better. I could hold onto my steering wheel and move it a couple inches in any direction except in and out. The pivot point seems to be in the "tilt" area where there is a...
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    The excess movement is 360 degrees side to side...

    The excess movement is 360 degrees side to side or up and down but not in and out. It isn't in the front end, it appears to be limited to the tilt section of the column behind the key although the...
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    1988 K2500 steering column loose

    I had a lot of play in my steering wheel though the column itself was tight so I started taking it apart in an attempt to find out why. I heard ther were 3 bolts that loosen up sometimes in the...
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    The injector "cone" looks ok to my untrained eye....

    The injector "cone" looks ok to my untrained eye. It used to start right up and idle high and then gradually idle lower as it warmed up - like it should. Now it acts like it has no "choke" and I...
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    I'll check them and get back to you. Thanks.

    I'll check them and get back to you. Thanks.
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    It seems to be starting now but it still cranks a...

    It seems to be starting now but it still cranks a long time before firing. Seems like not enough fuel. I'll look at the throttle body tomorrow morning. What should I look for? Turn key on and...
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    I disconnected the one on top of the motor, in...

    I disconnected the one on top of the motor, in the front of the intake manifold. It has 2 wires. Sometimes it allows it to start right up and other times seems like it has no effect.
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    1988 K2500 has trouble starting

    I have a 1988 K2500 w/350 automatic. It would always fire right up but after sitting for a few months, it cranks a long time before starting. I usually have to stop cranking and wait and then try...
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    smoke from switch

    Thanks for the replies. My switch is on the turn signal lever and the smoke was very slight, not serious but still not a good sign. Something got hot. I had the steering wheel apart a few years...
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    1989 K2500 Silverado Wiper Issue

    I tried the wipers on my truck but nothing happened. I left them on High - bad idea. A minute later smoke from the switch. Now what? Any suggestions? The truck had been sitting for a while...
  22. Thread: flexplate issues

    by Grady
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    Thanks for the input, the bearing makes sense...

    Thanks for the input, the bearing makes sense because it could have both caused the first one to fail and the replacement since the cause was never found. It seems like the logical place to start. ...
  23. Thread: flexplate issues

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    I'm trying to figure out what to do with my...

    I'm trying to figure out what to do with my truck. Are these flexplates just under-engineered? i.e. - too much flex - not enough plate? Is there a beefier replacement? Is there a problem...
  24. Thread: flexplate issues

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    testing

    test, test, test
  25. Thread: flexplate issues

    by Grady
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    flexplate issues

    I have a 2000 GMC Sierra 3/4 ton 2WD P/U with a 6.0 - About 6 mos. ago it started making an unusual noise that was traced to the flexplate which was replaced and the noise was gone. The mechanic...
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