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Motor missing while accelerating
In older vehicles, misfires during acceleration or under load are usually due to faulty spark plug wires. Other things like carburetor not adjusted properly, or weak valve springs can also cause misfires during acceleration. I would suggest seeking help form...
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Engine noise at 60 mph
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Chevrolet 2014 Spark. The noise you are hearing could be an engine noise, such as a pulley going bad; or maybe a suspension noise, such as a grinding wheel bearing. The noise you're...
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Car service required
Hello. I just took I look at the maintenance table for your Chevrolet Spark and there are few think that are suggested at 55000 miles. Inspect the transmission fluid, inspect the engine's air and cabin air filter, engine oil change,...
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No light on a gear shift
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2013 Chevrolet Spark. Yes, there should be some form of illumination there. It is more than likely a bulb issue. It should be a pretty straight forward fix which a technician, or possibly...
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Brake pedal feels hard
It sounds as though you may have a brake hose that has collapsed inside. There are three flexible hydraulic hoses on your car that allow the brake lines to move with the wheels. There are two on the front and...
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A local Chevy dealer wants $385 to replace a coolant reservoir tank on my 2014 Chevy Spark. Isn't that kind of high?
Hi there. The local dealerships could have a specific charge for replacing the reservoir. Their price includes the following: Dianostic charge Coolant reservoir (parts) Coolant (from draining the system) Each shop is different in their pricing depending on...
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Clutch/gearbox oil 2013 Chevrolet Spark
Hi there - your Spark clutch is a "dry" clutch, which is to say oil/grease are the last thing you want near the clutch friction surface. It does sound like yours is slipping, and may have gotten engine oil or...
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Replacement cost for head gasket
If the vehicle engine has overheated so severely that the head gasket was ruined, the cylinder head and block could be warped and such would have to be corrected prior to applying a new head gasket. Cylinder head gasket replacement...
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Check Engine light is on . Air goes from cool to hot
Hi Olivia. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When a warning light is illuminated on your dashboard, it's because a sensor or vehicle monitoring system has detected a mechanical or electrical fault with a particular part or vehicle system. It is...
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Car shakes and engine light blinking
Hi Luis. Thanks for contacting us today. What you are describing sounds quite a bit like a loose or damaged vacuum line. However, it's quite possible that you've got an ignition system problem that is causing an engine misfire to...
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How often should I get my spark plugs replaced in my 2014 Chevrolet Spark
Hello. GM recommends that you have the spark pugs replaced ever 97,500 miles. This is part of their normal maintenance schedule. If you need to have this service done, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to you to...
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Hello! I was running low on coolant so I added water until I could buy some. Now that I bought coolant, can I add it on top of the
If you have been running low on coolant and been adding water instead of coolant then you do not know the coolant level of protection for anti-boil or anti-freeze and should replace all the coolant fluid in the car. If...
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Hello! I was running low on coolant so I added water until I could buy some.
This time of year you need not worry about running for a few weeks until you can get the coolant changed. Keep in mind that you might have a leak that needs attention and don't let it get low until...
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Car was starting and now won't it's a Clio 1.2 2003
Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car...

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