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Cross-threaded bolt 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Hi - more than likely the threads on the steering hydraulic lines are damaged, not those in the steering rack. However, you will need to remove the fluid lines and examine them, and the steering rack ports both, very carefully....
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Left tire rattles, bar behind wheel is broken.
The broken bar may be the rear sway bar link arm has broken and may cause the vehicle to become unstable. I recommend limited driving until a mechanic like one from YourMechanic fixes the problem and inspects it for safety...
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When i start my 95 monte 6carlo at 15F it revs at just over 2k, its climb and has made it up to 3.1 before i put it in gear help?
Hello. Thank you for writing in. All vehicles need a higher RPM when cold. The engine needs more fuel and advanced spark timing. The computer monitors all of this with various sesnors. Due to yours being higher than usual, you...
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wont start
Hello. Thank you for writing in. There is no way of telling what the issue is without doing some further testing. The vehicle is starting but stalling out, so we know the battery and the starter are not to blame....
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Car overheating/fluctuating on temperature.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several other components that can cause a malfunction with the cooling system. You are in the right realm of thinking however, and there is likely a bad circulation of coolant or air...
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floodimg on passenger floor after rain
Hello. Depending on where the leak is coming from will determine who is best served to complete these repairs. If you have an AC system or cooling system component that is leaking, one of our mobile mechanics can complete an...
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Steering to the left is fairly difficult when car is stationary.
Hi there. This is a very difficult thing to diagnose without being there to complete a steering wheel is hard to turn inspection. However, a few things you'll want to check is the power steering pump, steering rack and gear...
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Engine Swap Labor Cost Estimate
Hi there. Unfortunately, due to the complexity of this type of work, and the importance of using a shop to complete this task, it's not a service our mobile mechanics offer. You should contact a local speed shop or engine...
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How much is a starter for 1999 Monte Carlo
Hello - there a number of possibilities for a "no start" condition: dead or weak battery, ignition switch, starter solenoid or motor. I would recommend a starting system inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who...
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Parasitic draw 1983 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Hello - if the meter reading you included is .55-.56 amps (continuously), YES, that is a large parasitic load, and confirms why your battery is going flat quickly. This problem can be diagnosed by connecting an ammeter to the positive...
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Having problem starting
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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05 Monty Carlo problem is hesitate and surgery between 45 to55mph. It is the throttle body sensor. It has 14400.00 miles replace
There are quite a few possibilities that a mechanic would consider in diagnosing an engine hesitation issue. The most efficient thing is do is schedule a hesitation diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will simply go through a diagnostic "decision...
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Car shuts down quite often?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or faulty idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it comes into the motor. This is controlled by the car's ECM which uses...
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Car will not start
Hi there: It's possible that you have a damaged fuel pump, fuel pump relay or obstruction in the fuel delivery system that is causing the no starting issue for your 1999 Monte Carlo. However, it could also be an issue...
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Car won't start when it's cold
Anytime a vehicle will not start or crank when there are weather extreme changes then it is going to most likely be an electrical connection causing the problem. It would be recommended to have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic...
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Car will not crank when warm.
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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Check engine light, EGR.
Hi. The next step to take with this issue is to clean out the passages that EGR valve sits on top of. These passages get clogged up with carbon and causes the EGR valve to look bad to the computer...
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Battery died and was jumped, but will not stay running
You may have a couple of different issues going on here. This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. If the battery is weak but able to hold a charge, when starting...
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Replaced gaskets light back on
If you have replaced intake manifold gaskets and the check engine light has returned, I can think of a couple of possible causes. One possibility is that the replacement of the intake manifold gaskets was not carried out according to...
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Engine knock is loud
Engine knocking noise can be due to low oil pressure and bearings inside the engine are worn or not getting the proper lubrication. I would recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic listen to the noise and check oil...

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