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06-21-2012, 05:58 AM
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Posted By johntaps

Post Ya, actually I am also thinking for bad...

Ya, actually I am also thinking for bad thermostat. Just do one thing touch both the upper and lower radiator hoses when the engine is warm and the car turned off. They should both be somewhat warm....
06-20-2012, 08:16 AM
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Posted By johntaps

Post Have you checked Radiator Cap?

Have you checked Radiator Cap?
06-15-2012, 07:59 AM
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Posted By johntaps

Could you please provide your engine...

Could you please provide your engine specification...??
06-15-2012, 07:20 AM
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Posted By johntaps

Post Looking in to your problem, there may be too many...

Looking in to your problem, there may be too many causes for this problem. An open in the glow plug circuits, glow plug relay, glow plugs or monitoring circuit could be the possible causes. If you...
06-15-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By johntaps

Post truck stalls

Hello and welcome to the Forum..

Have you clean your carburetor before? Try to clean out the carb and then try again..
06-12-2012, 11:16 AM
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Posted By johntaps

As a few have stated, Knock sensors can go bad. ...

As a few have stated, Knock sensors can go bad. You should not drive too long with this condition as that may end up clogging up the O2 sensors again.

You can find the knock sensors listed here...
06-08-2012, 01:36 PM
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Posted By johntaps

These cannot be bled like brakes...the best way...

These cannot be bled like brakes...the best way is to remove the slave cylinder, make sure the reservoir is full and S-L-O-W-L-Y press the rod in. Basically, you are reverse bleeding the system.
...
06-08-2012, 01:18 PM
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Posted By johntaps

As acnas stated, the Cam offset or "Camshaft...

As acnas stated, the Cam offset or "Camshaft Retard Offset" as GM calls it must be set.
Most inexpensive scan tools cannot perform this function and the timing can only be set with a good scan tool....
06-06-2012, 01:25 PM
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Posted By johntaps

I don't believe the door chime is a separate...

I don't believe the door chime is a separate chime at all.
The dinging comes from the left front speaker from a signal from the BCM.
You may be able to disable it at the BCM. Check a wiring...
06-06-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By johntaps

Just out of curiosity....why bother? Just tape...

Just out of curiosity....why bother? Just tape and tuck the connector in the rear of the truck....that way it is there if needed.
06-01-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,846
Posted By johntaps

You should really take this to a qualified shop...

You should really take this to a qualified shop to work on......any little oops can be a thousand dollar OOOPPPSSSS
Quick story...foreman in the dealership I was at was working on an airbag...
06-01-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By johntaps

The front is the easier part of this.....you...

The front is the easier part of this.....you should be able to use these

The Timken 8 lug hub and bearings are listed here
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Wheel Bearing And Hub Assembly - National,...
05-30-2012, 03:02 PM
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Posted By johntaps

I notice you are in California....the Emission...

I notice you are in California....the Emission inspection is very strict. I do not think you can just clear the code, I think you need to show that something was fixed or replaced.

At 6 years...
05-24-2012, 05:01 PM
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Views: 1,676
Posted By johntaps

WOW...sounds like more than one issue going on...

WOW...sounds like more than one issue going on here.
When an engine hydrolocks, you can bend rods....liquid cannot be compressed. That is what makes the engine "lock"
Kind of strange that you were...
Forum: Toyota Tundra
05-24-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,771
Posted By johntaps

Post Change the battery:)

Change the battery:)
05-22-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,593
Posted By johntaps

You can do it in any way you like. I would prefer...

You can do it in any way you like. I would prefer what TMW mentioned. i.e. steering knuckle first and then the torsion bar.
05-22-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By johntaps

Post can i add a Brake controller

Yes, you can add brake controller by your self but as your fx4 is new dont take risk with your self. Just ask to the professional mechanic or go to the ford dealership.
05-21-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,313
Posted By johntaps

Before you condemn the heads, I would look at the...

Before you condemn the heads, I would look at the intake manifold gaskets. Pressure test the system and see if coolant is leaking out the rear of the manifold or possibly the manifold itself is...
05-21-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 39,222
Posted By johntaps

Post straight pipes effect gas mileage?

Straight pipe has no effect on engine performance and it's not going to lower the fuel efficiency. The only worse thing about it is its noise; yes it has a very loud and annoying sound.
05-21-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By johntaps

Post i am done with Chevy

Yes, Ford F150 has a towing capacity of 11,500 pounds with a payload capacity of 3060 pounds.
05-21-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,626
Posted By johntaps

Post Unusual Brake Problem

Sound like a bad gmc sierra 1500 brake booster (http://www.theautopartsshop.com/auto+car-usa+parts/gmc+sierra-1500+power-brake-booster.html). Have you checked it?
05-18-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By johntaps

You said 'some' air came out when you bled the...

You said 'some' air came out when you bled the brakes....question is if you didn't change the valve yet, how did air get in there?
If there is a logical answer, fine.....but you need to find that...
05-18-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,271
Posted By johntaps

I personally prefer to take it to the dealer for...

I personally prefer to take it to the dealer for the programming. They punch in the vin and can program in any option you have added, such as fog lights. This also guarantees any TSB modifications...
05-17-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By johntaps

Absolutely NOT! That is a huge safety...

Absolutely NOT! That is a huge safety issue...that would mean the arms are not supported properly.
Order the correct ones for the truck.
05-17-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By johntaps

I agree...no way to weld that properly.

I agree...no way to weld that properly.
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