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My car is misfiring... its a 2004 chevy trail blazer. How much would a sparkplug replacement cost
Hi there. When an engines misfires, it’s usually readily apparent to the driver from the stuttering and jerking produced by the engine when one or more cylinders fails to fire properly, either because of ignition- or fuel-related issues. It is...
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CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON
There are literally hundreds of possible causes for the check engine light to be illuminated. The check engine light is a generic way to tell you that there is a fault with the vehicle, and that there are diagnostic trouble...
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Stalling issue
It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Is a power steering leak evident if it's on a wet ground
It is very likely that what you were seeing is a power steering fluid leak. Many universal power steering fluids are often clear in color. This could be why when it was mixed with rain water that it turned white....
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Vehicle stalled without warning at stop sign. Won't start back up. 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Hi - it is possible that all of this is due to an electrical problem - a bad ground (or burned out bulb) for example will make turn signals blink fast. It could also cause a "no start" problem. But...
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AC fan turns when tested to the battery but not turning when hooked up.
Hi there. The first thing that comes to mind based on your input is perhaps a ground wire is not properly attached to the AC control switch. However, it's also possible that the switch itself is faulty or there is...
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Changed ignition switch, but trailblazer still won't start.
Hi there. The first thing that pops in my mind would be that the ignition relay is damaged, based on your description of what's going on. However, it is possible that the starter relay is damaged, or you have a...
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Truck won't shift out of reverse but the shifter is in park.
Hi there. There are two different things that could be happening. Either the shifter cable is broken and came off the shifter linkage on the transmission or the transmission rod inside the transmission pan that connects to the main valve...
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My car doors keep unlocking and locking after I turn off the car and it drains my battery. What do I do?
Hi there. Check all of the door switches on the door jams. The driver door or passenger front door will cause the doors to unlock after locked if the switch is not working. This is like the driver door open...
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Total hours to ffix it
Hi there. The fact he is charging you $20.00 per hour is an indication of his work pace; and level of experience most likely. Typically a professional body shop will charge above $75 per hour for the same services. To...
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cylinder 3 misfire evap large leak
Hi there. Among the error codes you listed, the concerning one is P0045, which indicates a leak in the EVAP system exists. The leak can be caused from a variety of components. The most common is related to the fuel...
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camshaft position sensor is bad
Bank 1 normally refers to the side of the engine that the number one cylinder is located. However, since your vehicle has an inline six cylinder engine, you will only have one bank. Therefore, your engine should only have one...
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If water is in the ignition coil should I replace the coil?
Hello, Yes, you will need to replace coil #3. Coils are made of a series of coil windings that are designed to conduct electricity and when wet this cannot happen. I would recommend replacing the ignition coil to ensure that...
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code po171 already changed spark plugs and ignition coils and was told by Firestone that was what it needed
Code P0171 is set due to a system lean reading. While worn or misfiring plugs or coils can cause the issue, they typically do not. Most common causes would be a mass air flow sensor or even a leaking intake...
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Hi, on my car the 'Reduced Engine Power" light came on and i have no idea why. Already replaced the Throttle Body,but its still on
Hi there. To be honest, the swap of transmission seems awful "odd" and may have created different fault codes that could have triggered the limp mode in your Chevy Trailblazer. To guess what is causing this to occur without being...
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In limp mode following a catalytic convertor repair. Have driven 70 mIles in limp mode.
The only purpose of the catalytic converter is to reduce exhaust emissions. The converter is within the exhaust system and functions as part of the vehicle's emission control system. Excepting only an unusual circumstance where the converter is physically plugged...
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Brake lights are not working.
Check the turn signal switch and see if its sticking in place. A bad turn-signal switch may interrupt the brake light circuit and cause the brake lights to not function. Also a broken wire to or from the brake light...
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Makes a noise when I turn and hit bumps.
You should have the complete front suspension checked however the sway bar links and bushings are the most common cause of the noise when turning.
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Are the variable valve timing solenoid and the camshaft sensor the same?
Hello. The variable valve timing and the camshaft position sensor are two separate sensors. The camshaft position sensor is more towards the front of the engine and is a lot easier to replace. The variable valve timing sensor is a...

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