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Screen on the dash goes black randomly
I hate to be the stereotypical dealer mechanic, but the issue may be “normal.” According to the GMC bulletin PIC6106, the display screen may reset during high load situations. This is considered normal and will most commonly happen during a...
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Why is my windshield so dark?
This is a really unique type of problem. Other than a defect in the windshield itself, I cannot think of another cause. Have you taken the vehicle in to the dealer or called to see if this is something that...
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AC blowing hot air.
Hello! A malfunctioning air conditioning system can be caused by several scenarios. A simple fuse can be the culprit, as well as a broken drive belt. I don't have much information from you, so I will recommend you have a...
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Alarm going off when starting
This will generally occur when the key is not recognized by the vehicle. Try another key if one is available. If the vehicle is still having an issue with he other key the anti-theft system will need to be accessed...
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keeps running after Off
Hello. This is a common problem with GM vehicles. The ignition gets stuck in the run position and the car will continue to run even though you have turned it and the key came out. This problem is most easily...
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oil low 2000 miles
Hello. When vehicles have higher mileage, it will burn oil faster and will lose a half-quart to a full-quart every 1,500-2,000 miles after the oil has been changed. This is normal for vehicles with higher mileage and does not require...
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hatch wiper blinker lights
Hello. It is possible that the wiring somewhere in your truck is causing this problem. It may be that wiring was damaged during the accident or during the repairs. It is likely that a section of your vehicle’s wiring harness...
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collision sensor goes off
Hello. It sounds like there may be an intermittent problem with the collision sensor. Keep in mind that intermittent problems are some of the most difficult to diagnose. When the sensor has an intermittent problem, it may cause the truck...
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I'm getting 8.9 mpg in the city and around 12 mpg on the highway.
Hello. If they replaced your piston rings and the problem has persisted, then it is likely that the problem was not related to the piston rings. Most fuel issues are related to engine performance or fuel system problems. A tune...
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Car temp gauge is saying overheating , idle engine
Hi there. I don't think that the V-Power gas has anything to do with your overheating issue. You indicated that when you turn the car off, you hear a sound as if the car is still running. That is most...
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dust problem rear hatch
Hello. Thanks for writing in about your 2011 GMC Terrain. There may be a problem with the outside dust cover not sealing properly. This could cause dust to get inside the car. If the rear hatch isn’t sealing properly, this...
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Struts and shocks
You do have front struts and rear shocks on your GMC Terrain. If you are having any problems with your suspension, or need replacement struts, a certified mechanic from YourMechanic can come to your home or office to service your...
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Camshaft position sensor actuator A. Bank 1
Hi there. Most modern engines have both camshaft position sensors (multiple) and crankshaft position sensors. Camshaft position sensors, in conjunction with crankshaft position sensing, allows very precise timing for ignition and fuel injection. When a camshaft position sensor fails, or...
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Metal shavings on variable timing solenoid
Hi there. Finding metal shavings on the tip of your VVT solenoid is indeed not a good thing. The reason why it's not a good indicator is that the VVT solenoid is usually attached next to the cam shaft. However,...
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How many crankshaft position sensors are on a 2011 GMC Terrain?
Usually there will only be one crankshaft position sensor. However, there is also a camshaft position sensor as well. It is more likely that there is multiple cam sensors than crank sensors. It is possible for engines to have anywhere...
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My car is overheating - 2010 GMC Terrain
This suggests that there may not be coolant flowing from the motor to the radiator to be cooled back down after circulating through the engine. The lower hose is also responsible for recirculating the cooled down fluid back into the...
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Replacing engine variable timing solenoid.
The aftermarket part may just have a different design than the original. If you have concerns, you would be better off spending the extra money on the part was designed to work with the vehicle originally. You shouldn't have to...
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What causes a DTC P0010 to come up and how easy/difficult is it to repair?
The code P0010 is for a problem with the intake camshaft sensor. The camshaft sensor is common to have to be replaced to fix the no start condition. The sensor is on the front of the engine on front timing...
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The A/C in my car worksand the air blows, but will not switch to heat
If there is no, or little heat, typically that means that either the heater control valve, located in engine compartment around the firewall, is not functioning, the heater core is plugged, causing lack of flow of heated coolant through the...
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Rough Idle Problem
A rough idle may be caused by many different things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen sensor or a dirty or failing idle air control valve....

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