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2001 Chevy Silverado changed transmission fluid and filter now it will shift but won't move even in neutral
Hey Jack. Thanks for contacting us today. It's quite possible that the root issue is something very simple, like a shift solenoid not correctly attached or installed. It's also possible if the fluid was flushed, that a few inner seals...
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Charging system
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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cylinder 7 misfire
It is possible there is low compression in the misfiring cylinder due to a fault with the rings or valves in that cylinder. Another possible cause of this is a faulty fuel injector in that cylinder. Whatever the underlying fault...
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Traction control system
It sounds like you may have a problem with the traction control system in the vehicle. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done...
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How do I get my communication back with my ECU on my 08 Silverado 4.3 -U0100 code after I installed new ignition starter switch
Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. Be sure the keys are...
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My truck showed no traction and steering wheel locked, and it wont start now just makes a clicking sound
With a fully charged battery in good condition, and the immobilizer (security) system off (check to be sure the immobilizer is not active, inasmuch as you disconnected the battery), if the starter motor does not operate at that point, there...
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Engine light on,steering wheel locked ,engine turn but truck don't start
Inasmuch as the check engine light is on, trouble codes have been stored. Those trouble codes may be related to the no start condition and so the first thing to do is download the codes. If you desire, you can...
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WHILE DRIVING, my brakes tighten against the rotors (not barely rubbing) but enough to prevent me from going more than 60 mph. doe
Hi Mike. Thanks for reaching out today. In most situations, a problem like this is caused by one of two things; either the brake master cylinder is malfunctioning (which is causing fluid to be applied to the brake caliper and...
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My AC is messing up after heavy hauling.
It would be difficult to say for sure that the compressor is the issue without having it inspected by a qualified professional first. I would recommend asking to mechanic you are taking the vehicle to to give the AC system...
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new rotors, calipers, master cyl , hoses and pads. brakes still engage on their own while driving
You will need to lift truck to see of any of the wheels brakes are locking up? If you find the front brakes are locking up then crack loose one line at a time at the master cylinder to see...
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I have a 2011 silverado i cant put gas into the tank and tve fuel gauge is reading full with an empty tank
Hi Chris. Thanks for contacting us today. Although the Charcoal EVAP canister is a critical component of the EVAP system, there are other parts, such as the purge valve solenoid or perhaps the filler neck itself that could be the...
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chevy silverado 1500 is slow in 1st gear but runs fine in reverse
The transmission has different clutch packs for different gears inside the transmission and you most likely have worn forward clutch packs. I would recommend having the transmission pressures checked and computer codes checked and also fluid checked for burned smell...
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I have a 2000 Silverado 2wd 1500 old tranny was flooded due to a bad radiator picked up a another 4l60e from a 4.3 motor I have a5
Hi Gary. Thanks for contacting us today. If you are using the old converter from the previous transmission, it's likely that is the source of your problem. However, there could be issues with shift solenoids or other electrical components -...
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I have a 2000 Silverado and it's making a clanking noise somewhere in the front. If i go over 40 you can't here it anymore but whe
Hi Ramiro. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, an inconsistent clunking sound like you are describing is caused by worn out bushings on steering stabilizer bars or other suspension / steering components. It's also possible that ball joints...
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Front Brakes sticking have had master cyclinder replace. Booster. Brake pedal. Button etc
Hi Jacob. Thanks for the question today. The brakes dragging could be from several causes. Most of the time, major brake components, such as the booster or master cylinder could have not been adjusted properly when installed. It is also...
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Hi. I have a 2011 chevy Silverado 1500 4.8. I clean the throttle body install without removing it or disconnecting anything. Now w
Hi Cesar. It depends on what you used to clean the throttle body. If you used seafoam or other products like that, it's likely that some "gunk" is stuck in the throttle body. However, it more likely that a vacuum...
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My 2007 SILVERADO won't start I haven't turned it on in 3 months I just put a new battery right now because the one it had didn't
Hi Maria. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When a car sits for a few months, several electrical components can become corroded, loose or damaged if not frequently used. If you turn the key and you're not getting any power to...
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Engine swapping a Silverado
Hey Shawn. Thanks for the question tonight. No doubt, that would LOOK and sound pretty mean. The question I would ask is - do you have the money and (no disrespect) the fabrication talent to pull it off correct? A...
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Check engine light came on and oil gauge at 0. But digital dash reading shows 58% life remaining. Oil level is good. Bad sensor?
Hi Megan. Thanks for contacting us today. If the check engine light has come on, this could indicate an oil pump failure, or oil sensor issue. In order to correctly diagnose the root issue, an on-site inspection would be required....

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