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check the vacume pipes for leaks and cracks.
82crossfire-h4hpx0jsheu3g5mx3tchb5rl-4-0.gif Im hoping this is the engine as there is a number of different engines codes. but any sensor like air intake sensor or map sensor will need cleaning if it has bee stud as the dust will settle and stick to them, then engine will not get right information, also check the timing as a belt stud in the same place for a long time can stretch and even mold to the engine a can cause timing to be out. any engine that has been stud for long time even 5 years is a long time to be stud, will need an oil change and filters, if the spark plug leads are hard or crispy they will need replacing they should be soft and be able to wiggle. Iv heard of seafoam being used on an engine not been run for 10 years and that seam to clean out all the hard build up in the engine, but there is others you can use, but you need one that will be able to be sucked into the engine by the intake. injectors can stick or be clocked with old fuel residue. idle controller will probably need cleaning out aswell, use carb cleaner, MAF/MAP sensor needs a made for cleaner MAF has its own cleaner and is only for the MAF would thing carb cleaner would be fine for the map sensor, spray it inside and shack out again do this a few times. just to make sure its clean and any muck is out.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jul 14, 2017


The dist. is a half tooth off location. Pull the dist. an reset timing. Be sure #1 cyl. is at the top and the rotor is pointing to #1 in the cap. or firing order.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 14, 2017


replace the coolant temp sensor, not the coolant temp sending unit

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 05, 2016


Linkage inside door may have come unconnected. There are small clips that hold this stuff together.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 06, 2016


Check the hazard switch may be sticking

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 14, 2015


Hi there I am a mechanical technician engineer I fix the things normal mechanic cant! I fix mechanical and electric problem no matter what it is the problem with it!!!I I am very good and bless in my work I am 5gen mechanical engineering technician never have a problem I can not fix check out the grounds and the map sin.it may be taken in air also I would check out the throttle body and the throttle sin

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 25, 2015


Sounds like ignition control module (small plastic piece in bottom of distributor). When it gets warm it's shorting out. Easy fix, disconnect battery, pull cap & rotor - gin module is 2 screws in bottom of distributor and 4 wires - replace wires in exact order and coat bottom of middle with dielectric grease, replace rotor, cap & connect battery NEGATIVE CABLE LAST!

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 09, 2015


Am I missing something or is everyone answering the wrong question?
If I am reading this right you are having problems in your instrument cluster in your dash not being lit up on one side, correct?
If so it is most likely a burnt out bulb or two.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 28, 2015


Yes. On the key you will see a chip. It is surrounded by black plastic that holds it to the key. Use an OHM meter and put the leads to each side of the resistor/chip/key. This gives the resistance. But i would unplug the ignition wire(under the dash) and put a resistor in it's place. A hundred dollar key, compared to 2 dollars.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 28, 2015


Bulbs. Remove the bezel (I'm sure it is screwed On, find them), remove the instrument panel(definitely screwed on), remove the plug. replace the bulbs.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 28, 2015


most likely fuel injectors are failing

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 26, 2015


Most common issue is the switch activated by the brake pedal to take it out of cruse jumps out of position or out of adjustment. Also has a fuse.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 26, 2014


I changed a Ford transmission one time with a different tranny not made for that model and my speedometer was way out so I had to watch my speed on the hi way so not to get a ticket. I really can't answer your question.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 08, 2014


Disconnect battery from car, use wrench to remove hold down of link, remove link, install new link, tighten up hold down, reconnect battery.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 09, 2014


check for a problem battery. bad connections on the battery posts and terminals. have a load test done on the battery. Check the earth wires on the battery to engine .

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 28, 2014


Hi, first thing to check is your clutch reservoir,it's next to your brake master cylinder,if low or about empty,then your clutch slxve cylinder is bad,leaking and not holding pressure,here's a few links to look at,the job is real easy to do,you can have someone help or you can do it by yourself,you will need a bleeder kit,Autozone has them for about 8 nbucks and a container of brake fluid,yes brake fliud,no clutch fluid. Repair Guides Clutch Slave Cylinder AutoZone com Here's where the reservoir is at. Repair Guides Clutch Master Cylinder AutoZone com ,you can join Autozone's site,it's free,then you can use their repair guides like me,need more help,let me know,also is free.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 06, 2014


A door hinge spring compressor such as http://www.amazon.com/Industries-Spring-Compressor-Light-Trucks/dp/B0025CXPYY/ref=sr_1_1?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=undefined&sr=1-1&keywords=door+spring+compressor you open the clamp up insert the spring tighten the bolt enough to insert the spring in the hinge.

1989 Chevrolet... | Answered on Aug 22, 2014

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