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Where is the heater fan blower motor relay located? 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500
Hello - the blower fan relay is located behind the glove box - small black plastic square. Make sure both fuses for the HVAC/heater are good, and have power to them (one is 10 amp, one is 30 amp). If...
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Clear oil leak
This may be related to the condensation created by the AC system. When the refrigerant is activated in your AC system, this generates an intense amount of cooling which is where your cool air comes from. As this happens, this...
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Brakes, rotors, or something else?
This is a common symptom of a wheel bearing(s) failing. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface of the rollers and the...
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Oil filter
Conventional spin on oil filters have a tightening limit, typically no more than one full turn (often less), once the gasket just touches the block mount. If you tighten past that point, the case seal could leak. If after looking...
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What would be the best type of full synthetic oil and filter to replace in my truck?
The type of oil that should be used for a specific application depends largely on the driver's driving habits, the environment in which the car is driven, the mileage on the car's engine and the limits that the engine may...
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Service park assist
Hi there. First we would have to know what the concern is; inoperative, only one sensor working, a sensor that stays on, intermittent/erratic behavior? What was going on before the event occurred? Was the truck off road, hit something, find...
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Low oil pressure light stop engine
This light will usually come on when one of two things are happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil or the oil pressure sending unit is not working properly and may be producing a faulty reading. In...
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Throttle body spacers
I have used one of these type throttle body spacers on my truck and do not notice any change in the way my vehicle runs. It is supposed to increase power and acceleration. The theory is to increase the amount...
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Service air bag and air bag light came on after i pulled horn fuse and put back in
Hi there. This may have simply been a coincidence of occurring. The airbag system will illuminate the lights when it detects a fault in the system. As this system does have the capability of detonating the airbags, I cannot stress...
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injectors only spray 3 times and quit.
Hi there. Check to see if the security system is active. The injectors will stop working if the security system is active. If so, then check there are some damaged wires to the passlock switch on the steering column. Remove...
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Sound coming from front suspension.
Hello: The issue you're describing may in fact be caused by metal-to-metal contact. Although this would be very rare for a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado with less than 50,000 miles, excessive off road use can prematurely wear out suspension components, causing...
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Ignition won't go to start
Many times the ignition switch can fail causing the key not to be able to turn properly. It is possible that when your ignition system was last serviced that faulty parts may have been installed. I would recommend having your...
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Coolant loss
Hello, the water pump gaskets can leak, with this mileage you would want to replace the coolant pump also. It would be best to have a certified mechanic look at the vehicle and determine exactly what is going on....
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Truck over heats while idling
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning...
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Gas tank implodes/ won't fill.
Your fuel tank is going into a vacuum when the engine is running. The vacuum condition is causing the fuel tank to collapse and the gas cap is supposed to let in fresh air from the outside to keep the...
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I have replace the fuel injectors and now i have a p0200 code aswell a p0300 code. What can it possibly be
Hi there: The P0200 OBD-II code indicates that the engine control module (ECM) has detected a malfunction in the fuel injector circuit. The fuel injector circuit controls the fuel injectors and commands how much fuel and when to spray the...
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Engine Hot A/C turned off message
Overheating can occur if the radiator is partially clogged or if there is a fault with the water pump and/or drive belt. There are other causes of overheating as well. If you schedule an engine overheating diagnostic with a certified...
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Loss of power once I hit 70-80 mph
Hi there. Check the fuel pump and make sure that its working. Check the fuel pressure on the fuel rail and see if there is a loss of pressure. Its common for the fuel pump in the Silverado 1500 models...
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Heating/cooling system blowing cold/warm air when it should be warm/hot air
This suggests you may have a clogged heater core. As you know, the heater core circulates warm coolant through it that is used to blow the warm air into the cab via the blower motor. The other possibility may be...
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Squeaky front wheel?
Brake pads have a metal wear indicator. If the pad with the indicator has worn down to about 1 mm, the wear indicator will rub against the rotor, which makes noise alerting you to check the condition of the brake...

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