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I recently had my yearly safety car inspection. What does it mean when it says that there is “exhaust leak under cab”?
"Cab" is an abbreviation of "cabin" where cabin refers to the passenger compartment of the vehicle. An exhaust leak under "cab" means that just beneath the passenger compartment floor there is a leak in the exhaust pipe or an exhaust...
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is there something else i can check for no turn signal hazard, brake lite ?????
This sort of problem, even as you refer to a couple different circuits, is resolved in an electrical circuit/component diagnostic. Basically, using a volt/ohmmeter a mechanic would trace the non functioning, or intermittently functioning, circuits using the complete wiring diagram...
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can't locate MAP sensor on 1988 Chevy Corsica.
The MAP sensor is on the intake plenum. They are pretty reliable and GM MAP sensors do not commonly fail. It is actually possible for Code 33 (OBD-I) to set due to erratic engine vacuum which is in turn due...
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Where is transmission mount located in 2003 cavalier
The transmission mount is on the left side of the vehicle concealed behind the wheel/tire assembly and the inner fender lining both of which must be removed to gain access to the mount. The job requires a torque wrench as...
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Batteries to be interchanged
You will need to be sure both vehicles require the same cranking amperage in order to start the vehicle. Converting the post orientation will work either way as this is simply a matter of how the current is transferred to...
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2004 chevrolet cavalier exhaust hanger fell off of broke, can i use a universal exhaust hanger?
You can use a universal hanger to support the exhaust to keep it from hanging down. You may need to use a clamp and hanger to attach the pipe to the frame support mount.
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Overheating and battery draining.
Go look again under the hood and be sure that the serpentine belt is intact. It could be as simple as that since the belt drives the water pump and the alternator. As for the water, using water in the...
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How much dose it cost to replace the wiring harness in my2005 chevy cavalier
Hi Cynthia. Thanks for submitting your question to us today. I'm not sure if a wiring harness is the root issue of the symptoms you're experiencing. Usually when this issue occurs, it's due to fuel delivery or ignition system problem....
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Hi I have a Chevrolet Cavalier 97 Pressure Control in transmission error was occurring when using a a scanning tool , So We rep
Wiring can only be confirmed by voltage drop testing. If that was not done, the wiring will have to be re-inspected. Check for a poor body/transmission case ground. If the wiring is good, a GM scanner should be used to...
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I got my radiotor replaced.
Hi Tracee. Thanks for contacting us today. When a radiator and thermostat are replaced, there is a set procedure that must be followed to ensure that the coolant is properly bled, to reduce the onset of air bubbles in the...
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97 cavalier flooded with fuel due to a fuel injector missing a o-ring. No start no crank
If you have already found the reason for the fuel flooding the cylinder then you will need to remove spark plugs and disable ignition and turn over motor to get out excess fuel. Then you will need to replace the...
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No start no crank.single loud click that comes from starter motor. Battery was tested and it not the problem
Hi Deshon. Thanks for contacting us today. Assuming the battery is fully charged and has enough cranking amps to engage the starter, other possible sources could be the battery cables, an ignition relay or starter relay fault. However, it's also...
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Whitish marks on car. Need to find a way to make the paint job look better without getting whole new one
If the damage to the paint is on the surface you can use a good past wax or mile compound to rub off the marks and follow it with a good wax. If the paint has been damaged then a...
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Clicking sound before it starts in addition to ignition. PS, new battery
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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My car starts but doesn't run? I changed the radiator, added antifreeze, added gas and added fuel booster. Could it be ignition c
Hi Nkosi. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually, when the car will initially start but quickly stall, the problem is fuel system related. This could be caused by a dirty or damaged mass air flow sensor, misfiring fuel injectors, or...
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Why did my car only want to move in reverse? Even in drive and neutral? I put it in part and tried to restart and nothing happens.
It is possible that your shift linkage could be stuck. I would recommend having your shift linkage inspected by a qualified professional to determine if it is functioning properly. It is possible that the fix could be the shift cable...
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Transmission works until engine warms up then the rpms jump and transmission won't change gears could it be the IAC? 03 cavalier
The idle air control valve will not affect transmission shift points. The throttle position sensor might though and there are other transmission controls, including electrically controlled solenoids in the transmission valve body, that might be at issue. It first has...
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Changed transmission filter and now car stutters when accelerating from stop but is fine driving on highway
It may take some time for the new fluid to disperse and you may have erratic shifting but any slippage may be worn clutches inside the transmission and need internal work.
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97 Chevy cavalier coupe automatic. Best oil to use in it? Has 17 in rims on front but is only built for 16. Can I put 17 in back?
The best oil to use is a full synthetic 5w30 oil. For the tire and rims rubbing i would suggest checking the tire and rim size in the door sticker to see if you have correct sizes for the vehicle....
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it won't start unless I major pump gas. Check engine light on now. Smell/see small oil or gas leak in engine by carb. runs fine
Your engine is fuel injected, so there is no carburetor. Pressing the accelerator pedal is not normally required to start a fuel injected vehicle. However, if you have noticed that holding the pedal to the floor while you are cranking...

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