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clutch slave cylinder leakage.
Hi there. If your slave cylinder is leaking in this vehicle I would not recommend driving it at all. It is very likely that within just a few applications of the clutch you could lose all of the fluid in...
Clutch slave cylinder
Hi, thanks for writing in. If your slave cylinder is leaking in this vehicle, I would not recommend driving it at all. It is very likely that within just a few applications of the clutch, you could lose all of...
I just need to know how long it will take to replace a fuel injection throttle body
Hey there. The labor to replace the throttle body and relearn the idle calls for 1.5 hours labor. This does not include any other work or diagnosis time that may be needed to complete repairs.
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...
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...
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...
Noise coming from exhaust cam sprocket.
Hi there. I would need to know if you replaced your timing belt tensioner and pulley? The pulley bearing wears with mileage and the tensioner weakens with age as well. If the pulley bearing is worn or the tensioner is...
My car studders when the gas pedal is pressed.
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of a vehicle. The sensor is usually located on the butterfly spindle/shaft so that it...
the car is loud when I test drived it. When I accelerate it almost choked but overall runs fine, may just be muffler?
Hello. It could be possible that the symptoms the vehicle is showing are due to an exhaust leak. An exhaust leak will usually cause increased exhaust noise, and if large enough or if the engine load is heavy enough, can...
My car starts up and runs about 15 minutes & dies, after15 minutes it will start right back up, i noticed the fan not turning on 2
Hello there. Unfortunately, there are many faults that could cause your 2004 Chevrolet Aveo to stall and die after 15 minutes. Common faults are the battery, alternator, fuel pump, fuel filter, battery cable, coil, or a wiring harness fault. The...
Stop fuse keeps blowing
Hello there, when a fuse blows in your 2004 Chevrolet Aveo, it indicates there is an issue with the wiring. Fuses typically blow when there is a short to power or to much power drawn. If you have replaced the...
Please help slow to start leaking radiator
Hello, The slow start may be due to timing not being set correctly, or potentially a head gasket that is not sealed correctly causing a compression leak. This may also be a sign of a blown head gasket if the...
It cuts off when I turn my heat on
Hello, thanks for writing in. If your car is stalling when the heat is turned on then the alternator needs to be checked. If the output is low then this can occur. If that is fine then there may be...
Is the high beam a separate bulb from the low beams
No, the bulb will have two separate filaments in the same bulb. If you need help with a bulb replacement, a technician from YourMechanic can perform this service at your home or office.
Engine light is on, suspect catalytic converter
If your catalytic converter was having an issue as diagnosed by the dealership and it has been modified to correct the issue with no success, I would start by recommending a replacement of the catalytic converter. It would also be...
The engine light is on and the code is P0420 - Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold Bank . What part do I need to fix it?
While a number of things like a faulty oxygen sensor or exhaust leak can cause fault code P0420 to be set, the most common fault is the catalytic converter itself. However, as a replacement can be very expensive, your best...
The clock in the car and light on the passenger airbag light
Hi there. Most of the time, the dimming and brightness of the dashboard lights are controlled by a switch on the vehicle's instrument panel or under the dash near the fuse box. In some cases, this dimming switch may become...
Steaming of the engine
Hi, thanks for writing in. Codes P0107 and P0122 could show up for several reasons, such as a faulty mass air flow sensor. If you would like help, consider having an expert automotive technician from YourMechanic come to your home...
RPM meter jumps wildly when accelerating.
Hello there. A few common faults will cause your 2004 Chevrolet Aveo to have a fluttering tachometer. The most common is a misfire condition, vacuum leak, faulty tachometer itself, or a wiring harness fault. In order to have this looked...
My ac went out can I bypass the ac pulley with a shorter belt
Yes, this is possible. However, unless it was the AC compressor clutch and pulley which failed, bypassing the AC pulley is unnecessary. Simply disconnect the wire to the AC compressor clutch and that should do the trick. The AC clutch...

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