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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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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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I can barely make it over 20 miles per hour and the engine gets loud when accelerated
Hi there. Since the Reduced Power light can trigger for a number of different reasons, tracking down the exact cause is extremely important, if the vehicle is not properly diagnosed and repaired, the Reduced Power light will trigger again, putting...
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Hi, I have a 2012 Chevy Cruze and the headlights and DIC don't work at all. How do I fix this?
Hi Nain. It's possible that recharging the battery may have damaged an accessory electrical relay or fuse. This is common if the battery charger was not set on a trickle charge or if a jump start - or battery from...
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I have a cruze
Hi J B. Frequently when a car surges in summer, it's due to a combination of things, especially if this happens while the AC is on. When the engine is put under a load by the AC system, the car’s...
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2013 Chevy Cruze
To pinpoint and resolve the fault, the vehicle will have to be inspected. If you request a check engine light diagnostic a certified mechanic from YourMechanic would use a code scanner to retrieve the diagnostic trouble code(s) from your car's...
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Hey I wash wondering if I can put a twin turbo in my chevy cruze LT 1.4turbo
Hi Miguel. I've always believed that anything is possible with fabrication. However, fitting a dual-turbo charged system on your OEM engine would require a tremendous amount of upgrades, ranging from intake changes, exhaust, as well as internal combustion changes like...
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My wife's 2013 Chevy Sonic is making a ticking noise from the engine, does not do it every day, but when it does, shifting is a little
Hello. Most of the time on this engine the noise comes from the valve train. It is usually from the variable valve timing system and is considered normal. If the noise is getting very loud then it may have an...
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When I drive 75 miles and up on my 2011 Chevy cruze it reads transmission is hot idle the engine why ? It only haves 59,000 miles
You may have a transmission oil cooler that has gotten some fluid flow issues and not cooling the transmission properly. You should have a transmission and transmission cooler flush to see if it corrects the problem. Make sure the mechanic...
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Car is spluttering similar feeling when your car runs out of gas. Engine light is on
If the O2 sensor is going bad, this can definitely cause the symptoms you are describing. As you may know the oxygen sensors which are part of your emissions system read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate...
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I had to change the valve cover on my 2013 chevy cruz will my check engine light go off on its own or is there something I have to
Hi Savanna. When the ECU detects a fault and triggers the check engine light - or any other warning light, it stores an error code in the ECU that needs to be removed by having a professional mechanic complete a...
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I got my front tires changed when I picked it up and started to drive it it was pulling a little to left and stability trak came o
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication of a front end suspension that has fallen out of alignment. However, if you only replaced one tire, it's possible that the new tire is causing the pull. Anytime you...
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Alfaromeo giulietta engine fault code P1064
Hi there. The code you've listed is an OBD-II trouble code that the sensor has detected a fuel pressure problem. In many cases, it's due to a blockage of fuel within the primary fuel rail or the return hose. It...
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The ABS & Brake light come on randomly. It is not because of low brake fluid or a bad sensor.
Hello. Typically diagnosing a random problem like this where the warning lights come on and off can confuse a lot of mechanics who firmly believe that a component or part must be damaged to cause a light. However, in most...
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Ac blowing got, brand new 2017 Chevrolet traxx
If your vehicle is covered by a manufacturer warranty, you should avail yourself of that in order to save money. Alternatively, if more convenient, you can request an air conditioning system inspection. The responding certified mechanic will come to your...
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2012 chevy cruze 1.4 engine was making ticking/rattling noise for 3 days then shut off in the middle of the freeway and wont start
What you are describing sounds like the noise associated with a lack of proper oiling lubrication in the valve train. This may happen for a number of reasons, but could be due to a failing oil pump or plugged oil...
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2012 chevy cruze 1.4 engine was making a ticking/rattling noise for around 3 days while idling and in reverse.
What you are describing sounds like the noise associated with a lack of proper oiling lubrication in the valve train. This may happen for a number of reasons, but could be due to a failing oil pump or plugged oil...
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Battery light
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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Why does my ac turn off due to high engine temperature on my 2014 Chevrolet Cruze
Hi there. If the engine is getting hot then the computer will turn off the a/c system to protect the engine. This can be caused by an issue within the cooling system or possibly a bad sensor. The system would...

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