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Misfire cylinder 1
Hi There, A misfire can be caused by many different things other than faulty spark plugs and can develop for a variety of reasons. Generally a misfire will fall into one or both of two categories: Fuel and/or spark. Spark...
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Vehicle wont start
The fuel system pressure should be checked to see if it is within specifications to start the vehicle and open the injectors. If the pressure is too low or no pressure then check the fuel pump connector and if it...
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2007 suburban.....stalling or cutting back when driving especially on inclines
There are many things that may cause the engine to stall or lose power, however this may be a sign of a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to...
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Should the right front axle shaft pop out with the CV shaft still in place on an 02 suburban 1500?
Hi there. There could be either the bolts are loose from the CV Shaft to the axle shaft, or the C-lock inside the front differential has broken allowing the axle shaft to move in and out of the axle housing....
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My 2004 suburban has D 3 2 1 what should I drive in D or 3
The computer controlled automatic transmissions in today's vehicles are designed to be completely intuitive. You will not gain any performance advantage, or gain in fuel economy, by driving around town with the shifter in the 3 setting. For the best...
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It was running fine. I killed it a stop it set for about an hour, then it wouldn't start. It does start but sputtering, but won't stay running.
Hi there. Sounds like the fuel pump is not failing and causing the engine to starve for fuel and causing the engine to sputter after sitting for a little time. Check the fuel pump relay and see if its getting...
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Mirror replacement
Hi Ann. That is a good question. However, we cannot guarantee a proper fit of a mirror that was not specified for the vehicle. Your best bet would be to check with the dealer to see if that mirror will...
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Air not flowing out of front vents.
If the blower motor is not turning, the cause is identified during a failed heater diagnostic. Blower motors failures are due to faults in the wiring, fuse, relay, control switch, resistor block, if so equipped, and of course the blower...
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Gear shift very hard to move
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle's shifter uses cables and linkage to communicate what gear it is in. If it is difficult to move, there is likely a mechanical error with these cables. This would also explain why...
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My truck won't fully turn on
It sounds like you may have a fuel supply issue preventing the engine from running completely on it's own when you start it. In the case of a fuel delivery problem, this may be related to low fuel pressure, faulty...
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I just started noticing a rubbing noise anytime I make a right turn. Even the slightest bit turn to the right it makes that sound.
Hi there. In most cases, this type of noise is a common sign of a bad or worn wheel bearing. When wheel bearings wear out or become damaged due to dirt or debris or lack of proper amount of grease,...
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When I turn on my headlights all my interior lights turn off like dash lights stereo and door buttons
The interior illumination through the head light dimmer control should be checked that the dimmer is turned to its brightest setting when the lights are on. If so then the light switch power supply for dimmer control needs replaced. If...
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It won't crank at all. Changed the throttle sensor, pedal accelerator, starter, and ignition switch. what is going on with it? 2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
Hi there - first thing to check is what problem codes are set, regardless whether the Check Engine light is set or not. Most auto parts stores will do this for you for free on a time-available basis. Next thing...
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My gas gauge has gone out. I was just trying to get an estimate of how much it could could to get it fixed
Hi there. The fuel level sensor receives a steady voltage input, and as the level changes the voltage output of the fuel level sensor change. The fuel gauge in the dash receives this signal and the gauge in the dash...
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Code C342D
Hi there. Either the throttle position sensor (TPS) or the idle air control valve (IAC) is not working. Check the wiring to the TPS sensor and the IAC valve and see if they are plugged in and if there is...
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suburban wont start
Diagnostic trouble codes cannot be used to condemn parts, period. An oxygen sensor could be brand new, right out of the box and installed in the vehicle, but if the vehicle wiring in the circuit is defective, a code "implicating"...
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My 2004 Chevrolet Suburban rpm's rises when I hit acceleration. What could be the problem?
It sounds like your transmission may be low on fluid or be failing. Assuming your Suburban has an automatic transmission, this may be related to the transmission control module or potentially suggest a failing torque converter which is what houses...
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Air bag right is on
Some of the 2007 Suburban's are included in the Takata air bag recall campaign. You can find out if your car is affected by the Takata recall by inputting your VIN number at the NHTSA website. If the air bag...
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Airbag light is on, traction control light is on, and the check engine light is on.
The best thing to do is check the check engine light with a scanner and see what code could be stored. This will give you a starting place for diagnostics with your vehicle since three different lights are on. If...
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Oil Leak
Hi there. In order to repair an oil leak, it has to first be identified. It can be as minor as a small oil line that needs replacing or a major issue such as a broken oil seal or gasket....

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