Question about 1997 Chevrolet Lumina
Also keeps blowing off vacuum hose that goes from intake to brake booster
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like the injectors may be bad or just really dirty. You say that the truck is only used as a plow truck, so I would assume that it sits alot. If you dont add any fuel stabilizer to the tank, the fuel will start to degrade and the will gum up your injectors. One thing you can do is to pull the air cleaner assembly off and look at the injectors while the truck is running. Look at the bottom of the injectors while it is running. The injectors shouldbe spraying fuel with a fan spray of fine mist. If you see any drips of fuel in the this fine mist, that injector is at least dirty or on its way out. I would recommend that you change your fuel filter and then get some fresh fuel and the purchase some Seafoam fuel injector cleaner from your local parts store. Dont mess around with anything else. GET SEAFOAM. If it is in a plastic bottle it is not strong enough to do anything. Seafoam is in a metal can. Dump the seafoam in and run the truck as much as you can. This will help clean out the injectors.
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
The problem is the torque converter solenoid. I had it happen on my 94 Cavalier a few years back and was a cheap fix at the local car mechanic. What happens is the transmission warms up and hits a certain speed where the solenoid engages, but then it sticks and won't disengage until it cools down sufficiently. When it sticks, it causes the car to shake when slowing down and will snub out the engine if you come to a stop.
Posted on Mar 25, 2009
Sounds like, there is no power brakes if the hose is not connected to the brake booster. There should be a massive vaccuum leak in the engine. The brake booster vaccuum line is a major vaccuum. You should hear a hissing sound when engine is running. Find the hissing noise and replace as nessessary.
Posted on Jul 23, 2009
It maybe, I don`t know the vehicle personally but on Trucks and Buses, when this occurs, it usually points to the master cylinder piston seals which moves in and out as the foot pedal is operated. Does the hiss alter as the pedal is pushed down?? Does the hiss reduce or increase as the pedal is pushed down?? If it does, I think you`ll find that it`s this air seal between the piston and cylinder that`s failing and not the servo. Whether you car works the same way, I don`t know but I presume it must. Ian
Posted on Aug 06, 2009
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