Question: 1989 Chevy Van Wont Idle

I Have An 1989 Chevy Camaro. I Replaced The Fuel Pump, Distributor, Cap, Wires And It Still Wont Start.

I have an 1989 chevy camaro. I replaced the fuel pump, distributor, cap, wires and it still wont start. It turns over, the fuel pump runs for a few seconds then shuts off. I have gone so far as to replace the modulator. When I start it I have to tap the gas to get fuel in the pump then wait then turn over again, sometimes it starts sometimes it takes a few more turn overs. It is almost ...

Do Engine Upgrades Require Ecu Upgrades

If i were to say, put high performance heads, a 383 stroker kit, and an idle to 5000 rpm range cam in a 1989 chevy tbi 350, what has has to change, if anything, to keep fuel-air and all that right? because i like the fuel injection idea because i have had problems with carbs on other vehicles. ...

BAD MPG ON MY 1989 BMW 325IX

have a 1989 BMW 325 IX. My problem is that the car is doing about 60% less than the advertised MPG. A gallon of fuel can only go as far as 8 miles. against the advertised 17 miles. I know it is an old car but what else do I need to replace to improve my MPG. I have changed, the exhaust, New spark plugs, Air Filters, etc. A Mechanic told me if the problem persists, I should change the ...

85 Chevy Suburban

85 Chevy Suburban 6.2 Diesel Got a problem i was looking for some insight on. When i got to start it in the morning, its hard to start, I let the glow plugs cycle through 4 long cylces before i try to turn it over to get the cylinder as warm as i can, but its still a pain to start, always get a time or 2 it starts up but dies, I always get it started, but when i do, it ...

Why Wont My Truck Start

I have a 1989 Chevy C1500/Silverado. 350 5.7L V8. I drove it to a restaurant last night with no problems. When I went to leave the truck wouldn't start. I did some test and concluded that it is not a gas or battery problem. I think I am not getting spark. I picked up a distributor cap and rotor button and replaced them and still no go. I then picked up a coil and threw it on there and still no ...

Know Any Good Tbi Systems

As a follow-up to my other question- "if i were to say, put high performance heads, a 383 stroker kit, and an idle to 5000 rpm range cam in a 1989 chevy tbi 350, what has has to change, if anything, to keep fuel-air and all that right? because i like the fuel injection idea because i have had problems with carbs on other vehicles." pretty much told me what i knew. so now i need to know what systems work well. ...

Why Is My Oil Idiot Light On

I have a 1989 chevy 1500, with a 5.7 tbi motor. I have good oil pressure (at least as good as ever, 25 psi at idle) on my mechanical after market gauge, but the idiot light came on the other day and won't go off... I believe there is an oil switch down on the bottom passenger side of the motor. Has it failed? I have never changed the oi/filter, and the engine burns oil like crazy. I have a vortec ...

Is There A Power Programmer Out There For A 1989 Chevy TBI 350

Im looking for a power programmer, chip, or ECM recalibration for a 1989 Chevrolet C15 TBI 350...does anyone know of any good companies or units? The main reason I need it is because Im looking to adjust my shift points so my truck shifts at red line or close to it, due to the fact these trucks shift at like 4000 RPM which is very low, considering my gearing (4:10's) and my tranny is built right up. Any help would be ...

Chevy Suburban Electrical Diagnosis

I have an 84 Chevy Suburban, 4WD with a 6.2 Diesel engine. Liong story short, I left my lights on, and killed the battery. I let it charge off our Pontiac. Since i was the only one outside to jump it, After the the vehicle started, the cables were left on for about 8 seconds, long enough for me to run out and pull them off. To make sure I didnt burn any fuses, I shut the vehicle off, then started ...

Why Does My 1989 Jeep Cherokee Die At REGULAR Running Temp And Not Start Again Until It Cools Off.

I've replaced the crank shaft sensor as well as the ignition coil. But it still dies at regular running temperature. and it wont start again until it cools off. To all of you out there that think this is the thermostat, it's not. A thermostat in a 1989 Jeep Cherokee will not cause it to die. ...