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Does not start
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Rattling noise in the back driver wheel area.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The bottom line is that you need to find out where exactly that noise is coming from. If you suspect the noise is related to the wheel or the suspension start there. Press down...
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I have a 2011 Chevy Aveo LT. When I have the AC on at idle the vehicle overheats. What could be some things to look at? The radiat
Hi there. An overheating problem while idling could be caused by multiple issues, ranging from sludge that is clogging the coolant lines, to a radiator fan that is not activating as well as it should. It is also possible that...
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Bad mechanic issues
Hi there. Unfortunately, we see way too many of these questions by car owners like yourself that have been taken advantage by a bad mechanic. In regards to the dye in the coolant overflow reservoir, that's incredibly rare. The AC...
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How do i fix the trunk release on a 2010 chevy aveo
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are three main components to be concerned with. Your handle for the trunk is likely manual, meaning it is connected to a cable that pulls a latch in the trunk. You are going...
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How would i change the light in the gear position indicator light
Remove the floor console with two side screws in front and on in the center in back and lift off of shifter. Once off you should be able to access the shifter light bulb socket.
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Hard starting
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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How do you no when your front end is worn out
Hi there. What you are describing is typical of the brake pads being worn out as opposed to a front end suspension problem. It is also common for damaged wheel bearings to cause the same type of noise. It would...
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My clutch goes all the way to the floor what needs to be repaired
Hi there. When the clutch pedal goes all the way to the floor without any pressure or inability to return to the top automatically, it's usually an indication of a broken sprag (return clutch pedal spring), clutch master cylinder failure...
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Head gasket
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a blown head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A head gasket that fails between cylinders will generally cause a misfire and potentially compression leaks from...
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Car was working fine before but now bothing turns on at all, and no noise. Key remote also won't un/lock car at all
Give the shifter a good wiggle forwards and backwards. If it starts after doing that, you may have issues with the shifter interlock or the shifter cable itself. If the shifter cable is loose or worn, it may not be...
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I changed the head gasket for 2011 chevrolet aveo lt, the car is overheating again ? what is the issue ?
Hi there. One of the biggest misconceptions is that a damaged head gasket is the source of an overheating problem; and that if it's replaced, it should resolve the problem. In fact, the head gasket damage is the RESULT or...
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I have a 2011 Chevy Aveo that majority of the time will only start in neutral
Hi Alicia. All US road-legal vehicles are required to have a safety system referred to often as a "neutral safety switch" that only allows an engine to start in either park or neutral. If the vehicle has difficulty starting in...
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Transmission codes 0122 and 2201, engine codes p0122 tps and p1122 tps what do they mean and what do I need to do or change?
Hi There, These codes relate to the following and are likely related: -Code P0122 - low voltage detected from the throttle position sensor. -Code P1122 - intermittent voltage from the throttle position sensor. These codes are not likely related...
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steering wheel locked up and car shut off while driving, 2009 chevy aveo
Power steering assist relies on engine power to work. Consequently, the hard steering may have simply occurred as a consequence of the engine shutting down. What you are describing is "engine stalling" and the root cause of that problem can...
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Chevrolet Aveo 2010, the heat gauge goes to max - coolant tank is empty - every 6 weeks or so.
There is probably a leak. Not all leaks are "external". For example, it is possible that coolant is leaking into the engine, for example into the cylinders, where it vaporizes and leaves with the exhaust. If that is the case,...
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hi Joshua. I have a 2005 Chevy Aveo leaking fuel onto the ground?
If your vehicle is leaking fuel, I would firstly recommend not to drive it as it is a moving fire hazard. As for the location of the leak, it is possible that the fuel could be leaking from a number...
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One article I read said it could be a fuse which fuses would it be
Hi There, This should be a 10 amp fuse that operates the radio and clock. The other possibility that may cause this could be your ignition key tumbler that may be causing the key to get stuck as the tumblers...
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I have a 2009 chevy aveo. The signal and hazard lights just stopped working.
Generally this is something caused by the flasher relay going bad. This is a small relay that allows the lights to flash based upon current flow and a resistor inside that causes them to flash. When this is faulty, this...
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Rough idling & engine light flashing
Hi Kate. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I've been there and done the whole broke student working their way through school and completely understand the frustration. In fact, my daughter is in a similar boat. In regards to the issue...

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