We tracked that to the Cycling Switched. I bought my 1994 1500 manual transmission and 21 years later with 245,000 miles it runs better than new. And now, you've decided that you will be their guinea pig by buying a 4. If the oil is low, the leak or burning problem needs to be fixed before bearings are ruined or emissions become critical. The rest was covered by me. My dad had one in a full sized van. Well, alot could go wrong.
So far, in doing so, I have noticed a slight slight side to side play on the valve side of the rocker. I'm a mechanic by trade, so I have already done most of checking. Well why the shit didn't you buy a Hon-duh Accord or a goddamn Saturn Ion if you're going to drive your truck like a passenger vehicle? I have never heard an oil pump go bad. The inherent failure of the 4. Yes, I would really rather have a Toyota. It is the next generation smaller truck engine, and I think you will like it. What I can tell you is that it sounds almost exactly like a catalytic convertor that is coming apart inside.
I bought the Astro because it is the only minivan with enough balls to tow a horse trailer, and it has done well at that. It sounded like something was loose in the door. The inline design was a good choice. I think I will have it looked at as my vehicle needs a 50,000 mile service soon. You know, the latest, greatest Vin W Vortec pushrod engine.
The only other problem that I've encountered and very rarely is a rattling noise that occurs around 2100 rpm. Then, after 6000 miles, the Goodwrench engine spun a bearing and needed to be replaced under warranty. Dad said it was a bit lame for a 350 I took one look and laughed a bit. The money I saved on gas was more than offset by the downtime and expenses that I incurred while dealing with the deplorable 4. Check the oil level first and top it off if needed. I have been teaching dealer tech's for the last 8 of those 10 years. Also sounds like a vacuum leak if it's running fast.
Installing the factory noise-dampening materials will fix this problem. . Just need to pull the valve covers. There is a bulletin out on this, and the fix is to install a newly designed timing chain tensioner assembly. The green Blazer is about 260,000 miles and is starting to rust out. I took the fan off. It's not always easy, or possible, to know when someone has all of the prerequiste knowledge for a particular task.
William the guesser Try asking over at they have help me with several things. The next truck won't be a Chevy. Energy Suspension, world-renowned for its innovative polyurethane suspension parts, provides enthusiasts with performance solutions engineered to last. All you will find is requirements for technicians, i. The cat has been replaced.
This V-6 imbalance is made worse due to the massive size and huge displacement of the 5. Just push the pin in and than you can fully open your glove box so that it hangs to the ground. I have driven it about 60,000km. All you are hearing is backlash between the two gears cam and balance shaft. I rebuilt the motor bored over. Fortunately, he was still able to sell the truck for a modest profit.
I tracked that problem to a bad fuel injector, and replaced the whole injector, and seals. I had no engine problems other than normal maintenance through 190K miles. I only have had it for 18 mos. I sincerely hope that you continue to get good service from your 4. If it's still got freon you would need to take it to a shop for recovery. Look for areas where the paint is worn.
I tell you that the late model ever since they had balance shafts 4. I hear the Colorado the S10 replacement is going to drop the L5 engine, and go to back to a V6 not the old 4. Hoping not, I don't have the money to drop on a repair like that. The one on the cat is gone. Thank you, I really appreciate your advice. So far, I have turned up the following on an S-series page: 1988 Common: The 4. The noise is actually coming from the balance shaft gear and the chain tensioner addresses this problem.
The inherent failure of the 4. I'm guessing a case like yours was just bad luck. Trade it in and get the Toyota you've been really wanting. First one I bought about 105K miles, went to about and sold it about 260K. Over time, due to wear, negligence, or abuse, that clearance may grow, leading to rod knock. Worn idler arms have certainly made the steering loose on my Camaros, and 1988 Blazer, in the past. I'm on my second 4.