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My car is overheating and constantly filling with water
Thats a good question. I will go through a few steps you can take to see where your problem is occurring. Get a UV light and dye to put in your coolant. Run your car until it...
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What's wrong with my gas pedal?
Hello. This may be related to what is called a throttle position sensor. This is a small sensor inside the intake system of your car that monitors the position of your foot on the gas pedal and relays this information...
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Sounds as if the car is not going into gear. I have RPM reading odometer, not sure what it should be reading when driving on freeway.
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Watch the tachometer (rpm gauge) as the vehicle is in motion. When driving, you should see the tachometer go up and then go down a little when the transmission shifts gears. For 4...
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Check Engine Light was on. Got it tested and they told me it was the thermostat - Chevy Aveo 09
Hello. It should have gone off by now depending on how many miles you've put on it since the repair. Sometimes when a scanner reads a thermostat code it could be a coolant temperature sensor which sends a signal the...
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need new oil filter housingn gasket and oil pressure sending unit 2010 Chevy Aveo
Hello - you will need to get these from a Chevrolet parts supplier. There are 2 o-ring seals, 1 round, the other an irregular shape unique to your engine. Check with your Chevrolet dealer for these.
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Is the idle air control and mass air flow sensor are related
Hello. The mass airflow sensor and the idle air control both service as inputs for the computer to make critical calculations. If the leak you are referring to is a vacuum leak, then yes, all of these components can play...
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could it be the transmission
Hi there. Usually the transmission does not produce smells when it fails, but this does not mean that the transmission is not at fault. There is also the possibility that a brake caliper locked up and producing a smell due...
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Is there a problem with my tires?
Sometimes tires may produce a rumbling sound and bumpy feel when they have not been rotated. You should make sure to rotate your tires every 5000 miles or less. I would recommend that you have the tires rotated at every...
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The thermostat has been replaced in my car twice in six months because the Service Engine Light keeps coming on
The thermostats on this engine have an electrical heater element intended to help the engine warm up faster. Many thermostat housings for this engine are plastic - from different suppliers. The plastic housings tend to leak around the heater wire...
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Throttle body or sensor issue
Hello, thanks for writing in. Your problem is likely the coolant temperature sensor, which communicates engine temp to the engine management computer (ECM) so that the proper amount of fuel can be injected. If it passes bad readings (too warm...
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Engine cooling fan isn't working. Steam and liquid is coming out of a black pipe in front of the engine and temperature gauge spiked to H
Hey there. If the engine electric cooling fan is not turning on, the reason has to be determined. The fault could be due to a bad electric motor, a bad coolant temperature sensor, a failed relay, or even a wiring/fuse...
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I got p2069 code
Hi there: P2069 is an OBD-II generic code for the engine control module (ECM) detecting the fuel level sensor B signal is intermittent. The sensor output voltage is not steady or goes away and comes back when compared to the...
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Car surges and wants to die while driving
This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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How do I fix my gauges on my dashboard?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Typically when all of the gauges on the dash are malfunctioning, it's usually the electrical relay as opposed to a fuse. The best way to know for certain is to contact one of our...
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Can you buff or polish a car using a just buffer without having to wax it?
Using a buffer on a car's paint to get out scratches would require the use of a compound liquid to take off some of the paint surface. If you buff too much in one spot, then you will take off...
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eva PO597 engined coolant thermostat heater control circuit from obd diagnostic tool
Hi there. For the code P0597 to appear, there is an issue with the engine cooling system. Check the harness to the thermostat housing and a good connection and make sure that there is corrosion. Check for any coolant leaks...
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Loss of power when accelerating - 2012 Chevrolet Aveo LT
Hello. Be sure to never open the cooling system while the engine is hot. The difference in pressure between the inside of the system and atmospheric pressure will always cause the hot coolant to boil out and may cause harm....
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Engine lite just started flashing on and off and the car is shaking while in the stopped position
The flashing check engine light is letting you know that there is a problem that is urgent or the catalyst may be damaged. You most likely have a failed ignition coil or failed spark plug. In order to find out...
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My 2009 Chevy Aveo LT won't crank over until all the gauge needles jump on to their normal position. What is wrong?
Hi there. There are connectors in the back of the dash gauge cluster in the dashboard. One or all of the harness are loose and causing an issue with the gauges. Remove the dash panel and remove the dash gauge...
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Replaced Camshaft Position Sensor, now car idles rough, quits.
Hi there. Why was the cam position sensor replaced? Was there a code stored, check engine light on? If the rough idle and stall started after the sensor replacement, try putting the old sensor back in and recheck the operation....

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