Question about Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Loose connection to, or bad temp sensor. Located on driver's side cylinder head.
Posted on Oct 22, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
After replacing the thermostat, you must bleed the air from the cooling system.
To bleed air from the 2.2L and 2.5L engines, remove the plug or sensor on the top of the thermostat housing. Fill the radiator with coolant until the coolant comes out the hole. Since the plug is made out of steel and the thermostat housing is aluminum, it is a good idea to apply an anti-seizing compound or Teflon® tape on the plug threads prior to installation. Install the plug and continue to fill the radiator. This will vent all trapped air from the engine.
Any trapped air in the heating system will have to be displaced by coolant. Once the cooling system is filled, with the radiator cap off, turn of the heater at it's highest setting. Start the engine and allow it to reach operating temp. You should see a drop in the coolant level as the air in the heating system is displaced by coolant. Add coolant to the proper level and replace the radiator cap.
Keep a close eye on the coolant level for at least the next couple of weeks. The cooling system is a "closed" system. Any significant decrease in coolant level indicates a problem.
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Drive safe and be warm.
Posted on Feb 02, 2009
On 5.7L engines, install the bolts and torque in sequence as follows:
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
im not an expert but my chevy s-10s fuel gauge didnt work for like a year! and my fuel pump just went like a month ago replaced it and voila i have a fuel gauge again!
Posted on May 22, 2010
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