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Old April 23rd, 2007, 12:01 PM   #1
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ok, so i stuck my truck up to the body line for 4 to 5 hours. intake wasnt under water, didnt suck any up. finaly got pulled out and wouldnt start. the power wire to the fuel pump got cut, fixed it started right up. checked all fluids and there was no water in anything. Changed the oil anyways. put new plugs in it cuz it felt like it was missing. get it running down the road and it wont go into overdrive. and it is loosing oil pressure and begun to start to nock. any suggestions? or more questions?
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Old April 23rd, 2007, 12:07 PM   #2
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I can't help with any of this, but how is your gas quality(Water in tank).
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Old April 23rd, 2007, 12:22 PM   #3
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its fine as far as i can tell. i mean the gas gauge didnt rise whatsoever, and im pretty sure the top of the tank wasnt under water.
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I was just guessin. Is the knock engine related or could it be in your tranny?
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no its deff coming from the motor.
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Old April 23rd, 2007, 12:35 PM   #6
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I can almost guarantee that if it's not shifting into OD that you have water in the transmission. Not shifting is a saftey feature when it's over heating. I'd get it looked at immediately if not sooner


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I can almost guarantee that if it's not shifting into OD that you have water in the transmission. Not shifting is a saftey feature when it's over heating. I'd get it looked at immediately if not sooner


Thats what I was thinking.
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i figured that was what the trans problem is, im not driving it and im not so concerned with the trans as i am with the motor itself. right now its sitting at the shell station at the rose city exit while im in waterford
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Old April 23rd, 2007, 12:41 PM   #9
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If it needs a ride home maybe we can work something out. PM me
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no thanks already got a truck and trailer just waiting for it to start to rain.
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if your trans fluid is pepto pink it's got water in it and the clutches and bands will fall apart.
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no no its pretty clean
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