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Good Day , I have a 01 chevy silverado 5.3 V8 with about 200,000 miles on it. over the past few years I have put out about $10,000
Unfortunately this decision can be very difficult to make. With the amount of money that you already have invested into the truck it would be hard to let the truck go. However continuing to invest more money into a truck...
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New used transmission took off from red light and quit pulling
Hi Brian. Thanks for contacting us tonight. It really depends on a few important details that we don't have that might indicate the source of the clicking noise. The first question is whether or not the transmission swapped is an...
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Replaced front suspension got aligned new tires , steering shudders at low turning speed still chevy silverado 2004 1500
Hi Houston. Thanks for contacting us today. Sometimes when multiple components are replaced, and adjustments made, it will highlight other parts that were not replaced that might be loose or wearing out. Based on what you've indicated in your question,...
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Check engine light is on. Codes go back to the purge valve. Which I've replaced 3 times in the last 5 months.
Hi Miguel. Thanks for sending your question to us today. In most cases, if the purge valve has been replaced and you're still getting codes related to this component, then it's going to be a fault caused by the sensor...
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04 Avalanche "Battery Not Charging" even after new battery, alternator, ecm, and clean cables.
Confirm that there are no parasitic loads while the car is both idle and running. The grounding of the alternator should be checked. If grounded through the block, make sure all engine to body grounds are adequate. The actual output...
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Transmission gears
You may have a broken transfer case and should have the system tested and see if the problem is in transfer case or the transmission.
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code P0102, p0300, p1515 Chevy
If these codes, and the reduced power, occurred immediately after the throttle body service, the throttle position sensor outputs should be confirmed. You may see a yellow wire from the throttle body. That wire has been reported to often develop...
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Vehicle wont start
The fuel system pressure should be checked to see if it is within specifications to start the vehicle and open the injectors. If the pressure is too low or no pressure then check the fuel pump connector and if it...
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Transmission not shifting properly
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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Transmission fluid is leaking
I would not recommend driving your truck under these conditions to prevent transmission damage. My first recommendation would be to have your transmission system inspected by an automotive service professional to locate the source of the leak. Possible leak sources...
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Transmission does not shift properly
This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various sensors such...
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Transfer case shift motor
Hello. C0327 is the trouble code for a malfunction with the transfer case encoder motor as you alluded. This is the electric motor that allows the transfer case to engage into 4wd mode. This code is commonly caused by water...
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Traction Control and ABS lights on
Hello there! The illumination of these warning lights indicates a system shutdown because of some malfunction. Since the Traction Control and ABS systems share many sensors, the fault may have to do with a sensor that is tied to both...
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Ticking noise
Hello there, a few different faults can cause the vehicle to have this ticking noise. The most common faults would include an issue with the flywheel, belt tensioner, alternator, water pump, or engine mechanical issue. I'd recommend getting some help...
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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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The interior lights flash when you press the brakes
For your particular vehicle there is a technical bulletin PL1268A, dated on March 4, 2015. It calls for the replacement of the two front overhead console lights with part number 23104411. If you are still under warranty, then it will...
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Spongy brake
Cars equipped with ABS often require remote actuation of the ABS system, using a bi-directional scan tool, in order to expel the trapped air in the valving and cylinders. That air may be the cause of the difficulty you are...
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Service Engine Light is on.
Different than the Check Engine Light, the Service Engine Light is typically triggered when a predetermined service interval has been reached. There are dozens of service schedules that could be coming up including oil, transmission, battery, ignition system (spark plugs)...
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Service engine light
The service engine light or check engine light coming on in cooler temperature could be you gas cap seal but you would need to have the computer scanned first to see if you have codes in memory of the computer...
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Seat belts locked up
The GM seat belts of your generation vehicle have widespread problems with the seat belt ratcheting device. The seat belts have a safety feature which is designed to stop seat belt movement during emergency braking. The safety feature is however...

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