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Tiny
LEROY
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  • 1981 CHEVROLET IMPALA
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 122,438 MILES
Engine light com's on whta couldt it be
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Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 AT 11:46 AM

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Tiny
DWB812
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A great many things. Have the codes read and find out what the specific problem is. There are a number of code readers available through parts stores if you want one of your own. They are expensive so if you don't do this alot hire it done by a local shop or the dealer. There is no other way to find out where to start.
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Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 AT 11:08 PM
Tiny
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The engine light is on I think a year and a half now, engine runs fine turn the key and it starts.
No blue smoke out of the exaust accelerate's fine.
I read that this type of engine has a lot of vacuum hoses, my first thougt is that one of these hoses has disconnected from his original place.
Couldt some one tell me where these hoses are placed.

Is it possible to read out the engine like the models of to day (by computer).
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Thursday, April 14th, 2011 AT 7:31 PM
Tiny
JDL
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I saw LD5 shows a computer. Do you have a data link connector along lower edge of dash?
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Monday, June 6th, 2011 AT 5:56 PM
Tiny
JDL
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Vacuum diagram below.
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Monday, June 6th, 2011 AT 6:00 PM
Tiny
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Hello JDL thanks for your replay within a week or two after my holiday i'am going to pick up the car.
In the mean time I orderd a Haynes manuel for the impala but it did not arrived yet.
But I let you now what the problem is (was).
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Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 AT 6:28 PM
Tiny
JDL
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I hope you get everything going your way. Have a good day.
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Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 AT 6:38 PM
Tiny
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Thank you very much JDL have a good day your self.
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Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 AT 6:57 PM
Tiny
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I'll try.
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Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 AT 7:01 PM
Tiny
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Jdl you now some adresses in the states where I van buy nice rims not to much max 16 inch.
I'am surching for a set but I cannot find what I want.
(websites where I can order tyres and rims)
dollar is on the low side thats why.
My day is almost over so bring me the sun back for tommorow ok.
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Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 AT 7:36 PM
Tiny
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I don't know much about rims. All I can do is search the web, like you.
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Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 AT 8:00 PM

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