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I have a 2015 chevy trax, the ac blows cool not cold air out of the passenger side vents and hot air out of the driver side vents
Hi Tammy. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few different things that can cause this odd situation. It's possible that low refrigerant charge in the a/c system as a cause of this, so it may just be that...
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I am looking for the blow off valve on a 2018 jetta 1.4 tsi
Blow off valves or blow by valves are typically located on the turbocharger itself. I would recommend searching for this particular part near or on the engine's turbocharger.
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Transmission issues
This may mean many different things ranging from just a basic service interval notification to other more severe transmission component failures. Generally, if there is something seriously wrong, you may get a more severe warning indicating to shut the engine...
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Throttle body needs to be replaced
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is difficult to say if the vehicle is safe to drive. If the vehicle performs well enough that you can drive it short distances, then you can continue to work with it within...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
What you are describing sounds like an ignition problem or a lean fuel issue. I would start with checking items like the mass air flow sensor, O2 sensor, etc. since these types of items can affect air/fuel mixture controlling the...
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Clutch issues
You car's transmission has what are called transmission synchronizers (aka "synchros") which are small fork type components that help to move the transmission in and out of gear. Sometimes these can be worn or occasionally misaligned when the transmission has...
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Check engine light
The cause of the issue would depend on which trouble codes are stored in your vehicle. If you have a small evap leak on your vehicle I would recommend having the vacuum lines check to determine if any small cracks...
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Car won't go over 35 mph
Computer controlled engines can put the car into a “limp” mode when certain codes are set. This is usually to prevent further damage. It’s hard to say what the problem is without knowing what code is set. If the engine...
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Car will crank but not fire
Hello there, thanks for writing in. A few different faults could have happened when your 2011 Chevrolet Cruze ran over the asphalt chunk. The most common would be a failed fuel line, damaged wiring, loose connections, or fuel leak. If...
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I got a question.. can you remove the cdv on an automatic transmission, if so what are the pros and cons of the delete?
Only manual transmissions are equipped with clutch delay valves in the clutch actuating mechanism. On automatic transmission equipped vehicles such as yours, shift points, rate of engagement of the clutch and applied line pressure are all controlled electronically. To modify...
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Tire Pressure
Tire pressure is measured and set when the tire is stone cold. However, cold tire pressure tire, once set when the tire is at a specific ambient temperature, will go on to vary up and down as ambient temperature goes...
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Oil drain plug is rounded off on my 2016 Chevy cruze. Can I replace just the drain plug or the whole oil pan
There is no need to replace anything other than the drain plug and that part is sold separately. If, by chance, the internal threads in the oil pan are damaged, those can be restored. For your car, the drain plug...
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Code p0301 replaces all 4 plugs, cylinder 1 and head gasket
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0301 means that Cylinder No. 1 is misfiring but the causes of that misfiring can be very varied. The fuel injector could simply be dead or there is little cylinder compression due to a burned valve or...
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What could cause the ac off engine temp high to come on after replacing the water pump on a 2011 Chevy cruze
It sounds like you may either have a faulty thermostat that may be sticking causing the temperature fluctuation or potentially have a faulty temperature gauge inside the vehicle that may be providing inaccurate readings. The thermostat regulates the flow of...
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My 2016 Buick Encore is unpredictable. This morning, the check engine light and stability tracking light both lit. The engine wa
If the check engine light has illuminated, that means that trouble codes have been stored and a mechanic can download and evaluate them. Those trouble codes are undoubtedly linked to the problem you are having. Although some trouble codes can...
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When replacing driveshaft , do I also have to replace the cv axle ? And do I need to replace the Ball joint ?
The driveshafts (aka, "axles") on your vehicle are CV type axles. If a CV axle were replaced (there is one on each side of the car), it is replaced as a unit with both inboard and outboard CV joints already...
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Car steering is vibrating when going on high speed example 100 kmh. Replaced cars ball joint still steering wheel vibrates,
You should have the tires balanced and checked for problems with tire separation. If they are okay then have axles and suspension checked for problems like bad axle cv joints or bearings that are loose.
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Mega fuse snapped off when trying to loosen bolts. Do we need to replace the whole battery fuse box or just the broken fuse?
The mega fuse unbolts and is replaceable separately. If the common plate was bent it can potentially be straightened but if any of the segments of the plate that bolt to to the fuses are broken, you can obtain a...
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whinning/squeeling after 10 min drive
Hi Alex. Thanks for the question today. It's quite possible that the aftermarket valve cover is not sealing correctly, or when the engine gets to operating temperature, the gasket expands to create a vacuum leak. This is a common side-effect...
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Cruze 2014 LT motor oil plug is a Left Handle thread ?
Hey Carlos. The oil pan bolt is made out of aluminum for some reason and is a standard right-direction thread, however, it's very small and delicate - so it can be hard to remove. You should see a directional arrow,...

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