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car keys getting hung up in the ignition
You cannot buy regular keys and key cylinders to replace the code key set you have now. You can check to see if you can purchase the code key ignition set aftermarket, but I would only recommend the dealer part....
AC compressor drains the headlights and coolant indicator, check engine light is on
You need to check the engine block grounds on the left and right side of the engine block. Follow the neg. cable down to the engine and make sure it is very tight. Another ground is on the radiator support...
The remote or the inside unlock button will not lock or unlock doors
The door lock actuators that lock and unlock your doors can become weak and won't have quite enough power to fully move the lock mechanism inside your door. This can happen for a couple of reasons. The individual actuator is...
Why does my truck have gas pouring out near the tank when started up?
Good question. I will go through a few steps with you to try to save you a little money and hopefully find the problem. Get under your truck near the fuel tank. Look for the lines that are...
No power at all
Check the voltage at the battery terminals for 12 volts at rest. While cranking the voltage shouldn't drop very much, about 10 volts. Jump the vehicle and observe the voltage while it's running. If the voltage isn't above 13.5 volts,...
what would cause my transmission oil pan to fail and expell the entire contents of oil?
The only way something like this can happen is for the pan to get damaged or the front input seal to blow out, causing it to pump out all the fluid through the bell housing. If you'd like to have...
A/C only blows occasionally and only on high
Hi there. You have more than one problem with the A/C blower and blend door controls on the vehicle. The blower motor is bad and most likely burned out the blower resistor from drawing too many amps. Have the blower...
Starter turns over whenever I shift over Park or Neutral, intermittent problem.
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. There is only one power source that can engage the starter relay and that would be the ignition switch. The ignition switch should not be able to stay...
Master window lock feature quit working.
Hey there. The power window lock out is controlled by the drivers door window switch. The signal for the lock goes through the body control module (BCM) to signal the other windows switches to let the windows open or not....
Truck still has no power at all
This sounds like some kind of an electrical short somewhere or potentially a faulty alternator. If there are any check engine lights on I would suggest having the truck diagnosed with a scanning tool which would reveal any fault codes....
Truck keeps cutting out when driving - 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
Hello there, many different faults could cause your 2001 Chevrolet Silverado to cut out and die while running. The most common would be an alternator, battery, wiring harness fault, fuel pump, battery cable, vacuum leak, spark plugs, or a coil....
Why does my injector keep leaking?
Hello. If the rubber O-ring keeps burning off then it may be possible that the engine is running too hot. I would check to see if any heat shields or similar components are out of place, or if the engine...
Loss of power
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would start with checking things such as the O2 sensor and mass airflow sensor. You should have a check engine light on which should have registered some fault codes in the computer indicating parts...
Vehicle is starting to overheat at idle.
There is a technical bulletin TSB 04-06-02-006A that covers the issue you are getting. It states that the cooling fan clutch will disengage at lower rpm's of the engine and will allow the engine to overheat. You should replace the...
Engine misfire, P0300 code
It is not the color of the spark plug that determines its condition - it is the appearance of the electrode on the spark plug. If one of your ignition coils has gone bad before and it was the only...
My dash lights don't come on but all other lights knobs etc do
Hello there, a few different faults could cause your 2004 Chevrolet Silverado to have dash lights that do not illuminate. Given than the fault is interment it sounds like an electrical issue. The most common would be a failed dash...
Is a pitman arm considered a comment of a steering gear assembly?
Hello, the pitman arm is attached to the steering gear but is not part of the steering gear assembly. This part would not be covered unless it was replaced when the steering gear was replaced. You could look at the...
Climate control no mode function?
Hello, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. From what you describe it appears that your vehicle is experiencing some sort of electrical issue. It may be possible that the some sort of wiring problem has occurred, or...
The bushing in the extension housing spins out. I have new extension housing, yoke, drive shaft, and u joints.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, your vehicle's extension housing bushing repeatedly spinning out, something is being overlooked. Replacing all the components, without determining the cause, is not working. My thought is, look into the pinion angle of...
The ABS light is staying on. The heater/ a.c, cruise control and remote start are locked. What is the problem?
Check the ABS codes for any possible indications of what is going on. Most often, the ABS light comes on when the wheel sensors are dirty. Check all of the wheel sensors for wear and clean them. The...

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