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1997 Chevrolet C K 1500 Base Reg Cab 117.5 WB (CMI)

1997 Chevrolet C K 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
17 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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Sounds like it about to start but doesn't. Changed ignition coil, new battery, no spark thru spark plug wires
Asked by Appollis S June 30, 2014, 12:36 pm 1 reply
if a knocksensor is bad,how will it affect engine performance?
98 Chevy 1500 4.3 v-6 vortech. start,s right up & dies
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How to replace distributor?
I tried using my chiltons manual to replace my distributor because the cap was being help down by a zip tie instead of screws because the original screws broke off in the screw hol...
Asked by Taylor W June 21, 2014, 6:19 pm 1 reply
why nothing in my fuels system will get power?
Fuel pump and relay and fuses are all good and engine light won't come on when ignition us turned on
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i changed pcm on my98 4-3 and it runs bad. what do i do next?
I put p.m. from a chevy suburban on my 98 1500 4'3 v-6 and it runs rough. what needs to be done next?
Asked by Charles D June 21, 2014, 8:00 pm 1 reply
Speedometer calibration
I changed the rear end out from a 3.73 to 3.42. I need to calibrate the speedometer to match the new configuration. No one seems to know how. Any suggestions?
Asked by Jason F June 20, 2014, 11:30 am 0 reply
Brakes spongy after new master cylinder and new booster
I have put $450 into my truck. I have replaced my rear wheel cylinder, front calipers, front pads, and finally a new master cylinder and a new brake booster (unloaded). After all m...
Asked by Joe S June 3, 2014, 1:05 pm 0 reply
I changed out my thermostat and vent door actuator and still blowing hot air
can't control my heat always blowing hot air
Asked by Richard K May 31, 2014, 4:45 pm 0 reply
power steering problems at low speeds
I have a 97 k1500 and every now and then when turning at low speeds such as parking my power steering will cut out, I don't know what would be causing this its fine at higher speed...
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