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Truck wont run after it gets hot

What is the problem of a chevrolet 2000 1500 when its cold it runs perfect but then it gets like level heat and it wont go at all

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  • javiernorcal Feb 27, 2009

    hey thanks for responding. i was going around 70 when i felt my truck wasnt responding the same way as before. i pulled over and it wouldnt go over ten for like 5 mins or less. therefore the next day i turned it on and i took it for a drive it was changing gears perfectly and then it wouldnt go in any of the gears

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    splain this better... does the engine continue to run or will the trans not stay engaged??

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OK...I'm going to assume it's an automatic trans and it will not shift?
If so, first place I'd look is inside the trans pan. If the oil is severely burned and contaminated with either metal or clutch material, STOP there and get it to a trans shop for a rebuild. If discoloured and mildly contaminated, change filter and fluid, add a good conditioner and see if it helps. If it does nothing helpful after driving or testing/driving for an hour or two, likely it has either a control or internal pressure problem...again,,,work for a trans shop.

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