Why truck won't engage

Asked by Feb 01, 2017 at 06:58 AM about the 1990 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 1990 chevy 1500 5 speed so im
driving dow the hwy and it locks up it
wont go. it shifts into the gears but
wont go. when u let the clutch out the
tires wont turn at all and it makes a fast
clicking noise like the spindle is not
catching

2 Answers

104,235

Is the clicking noise coming from the bell housing? Chances are high that the clutch has worn out or threw off the lining on the disc. That requires a clutch job. If the noise is coming from thr differential then the ring and pinion are broken. That requires a differential overhaul. HTH

75,515

Sounds like the trany will have to be pulled to see what is going on in the clutch department. If there are no visible signs of a problem, then check out the trany Your not hearing the noise from the rear end are you?

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