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How do i replace a head gasket on a 1988 GMC Sierra

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SOURCE: 1994 gmc sierra 4x4 350cu inch auto trans engine coolant gurgling

I have seen this many times before. The sound is air being forced out of the radiator cap and escaping back into the coolant recovery bottle. It can be as simple as a new radiator cap or as costly as cylinder head crack, or even block cracked. It is important that your radiator be completely full with proper coolant mix and have a good working order cap with the proper pressure.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Tail light problems on 1996 GMC Sierra pickup

I had similar problem with my 97 sierra... I only lost 1 light, then brake lights stayed on all the time... turns out the "t" connector for the trailer harness under rear bumper was rotted inside...unplugged the 2 parts of the harness and pluged them into each other with out the "T" harness.... everything works great... Hope it helps ya

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 1997 GMC Sierra Ignition Switch Replacement

take off the cover on the top and bottom of the steering column just behind the wheel. pop the tilt lever out simply just by grabbing it and give it a good tug. then once you have the new switch and you get in there your going to need an inverted torx socket to remove the small bolts that hold the switch to the column. do not move the gear on the new switch make sure it lines up exactly as the old one did!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: replace neutral safety switch on a 1988 gmc sierra

Typically the Neutral Safety Switches are located with the gear selector, either in the column or the floor.

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Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: replace sway bar end links '97 GMC Sierra

if you put your vehicle information in at advanceautoparts.comyou can search sway bar and find parts that you need - there was someinfo missing on which sierra model you have as far as engine size andvin # match but I came to:|GRPCHASAMS__sway%20bar___

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I have a 1988 GMC Sierra. I replaced the transmission filter and gasket yesterday and now it wont shift out of first gear. Once it got to second gear but not third. I checked the fluids and they are all...

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Typically the Neutral Safety Switches are located with the gear selector, either in the column or the floor.

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