96 Chevy

Asked by May 30, 2017 at 10:52 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ok so I brought this truck about a year ago
for a good price, I knew I would have some
problems out of. It wouldn't go past 30
unless you put it in 2nd drive, but that
would run the rpms up & felt like it was
putting pressure on the engine. The guy
told me the torque converter was bad, but
by the time I had time to get it changed the
engines rocker arms when bad. I found a
deal on a engine & transmission so I went
ahead & got them bothed switched out cuz
for one the previous owner had the wrong
transmission in. Afterwards it drove fine for
about a week then went back doing the
same old thing, not going past 30 unless it
was in 2nd drive. I cut the converters off,
changed the oxygen sensors (all but one),
deleted the egr, changed the tps and the
connector to it, & I cleaned the throttle
body. The IAC is covered in carbon, I tried
to wipe some of it all, I want to use sensor
cleaner but I don't think that's the problem.
There is no check engine light but I did
check it & the only things that came up
was the EGR needing to be cleaned or
changed & the oxygen sensor I haven't
changed yet. I don't know what the
problem could be anymore, it's not as bad
as it use to be. The rpms still run high but it
doesn't feel like it's putting a lot of
pressure on the engine anymore.

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