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NEITHER!!! You have to disassemble the steering column. to get it lock cylinder out... DO NOT DRILL OR SLIDE HAMMER ANYTHING on the steering column!! ( that's red neck car thief ****!!!) Disconnect the battery before you start this .. AND GET ONE OF THESE!!>> Advance Auto Parts Down for Maintenance Autozone has the special tools you might need too.. Repair Manual Vehicle Maintenance

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Apr 23, 2021

Three options here. Personally I would recommend the first one as the technician will be responsible for any damage done by him. One, call a vehicle lock specialist and pay him to retrieve them. Two, try to force entry yourself. **CAUTION** This is classed as Breaking and Entering*. You can do it with an untwisted old style wire coat hanger on the side nearest to you but it involves a lot of fishing about blindly. Using a thick rag to protect the paint, you can GENTLY lever the top of the door away from the body a small amount. Enough to get the wire in. You can then fish around to try and hook the door pull inside the vehicle to open it that way. And thirdly, the nasty one, break a window.

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Feb 11, 2021

Assuming you have checked all the relevant fuses and relays, check for a blown inline fusible link in one of the power wires from the battery to the ignition switch. If you need a wiring diagram, try Alldatadiy.com.

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Feb 09, 2018

Go to online store reliable they have repair manuals I am sure you will get the solution. Here's the link Best Manuals

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Nov 13, 2017

when you have problems as dangerous as this described , take it to an accredited power steering professional shop and have it properly diagnosed a "fix" by a local mechanic may just lull you onto a false sense of security that will be disastrous at the wrong time

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Oct 30, 2017

This sounds like your turn signal relay is sticking. If it is sticking it does not matter the position of your turn signal arm. Check the relay. It will be in your fuse box under the hood.

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Oct 23, 2017

Yup, you can do that. If you don't know how, get a shop manual.

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Oct 17, 2017

I don't know liter size of engine? I need fuel pressure spec? If you have the spider fuel system, that system is noted for problems. Usually the start up fuel pressure is 60--66 psi, after it is running, it will run with less pressure. There used to be service bulletin on the spider fuel system for sticking poppet valves on first start up of the morning. Then it would usually run fine the rest of the day. The fix was to clean the poppet valves. The cleaning procedure I saw was a shop procedure. If it isn't a fuel issue, engine cranking, the vehicle systems get battery voltage, engine running the systems get alternator voltage, that can be several volt difference. Any applicable trouble codes?

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Jun 01, 2017

As your request requires detailed information to extensive for this forum please follow the link provided below. Second Generation CSFI Here is some detailed information for you to look over concerning the Vortec GMC Chevy Light Truck Central Port Fuel Injection Diagnosis

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Apr 18, 2017

Check power and ground at the coil with the key on. Always a possibility you bought a bad coil.

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Jul 24, 2015

Drain oil. put truck on lift or jack stands. Do not attempt on jacks, that's how people get killed. Unbolt all of the bolts holding the pan on. remove pan. remove gasket leftovers from pan and block place gasket on pan, and bolt it up.

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Jun 09, 2015

The easiest way to track down a miss fire is to use a pyometer on the exhaust ports to see which one is not firing. When you have which cylinder is not firing you can check and make sure that plug is firing, if the fuel injector is metering, or if that cylinder is low on compression.

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Jun 05, 2015

You need to remove the steering wheel , turn signal control and in the steering column you will find a pin that holds the tumblers in place for the key switch. You can remove the pin and then remove the key tumbler and replace it. Go to You Tube and they have videos on just what you need to do to remove the steering wheel and etc. Hope this helps.

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Apr 04, 2015

You need to have the ignition control module checked (It's inside the distributor)

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Mar 23, 2015

the fuel level sender is inside the fuel tank, part of the fuel pump assembly. did you or was the tank replaced before??they may have bent the float arm on reassembly . you can buy the sender from your parts supply store .you will have to drop the tank to do this it clips onto the side of the pump assembly. run it almost dry first as the tank is big n very heavy even 1/4 full. you can try to bend the old armbut its very hard on the "sender" as for level indicator full to empty, think of the shape of the tank narrow at top to widest point in the middle (full to half) wide middle to narrow bottom( half to empty) its just an overall volume thing

1997 Chevrolet... • Answered on Mar 07, 2015

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