How to adjust the brake light switch on a 1973 Chevy 1/2 ton?

Searched online everywhere and couldn't find a single answer. I have a trailer to tow tomorrow and need to leave early, answers would be really nice!

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It's just a long round plastic switch that has a plunger that contacts the brake pedal swing arm. Two wires on the back or four wires if you have cruise. It's ribbed and fits in a sheet metal holder. You can usually just push or pull it to adjust it. Plunger in, lights off. Plunger out, lights on.

How to remove interior door panel in a 2002 Chevy Tracker?

How do I remove the door panel of a 2002 Chevy Tracker?
I need to change the speaker out, but am very unsure how to get it off without breaking anything.
Pictures or anything to help me understand would be highly appreciated, as I want to make sure I do not break any plastic clips or anything silly like that.

Answer: 
You pry it off, There are tools for this. If you brake a cheap little plastic clip in the process you go buy a new cheap little plastic clip. Sheesh! Even the tools you need are cheap plastic fer cryin' out loud! http://www.harborfreight.com/5-piece-auto-trim-and-molding-tool-set-67021.html

How to manually adjust driver seat of 1986 chevy caprice classic?

The seat motor is broken, but my friend said that it is possible to manually adjust the seat with a screwdriver. How can I recline my seat back?

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normally for that vintage model you reach just under the front of the seat and feel for a bar about 3/8 diameter by 6-8 inches long running side to side . pull up on it and slide the seat forward or push back

How to swap out auto trans to manual in 1980 camaro?

Im pretty handy but what would i need to buy, cut, or modifications to do it? Also which transmissions would fit? It has a small block 350. Would i need to pull the motor? Thanks!

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In a nutshell, for a stock th350 to muncie transplant, you will need to get the manual trans pedal assembly from an appropriate 3rd gen Camaro donor car (or source an aftermarket one), not to mention the hydraulic lines an other assorted little bits. Its easiest to pull the engine/trans as a unit and do the work outside of the car, since its pretty easy to pull a second-gen engine out from the top. Another way you can go is to transplant a T56 out of a third/fourth gen - it'll give you 6 speeds, and so long as you pull one from a later model third gen, early fourth gen or LT1 fourth gen V8 donor, it'll bolt right up to your 350. However, you may have issues with trans tunnel fitment, location of the stick in the console, and trans crossmember fitment that will require some finagling with the clutch throwout, but it is do-able. At that point, you may just want to do a manual LS1 transplant from a donor car!

How to build a high performance 350?

I just bought a chevy 350 2 bolt main I plan on making it a 383 stroker I want to get at least 400 horse power how can I accomplish this? I need every detail please. This is my first rebuild so any suggestions would be great. Thanks in advance

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Being your 1st build and the mild 400 HP goal I would go 355 rather than 383. The 383 stroker build is a more custom engine build that takes more skill or more money to do. It needs clearance work (grinding) on the bottom of cylinder bores, oil pan rails, rod bolt shoulders, may need a small base circle cam, full balance job, matching the right internal or external balance parts, etc A 350 bored .030" over (355) is a much easier build for the 1st timer and only will give up 25-35 HP to the 383 400 HP 355 is no prob and in fact can be done with very mild parts. 350 block bored .030" over flat top 5 to 7 cc pistons 9.75 to 10.25:1 compression Stock 1996-00 vortec truck 350 heads Howards 98212 valve springs 214/224@.050" cam with around .455"/.480" lift edelbrock rpm vortec intake 600 cfm carb Best bang for the buck rebuilt kit is from northern auto parts. $190 Upgrade it with double roller timing chain, speed pro/sealed power 214/224 cam, flat top speed pro/sealed power hyper pistons, HV oil pump, etc etc These upgrade will bring kit up to around $350 Use a set of fel pro 1094 head gaskets if block is un decked

How to check the transmission fluid in a 2000 Chevy Malibu?

There is no dipstick, so how can I check the level of my tranny fluid?

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Answer You can not check the transmission fluid it is sealed off. You should take it to get it checked! actually you just have to jack the car up and make sure its level, leave the car running and go under the car and take the higher plug out of the transmission just above the pan, if tranny fluid starts to come out, it is fine but if nothig comes out you should start filling it up from the top until it comes out. Answer This is one of the reasons that GM is on their way out of business. The assine engineers that planned this one should be shot. There is a red cap that is under the throttle body below the exhaust manifold. Don't remove it unless the engine is running or you'll start losing fluid. It is meant to be checked at room temperature (104 degress f). It is full when there is nothing running out. It is a real bastard trying to get the cap back on when the manifold is screaming hot. The first attempt usually winds up with a burn on your hand (wear gloves), and losing the cap behind the transaxle. WARNING: Here's the kicker when that happens-you can't shut the car off or it will spew oil. So you need to raise the car while it's running to try to get to the dropped cap. Be careful on this one. When you change the filter, it calls for 6.9 quarts to refill. The dry fill is around 12 quarts. Well I had 12 quarts into it and it still wasn't to the overflow point. I'm not sure where that leaves me. Somthings rotten in Detroit is all I know. The pan gasket is reusable if you take it off carefully. Try this: I have a 2000 Malibu with the 3.1L. If you have the same tranny as me and can't afford to take it to a dealer, the check plug is on the passenger side of the car. It's near the axle on the underside where the tranny wraps around the back of the engine. It's a pipe thread plug and looks like a pointless bolt. Just remember to have the engine running and the tranny in park when you check it. Also, it must be warm. If it is full, fluid will be level to the whole created when you remove the plug. Don't forget to put it back when you are done. ANSWER: Whenever I change the oil on my wife's 2000 Chev Malibu 3.1 L checking the transmission oil level is a must since there is no dipstick to check the oil level with. The MOTOR oil is hot to change the oil in the motor. Driving the car up on ramps alters the level a bit as does the trans fluid at 200 degrees instead of the recommended 100 degrees. Let the car idle while you slide cardboard, newspaper, a flex socket wrench with a deep 7/16 inch six point socket. Set both the Park at the transmission gear selector and the parking brake, and put blocks behind and in front of the rear tires before you climb underneath the car. Cars roll off of jacks, ramps and whatever enables mechanics to get underneath. Before changing the motor oil while the engine is at a slow idle, using a six point 7/16 wrench turn the plug on the passenger side of the transmission counter clockwise looking down at the top of the bolt/inspection plug. If oil runs out put the plug right back in. If not add about four ounces at a time. To add fluid, remove the red add fluid cap is on top of the chain/side cover which is underneath the exhaust crossover in front of the air valve. I used a turkey baster with the bulb removed and used a funnel into the baster which I placed into the add fluid hole after removing the red add fluid cap. While it is a better to have one person adding fluid while the other is underneath yelling stop when the fluid starts to run out of the inspection hole, I added 4 oz at a time and may have a slightly overfilled transmission. Although the car is not level, if you have fluid at normal operation temperature, the expansion of the fluid will compensate for the overfill due to the rear of the car being lower than the front. After removing the motor oil and filter, spray some engine degreaser on the side of the motor and transmission to remove dirt and to make finding future leaks and pinpoint their location. If you do not have a leak and are not losing transmission fluid the time to check the fluid level adds less than five minutes to your oil change. If you have to remove the fill plug and add fluid after finding or buying Dextron III transmission oil, you may add 15 - 30 minutes to the oil change. The exhaust crossover pipe is several hundred degrees even at idle. A bright flashlight is helpful to find leaks when lying on the ground underneath the car and oil pans. here is servale answers i hope at least one of them will help you out

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