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My key wont turn to the full off position. It starts but only goes down to ACC not off.
Hello. Thank you for writing in. Over time and after continuous use, the ignition cylinder can become out of place. The cylinder itself ends up breaking and turning in place. Often the switch will then become confused and not know...
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Car starts okay but when started it stalls out when I am stopped at stop sign or a red light. Would start back up but did it like five times.
Hi there. Check the battery and see if it has a full charge. Also check the battery cables and make sure that they are on tight and that they are clean. Check the alternator and make sure that its working...
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Can I buy parts that are to be installed , or do you have to buy them. as in replacing an alternator.
If you provide the parts for a repair the parts warranty you got when you purchased the part is still good. You will not be covered for labor warranty for parts replacement when you provide the parts.
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What's wrong with my car?
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like your transmission may be low on transmission fluid which can cause it to shake while under a load or sitting at a stop light as you describe. This may be a result...
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AC/heating out.
Hello, It sounds like you may have a faulty blower motor resistor. Blower motor resistors are used to control the fan speed of automotive blowers. The fan speed can be changed either by switching the blower resistor resistance mechanically, using...
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My wife unplugged one of the fuses to my car, that supposedly went to the horn but now my car wont start.
Hi there. When pulling the fuse out at the car alarm is tripped will set the security system in the vehicle. Putting the fuse back in will only cause the security to stay on. Try disconnecting the battery and waiting...
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Rear brake clicking noise after putting on a set of shoes and drums.
Hi there. Check the hardware to the shoes and see if the springs are sprung. A loose brake return spring will cause a clicking sound as its touching the drum when the brakes are applied. If the springs are the...
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I need to know the complete price it will be on my 2008 Chevy cobalt ls
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to diagnose a check engine light and the cost to replace spark plugs on a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt.
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Car wont start
Hello there, many common faults will cause a no start condition on your 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt. The most common fault is the battery, it must be load tested and show the capacity to be able to start the vehicle. After...
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My car gas pedal stop working. The engine power reduced turn on.
Hi there. The reduced power light is on for the computer putting the engine into limp mode for something went wrong. If your gas pedal is not functioning correctly, then the pedal has lost communication to the computer and to...
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Car feels like it's floating
Hello, this is a serious issue, if something like that has change with your vehicle. The vehicle’s front suspension need to be inspected as soon as possible. I would seriously think about not driving till then. If you'd like, a...
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Blower Motor
Hello, This could certainly be a loose wire or a faulty blower motor, however commonly the blower motor relay does tend to go out causing the motor not to work at all. The blower motor relay supplies power to this...
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When I turn on the starter switch it will click, but will not start.
What you are describing is likely a fault in the starter motor circuit which includes all of the wiring, fuses, relays, ignition switch, starter solenoid, starter, and battery. Somewhere in all that, there is a fault. Occasionally, the fault is...
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I have a friend who recently bottomed out on a small rock in their friends driveway and the shop now tells him the transmission is bad Chevy Cobalt
Hi - yes, it is certainly possible to ruin a transmission by running over a rock or other "unmoving object". If the fluid leaked out, the transmission could be damaged in minutes. If the transmission case itself struck the rock...
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I was recently in an accident and a mechanic told me that I needed my radiator, radiator support and transmission pan replaced. 2010 Chevy Cobalt
Hi there - I think it is appropriate to get a 2nd opinion, even though some of the damage is to mechanical components. This task is best handled by a collision repair estimator at a reputable paint and body shop....
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Flapping noise when braking
Hi there: It's highly possible that the source of your front end noise is a faulty or worn out wheel bearing. In most cases when the wheel bearings wear out, the noises are caused by lack of lubrication or metal-to-metal...
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cant get into gear
Hard shifting with a manual transmission can be caused by a few different situations or components. Sometimes it can happen without warning. Even though it is a manual transmission, changing the fluid, maybe even to a synthetic, can make shifting...
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Rough Idle / difficult start
A rough idle may be caused by many different things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen sensor or a dirty or failing idle air control valve....
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Scanner reads:P0722 and P0700
Hi there. The process of diagnosing a mechanical problem includes diagnostic scans (like downloading the OBD-II trouble codes you've displayed) and matching those codes with symptoms. This is why it's best to have a professional mobile mechanic complete an inspection...
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About how much would it be for a new axel and the labor to fix it?
Hi there. Although this is something we might be able to offer, you might want to contact a local body and automotive repair shop, so they can inspect the entire vehicle and provide you with an accurate estimate on repairs;...

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