1984 Chevrolet C1500 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


If you have a carb, and nothing but a carb, you probably need to have your carb adjusted. If your carb has an automatic choke, it could be stuck. Check and make sure the choke's butterfly valve (the one in the top of the carb) is opening up once your engine has warmed up. If it doesn't, disconnect the valve from the auto choke and manually open it, that should change idle. Do not drive with the choke disconnected. Write me back if that doesnt solve the problem.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 16, 2015 | 613 views


90 wt. gear oil

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 06, 2014 | 664 views


If you can see inside the wheel bearings then they require lubrication from the differential. If they are sealed then no. You don't say if the rear axles are 1/2 ton or 3/4 ton. No brand of seal will seal better than any other. Spray engine degreaser in the rear end and flush out with water. You may need to do that more than once.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 06, 2014 | 111 views


It means you are trying to blind the on-coming drivers...dimmer switch doesn't work? In most cases , it is a malfunctioning dimmer switch. They don't go bad that often, so you could consider a used one from a wrecking or salvage yard.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 13, 2014 | 76 views


the temperature sensor from the coolant,usually triggers the choke light.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 02, 2014 | 28 views


The choke heater is that round thing on the side of the carb.. remove the wire.. Does the fuse still blow? if it does, the choke heater shorted .. if the fuse still blows with the wire dissconected the short is from the power source to the choke heater.. follow the wire find the short.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 02, 2014 | 107 views


look for something hung up in the linkage. i think it was still a manual linkage in 84.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 29, 2014 | 45 views


probably need a tune up like spark plugs, cap , rotor , air filter,fuel filter,clean throttle body
hope it helps

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 29, 2014 | 42 views


No,it unbolts at the box,one pinch bolt and a splined shaft.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 10, 2014 | 59 views


I'm assuming you mean a 1984 C10.
My first guess would be a problem in the speedo head.
Not much of a chance that the gear in the transmission would be able to turn faster than normal.
I would switch out the speedo with a used part to find out.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 10, 2013 | 59 views


It looks like the only thing on the circuit are the horns.
The orange wire goes from the fuse to the relay.
Does the fuse blow if the relay is out of the plug ?
Could be a short in the wiring in the steering column but that should make the horn blow all the time.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 13, 2013 | 83 views


I'd start looking for a loose or bad connection in the steering column. I doubt if it's a short or you'd be blowing fuses all over the place. Likely as you move the shift lever it is moving a wire that goes into or out from the ignition switch (on top of the column, under the dash)

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 19, 2012 | 208 views


may be a knock sensor

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 13, 2011 | 31 views


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1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 21, 2010 | 1,298 views


You will have determine if its a 1piece seal or 2. If its a 1piece rear main you will have to remove transmisson to install. If its a 2piece you will have to remove the oil pan to replace.Hope this helps
D.

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 28, 2010 | 94 views


Hello Friend:

#1) Open Hood and Locate the Steel Fuel Line running to the carburetor.

#2) You'll need to use 2-Different Sized Wrenches to Break the Steel line with-Out twisting it.

#3) You'll see a Smaller Nut should be 1/2 -3/4 Inch.If you have recommend using a Flare wrench on that Nut.

#4) Then you'll need a Larger Wrench to Back up the Flare Wrench,Its a Brass Larger Nut Right on the Carb.Even a Cresent Wrench will work.On the big nut on Carb.

#5) Holding the Lager Wrench at the same position its in,don't let it Move,while Loosening the Nut on the Line.Remove the line away from the Larger Brass nut on Carb.

NOTE: Lossen your gas Cap to Relief any pressure in your Fuel Lines. Put some old Rags or something right under the Connection to catch the Fuel that will come out after the Line is broken

#6) now go ahead and Turning it counter clockwise take the Inlet Brass Nut on Off. After its Removed the Fuel Filter is inside a Cavity made just for the Fuel Filter.

#7) On the Brass Nut theres a Gasket besure not to loose or damage it you'll need it to seal the Fuel filter from any Leaks.

#8) Also the Fuel Filter is different on both ends.So watch carefuly how it comes out so you get it in the Direction of Fuel Flow the correct way.

#9) Sometimes People add a inline Filter as well some where in the Fuel line Coming out of the Carb. if there is I recommend you also change it.

To install your new Fuel Filter or Filters Simply Reverse the Procedure that you used to remove the Filter.

I hope this will help you Please let me Know by oting for the Quality of my solution.And a Testamony would be Appreciated.

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1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Aug 09, 2010 | 81 views


that truck should have fuseable links down by the engine starter in the harness they are probably burned probe the wires by the passenger side rear of the head see if they have 12 volts red 12 gauge wire or a yellow 12 gauge wire . hope this helps

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jul 24, 2010 | 62 views


no there isn't a crank sensor. if you have already done this pull the cap and see if thr rotor is even turning. you could have a busted timing chain or a broken cam shaft

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 22, 2010 | 98 views


loose connection or bad ground at tank

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jul 06, 2011 | 473 views


Did you check the COIL?

1984 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 14, 2010 | 31 views

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