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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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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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Chevy Aveo ls 1.6 2007. 155km on it. My car starts to shake and jerk when turning on the ac and when idiling with ac on.
This is normally caused when the A/C system is experiencing a very high pressure condition, which in turn puts an additional strain on the engine to power the A/C compressor. I would suggest having a professional from Yourmechanic come to...
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Hello, my 2011 Chevy aveo is stalling at 60mph on the freeway and is smoking from the tail pipe. Do you have an idea of what this
Hi Nicole. Thanks for submitting your question tonight. There are a few possible issues here. First off, if the check engine light is illuminated, this means that one of the vehicle sensors has detected some sort or mechanical or electrical...
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Fuel injector replacement
If you are standing in front of the vehicle facing the motor, the cylinders (and corresponding injectors) are numbered from 1-4 starting at the left hand side of the motor. In other words, from left to right, the order is:...
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I am having a issue with my car. I have replaced timing, camshaft, spark plugs, valve cover gasket and I keep getting random miss
You may have ignition coils that are giving out a weak spark and or failing intermittently causing the misfire. Also a system that is running lean may cause random misfires. have the coils checked for spark output after engine is...
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Are Chevrolet’s American cars ?
The best way to determine if a vehicle is a quality vehicle is to check reviews from other people who have owned it. Chevrolet is an American brand however the Aveo is manufactured in Mexico I believe.
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2009 Chevy Aveo engine light went on two weeks after the thermostat housing was replaced.
The check engine light can come on for any number of reasons besides the coolant level. It's kind of a Master Warning Light. When it comes on, it means that the computer has detected a fault somewhere and has stored...
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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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i tightened the bolt under the sping of my hood latch, and i guess i tightened it too much, and now my hood wont open. help
You may have to have someone put their weight on the center front of the hood while you pull on the release to get the hood latch to release. If that works then you should adjust latch up a 1/4...
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Antifreeze leaking from banjo bolt
You should have a sealing washer on each side of the banjo so it will seal.
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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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