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How to Buy a Classic Chevy
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Chevrolet Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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My steering wheel stays to the right when I drive straight.
The power steering gear is held to the frame using two large bolts going through the rack and pinion mount bushings. The bushings will get worn or oil soaked and will allow the entire rack and pinion to shift to...
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What size fuse do i need for my wipers
Replace it with a 20 amp fuse.
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Won't start
The battery light will always come on once the motor shuts off which is normal. The oil pressure will also drop down to zero once the engine shuts off as well which also normal. The steering tightened up as well...
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You will need to have a mechanical gauge hooked in with sender to see if the pressure is dropping to zero after it warms up. If it drops to zero then the oil pump pickup may be getting clogged and...
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When I put it in drive it wont go but when I reverse it will. The transmission oil is brown. What might be wrong?
If your transmission fluid has a brownish color and a slightly burnt smell to it, this may suggest it is time for it to be changed. It could be just that the fluid is very old and no longer protecting...
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My car seems to lack power when I accelerate, and the rpm's are erratic.
This may be related to a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially 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...
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Installed a new battery, my car gives no response.
This may be a sign of a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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I have a 2010 Camaro RS with an llt engine. How exactly would I take the thermostat housing off to replace the gasket & o-ring ?
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Will not go into gear
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Sometimes when Starting the car it only makes a clicking noise after a few tries to start it, it starts like nothing.
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My car has a rough idle when I start my car, when I stop at a light my car turns off. Is it the purge sensor?
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Differential ratio
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Oil pressure gauge
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Truck starting
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Second Opinion
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Do I have to remove the upper intake manifold to replace my fuel pressure regulator ?
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