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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Avalanche
Few vehicles are as distinctive as the Chevrolet Avalanche. Part SUV, part truck, the Avalanche is actually surprisingly practical. On the inside, it feels more like a Chevy Tahoe, except when you look...

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Engine shaking engine light comes on an off stabilization light comes on an off
These two warning lights have come on due to the same issue. The stability control on your vehicle is hooked up to the engine to cut off fuel and igntion to the engine in the event that the wheels slip...
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How much does it cost to fix a tiny hole in the tire?
As long as the tire hole is near the center of the tire you will need to have tire removed and patched from the inside. The cost should be checked at a local tire repair store since the tire will...
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Truck won't turn over
The battery should be load tested by a professional. Load testing can only be reliably performed on a fully charged battery. If the battery passes a load test be sure it is NOT a marginal pass in which case you...
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Replacement speakers for my truck.
Hi there. The best solution to this is to remove the speakers from the truck and take them into an audio shop that you are wanting to buy speakers at and have them matched up with the wattage and size....
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The dash instrument cluster keeps dropping out.
Hi there. Check the ground wires to the instrument cluster and see if the wires are loose. A loose ground will cause the instrument panel to shut on and off all the time. Also, check the battery cables and make...
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Rear tire wear on the outside and insides of the tires, but not in the middle
Without looking at the tires and going on you saying the tires are wearing on the outside edges of the tires I would say your tires were driven with the pressures too low or overloaded on a regular basis. Here...
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Car started with a jump start earlier today, but won't start now despite turning over.
It's possible that when you jump started the car the first time that an electrical relay may have been damaged. This is a very rare situation, but has been known to happen on some GM products like your Chevrolet Avalanche....
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Looking for the fuse slot for the auto ride compressor.
The fuse for the level control compressor is located in the under the hood fuse block. It is a 40 amp fuse number 61. There is also a relay between this fuse and the electronic suspension control module. In addition...
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I tried to start my truck after a -35 degree night. I got nothing from the starter. The key fob worked once to unlock the car, but
Hello. If all of your issues began after severely cold temperatures, then it may be possible that the issues are temperature or moisture related. It is important to keep in mind that at lower temperatures, especially those as low as...
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P0230 fuel pump primary circuit code
Hi there. P0230 is a generic OBD-II code which indicates that the fuel pump primary circuit has a malfunction of the vehicle power to the fuel pump when it is commanded on or off. This error code is stored in...
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Throttle Position Sensor
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the gas pedal. Based...
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how do i service the tpms
Unfortunately, this is a tough battle when it comes to the tire pressure monitor sensors and large fluctuations in weather. For every 10° drop in air temperature outside your tires will lose about 1% in PSI or inflation. As you...
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What's the cost on a repair for a value seal replacement
Hello, thank you for writing in. The cost of replacing your valve seals is going to vary by the technicians available in your area, and the availability of parts. Unfortunately, accessing the valves can be very difficult and its can...
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evaporative emission system leak
It sounds like you may have an evaporative emissions system leak. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes...
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Reduced engine power
Hi There, A number of things may cause the reduced engine power light to come on, however a common symptom in your era Avalanche has been related to the throttle position sensor or in some cases the throttle body itself....
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I think I have a power steering leak
You will need to use a spray engine cleaner to remove all the oil from the engine where it is leaking and then look at the area while someone starts engine and turns the wheel to see if you can...
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I need a certified mechance to look over another mechanic work on my vehicle
Hi Jason. Thanks for submitting your question today. I have forwarded your request to our sales and service department to see if we can complete this type of service. They should be contacting you via email relatively soon. Thanks again!...
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The dic car i button for not work on my 08 avalanche but the rest of the dic functions fine
The DIC is built into the cluster and you should first have codes checked for stored codes that may lead to fault. There is issues with wiring connectors on this vehicle and may just be a loose connection but a...
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Steering is very loose and clunks when applying brakes 2010 Chevrolet Avalanche
Hi there - this problem could be caused by worn u-joints in the steering column shaft to the steering rack, worn bushing in the steering rack, or loose inner tie rod ends (inside the boots on the steering rack). Worn...
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I have a 2012 Avalanche LS that requires new motor mounts. Does the right manifold require to be removed
Hi David. Thanks for contacting us today. We're not quite clear as to what you're asking, so you might want to purchase or download a service and repair manual for your Avalanche to review the recommended steps for completing this...

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