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Car won't turn over.
If you are getting power to the starter during key on engine cranking key position, the problem could be the starter. Since you replaced the starter, I would make sure your ground from the engine to the battery was secure....
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When I stop, car stalls
Normally when I have a vehicle that stalls at idle, I first suspect the idle control valve, and then vacuum leaks. Have a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, test your idle control valve, inspect for vacuum leaks and...
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Car stalls when stopped
If the car starts that would eliminate the starter as a problem, I would suggest enlisting the help of one of our certified mechanics at YourMechanic, and have them do a complete inspection to find the cause of your stalls...
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Car shuts down randomly while driving
Yes, from what you describe it would appear that the ABS module may be having an issue. The flashing light indicates that a problem has occurred, and that the ABS system is disabled. The vehicle should still brake and stop...
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I think its the electronic fuel pump but not surr
Your Corsica is most likely telling you it wants a new fuel pump. This can be verified by testing fuel pressure and volume. The fuel pump connector and ground should be inspected as well. A certified technician, such as one...
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Check engine light came on, took to Autozone, diagnosis is Evaporative Emissions Canister.
The EVAP canister is simply used to store fuel vapors until the engine control module is ready to burn the fuel vapors in the engine. Although the EVAP canister can fail, it should not be replaced without a proper diagnosis...
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Possible fuel pump problem
The information provided for you Chevy Corsica is unfortunately a bit limited. If your problem is the ability to pump the gas into the gas tank itself, you may want to try pulling back the black accordion portion of the...
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Hesitation on acceleration, Jerking idle
This vehicle has had many issues with the wiring harness on these vehicles causing many different problems. Possible issues are the cooling fans, transmission, engine sensors and other many other issues. This could account for your problems that are intermittent....
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Car runs rough, stalls, makes grinding noise - 1996 Chevrolet Corsica
Rough running can have many sources related to fuel supply, ignition misfire, dirty air intake sources, etc. Checking problem codes will instruct what components to examine next, as well as the grinding noise you noticed. I recommend having an expert,...
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Car makes grinding noise - 1996 Chevrolet Corsica
Hey there, thanks for writing in. I would have a professional mechanic check out the constant velocity joints on your vehicle. One or more of them may be worn enough to cause the noises you describe. S/he can diagnose and...
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Car shakes when put in park
You should start by checking for a failed head gasket. With the overheating and coolant loss you describe, followed by very rough running suggests one or more cylinders have lost compression, causing the engine to shake. It's also worth having...
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Car shuts off, the engine runs in park
Hi! You may be experiencing an issue caused by the idle air control, the fuel injector, or EGR valve. If the engine runs fine while driving down the road, but won't idle, then thats different than it running bad all...
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Car loses power uphill, makes clanking sound - 1995 Chevrolet Corsica
Hey there. You don't mention the conditions under which the "clank" occurs - while accelerating, cornering, braking, etc., but I would have a professional mechanic like YourMechanic check out your vehicle. Loss of power could be a clogged catalytic converter,...
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Fan blower and DRL stopped working when my ABS light came on?
Hi there. The only thing that could cause the issue that you are having is a failed ignition switch. I recommend replacing the ignition switch and program new keys to the switch. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as...
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need ignition module for 3.1 v6
I believe all you will need to do is remove the ignition coil assembly(s), and then remove the module from the mounting plate. I don't believe that you should need to remove the starter to get to it. It's been...
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broken crankshaft position sensor in block
Anything in the oil pan besides engine oil can cause severe damage to the engine. Pushing the remains of the crank sensor into the oil pan in hopes of it remaining there without causing damage is not advisable. Even the...
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how do i fix my ignition switch that someone broke its the bar that turn the car on is not connected so i have to push the bar
You most likely will have to replace the ignition lock cylinder, which is the entire housing where the key is inserted and the ignition assembly is turned. You can have one of our mobile mechanics complete this job for you;...
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when it gets a little warm it starts missing and cutting out. It wont start back until it cools off
Hello, and thank you for writing in. When the vehicle develops issues related to the temperature of the engine, the first thing to do is see if it is overheating. To do this, you will need to external tool to...

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