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Misfire on cylinder 1 causes spark too rich or lean fuel levels
Hello there, the P0301 Cylinder 1 misfire is a common code on your 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer. When a misfire code is seen it is telling us that the cylinder is not firing as it is supposed too. This means the...
Can I drive my car with a bad radiator fan clutch?
The fan clutch only comes into play when the vehicle is not moving. If the clutch is not engaging, causing the fan to not spin, then you will be fine as long at the vehicle is moving. If the vehicle...
Why won't it start with a low battery and a good jump start connection?
Hi, thanks for writing in. Your battery may not have had enough cold cranking amps (CCA). The volts may be correct but if it doesn't have enough CCA, it will not start for you. Batteries that specify cold cranking...
With the electronic fan clutch, is it normal to have the fan clutch barely running and that you can keep it from turning with one
Hello. This is normal operation of the fan clutch. The electronics should turn it on as needed. This saves on the power loss that is associated with the fan when it is needed to keep the engine cool. This increases...
Its shutting off while driving
Your symptoms suggest that there is a short or other electrical current draw that is playing havoc with your electrical system. GM issued a recall (Recall 12V406000) for a problem with shorts in the door lock control module, overheating electrical...
Rumbling when coasting - 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Hello. A wheel bearing going bad will definitely cause a rumbling or droning sound as you describe. This will generally get worse as you accelerate as more force is exerted on the bearing and it is caused to turn faster....
2008 Trailblazer motor mounts
It is possible that your transmission mount could be worn out as well. I would recommend having the transmission mount checked by using a large pry bar to lift up on the transmission at that location. If the transmission will...
Will I have an issue with the law if I have my muffler and resonator removed and add a straight pipe on my 2002 trailblazer?
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to provide my insight. You will have a problem with the vehicle noise levels to be above the legal limit. You may not have an issue with the law unless you rev...
Put key in ignition. Lights and everything come on for a second, then went off as I turned the key. Now no power, key stuck
Hi, thanks for writing in. This sounds like your battery cable connections are corroded or loose at the battery. Try to see if the battery connections are loose by wiggling them and see if power returns. If power returns, then...
2006 trailblazer no start.
Move the shifter to Neutral and try to start it. If it starts, it is probably a bad neutral safety switch. If not, it could possible be a bad [ignition switch]( or anti-theft system issue - which will probably be...
Stuck in reverse
Hi there, thanks for writing to YourMechanic. It can be difficult to drive a vehicle with it stuck in reverse. The problem seems to be a plastic grommet that connects the gear shift assembly to the transmission. It sounds like...
Trouble code P0060 after changing out all of my O2 sensors
Hello. Code P0060 comes on when the computer detects excessive resistance in the heater circuit for oxygen sensor 2, of bank 2. If all of the sensors have been replaced then it may be possible that the issue is rooted...
P0014 shows up, will it pass inspection?
Hi there. In most urban areas, if any code is set (or at least if any engine/transmission code is set) they will fail the inspection and send you back for repairs. In your case with the P0014 code, sounds like...
Clunking/popping sound while turning and going over bumps
Hello. It sounds like you may be having an issue with one of your outer tie rods. The outer tie rods connect the power steering system to the wheels. These tie rods are ball joints but they are not the...
ABS and BRAKE light both on
This issue is very common and is typically related to a worn out ABS Speed Sensor. The function of the speed sensor is to monitor the way the tires rotate, and make sure that the ABS system is triggered if...
One of my transmission sensors are out I'm not for sure which one
Hello. This may be a sensor issue but it is possible that some mechanical damage may have occurred to the transmission. I would recommend having your shift linkage and the transmission itself inspected by a qualified professional to make sure...
Its making a loud sound steam coming from under hood and leaking something
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. What seemed to happen is either a coolant hose or your radiator blew out coolant. This is why you were seeing steam coming from under the hood and why you saw something leaking...
Error code P0014
Hello, thank you for writing in. The OBD-II error code P-0014 is typically related to an over adjusted timing issue detected by the camshaft sensor as opposed to a damaged sensor itself, which leads me to think that it's either...
Truck accelerating slowly.
Hey there. This may be a sign of a faulty transmission control solenoid. Modern automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission...
What is the cost to cut a new ignition key? I live in Lincoln, NE if that matters.
I would suggest calling a locksmith and explain the problem that you have to see if they have the capability to help you out. Unfortunately, I do not think they can but it will not hurt to give them a...

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