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96 GMC Suburban sticks in 2nd when check engine light comes on. Trani just rebuilt.

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  • Robert Shaw Jan 03, 2013

    We decided its an electrical problem..where do we start?



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SOURCE: 96 GMC Suburban Started to overheat last summer.

Check the oil filler cap for mayonaise. It may mean that your head gasket has gone, Go to a local garage and ask them to do a presure test on each cylinder to see if it fails on one. Have you checked the plugs for cleanness and oil contamination? that's where your problems sounds where it lies.

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SOURCE: 1993 GMC Suburban has tranny problem. Checked

Vlv problems within the tranny. Try flushing tranny and changing filter. Other wise it may need be gone through.

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SOURCE: did a tune up on 96 gmc jimmy and still running

have vehicle scanned for code[check engine] problem may not be tune up sum auto stores such as auto zone/ advanced auto do it for free the code gives u a place to start

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SOURCE: what engine oil should I use for my 1997 GMC Suburban

I would use some Castrol High Mileage 10w/30 weight oil.

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SOURCE: my check engine light is

the cam pos sensor and crank pos sensor run hand in hand to controll your ignition timing and spark advance among other things. if any of your sensors are triggering a code or codes you should write them all down then clear them. when the light comes on compare what you had to what you have now. if you have one that keeps coming back change it it is probably the problem.

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Its slipping ? Like the engine rpms go up and no go ?
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