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I need to know where timing marks are for 2013 cruze lt 1.4
Hi there. If you are completing this job for the first time, it's probably a good idea to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. This will give you step-by-step instructions, including providing you with illustration...
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Can a single issue cause P2076 and P0420 error codes
Code P2076 relates to the intake manifold tuning valve which is a valve that controls the flow of air into the intake as it is mixed with fuel. When this code is triggered, it generally indicates that the valve is...
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I have a 2012 chevy cruze my and I have a code that popped up p0171 for system lean bank 1 what could it ?
A number of things may cause code P0171 to be triggered. As the code indicates, this means there is a lean fuel condition which may be caused by a lack of fuel supply or in some cases, a vacuum leak....
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2016 Chevy Problem
Hi there. It really depends on the location of the noise that would pinpoint it's source or cause. If the noise is coming from the general engine compartment, it is possible you have a belt that is worn out or...
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I have p2076 and p0420 error codes
Hi there. The P2076 OBD-II trouble code relates to the intake manifold tuning valve which is a valve that controls the flow of air into the intake as it is mixed with fuel. When this code is triggered, it generally...
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air conditioner started making loud screeching noise and started only blowing hot air, then the noise stopped but still only blows
The noise is possibly from a failed compressor clutch or the compressor itself is faulty. Another possibility is the pulley bearing on the front of the compressor has failed. The issue should be fairly evident to the inspecting mechanic after...
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2012 Sonic on Startup sounds like grinding metal against metal coming from Turbo area
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a starter gear that is hanging on and sticking to the flywheel after releasing the key. When the starter is activated by the starter solenoid, a small gear comes out and engages...
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Hey Chris what direction is the radiator cooling fan Supposed to blow? Towards the engine or towards the radiator ? It is a 201
The fan should blow air toward the engine (i.e., same direction as the air flow when the vehicle is in motion). If the fan is not OEM, the air volume may be off and the electrical characteristics could be different....
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Dose a chevy cruze thermostat open with the sensor ontop of the houseing or is it suppose to open just with hot water at 200degree
Hi there. Actually, on modern cars, the thermostat is opened through the interaction of both the sensor and the actual temperature reading on the thermostat. Both components relay information to the ECU which activates control of the thermostat. This is...
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Can i use gm part 55591002 for both sensors?
Hi there. Sometimes the material of the contact on a sensor can produce a false reading or not correctly connect to the electrical harness; so if your trying to test the sensor to see if it works, and the OEM...
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I changed my map sensor and my car is still idling rough and stalls at a stop light. The acceleration is better and the engine lig
Hi there. Sometimes a problem with a MAP sensor is masking other issues that might have existed the entire time. In most cases, when a car is slow to accelerate, it is caused by clogged fuel injectors, dirty throttle body...
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when looking at the car with hood up where is the downstream O2 located left or right side of the car
The downstream oxygen sensor is screwed into a "bung" on the rear of the catalytic converter assembly beneath the vehicle. The sensor should be readily visible as it will have wiring connected to it. The sensor should not be removed...
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Can a blown head gasket cause a map controlled thermostat not to open?
Hi there. Although a blown head gasket can cause multiple systems to fail throughout the vehicle, is less than likely that it would impact the operation of the thermostat on the radiator. However, it is quite possible that when the...
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My housing holes on my 2013 chevy Cruze bust and overheated now it will not start
Anytime an engine is overheated then you may damage internal engine components. Since you state the engine is seized then you may have blown a head gasket and one of the cylinders are full of coolant causing the engine to...
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when car is running, squeaking is coming from the right side of the car when idle
A quick diagnostic can be performed by simply taking all of the belt driven accessories out of the picture by disconnecting the drive belt(s) and then very briefly running the engine. If the sound disappears, the faulty component is then...
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Car won't turn on without jump, new battery, checked alternator, when on make a loud ticking noise
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
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I replaced my serpentine belt on a 2013 chevy sonic. But it must be rubbing on something because it scraped the inside edge
The first thing to do is verify that you have the correct belt (part number) installed. If the belt is the correct one specified for your vehicle, the principal cause of what you describe are pulleys and/or rotating elements (harmonic...
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Can I use 5W20 oil instead of 5W40
The quick answer is no you should not use 5w20 when 5w40 is recommended by manufacturer. The thinner oil may not lubricate the internal engine as designed. The turbo also needs synthetic oils to withstand the heat of the turbo....
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Check engine light, p0171 and p015B codes, what would be a sign of PCV damage vs. O2 sensor damage?
Hi there. The P0171 code means that, on the first bank of the engine, the fuel system is running weak or a vacuum leak exists near this side of the engine. A lean condition occurs when the engine either receives...

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