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2000 Chevy 3500 Express strange MAP sensor OBD-II readings

A 2000 Chevy 3500 Express 5.7 Vortek has always run fine but has a major problem with torque when towing uphill. By chance I stumbled across the MAP OBD II readings and they are way off. It shows 9&...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500: Help Identifying this part

I have a 2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 (cut-away converted into a shuttle-bus) which I've stripped bare and slowly doing a mini "schoolie" RV conversion. While changing the spark plugs today, ...
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Would removing and reinstalling the Crank Position Sensor cause a Chevy Vortec to run poorly?

To troubleshoot a high RPM issue with my Chevy Vortec 4.3L V6 motor has been experiencing, I performed a compression test, leakdown test, and pulled the crank position sensor to inspect it for damage. ...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500: Torque Converter Replacement

I have a 2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 LT, short-wheelbase, 6.0l LQ4 V8. With the 4L80E transmission. Recently, I had the torque converter stop locking. The only torque converter from the local auto-...
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Chasing 05 Chevy Express Flashing Engine Light P0300

Alright, I'll try to keep it brief (been through tons of threads and I thought I had it). 4 mechanics have looked at it to no avail. 2005 Chevy Express 3500 4.8L V8 130k miles Code P0300 (not sure ...
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How many book hours would it take to replace a short block?

I have a 1998 Chevy Express cargo van that needs to have its short block replaced, but I can't do the labor. How many book (flat rate) hours would this take?
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Engine backfired and blew this part to pieces. Please identify so I can source out a replacement. See notes on photo

Please identify so I can source out a replacement. See notes on photo.
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How to add a rear bench seat to a Chevy Express cargo van?

I have a 2003 Chevy Express cargo van (3500 long wheel base) that I need to add a rear bench seat to. This van is replacing an older passenger van of the same type that is currently being used for ...
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No resistance when depressing brakes with no leaks in system

I heard a loud pop, and now the brake pedal has no resistance. There are no leaks in the system. I tried a master cylinder and bleeding the brakes. Still the pedal goes down easy and comes up slow. ...