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The headlights flicker.
The most likely cause for lights flickering would be a bad or loose ground. Make sure battery terminals are tight. Make sure the battery and other engine grounds are tight. Check the connector and harness at each headlight to be...
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Black smoke coming from exhaust and smell petrol
Hello, This may be related to a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into...
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Engine idle is too high
Hi There, This may be a sign of a vacuum leak or potentially a dirty or faulty idle control valve. High idle speed, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present...
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Driving with power steering belt broken?
Hi there. I wouldn't recommend driving while the power steering belt is broken; not only because it is a safety issue, but also because it can cause additional damage to power steering systems. The belt is designed to operate the...
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My hot temperature light is blinking and the temperature is below the C mark. Is it safe to drive home?
Hi there. The coolant temperature sending unit is malfunctioning and sending the vehicle the wrong information or the gauge on the dash has failed. The sending unit could have burned inside causing the computer to think that the engine is...
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I change the dayco timing component on a 2006 Chevrolet Aveo and naw it won't start what can bee the course
With one exception, discussed below toward the end, you want to consider the simplest possibilities first. one of which is that the battery is discharged or faulty. The battery should be load tested. If the battery passes a load test...
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my clutch went all the way to the ground and would not come back off the floor, when I took it in do have the work bone they told
It sounds like the technician that performed the transmission work on your vehicle may have made a mistake somewhere along the line. I would recommend taking your vehicle back to the place that last serviced it and explain that your...
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I got gas the day after my car stopped moving after applying the brake at a stop sign. Now it wont drive 2008 Chevy Aveo
Hi - first thing to check is for proper transmission fluid level. If fluid level is correct, this may be a transmission failure (forward clutches). I would recommend a transmission inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from...
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Starting car
Hello, It sounds like you may have a failing alternator causing the battery not to be charged properly. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the...
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whats a fair price to pay someone to install the new brake drums that i bought for the rear of my car.
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is difficult to say what a "fair price would be". Prices for labor will vary greatly based on your location and services available around you. Due to already having the parts you need,...
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'09 Chevy Aveo transmission problems.
Hi there. The downshift solenoid could have failed in the transmission causing the transmission to not up shift. Also, the shifter cable could have came off the transmission making the vehicle only travel to second gear as it would be...
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Real rough idle?
Hi There, This may be related to a dirty or faulty idle air control valve, which is an opening in the intake that reads the air intake and relays information to the ECM which uses this information to make adjustments...
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car making a noise could this be wheel bearing?
Yes, based on the timing and the character of the noise that is a pretty good supposition, that the wheel bearing could be damaged. However, you do mention that you have a new tire. Depending on type or quality of...
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Won't start without block heater 2004 Chevrolet Aveo
Hello - oil can get surprisingly "thick and gooey" when cold (think molasses). This makes starting your engine in cold weather more difficult. Check your owners manual to be sure you have the correct viscosity oil for winter driving performed...
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Key is stuck in ignition so i think its causing the battery to keep going dead
Hello there, many common faults will cause your key to become stuck in the ignition in your 2006 Chevrolet Aveo. When the key is in the ignition and turned this puts the vehicle into the on mode, which will drain...
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What could be the causing loss of power while accelerating leading to engine stalling? 2011 Chevrolet Aveo
Hi there - based on the symptoms you describe, I suspect that either the throttle position sensor or the fuel pump (or fuel pump relay) are failing. The result is either incorrect throttle position reported to the engine computer, or...
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excessive fuel consumption?
EPA ratings for this vehicle are stated in units of miles and gallons. The city driving rating for the vehicle is 22 MPG (miles per gallon). The highway driving rating is 32 MPG. Your experience is reported as 15 MPG...
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Hi hru, when hit a bump everything feels like it buckles underneath the car
Hello, thank you for writing in. The best thing to do in this situation is to get a full suspension inspection. Unfortunately this also means you need to inspect the tires, wheel assembly, brakes, and steering components as they are...
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I have a 2009 Chevy aveo. The temperature gauge is under C and the hold button is flashing. I have a/c and heat is working.
Hi there. When the temperature gauge displays below the "C" - this is typically an indication that either the coolant temperature sensor is damaged or the display gauge itself is faulty, has a blown fuse or there is a communication...
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P0300 & p1133
Inasmuch as the car was running fine before the work was done, the likeliest explanation is that the timing was belt was installed out of position, that is one tooth off. Such will cause the engine to run very badly,...

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