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96 chevy 4x4 k1500 V6 doesnt have take off power but in reverse it will spin the tires good power what could cause the no power in drive

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It could be taking off in a higher gear (not first).

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SOURCE: I changed the actuator, front axle still doesnt spin tires in 4x4

Pull the actuator out plug it in and have some pull it in 4 wheel with the key on and see if it moves. If not then the problem is between the there and the 4x4 switch by the shifter. Check to see if there is power to the wires and then follow them out. Maybe one is broke or even a blowed fuse.

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SOURCE: Rough idle 1994 chevy pick up k1500 4x4

I had a 96 GMC 1500 with a 5.7 ltr. It would idle rough, especially on start up. After replacing everything under the sun, it turned out the ECM (computer) was shot. I found a used one and plugged it in and it ran fine. I think I paid 50 bucks or so for it. If you know someone with a truck like yours, plug theirs in and see if it fixes it.

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SOURCE: rear tire locking up on 1992 chevy k1500 4x4

I have a 1992 chevy k1500 that did the exact same thing its really only when you back up right if so it is the rear brake shoe self adjusters there are wore down and everytime you back up then go forward the tire locks up tight my suggestion is to either buy new ones for it or jus get rid of them all together thats what i did

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SOURCE: '93 chevy k1500 will not move in reverse. truck

If you have a automatic transmission, Then you have a mechanical transmission failure, for a 1993 K1500 you can get one at a salvage yard, For a 1993 front transmission pump failes easy

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SOURCE: "1991 Chevy Cheyenne 4X4 K1500

The Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor is mounted in the intake manifold and sends engine temperature information to the ECM. The ECM supplies 5 volts to the coolant temperature sensor circuit. The sensor is a thermistor which changes internal resistance as temperature changes. When the sensor is cold (internal resistance high), the ECM monitors a high signal voltage which it interprets as a cold engine. As the sensor warms (internal resistance low), the ECM monitors a low signal voltage which it interprets as warm engine.

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Fig. 1: Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor location-4.3L, 5.0L and 5.7L engines


TESTING

  1. Remove the ECT sensor from the vehicle.
  2. Immerse the tip of the sensor in container of water.
  3. Connect a digital ohmmeter to the two terminals of the sensor.
  4. Using a calibrated thermometer, compare the resistance of the sensor to the temperature of the water. Refer to the engine coolant sensor temperature vs. resistance illustration.
  5. Repeat the test at two other temperature points, heating or cooling the water as necessary.
  6. If the sensor does not met specification shown in the temperature versus resistance chart, it must be replaced.
  7. The sensor may also be checked in the vehicle. Unplug the sensor and attach a digital ohmmeter to the two terminals of the sensor.
  8. Using a calibrated thermometer, compare the resistance of the sensor to the ambient air temperature.
  9. Repeat the test at two other temperature points, heating or cooling the water as necessary.
  10. If the sensor does not met specification shown in the temperature versus resistance chart, it must be replaced.
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Fig. 3: The ECT sensor is usually located near the thermostat housing



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Fig. : Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor wiring diagram



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Fig. : Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor temperature vs. resistance values




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