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What was the problem with my 1994 GMC Sierra?

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What was the problem with my 1994 GMC Sierra?

My 94 gmc sierra k1500 speedometer was acting up,brake light came on and it wouldnt shift into 3rd or od without slipping out of gear. Changed speedo sensor and cured all problems. 6 people found this helpful.

Why is my gas tank leaking on my GMC Truck?

There are two steel straps that run under the tank and up to the frame rails of the truck for support. Dirt, water, and other debris can become trapped under these straps and cause the tank to leak. If this happens to your tank, you will need to replace it with a new tank.

What happens when you put a GMC Sierra in drive?

Now the truck will shift 1-2 manually, but when you put it in drive, it free wheels: nothing at all; no drag or anything. The computer just checks code 12. If you put it in drive, it stays in low. If you put it in low and lift the handle, it will go into second immediately and when you move to drive—nothing.

When did GM stop putting gas tank in cab?

Like Ford and Chrysler, GM made pickups with gas tanks inside the cab in the 1960’s. Because of concerns about the safety of placing the gas tank inside the passenger cab, the Big Three auto makers all considered relocating the tank outside the passenger compartment in the early 1970’s.

My 94 gmc sierra k1500 speedometer was acting up,brake light came on and it wouldnt shift into 3rd or od without slipping out of gear. Changed speedo sensor and cured all problems. 6 people found this helpful.

There are two steel straps that run under the tank and up to the frame rails of the truck for support. Dirt, water, and other debris can become trapped under these straps and cause the tank to leak. If this happens to your tank, you will need to replace it with a new tank.

Now the truck will shift 1-2 manually, but when you put it in drive, it free wheels: nothing at all; no drag or anything. The computer just checks code 12. If you put it in drive, it stays in low. If you put it in low and lift the handle, it will go into second immediately and when you move to drive—nothing.

What kind of dust cover does a 1994 GMC Sierra have?

Dust cover design etc Example: 1994 is OBD 1 with five solenoids. A 1995 is OBD 1 with six solenoids. And a 1996 is OBD 2 with six solenoids. Which forces 1995 to be a stand alone year.

What kind of transmission does a Chevy Silverado have?

71 people found this helpful. I have a 94 Chevy Silverado 5.7 2wd 4L60e transmission. I had no head lights speed odometer quit working an trans would quit shifting out of 1st gear my diagnosis was to replace solenoid s A/b 1\2 2/3.

How does the cruise control work on a Chevy Silverado?

To set the cruise at the desired speed, a driver pushes an input on the cruise control switch. This action signals the cruise control module (or powertrain control module) to monitor the speed sensor and actuate the throttle as necessary.

Where is the Mil sensor on a 4 wheel drive truck?

The sensor is located on the transmission on rear wheel drive trucks and on the transfer case on four wheel drive trucks. When there is a problem with the sensor or the associated wiring, the gauge needles may become erratic or not move at all. This is usually accompanied by a MIL (malfunction indicator lamp).

What are the sensors on a Chevy Silverado?

The oxygen sensors that are equipped in your Chevy Silverado are responsible for monitoring the exhaust to help the ECU determine the correct air/fuel mixture. Of all the sensors equipped in your vehicle, the O2 sensors may have it the hardest.

71 people found this helpful. I have a 94 Chevy Silverado 5.7 2wd 4L60e transmission. I had no head lights speed odometer quit working an trans would quit shifting out of 1st gear my diagnosis was to replace solenoid s A/b 1\\2 2/3.

Why does my Chevy Silverado run so lean?

Of all the sensors equipped in your vehicle, the O2 sensors may have it the hardest. They deal with super hot exhaust that can cover them in deposits that can leave them ineffective. The heat of the exhaust can also bake the wiring going to/from them over time. If an oxygen sensor goes bad, it can make your Silverado run too lean (or rich).

Dust cover design etc Example: 1994 is OBD 1 with five solenoids. A 1995 is OBD 1 with six solenoids. And a 1996 is OBD 2 with six solenoids. Which forces 1995 to be a stand alone year.

What kind of car is 1994 Chevy Silverado?

Autotrader has 19 Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500 cars for sale, including a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Extended Cab, a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Regular Cab, and a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4×4 Extended Cab.

When does the Chevy Silverado 1500 shut down?

See all problems of the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 . While slowing down to make a turn, usually always using turn signal, my truck will completely shut down in the middle of the intersection with no warning. The engine shuts down and all electrical is lost.

Is the 1992 Chevy Silverado 1500 a classic?

This 1992 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of those modern classics with an unmistakable custom look. So you get a fuel-injected V8 pickup that has an awesome two-tone fade, a custom/comfy A/C inter… More Info › 1992 Chevrolet K1500 4×4 Silverado Pickup, ALWAYS 1-FLORIDA OWNED!

Can a Chevy Silverado 1500 lose all power?

See all problems of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 . Truck will lose all power, everything will shut off, and then come right back on. It has happened while accelerating into traffic, slowing down turning right and turning left, and while moving straight ahead.

What to do if your Chevy Silverado won’t shift?

I have a 92′ chevy Silverado truck I got a code 24 so I replaced the VSS but it still will not go in reverse. What to do? … read more Vocational, Technical or Tra… I just put in a Used transmission 150000 Miles on it however, it does not shift into Overdrive. Plus i get a Service Engine light. on my 91 S-10 Blazer … read more

Is the Chevy c1500 a two wheel drive truck?

I have a 1993 Chevy C1500, two wheel drive, overdrive trans. It will not take off with truck in drive but if i shift to second i can pull off and than manually shift two d … read more

How to fix a GMC Sierra 1500 transmission?

Yes that’s has happen to two of my 93 Chevy Silverado 4×4 , 1 and 2 fine then free wheel in overdrive. Just change 1-2 – 3-4 solenoids first and if that doesn’t work change the computer per Ebay it’s the cheapest. Hope this helps JJD 36 people found this helpful. My buddy changed his distributor and cured the tranny problems.

Why is my GMC Sierra k1500 not shifting?

I have a 95’ k1500 it’s got a 4L60E but apparently it just needed a new oil pump which I replaced but I put it in about 2 months ago but it isn’t shifting out of 1st and the reverse isn’t working well it’s working but it takes a little longer for it to cooperate. Could it be the torque converter or a the solenoids?

I have a 1993 Chevy C1500, two wheel drive, overdrive trans. It will not take off with truck in drive but if i shift to second i can pull off and than manually shift two d … read more

I have a 92′ chevy Silverado truck I got a code 24 so I replaced the VSS but it still will not go in reverse. What to do? … read more Vocational, Technical or Tra… I just put in a Used transmission 150000 Miles on it however, it does not shift into Overdrive. Plus i get a Service Engine light. on my 91 S-10 Blazer … read more

Why does my GMC Sierra 1500 not work?

While there are a variety of reasons your GMC Sierra 1500 air conditioning won’t work, the most common 3 are a refrigerant leak, an electrical climate control issue, or a problem with the air conditioning compressor. What will be the outcome of an air conditioning system diagnosis?

Yes that’s has happen to two of my 93 Chevy Silverado 4×4 , 1 and 2 fine then free wheel in overdrive. Just change 1-2 – 3-4 solenoids first and if that doesn’t work change the computer per Ebay it’s the cheapest. Hope this helps JJD 36 people found this helpful. My buddy changed his distributor and cured the tranny problems.

Is the brake switch witch on my GMC Sierra 1500?

Trubadoor, 93 chey 1500 silverado, no od no one has daid anything about the brake switch witch has 3 contact’s in it. one is the od. it burns out– no od. it is locatted in the cab at the bottom of the steering collum. 19 people found this helpful.

Can a Silverado Sierra GMC start then dies?

I’ve got another 99 6.0L that i’ve swapped the MAF, MAP, Idle Air, Throttle Position sensor, both computers, all relays, nothing changes the behavior. I’ve checked all the fuses i can find that would be releated to engine function, on both fues panels.

Why is my GMC Sierra 1500 stalling and dying?

There is no code given. Have changed the injectors, timing, fuel tank, fuel pump, fuel pump, map sensor, cooling temp sensor on front of block, rebuilt the tbi, air idea valve. None of this hasite helped. The truck starts and dies. Have to give a little gas to keep running. While driving have to 2 foot it so it won’t die.

Why does my Chevy Silverado not accelerate at high RPMs?

If your Silverado won’t accelerate, but the RPM’s go up it’s usually not going to be an engine related issue. Somehow, the power that your engine is creating is not making it to the rear wheels. This is typically a transmission related issue. Here are the most common cause of acceleration with the RPM’s going up: 1. Transmission Fluid Low

If your Silverado won’t accelerate, but the RPM’s go up it’s usually not going to be an engine related issue. Somehow, the power that your engine is creating is not making it to the rear wheels. This is typically a transmission related issue. Here are the most common cause of acceleration with the RPM’s going up: 1. Transmission Fluid Low

Why does my GMC Sierra suddenly stop running?

Truck suddenly stops running, acting like it’s out of fuel. There is fuel in the gas tank and, I can hear the fuel pump when I turn the ignition on. Is there a fuse, or relay that is maybe causing this to happen?

Are there any changes to the GMC Sierra 1500?

New distributor comes with new ESC electronic unit, pickup coil, cap & rotor, also. No change. Next, read somewhere that the fuel pressure regulator diaphram if split could cause flooding. rebuilt throttle body unit, rebushed it and boiled it out and added rebuild kit and brand new Borg Warner injectors.

What causes a GM truck to lose power?

If your GM truck occasionally loses the ability to accelerate and warns you of reduced engine power, that could be caused by a faulty throttle body. While not common, this issue can interfere with your engine function and cause your vehicle to lose power anywhere from once in a while to several times in a day.

What kind of ignition system does a 1993 Chevy pick up have?

1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Chevrolet/GMC 1500, 2500, and 3500 Pick Up and Suburban equipped with a 4.3L V6, or a 5.0L v8, or a 5.8L V8 engine. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Chevrolet Astro (GMC Safari). NOTE: Testing the ignition system is a breeze.

What happens when you put a GMC Sierra 1500 in drive?

I then changed the speed pickup on the transfer case, which did not help the speedometer. Now the truck will shift 1-2 manually, but when you put it in drive, it free wheels: nothing at all; no drag or anything. The computer just checks code 12. If you put it in drive, it stays in low.

What kind of ignition coil does a GMC 1500 have?

This typical circuit diagram of the ignition coil, ignition control module, and pickup coil applies to: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Chevrolet/GMC 1500, 2500, and 3500 Pick Up and Suburban equipped with a 4.3L V6, or a 5.0L v8, or a 5.8L V8 engine.

What are the specs of a 1994 Chevrolet C1500?

The table below shows all 1994 Chevrolet C1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1994 Chevrolet C1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

What kind of engine does a GMC pickup have?

This engine was designed as a direct replacement for 1987-1995 Chevy & GMC pickups, SUV’s, and van applications. These vehicles featured a 350 ci, 5.7 small block Chevy with TBI (throttle body injected) EFI system and swirl port heads.

How many horsepower does a Chevy 5.7L crate engine have?

Crate Engine, Marine, Long Block, Assembled, Cast Iron Heads, Standard Rotation, Chevy, 5.7L, Each Crate Engine, Long Block, 383 Stroker, Ready to Drop-In, Chevrolet Small Block, Aluminum Heads, 750 cfm Carburetor, Each Crate Engine, Long Block, 383 Stroker, 436 HP, 443 TQ, New Block, Aluminum Heads, Chevy, Small Block, Each

How does the GMC 5.7 liter TBI engine work?

Port the cylinder heads. This allows exhaust to escape the cylinders faster by removing metal from the engine where the exhaust manifold meets the cylinder heads. Exhaust gases can then move in a direct path to the exhaust manifold rather than having to bend around a corner to escape the cylinder.

Are there any problems with the Chevy Silverado 2500?

The most-reported problem is with the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 for brake lines not protected. Click on the graph bars for more details about a specific model year.

Which is the worst Chevy Silverado to buy?

Although the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2015 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage. The most-reported problem is with the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 for brake lines not protected.

Why is my Chevy Silverado not 4 wheel drive?

Over time, dirt, moisture and corrosion can affect the contacts on the bolts used to attach the wires to the frame. If you have a 2008 Chevy Silverado with 4-wheel drive problems, or a similar GMC or Chevy truck from another model year, replacing the switch will solve the issue.

The most-reported problem is with the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 for brake lines not protected. Click on the graph bars for more details about a specific model year.

Although the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2015 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage. The most-reported problem is with the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 for brake lines not protected.

Why does my Chevy Silverado have engine problems?

That’s not the end of the 5.3 Chevy engine problems, unfortunately. We all know how important engine maintenance is to long-term vehicle health. If the 5.3-liter engine doesn’t receive oil changes on time, sludge can quickly build up on internal components. This sludge is a gooey, sticky black tarlike substance that plugs everything up.

Why does my Chevy Silverado have low oil pressure?

The false low oil pressure reading on a 2007 Chevy Silverado and newer trucks is an oil pressure sensor located under the plenum. There’s a small screen that plugs up with sludge and debris. The sensor just can’t get an accurate reading, and it throws the light on for low pressure.

When did Chevy stop using the 350 engine?

Get the facts on the history and specifications of the Chevy 350 engine, finding replacements parts, and finding Chevy 350 crate engines for sale. Beginning in 1985, Corvettes featured a fuel-injected version of the Chevy 350 engine; other passenger cars equipped with the 350 engine continued to use a four-barrel carburetor.

Is it easy to rebuild a Chevy 350?

Long considered one of the easiest engines to rebuild, the Chevy 350 is commonly modified for increased performance with a plethora of aftermarket parts, including high-performance intake and exhaust components.

This engine was designed as a direct replacement for 1987-1995 Chevy & GMC pickups, SUV’s, and van applications. These vehicles featured a 350 ci, 5.7 small block Chevy with TBI (throttle body injected) EFI system and swirl port heads.

What kind of transmission does a 1994 GMC Sierra have?

I’ve got a 1994 GMC Sierra 4X4 5.7 I purchased from an older couple. It has been sitting a year. She said years ago they had tranny trouble; it would stay in low.

I then changed the speed pickup on the transfer case, which did not help the speedometer. Now the truck will shift 1-2 manually, but when you put it in drive, it free wheels: nothing at all; no drag or anything. The computer just checks code 12. If you put it in drive, it stays in low.

Why does my GM car say no start no crank?

How to diagnose a no start no click on GM vehicle. If you have a late model GM vehicle and turn the key only to hear nothing, you’ll most likely think you have a dead battery—and you may. But a no start, no crank, no click condition can be far more involved than that.

Why does my Mercedes not start when I charge the battery?

This Mercedes-Benz is not starting because of a low battery. In this case, what you need to do is trickle charge your battery using any of these 12 volt battery trickle chargers. If you need help read this article on How to charge a Mercedes-Benz the right way. Mercedes won’t start, and it’s not the battery.

Why does my manual transmission not go into gear?

One such problem is manual transmission won’t go into gear when running. Any repair or replacement of the transmission components are inconvenient, time-consuming, and requires a handsome amount of money.

How to diagnose a no start no click on GM vehicle. If you have a late model GM vehicle and turn the key only to hear nothing, you’ll most likely think you have a dead battery—and you may. But a no start, no crank, no click condition can be far more involved than that.

When did the wiring diagrams for GM trucks come out?

These GM wiring diagrams provide schematics for vehicle model years 1988 through 1998. Access our free Wiring Diagrams Repair Guide for GM Full-Size Trucks 1988-1998 through AutoZone Rewards. These diagrams include: Fig. 2: Sample Diagram: How to Read and Interpret Wiring Diagrams

Can a Chevy truck run in cold weather?

After its warm it runs just fine. The colder the outside temp. is, the worse the truck runs. Around 20-40 degrees I have to let it fully warm up otherwise its horrible and even stalls out occasionally. If its below 20 degrees it will take awhile to even get it started.

Why does my Chevy Silverado not start up?

Few things are as annoying as turning the key in your truck and finding it will not start. There are many problems that can result in a Chevy Silverado’s failure to start, making diagnosing the trouble even more frustrating.

Truck suddenly stops running, acting like it’s out of fuel. There is fuel in the gas tank and, I can hear the fuel pump when I turn the ignition on. Is there a fuse, or relay that is maybe causing this to happen?

Why does my GM Truck start so cold?

Look up piston slap to study it more its mostly from the short piston skirts that allow the piston to rock around more when cold. Also different oils help, i run moble 1 truck 5w30 in my truck with 116k on it. I have heard that gm top end cleaner and the 3m kits work well.

Is the GMC Sierra Z71 ext.in good condition?

Recently picked up an ’01 GMC Sierra SLE Z71 ext. cab with 130k on her. It’s in really good condition, no rust, very clean, the previous owner took good care of it. I am however having an issue when starting it.

How to troubleshoot a no start GM 4.3L pick up?

Testing a Cranks but Does Not Start condition on your GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L pick up, van or SUV is not that hard to do, if you have a solid diagnostic strategy. In this article I’ll show you the basics of testing such a problem.

How does idle speed work on a GMC Truck?

Scan it for codes. The control module controls idle speed with an idle air control (IAC) valve. The desired RPM is based on sensor inputs and the actual engine RPM. Four circuits are used in order to control the IAC valve, allowing a precise amount of air into the intake manifold.

What should I do about my 1994 Chevy Silverado?

My 94 Chevy Silverado was also sputtering, backfiring, missing etc… I changed the fuel filter to no avail, tried several things to get it to run smooth but nothing helped’ until a friend of mine who used to have his own shop told me about a memo he had received years ago dealing with this identical problem. here’s what worked for me!

What causes a 1994 Chevy C / K 1500 to bog down?

– CarGurus 1994 Chevy C1500 5.7 bogs/backfires when I give it gas. My truck bogs down (and tries to die) when I give it gas to accelerate off of a stop. There is often a backfire or two when this happens. Pumping the gas does not help. I basically have to crawl through any intersection until it picks up a bit of speed from idle. The truck

What causes the Check Engine light to turn off at idle?

At idle, the ECM will not get the correct information and the throttle will variate randomly causing idle surges. The check engine light will randomly turn on and off even if the car is running smoothly without any jerks and stalling.

Why are the lights dimming on my GM Truck?

The bulb for the oil pressure is unrelated. As far as your lights dimming and going back to full bright. If your headlight switch is messed up , then there is a good chance that the dimmer switch in the headlight switch unit may be going bad.

Why are the dash lights on my Chevy not working?

If the dash lights in your Chevy are broken, dim, or flickering, you’ll be missing important information and could be putting yourself in danger. The good news is that different problems with the dash lights often cause different symptoms. Take a look at the list below to find the symptom that matches your own.

Why does my GM Truck shut down while driving?

At a dead stop. It would crank over, but not start. Ran the battery dead trying to crank it. My dad came to help, charged the battery, and it started right up. It sounds wierd but this is what its doing.

How long has my GMC Sierra 1500 been sitting?

It has been sitting a year. She said years ago they had tranny trouble; it would stay in low. She took it to a shop where she said they cleaned a switch and reset the computer. After that it worked fine for a long time, then would intermittently have the same problem, then be fine.

How does a GMC Sierra 1500 transmission work?

If you put it in drive, it stays in low. If you put it in low and lift the handle, it will go into second immediately and when you move to drive—nothing. Will a bad computer do this? there is no governor or TV cable on this tranny….any ideas?

How to check your GMC Sierra 1500 transmission?

An the TCC solenoid the signals from the power control model tells it when to shift check the Orange an yellow wire on the harness that connects to your driver side fire wall. 12volts to transmission to carry proper current 89 people found this helpful. Any questions or need of repair please call 5

Why does my GMC Sierra stall at 30 mph?

Never threw a service engine light or a code and would readily re start. 2 weeks ago it quit at 30 mph, wouldn’t restart and SES lit up. Code indicated crank positioning sensor. Had it replaced and so far so good. If yours behaves as mine did it could be a while before you get a traceable code. I own a 1998 GM Sierra 5.7L 2wd automatic.

Why is my GMC transmission not shifting properly?

Most GMC transmission problems such as harsh shifting, delayed shifting, no gear, stuck in gear, no reverse or drive are quite often caused by low transmission fluid level. If your GMC vehicle with automatic transmission is not shifting properly, check the transmission fluid first.

What are the problems with a GMC 6 speed transmission?

Incorrect gear shifts, gear slipping or overheating. Newer GMC trucks equipped with a 6-speed 6L80 transmission can suffer from various intermittent or constant transmission issues. Symptoms include harsh or delayed shifting, inability to engage certain gears, and slipping when shifting gears.

What causes harsh shifting from 1st to 2nd gear?

Worn Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) regulator valve will cause harsh shifting from 1st to 2nd gear. This will trigger a check engine light and may also trigger fault code P1870 code. The regulator valve is inside the valve body, and there are numerous rebuild kits with upgraded components.

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