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Motor making strange knocking sound.
Hello, you may have something in the motor that is broken but a common knocking noise with this car is from the torque converter flex plate. A technician, such one from YourMechanic, can listen to the sound to determine where...
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Transmission fluid is leaking
Greetings. It is somewhat expected for seals to stop preventing leaks after a few years of usage. If it is the front seal as you believe it to be, the transmission will have to be dropped to replace it. There...
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Jumpstart won't start car
Hello. Your vehicle may have a failing starter. The power to the starter needs to be checked; there should be 12v at all times on the big wire, and 12v on the little wire only in the Start position. If...
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Will a gas tank from a 1998 silverado fit my 2000 chevy silverado?
The main issue to consider in this case would be the length of the bed on each truck. The 78" (short bed) is the same on model years 1998 to 2000. The same goes for the 96" (long bed). As...
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Multiple vibrations when driving truck
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. Since your vehicle is still fairly new, most faults on the car should be covered by warranty. You would have to continue to work with GM on this...
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Dim high beams; low beams only shine 60-70 feet
With this being a new 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, if the mileage is still low enough to be under the manufacturer's warranty you may want to have the dealership look at it to make sure there is not an issue...
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Key and ignition switch fall out of steering column
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your Chevrolet Silverado 2500. GM has had major ignition switch issues over the last several years, many of which ended up being recalled. You should probably call GM customer service and open a...
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Severe damage to rim impacting brake system
Wow, a rim failure like that can be a scary issue. It is recommended that you call GM customer service and file a report with them since your car is still most likely under warranty. They may send a rep...
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Transmission fluid change necessary?
Your transmission fluid should be changed as recommended by the manufacturer. Look in your owners manual to see what mileage you should change the fluid. Most manufacturer's say about 60,000 miles for most vehicles. Some newer vehicles do not have...
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No spark, no fuel pump until I jump the starter switch.
The PCM is actually what commands the starter to turn over on this truck, so it is possible that this could be a computer issue. Do you have a check engine light on? If so, have you downloaded any codes?...
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Won't shift out of park 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
Some vehicles have hidden shift lock solenoids. These are particularly on the vehicles that have a column shifter. It is possible that the steering column trim will have to be removed in order to access it. I would recommend having...
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Check engine
Hi there. What was the stored code? The freeze frame data? Current data? What were the diagnostic steps taken to determine that the intake manifold gasket has failed? Questions like this is what I ask myself when a diagnosis is...
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ABS, Rough shifting
Hello. The only speed sensor located in the rear of the vehicle will be located in the differential housing. This may be the sensor that requires attention. If our transmission is experiencing shifting problems in first gear, and your speedometer...
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Transmission swap - 1999 Chevrolet Silverado
My research indicates that only the Allison 1000 transmission had 5 speeds offered in that model year truck. If the Allison 1000 for your 4L60E is what you're considering, the benefit is likely small (more intermediate speeds, yes), for the...
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Intermittent starting issues (takes a couple of cranks to start) & throttle surge
Hi there. From the description you have provided of your vehicle's starting trouble and throttle surge, it looks like you have already tried replacing many parts on the car.Replacing parts without a diagnosis can be expensive and time consuming without...
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Luke warm heat from heater
This may be a thermostat issue where the thermostat is not closing at the right temperatures resulting in the coolant running continuously throughout the motor which does not allow the engine to reach normal operating temperature. As you may know,...

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