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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro
The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro is an exciting car that says a lot about American drivers and what we want. While fuel prices are high and the economy is just barely starting to resurge and...

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Engine light and rpm increased while driving
This is a common 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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What causes oil leak between head and block and whitish blue smoke from exhaust plus milky oil
This is a common sign of a blown cylinder head gasket. In between the cylinder head and block is a thick gasket that seals off the combustion chamber and maintains separation of the oil and water passages through the cylinder...
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It runs hot and theres (NO Water In Oil Pain) but theres water in the valve covers
One possibility is to pressure test the system when cold and look for visual indication of the leak point(s). You might have multiple leak points though and that has to be considered. As far as the overheating, leaks that bleed...
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Car shut off while driving now tries to turn over but won't catch.
The fact that the vehicle started on starter fluid may be showing the problem. Fuel pressure must be checked. You installed a new pump, but if there is no power getting to the pump, or the ground is faulted then...
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Broke key triggers anti theft system on 2011 camaro.
The broken key set may no longer be giving off the signal saved in the vehicles anti-theft system. If the vehicle cannot verify the signal for the key, it will not start as if someone was trying to steal the...
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oil
Hello, you need to stay with the right grade of oil (5w-30) changing this can create oil usage and poor engine performance. You can use 5w-30 Pennzoil. Synthetic base oils give you added mileage between oil changes.
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There's no milky residue on my oil cap or my dipstick but there's oil in my radiator I know I have a bad spark plug wire.
Hi there. A bad spark plug wire would not allow engine oil into the cooling system. The possibility of a bad head gasket, could allow engine oil into the cooling system. Assuming the engine has not been overheated, electrolysis could...
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What parts will I need for a timing chain replacement and how many of each. Is my engine interference or non interference?
Hello - your engine does use a timing chain, and that engine is not an interference (valve-to-piston) engine. However, having said that - if the chain breaks, especially at anything above an idle, the broken chain can jam the crankshaft...
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When I have the clutch in and turn steering wheel there is a noise.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. Check to see if the belt and tensioner is working and the belt has no cracks. If there are cracks in the belt, then replace the belt. If the belt seems to be loose...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo engine block issue
According to the re-manufacturers' catalogs, those engines are not interchangeable. I also see on www.car-part.com that they are are not interchangeable. If you conduct a search at that website you will see that the 2000 Monte Carlo 3.8L engine interchanges...
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Would a timing chain problem cause misfiring codes?
Hi there - yes, a worn or stretched timing chain, weak timing chain tensioner, or worn timing chain guides can cause misfiring, cam timing problem codes, low power and generally poor running of the engine. Most, if not all, of...
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Car will stall out at random while driving?
Hey there. While it has been some time since I worked on one of these early CCC vehicles, the first place I would look is the carburetor itself. If the vehicle idles fine but stalls or hesitates when hitting...
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Car won't start I can hear it trying to crank. I've just replaced the alternator and battery it just won't turn over...
This suggests that the motor have run out of oil. When the oil pressure gauge reads zero, this means that there is not enough oil pressure inside the motor to properly lubricate engine components properly. When this happens, you may...
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How often does a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro V8 need an oil change?
GM recommends that you change the oil in your Camaro every 7,500 miles. The following is a link to additional recommended service intervals for your 2015 Camaro for your reference that our experts here at YourMechanic are also able to...
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The Abs came on and other brake lights came on in my car. How do I fix my car problem?
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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My car shut off while driving and it won't turn back over
Assuming the engine is getting fuel with the new fuel pump, the next step would be to check for spark. The engine needs spark, air, and fuel to start and run. Air is almost always present, and again assuming fuel...
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When I turn ignition on no power anywhere. No turnover or crank. Lights don't come on.
Hello there, many faults will cause your 1987 Chevrolet Camaro to not start or have any power. The most common faults are the battery, battery cable, ignition switch, battery terminal, or a wiring harness fault. If the vehicle started properly...
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accessories
Hi there: Anytime you're making the decision to install accessories, it's vital for you to purchase and review the service manual put out by the manufacturer. This will guide you to which accessory switches or fuses to use for specific...
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My car crank but does not start.
Hi there. Check the camshaft position sensor and see if it has failed. Usually the engine will start and run with a partial failed camshaft sensor, however, when the sensor has failed completely and lost communication to the computer, then...
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Check Engine Light code P2127
The code P2127 is in computer memory as an intermittent fault if the check engine light does not come back on. Since the problem is intermittent the failure may not be present for a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to...

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