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Something is draining battery. When I turn air conditioner on, the battery level drops. So could this be the culprit.
It sounds like you may have a bad alternator or voltage regulator that is not properly allowing the battery to charge or maintaining the charge. Turning on the AC puts an additional load on the entire system resulting in the...
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Service tire monitor system light appears. Is it ok to continue to drive
As long as the tire pressure is not, in fact, low it is safe to drive. So, just check the actual tire pressure in all 4 tires. Using a tire pressure gauge, if you do find low pressure in one...
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Grinding coming from tail shaft area of transmission while releasing the gas pedal traveling 25 miles per hour
Hi there. The grinding sound may be coming from a rear output shaft. In most cases, the transmission yoke or output shaft will wear out over time, or when the inner seal has broken. The grinding is typically due to...
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Code P0011 problems
Hi there. P0011 is the OBD-II generic code indicating the engine control module (ECM) has determined that the bank 1 intake camshaft is more advanced than what the ECM has commanded it be. This over-advanced condition could be during advancing...
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My transmission makes a clicking sound when get on the gas what could this be?
Hi there. Usually a transmission does not make a clicking sound. In most cases, when a car is in gear and you hear a clicking sound that increases as the vehicle speed increases, it could be caused by an axle,...
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At first when I stop I heard grinding noises, one day I tried to stop but my foot went straight to the floor and I couldn't becaus
You did not mention replacing the leaking component like the caliper? If you had a leak there then replace the leaking component and then bleed the brakes to see if pedal will pump up? If it still goes to floor...
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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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Traction On/Stabili trac on while driving
Hi Shan. Thanks for contacting us today. To be honest, this is a very weird issue you're describing. In most cases, however, these problems are often caused by a faulty speed or wheel sensor, that sends false data to the...
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My battery is new but when i turnover ignition no lights come on
If you just replaced the battery and still have no electrical power to anything on the vehicle I would first suggest you try and get a jump start to see if the battery you got is bad or low on...
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I was driving down the road and lost power. Stepped on the gas and the car wouldn't accelerate, but didn't rev up either. Got back home on idle.
Sounds as if the throttle pedal position sensor is not responding when stepping on the gas pedal. Try turning on the ignition key to the 'ON' position with the engine off and step on the gas pedal to the floor....
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I have changed the thermostat and temperature sensor. Bled hoses. Wasn't overheating before now it is. PLEASE help. :(
With the thermostat installed, if the coolant temperature, as measured at the sensor in the engine head/block, is in the range of 195 to 220 degrees Fahrenheit, the car is not overheating. Coolant temperature can be read off of an...
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White smoke ticking not overheating
If you have white smoke out of the exhaust and are not getting low on coolant then you may have a cylinder that is low on compression or not firing. Have the misfiring cylinder compression checked on that side of...
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What type and brand of oil should I use in my 2008Chevrolet suburban LTZ? Over 100k miles
The vehicle calls for synthetic oil that provides better protection and should be on your oil cap indicating the proper weights and the brand should not matter as long as it meets GM standards on the oil cap or in...
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E85 flex fuel sensor
The E85 sensor can give the engine computer the wrong indication of the type of fuel being used and the ignition timing will be incorrect. This can cause stalling, hesitations, rough running and other symptoms.
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False "open rear access door open" msg. And lights aren't coming on inside when rear door really does open? Can this be reset
Hi Jasmine. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, this error message is activated when there is a failure of the rear door sensor. Sometimes an exposed electrical wire that is connected to the sensor can cause this to...
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code P0102, p0300, p1515 Chevy
If these codes, and the reduced power, occurred immediately after the throttle body service, the throttle position sensor outputs should be confirmed. You may see a yellow wire from the throttle body. That wire has been reported to often develop...
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Dual auto climate control
You will need to have the blend door actuator removed and the blend door rotated manually to see if it can change the temperature on the drivers side. If it cannot then the blend door is broken inside the heater...
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I replaced my fuel pump on my 04 suburban but it still will not crank. Could this mean my new fuel pump is bad?
A bad fuel pump is only one of many reasons why a truck might not start. The way to test a fuel pump is to put a pressure gauge on the fuel rail and measure the fuel pressure and volume....

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