1. Home
  2. Advice
  3. Tags
  4. Monte Carlo

Showing articles & questions for topic
Monte Carlo

Related questions

Question
Mixing red coolant with green coolant
Hi Justin. Thanks for contacting us today. It's not recommended to mix red and green coolant, as the two different coolant mixtures have different maximum heat 'boiling points'. As coolant heats up, it expands. If it's not properly mixed with...
Question
How to seal an oil leak on a chevy 350?
This hole is specifically designed to be in that location and is for the oil pan dipstick. This is used to check the oil. I would suggest going to your local parts store and purchasing the correct dipstick for your...
Question
I'm putting in a police interceptor motor from a Impala to a 2005 Monte Carlo but it has fly by wire
Prior to doing this work, you should confirm that the "new" vehicle configuration is certifiable insofar as Federal emissions law, that is if you intend to register the vehicle. Please see the relevant Federal EPA Engine Swap Guidance Document. California,...
Question
After an Auto shop repaired my 2002 monte carlo ls 3.4L exaust manifold gasket and a tune up, ever since car hasnt been running?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately your situation is going to require a second mechanic to inspect the vehicle. The biggest issue concerns the "tune up", as we do not know exactly what they did during that process. Tune...
Question
What is the average cost for a valve and piston rod replacement job. I thought it was the lifter but now they say its valve.
The cost depends on the amount of damage and is quite literally impossible to even guess at without physically removing the parts and determing exactly what parts have to be replaced. It is not just a simple matter of taking...
Question
2001 Monte Carlo 3.4L overheating. Does not blow warm air.
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. After the radiator was replaced the coolant system should have been pressure tested to make sure there are no more leaks present. If there are no more leaks present the coolant system...
Question
Humming noise on left turn or curve but goes away on right turn or curve.
In all probability, a wheel bearing on the right side of your car is faulty, probably the front right wheel bearing. The reason that the bearing noise goes away on right turns (or curves) is during that maneuver the weight...
Question
My engine rattles and klinks loudly and when I drive it won't go over 20 mph , i don't know what to do, some one help me
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The first thing we need to do is identify the cause of the noise. Rattling is usually related to a broken timing chain, a drive belt or pulley issue, or more serious issue...
Question
Alternator wire burnt
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...
Question
1997 chevy monte carlo after new battery car wont start
A no start condition after a battery replacement can be caused by the theft system or the computer or ignition module may have been damaged during the process of the battery going bad or jump starting. I recommend having the...
Question
When I try to run the heater my thermostat gets stuck on C and my car reacts like it is overheating.Sometimes draining the coolant
You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that generates the...
Question
A piece of grommet fell into the intake manifold.
This grommet is on the valve cover if I remember correctly and typically a small piece of material falling in would not be a big deal. It is best not to start the engine and attempt to have the piece...
Question
Egr valve insufficient flow
Insufficient EGR flow is probably not the cause of the rough or low idle and thus is just a coincidental fault. You should repair it and perhaps first, just to be absolutely sure, but rough idle is more likely due...
Question
Car cranking but won't start also battery keeps dying
If the engine cranks at adequate RPM, be sure there is adequate fuel in the fuel tank and that the fuel is not old. Download any OBD-II trouble codes that have been stored and examine those codes for diagnostic clues....
Question
Are Monte Carlo 2004 - 2007 parts hard to find?
You should not have many problems finding replacement parts for this car. It will depend on the parts needed and supply and demand as with any car part. If you are more specific on the part you are looking for...
Question
My car is pouring transmission fluid out by the starter. Is that the front transmission seal? 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Hi there - the leak you describe could certainly be caused by the transmission input shaft seal. It's also possible that one of the transmission fluid lines to the radiator has failed, or one of the fluid couplings is leaking...
Question
Q: Temperature sensor
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty coolant temperature sensor which may be providing a false reading to the temperature gauge. When the car is cold, it relies heavily on the engine coolant temperature sensor. If the...
Question
Died while driving.Crank no start got fire got fuel rpm registering air coming out of exhaust when cranking what else can I check
You may have a bad camshaft or crankshaft sensor and not getting injector pulse. Have the computer scanned for codes to one of these sensors and also check fuel pressure with a test gauge to make sure you have proper...
Question
What is the correct procedure for tightening the belt tensioner on a 2001 Chevy Monte Carlo? We put the new belt on.
The belt tensioner on your vehicle should have an automatic tensioner, however, some models have the manual tensioner. Tighten the tensioner to where the belt is tight but loose in the middle length area as about the width of the...
Question
I was driving my 75 monte hit a bump an a lil later car didnt want to move when i came to a stop i tryed in rev n it goes fine jus
Hi there. This is very difficult to pinpoint the source of your problem without completing an onsite inspection. In general however, it is possible that when you hit the bump that the transmission linkage may have been twisted or slightly...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question