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Car died at red light and wont start after replacing timing belt and spark plugs in 2006 kia rio.
Hi Kelly. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm a bit confused by some of the statements in your question. I'm curious how the replacement spark plugs were worse than the old ones? Did you install used spark plugs? If so,...
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Hi, I have a 1995 Suzuki Sidekick 2WD 1.6L 8V TBI SOHC 4cy It is completely out of time. I would appreciate information on: 1. Ho
Hi Leo. Thanks for the question tonight. The only way for us to help you with this would be to attach the instructions noted in the service and repair manual for the 1995 Suzuki Sidekick. Unfortunately, since we're unable to...
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How to fix code p2096/fuel trim system too lean bank 1 in a 2012 Kia soul?
P2096 will set if the air fuel ratio in the engine is off. In your circumstance, the short and long term fuel trim values should be read and evaluated using a real time scan tool as that will help narrow...
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I am having an issue with a 2011 Aveo where it loses power accelerating and braking/slowing down. The hard part is this is really
The possible causes of this intermittent loss of power include a faulty oxygen sensor, weak fuel pump and/or clogged filter, vacuum leaks, ignition system malfunctions, bad valve timing if the timing belt or chain is worn or skipped, blocked exhaust...
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rack & pinion broke on my right passenger tire. what should i do to get it fixed?
Hi Jalil. Thanks for contacting us today. It's very difficult to tell you exactly what service will resolve your problem without completing an inspection ourselves first. If the rack and pinion have been damaged due to an accident or hitting...
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Car won’t start, battery is good. Head lights in dash won’t come on. Radio comes on. Can’t lock doors.
The only way to rule out the battery as a cause, or contributing factor, is to perform a load test on the battery. If a battery has internal defects, even if fully "charged" it may not be able to supply...
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Window stuck down
Hi. Have a technician, experienced in electrical repair, inspect window system for proper operation and current draw, as well as binding in the window regulator assembly or window track. In the case of the damaged wiring, you may want to...
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Why is my car overheating?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. The cooling fan in your car is electric. It is triggered by a relay and temperature sensor. If equipped with air conditioning, turn it on and see if the...
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Why do my car shut off when I stop
The first and easiest thing to do is to check for air leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without going through the air mass meter will lean out the fuel mixture and affect the idle. Inspect the rubber...
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Where is the purge valve location
The purge valve on this engine is located in the center of the intake manifold connected to the engine harness. The one vacuum line goes to the throttle body and the other to fuel tank vapor line to the charcoal...
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what is the firing order
The firing order for your 2005 Chevrolet Aveo is 1-3-4-2.
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Transmission problem?
This may be 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 car's computer activates a transmission...
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Transmission died
When a transmission fails, the vehicle will seem as though it is in neutral. Sometimes if you rev the engine high it might move slowly. If this is the case of if the vehicle does not move at all, yes...
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Transmission
Hello there, The Chevy Aveo most certainly does come with a 4 speed automatic transmission. The 5th gear you may be feeling is the overdrive function of the 4th gear. 18 mpg seems quite low for this size of vehicle...
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Transmission
Hey there. I would first recommend checking the transmission fluid to be sure it has the proper amount of fluid in it. Low transmission fluid can definitely cause slipping. Also, check to be sure there are no Check Engine Lights...
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Timing off in vehicle
In the interest of your safety, I would avoid driving your car. According to Chevrolet, the motor in that particular car is an interference engine. This means that, if the timing is off, the valves can make contact with the...
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ticking noise what is it?
The ticking noise from the engine may be from a solenoid that starts to come on after you start to accelerate, like an EGR valve solenoid. If the noise is from the exhaust, then you may have a leak in...
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Tick noise
It is possible that this could be normal depending on how severe the noise is. I would recommend taking the vehicle back to the place that you bought it and explain the situation to them. If there is an issue...
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the engine is cranking but not starting
Hi there. If your troubles instantly occurred; meaning your were driving just fine, then the engine shut down and no longer starts, it's likely that you damaged an ignition or electrical system component. Although the distributor or cap and internal...
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Temperature gauge not working?
You would need to check the temperature sender unit to see if it got coolant in the connector or wire got shorted somehow. Disconnect the sensor and see if the gauge acts differently. If it does then replace the sensor...

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