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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro
The 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 stabilize after years of recession,...

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No heat and the temperature gauge goes down.
Hi there. Check the heater control valve on the heater hoses under the hood. The valve is controlled by vacuum. Check the vacuum lines and see if they have came off or split. With the engine at operating temperature, check...
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2010 camaro theres something causing my catalytic convers to go out.. I keep switching them.. Three times already.. Only one not b
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few things that can cause a catalytic converter to wear prematurely. The most common is excessive use of aftermarket fuel additives or using either poor quality or leaded gasoline (racing...
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Why does my car go forward in reverse?
Hello, the automatic transmission has 3 systems; electronic, hydraulic, and mechanical. What describe could be an internal mechanical failure with transmission. There also could be a hydraulic failure internal with transmission creating only the forward gears circuit to operate. The...
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timing chain
Hi there - Chevy produced the Camaro with half a dozen different engines for 2011 (both V6s and V8s). The good news is that these engines are shared across virtually all GM vehicles. The 8th digit of your vehicle identification...
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The car has trouble starting after gas tank is filled up
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a problem with your evaporative emissions control system. Your car has a small purge valve called a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the...
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Starts then dies
When the engine is in crank mode the fuel pump relay is energized by ignition start signal. Once the car starts the fuel pressure relay is energized by the oil pressure switch. If you have fuel pressure during crank but...
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Smoke coming out of exhaust
Hi, the blue tint you mentioned is in fact from oil burning. Over time the internal engine components, specifically the piston o-rings and the valves, wear out and oil starts seeping into the cylinders and burning with the air and...
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Overheating problems
Hi. Overheating is typically caused by three main concerns, either not enough coolant in the engine, not enough flow of coolant, (stuck closed thermostat, pinched hose) or the radiator isn't exchanging heat fast enough. If the coolant level looks ok...
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my engine went out in m camaro and im wondering could i ut a 5.3l engine out of a tahoe or silverado or impala ss in replace
Hello, thanks for your question about your 2011 Camaro. To replace your existing engine, interchanges include the 2010 Camaro and the 2010-2011 Cadillac CTS. If you use a larger engine, which of course is heaver, you will have to modify...
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My Check Engine Light is on and will not turn off
It is possible that the recirculation of the oil back into the intake could be causing an issue, if the amount is excessive. However, without reading any troubleshooting codes, there would be no way to confirm why the Check Engine...
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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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Low oil pressure light
Oil pump failure can happen on high mileage vehicles. This is normal due to engine wear and oil pump wear. Before replacing the oil pump, I would suggest having it properly inspected. A qualified mechanic can perform an oil pressure...
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i have a 1994 z28 and i did a head gasket replacement for some blown head gaskets. I then tried changing the timing gears and when
Hi there. It really depends on the location of the motor (meaning if it's installed in the vehicle or loose and on an engine stand), that would factor into the price and whether this is a project one of our...
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engine
A crate motor is simply a "complete" motor, shipped in a crate of course. Complete means it has the head, valve train, camshafts and block (pistons, crankshaft, oil pump) already assembled. Crate motors can be "new" or "re-manufactured". Often, many...
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Electrical problems with car
Hi there. On the right front wheel well, there are a series of fusible links which distribute battery power to all of the vehicle's electrical systems. One is gray and is labeled "fusible link K," which supplies power to all...
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Car won't move
Hello there. Lack of fluid is the number one cause of transmission failure. If the transmission went without fluid for too long, it could be severely damaged. The only way to tell if a transmission is severely damaged without disassembling...
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Car starts, but then stalls
Low fuel pressure caused by a dirty filter may offer enough fuel for a start but not enough volume to support idle. Have an experienced automotive technician, such as one from YourMechanic, diagnose why your car is starting and stalling...
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Car not starting on first attempt
Hi there. Rituals aside, if the starter is grinding the when attempting to start, there is a problem with starter, or flywheel. The starter can be adjusted with shims to gain the proper clearance. In any case, both will need...
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Car not starting after replacing battery
Hi there. The most common cause of that vehicle not starting is the fuel pump and fuel filter. Over time, the pump motor will stop working and needs to be replaced. I would recommend having a technician come out and...
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Car is stuttering while accelerating
Hesitation can be caused by a number of components even if the check engine light is not on. A bad mass airflow sensor, coolant sensor, throttle position sensor, ignition coil or module, or even a fuel delivery issue. If an...

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