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How do i get my horn to chirp when locking my 2001 chevy silvardo when it has a after market key less entry??
Alarm installations is not something we really touch on so I apologize for that, but let me offer a few suggestions. If the system has the horn-chirp feature but it is not working, try contacting the manufacturer to determine if...
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Throttle body
Hi There, Assuming you removed all of the towel from the throttle body, this may be as simple as performing a throttle body relearn process. As you may know, after cleaning the throttle body your car needs to go through...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Shows many symptoms of failed crank position sensor. Has misfire for a while. Didn't like it's idle
Hi there. It's possible that your issue is either a loose crankshaft position sensor electrical harness or the sensor itself is faulty. However, this could also be due to fuel system components being clogged with debris or other problems, so...
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A fuel line plug came out of the intake manifold will it be ok to get new seals and put it back , or should more be done.
Hi there. I've honestly never seen a metal plug come out of the fuel rail on a Chevrolet V-6 engine, so I'm not quite certain as to which component this might be that is leaking. There are a few idle...
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1- Jerk at highway speeds and coolant guage goes crazy when this happens. 2-Truck starts accelerating randomly when idleing.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a couple of different issues. The jerking reaction and random acceleration problem is likely related to a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake...
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Starts by itself
Hi There, If the truck has a remote start option on it, you will want to check there first as this is a known problem with remote starting accessories. If not, this is likely an issue with the ignition switch...
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While driving on freeway truck goes into a limp mode, and the check engine light, abs light, parking break light, service brake
It is possible that you could be having an issue with your powertrain control module. This is somewhat of a common problem on many GM vehicles. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by the dealership to determine if the...
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Truck has a slight shake at idle in park or in drive at a stoplight
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having an issue with one of its three main components: air, fuel, and spark. Most vibrations and shaking come from a misfire of some kind. You will want to check...
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I've changed valve seals and all gaskets I'm getting gray smoke from tailpipe in 2000 Silverado
Gray smoke suggests burning oil but you can use a scan tool to look at fuel trims and see if perhaps rich operation is contributing to the problem as well. With regard to replacing the seals, if the valve guides...
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Why do i keep getting the po300 code after replacin plugs,wire,coil packs and cleaning throttle body. i have checked fuel pressure
P0300 signifies that there are random misfires. Consequently, there is usually a "global" cause and there are quite a few such causes including: fuel injectors that are defective, EGR valves or tubes that are clogged, ignition timing that is off,...
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I want bigger tires with stock suspension but dont know which is best.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Keep in mind suspension modification can wear your CV joints and other components prematurely. 285's are hard to make fit on your vehicle without getting excessive tire rubbing. Even with the modification to the...
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My 2006 chevy crew cab rear passenger window will not go up. I don't think it is the motor. It seems to come off the channel.
Hi There, This is usually a problem with the power window motor, the regulator or the fuse unless the window has come off of the track. It is very difficult for the window to come off the track unless the...
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bad o2 sensors
Diagnostic Trouble Codes can never be used to "directly" condemn parts. In the case of an oxygen sensor, the oxygen sensor output must be evaluated on a scope to determine if the sensor itself is bad or if you perhaps...
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Oxygen sensor
Hi There, As you may know, code P0430 relates to the catalytic converter not performing as it should. When the catalytic converter internals deteriorate, it is usually a result of the engine running too rich resulting in the exhaust gases...
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I'm ready to buy a 2004 Chevy Silverado but chk engine light shows Knock Sensor. Also Oil Pan Leak, Fr Axle Seals Leak. Buy? Cost?
Hello Mike. You have found yourself in a position where there is a lot to consider, and the choice is going to come down to how much risk you are willing to take with this truck. Starting with the knock...
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My truck keeps havi,g reduced engine power and saying service stability track,and traction control off. What could this be
You may have problem with the transmission or throttle control and will need to have the computer tested for fault codes that will point to the possible fault and lead to further testing to pinpoint the cause. You may have...
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What parts would I need to fix brake fluid leaking from my front front inside wheel?
Hello, thank you for writing in. While replacing the brake pads and rotors is standard service after they wear down, they would not cause a fluid leak. You likely have two separate brake system issues happening at the same time....
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Truck would not start this morning. 2011 Chevy Silverado. would not crank and service traction control came on. Help!
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the starter is not attempting to engage and turn over the engine, then you are likely not getting enough power to the starter due to a dead battery. You should try jump-starting the...
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2000 chevy Silverado code p0307
Hi There, A misfire may definitely be caused by many different things, however since you have addressed the majority of the usual issues that cause this, the next likely issue would in fact be a fuel injector that may be...
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DTC codes P0000, P0001, P0010,and P0020.. Ca. smog coming this month. Not the simplest of repairs if the problems are as Ive seen
Hi there. First and foremost, I wouldn't trust the aftermarket power programmer to provide you with accurate OBD-II trouble codes. Those are stored in the ECU of your Chevrolet truck and should be downloaded by a professional digital scanner. The...

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