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I have a 08 Chevrolet Impala and the service tire monitoring system came on. What should I do?
First, be sure that the alert you are seeing is not due to actual low tire pressure. Using a tire pressure gauge, if you do find low pressure in one or more tires, you should consider the possibility of a...
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Multiple problems
Hi There, The oil consuming problem you are describing could be a number of things, but may suggest you have a leak of some kind or may be potentially be burning the oil in the motor as a result of...
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Can my camshaft position sensor cause my stabilitrak to have issues?
Hi there. P0449 is a general OBD2 diagnostic trouble code indicating an issue with the EVAP vent control circuit, so it has nothing to do with exhaust. I would recommend reading this article to learn more about the causes of...
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Why would my check engine light continue to come on after replacing the EGR valve in my 2004 Chevrolet Impala
Hello. I would need to know which EGR code you are getting in order to be able to precisely tell you what may be going on. Most of the time if replacing the EGR valve does not solve the problem...
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I changed the secondary air pump and the check valve and I still have a code of p0411 what do I do next
If you didn't already erase the code, try that and see if the code comes back. If it does, the remaining causes of code P0411 include air lines that are faulty, the air injection system has excessive carbon buildup and/or...
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Stopped at red light, when turned green car wouldn't accelerate only reverse
Hi There, What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the...
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Why would my 2003 Chevrolet Impala stall and now it runs rough.
Hello. Though there are a lot of things that can cause this typically it is due to an issue with a failure in a spark plug or an ignition coil failure. If there is not a check engine light on...
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Hi i have a 2003 impala...it runs rough and backfiring after i put bad gas in it...
If the rough running started virtually "instantly" after you bought the gas, of course bad gas is a possibility. You might ask the station if they received reports from other customers. If they did, drain the tank for sure and...
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Can it hurt my car if i drive it with the battery saver active light on?
Hi There, The battery saver active light indicates that the system has detected that the battery charge is low, which generally means either the battery itself is weak or that the charging system is not properly charging the battery and...
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Hi I have a 07 impala 5.3 and I've been having an issue when I try to accelerate if I give it to much gas it starts to buck and he
Hi there. It sounds like you may have a low fuel pressure concern. A car can idle with low pressure, however when demand is placed on the system it will fail as in your case. The engine is possibly starving...
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I have a 2006 impala and as of Wednesday i experienced my car wobbling what could be the cause of this?
Hi...I will help you with this. There are quite a few components in a vehicle's suspension and so it is hard to predict definitively what the cause is until the vehicle is inspected. If you want your vehicle's suspension inspected...
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are faulty wheel speed sensors common on these cars?
Unfortunately, wheel bearing failures are VERY common on this type of vehicle ( a mid to full size gm coupe or sedan that is front wheel drive). It is usually the bearing itself that fails causing the sensor to give...
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Car makes click sound when I try to turn it on starter smokes and battery is not dead
If smoke is emitting from the starter when you try to start the vehicle, this usually means that there is a short due to something that has melted internally. It is unwise to continue trying to start the car under...
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Car hesitant to accelerate after a complete stop.
Hi There, The hesitation accelerating after the light comes on is likely due to the ABS and traction control system intermittently engaging. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed...
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Replace a power steering pump and the fluid boiling out the pump and still leaks.
Hi There, It is very uncommon for power steering fluid to boil. It may be more likely that the fluid may have air bubbles in it as a result of changing the power steering pump. Air bubbles in the system...
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my car displays the battery saver active. What does it mean and what can I do? Thank
Hi there. The Battery Saver Active message can appear on your driver information center (DIC). When the DIC displays this alert, that means that your battery has a low charge, and your vehicle is shutting off certain systems that may...
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Transmission problem?
Hi There, This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various...
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I'm about buy a 2004 chevy imapla and I want to know how I can know how I can check for the mechanical things under the hood
You want to make sure that you can start the car with the engine cold - meaning the vehicle has not been warmed up or run for several hours before you take a test drive. Sometimes engines and/or external components...
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I've had my power steering pump changed as long as I'm giving the car has and moving the wheel is easy to turn but if I'm not givi
Hi there. To an extent, the mechanic you are working with is correct. One of the common symptoms of a new rack and pinion system is that it tends to be 'tight' in steering when power steering fluid pressure is...
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Power steering
Hi There, If the rack and pinion system is not working properly, this may also cause the power steering pump to fail. A likely course of diagnosis by your mechanic could have been checking the power steering pump first as...

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