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Rough idle when cold
Hello, As a general rule, car engines do not like cold weather and will generally require more fuel in cold operating temperatures. When you start your car in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature sensor...
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press brake pedal dome light flashes
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are many complaints related to the issues you are describing with your particular make and model. There is a technician service bulletin for the issue, and you may be covered under warranty. Check...
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Battery not charging
Hi There, This may be in fact a sign of a failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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Engine Oil (Not transmission fluid) leak behind the bell housing.
Hi there. The oil pan, oil filter, or the rear main seal (rear crankshaft seal) could be leaking. Check the oil filter and make sure that it is on tight. Then take a socket and wrench and check all of...
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Stalling at low speeds and idle.
Hi There, Depending on the circumstances in which this happens (i.e. low speeds or at idle), this may be related to a dirty or faulty idle control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is...
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Sunroof stuck open
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing you should do is check your owner's manual for more information on how to close the sunroof in cases like this. To repair the issue, we need to look at the...
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Installed new delphi fuel pump and fram fuel filter. still no pressure on fuel rail valve and wont start. 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe
Hi there - I suspect you have weak power getting to the fuel pump. I would first check the voltage coming out of the fuel pump relay. If the contacts in the relay are burned, you will not get reliable...
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remote key programming
Hi there. FOB key reprogramming is typically identical for all models of Chevrolet; so you should be able to complete the same process for your Tahoe. If it doesn't work, you should contact your local Chevrolet dealership for detailed instructions...
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My 01' Tahoe want stay running when the MFS is plugged in I've put a new one on and new plugs too but it's doing the same thing
The mass air flow sensor (MAF) uses a heated wire to determine the amount of air entering the engine. It then relays this information to the powertrain control module (PCM), where it it used to determine fuel injector control. There...
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I bottomed my tahoe out leaving a parking lot, now its making a whining noise. what could I have done? will it be expensive?
Hello, There are a number of things that you could have damaged when bottoming out the vehicle. As you know, the transmission sits very low to the bottom of the vehicle, particularly the transmission fluid pan which may have been...
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Transmissions
You should be able to strip down the new transmission to the point where it looks the same as the one that is coming out. Any differences will need to be addressed before the transmission is installed. Driveshaft length will...
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The interior lights flash when you press the brakes
Hi there. It really depends on what the source of the electrical glitch is; which will determine the repairs needed. I'd wager that the issue is an electrical fault with the brake switch that is causing this. However, since you...
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I took out the spark plugs that were wet of gas and I put in new ones. Truck starts right up runs for a few blocks and then starts chugging.
Hi there. Check the fuel injectors and see if they are leaking or if there is debris in the nozzle. A leaking injector will cause the spark plugs to be wet and make the engine chug. If you need further...
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My Traction control Light Comes on and the car stops accelerating After cutting the car off for 15 to 20 minutes it starts back up
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty traction control module. When the car shuts off and sits for 15-20 minutes as you describe, this gives the module time to reset itself which then allows you to drive...
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Car wont start new battery new starterr
Hi There, Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over or not depends on what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking all connections related to the battery and...
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i just installed my starter but truck will not start
Hi there Assuming that the starter itself was the reason why your Tahoe wouldn't start prior to the replacement, it's possible that either the starter is not properly attached to the motor, the starter is not fully engaging with the...
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Electrical issues
Hello, Unfortunately, there could be a number of things going on here. The gauge cluster may be faulty or have a problem with the voltage regulator that controls the power to the gauge cluster. The ABS, traction control and shifting...
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My 98 Tahoe will not start
It sounds like what you are describing may be related to a faulty starter relay or potentially a bad wiring connection to the starter. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the...
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Car will not crank
If the battery is fully charged, and there is no voltage drop between the battery and the starter motor, and the starter does not function, or does not function properly, when the key is held in the "start" position, typically...
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Security light flashing. No crank no start. After truck sits with battery disconnected,the truck will start and run. Is it the BCM
Typically when the battery has been disconnected for an extended period and is replaced, an error code will be triggered in the ECU of the vehicle and disable the ignition system. This is done as a security feature; but tends...

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