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ive changed the thermostat, the radiator, got a new radiator cap, new water pump, (and yes it was very corroded, I super flushed w
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I just drove through a bit of flooding, and the car seemed fine driving home as soon as I could, the only thing that I noticed was
Most likely this issue will resolve itself if the water is the only cause. However depending on the amount of water that the system was in contact with, it could potentially ruin the electrical system all together. If the issues...
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We have the same problem in a 2004 chevy tahoe we replaced the radiator the thermostat and the water pump. So we wonder what is it
There are other causes of overheating such as low coolant level (including that due to leaks), a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning cooling fans, and a faulty water pump drive belt. Certain engine faults, such as a...
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I have a 1997 Chevy lumina my stabilizer bar broke I'm trying to buy a new one but I do not know what does the meaning means opt
OPT (optional) in your application means "equipped with heavy duty suspension". If your vehicle was factory equipped with heavy duty suspension use GM stabilizer bar part number 26024362. If you do not have heavy duty suspension on your vehicle, use...
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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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My left front turn signal and right rear turn signal don't flash and my right rear brake light doesn't light on my 2014 camaro. Th
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Where exactly is the fuel rail pressure sensor on a 2011 Chev Camaro 3.6 V6?
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My left front and right rear turn signals don't work when activated and my rear right brake light also. I've replaced bulbs
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I replace the fuel pump n filter n got a new battery it started right up n shut off n then started up for s second n shut off agai
This problem may be caused by the oil pressure switch or a computer theft system malfunction. I would recommend having the power to fuel pump from oil pressure switch checked first and replace switch if no power after it starts...
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Electrical power steering doesnt work after replacement
The Factory Service Manual, and diagnostic decision tree for the steering system published therein is, by far, your best strategy to identifying and resolving the problem. If you request service from YourMechanic, the mechanic is simply going to apply the...
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When I put my car in drive, it does not move. It sits as if it is in park and only moves when in reverse.
Your vehicle uses GM's 4T65-E transmission which is a pretty reliable and sturdy transmission. Given the mileage on your vehicle though, your transmission is probably a good candidate for a thorough and careful rebuild. Technically, the lack of forward movement...
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My car battery kept dieng it's brand new now I'm not getting any power anywhere
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Found an 06 trailblazer for parts sale. I currently have an 03 trailblazer will the parts be compatible if I buy the 06?
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Just had alternator replaced and now there is a rattling sound coming from under the hood when I accelerate
You would need to recheck the alternator belt and pulleys to see if something was left loose.
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Good Day , I have a 01 chevy silverado 5.3 V8 with about 200,000 miles on it. over the past few years I have put out about $10,000
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Steam coming from under the hood but my temp is not rising.just had my heater core n o2 sensor repaired
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My antifreeze in the resovoir looks milky and I open the radiator cap and the antifreeze began to rise a little and wasn’t as much
Your vehicle may be overheating. The best thing to do is seek an overheating diagnostic which will pinpoint the cause and then the necessary repairs can be implemented.

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