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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
The 2012 Chevrolet Captiva Sport is a brand new vehicle and is an eco-conscious crossover SUV for the environmentally friend consumer. It comes standard with many features, but also has many available...

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How can I change my oil filter
Hello. The filter is in the canister. You need to drain the oil and then unscrew the oil filter housing cap and pull out the filter from housing and replace all the O-rings that come with the filter and lube...
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A/C stuck on floor and defrost will not change on any settings
Hello. You need to see if the mode door actuator is working. This actuator is on the evaporator case on the driver's side above the gas pedal. You have to remove the knee bolster for access. If this is the...
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Are Captivas are known for engine failure and gearbox box issues?
As with any vehicle, they are prone to mechanical problems and issues, even when properly maintained. However, as with anything else, if it is properly maintained, you will greatly enhance your chances of prolonging the life of the engine and...
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Road noise from the front end. I thought the tires were bad. replaced the tires and the noise is still there?
If you are hearing noise from the front wheel bearings, then you will have a noise that will get louder the faster you go. The noise may get more or less as you turn the wheel left or right. ...
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Antitheft system keeping car from starting
Hi! I suspect the immobilizer system needs to be reprogrammed to the key or vice versa. There are a few things that can be done to reprogram an alarm system depending on how much memory the immobilizer system has lost....
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Car shuts off unexpectedly
Engine stalling while driving is typically caused by a problem with the ignition system. Plus, the fact that you can restart the vehicle after cycling the ignition leads me to believe the problem is electrical. The first thing I would...
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Ping noise and jerking when the car idles
My guess is that the noise you are hearing it the timing chain. These engines are well known for having problems with the timing chain, camshaft actuators, and solenoids. This problem first starts out as brief rattle noise upon start...
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Heater doesn't work correctly
The most likely cause of an inoperative heater (aside from low coolant) is a faulty thermostat. Hot engine coolant flows through the heater core. The blower motor blows air over the heater core and into the passenger compartment to warm...
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Several batteries died out
The most likely causes are either a parasitic drain on the battery or a faulty alternator. The battery is basically just a storage device which must be constantly charged by the alternator. A battery that is partially discharged often will...
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Car has electrical problems and starting issues
My guess is that the problem is with the body control module (BCM). The BCM functions as the power mode master (PMM). In this role, it receives an input from the ignition switch when the key is turned to the...
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P2097 trouble code - 2012 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
Hi there. For your vehicle's P2097 (post catalyst fuel trim system too rich bank 1) code, this can be difficult to diagnose. For all intents and purposes, the vehicle's PCM (powertrain control module) has recognized too much fuel and not...
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How do I remove the gear shifter to replace the neutral safety switch
Hello. In order to remove the shifter you will have to remove the vehicle's shift knob and disassemble the vehicle's interior. From the symptoms you describe, however, it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing a different issue, perhaps...
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I own a 2014 Chevrolet Captiva about 8 to 10 times a day the key will not come out of the ignition I have had the shifter linkage
The entire shift mechanism should be looked at. The shifter mechanism may be worn or bent if "adjustment" helped temporarily. Also the ignition switch may not be signaling the shifter inter-lock mechanism. Also, if the inter-lock mechanism is loose, out...
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Turbo oil leak - air filter intake
Hi there: Although we don't see may of these vehicles here in the United States, on your 20102 Chevrolet Captiva Sport and most four-cylinder turbocharged vehicles; there are multiple oil seals that can wear out on the turbo, the fuel...
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I hear a whooshing sound when I turn the steering wheel. If I make a sharp turn, I hear a grinding sound coming from the back. ???
Hi there. In most cases, the rear knocking sound is caused by the driveshaft, drive axles, differential gears, transmission mount, or the rear struts. The sound you're experiencing is very difficult to diagnose, but could be caused by the power...
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Can resetting 2014 Chevy captiva computer stop the reduced engine power
Hi there. Unfortunately, this is a very difficult question to answer since we don't know which codes are showing up during an OBD-II diagnostic exam. However, what the local auto parts store probably did was a code scan and not...
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WHERE IS THE VAPOR CANISTER VENT VALVE ON 2012 CHEVROLET CAPTIVA V6? IS IT ON THE CANISTER? ALSO WHERE IS THE FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR
Hi there. The purge solenoid valve is typically located on the passenger side of the vehicle, under the hood and attached to the firewall. In order to locate yours and to review the correct removal and installation procedures, I would...
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My Chevy captiva 2013 jerks when in idle.
There is a problem with one or more "engine management controls" or a mechanical problem. A scan tool, or engine scope, would reveal the underlying issue. Among the possibilities are uneven cylinder compression, sticking valves, a vacuum leak, an air...
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Where is the solenoid purge valve located in a 2012 Chevrolet Captiva Sport?
Hi there. The purge solenoid valve is typically located on the passenger side of the vehicle, under the hood and attached to the firewall. In order to locate yours and to review the correct removal and installation procedures, I would...

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