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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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My dashboard in a 2002 suburban is not working
Hi There, This may be related to a short, a faulty gauge cluster or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator. The instrument voltage regulator regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not...
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The steering wheel of suburban wont turn at all but car still starts, what's the problem?
Hi There, It sounds like your steering lock may be engaged inadvertently causing your steering wheel to lock unintentionally. You may also have a damaged steering shaft that could be hung up causing it to not allow the steering wheel...
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LIfter Trouble
Hi there. The valve lifters are components within the cylinder heads that help to open and close intake and exhaust valves. In order to replace the valve lifters on the engine it requires removing the intake manifold and cylinder heads...
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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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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 had just two ignition coils replaced recently do all of them have to be replaced
Hello. Ignition coils will generally only need replacement if their faulty. If you aren't noticing any misfire or have anything specifically pointing to a bad ignition coil then you should not need to replace them. Although testing with a multimeter...
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2002 Chevy Suburban. Died on freeway. Flashes the battery light. So i changed the alternator and the battery and the car wont turn
It sounds like you may have a 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 the alternator pulley. The voltage regulator is...
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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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I need to buy an alternator today. Mine had to much wattage due to my new sub and amp. How do I know what alternator to buy? 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
Hello - the real question here, and this is for your sound system person, is "How many watts does all this new gear pull?". Then you calculate how many amps that translates to what capacity alternator you need. (Amps =...
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took my 2002 suburan to the chevy garage and I told them how I had to put it in park, then neutral ,then back to park to start the
Even from a distance, my gut tells me this issue is shifter-related. The shifter cable or mechanism can be worn or out of adjustment. It can be just enough that it does not sit in Park or Neutral just so....
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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 installed 2 new shocks from eBay, refurbished from the core of an oem, also a new compressor from eBay. (I can send you the lin
Hi there. Our mobile mechanics provide repair and diagnostic services onsite, but we're unable to offer repair assistance without being there. We also do not offer repair services on aftermarket part installations or service. Your best bet is to locate...
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My truck won't start but I used a scanner and it says nothing is wrong with it other than the abs so what could be the problem
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may not be starting for several reasons. The first thing we need to do is verify if the starter is cranking at full speed. If it is slow or stumbling, then you...

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