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new brakes squeak while moving, but noise stops when applying breaking pressure
Hi there. First off, you have my favorite year of Corvette - the 62' is awesome! Second, the brake squeaking issue is likely due to excessive brake dust collected in between the rotor and the pad or perhaps a wheel...
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What's the cost on a repair for a value seal replacement
Hello, thank you for writing in. The cost of replacing your valve seals is going to vary by the technicians available in your area, and the availability of parts. Unfortunately, accessing the valves can be very difficult and its can...
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How do i get my horn to chirp when locking my 2001 chevy silvardo when it has a after market key less entry??
Alarm installations is not something we really touch on so I apologize for that, but let me offer a few suggestions. If the system has the horn-chirp feature but it is not working, try contacting the manufacturer to determine if...
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Debating on changing Exhaust system on my 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe
Hi There, Adding any kind of performance exhaust system to your vehicle should increase your fuel economy slightly. Some things to consider are also having the computer remapped to account for the change in exhaust flow. This will allow the...
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Throttle body
Hi There, Assuming you removed all of the towel from the throttle body, this may be as simple as performing a throttle body relearn process. As you may know, after cleaning the throttle body your car needs to go through...
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1999 gmc pickup, acts like it is not firing on all cylinders randomly
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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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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I have a 2001 Chevy Tahoe. I was driving it hesitate n my mph said it was at 0 and than it took off could it be my spark plugs n t
It would be difficult to say what caused this issue without knowing what trouble codes may have been stored during the process. I would recommend having your vehicle scanned for trouble codes with a check engine light inspection. This would...
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02 suburban sercurity light and battery light on while driving
There is a loose and intermittent connection but the question of course is "where". Occasionally, running the vehicle with a real time scanner attached, looking at charging system output, will yield the necessary clues. On your particular issue, sometimes the...
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power steering
You want to make sure the system is fully bled and there is no trapped air. Also check drive belt tension to be sure the pump is getting sufficient power. If pump output pressure is within spec (it would have...
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I have 2000 silverado. i came to a stop and all of a sudden the trans wont up shift from 1st gear
A scan tool can be used to see if the shifts (1-2, etc.) are being commanded. If you find they are being commanded, that is an indication that the "computer" part is working and so you would look at possibilities...
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I have a 2005 Silverado Z71 5.3l. I received a charging system failure notification and my battery light came on. I drove home par
Many electronic components get tempermental before they fail completely. And this might be the case with your voltage regulator. It may simply be that you need a new alternator. But before doing that, I would first check all the connections...
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Oil pressure gauge goes up when accelerating
Hi There, This is completely normal for the oil pressure to increase when accelerating. The oil pressure inside the motor increases as the motor works harder. Your oil pressure switch reads this change in pressure and relays this to the...
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I hit a curb pretty hard.. 5 to 10 minutes later my traction control light and my reduce engine power light came on.. Now ive cha
Any fault/error (or damage to the vehicle) that will affect drivability or vehicle performance "can" cause reduced power. Consequently, the codes that have caused the traction control warning light to illuminate should first be downloaded and if those codes implicate...
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what causes the seat belt light on the dash to stay on after you have buckled upand motor is started up?
Hello there. In most cases, the seat belt light will stay on when the seat belt sensor is damaged, or the housing where the buckle is inserted is damaged and needs to be replaced. With the ABS light, this could...
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Truck won't idle stalls reduced engine power is on
Hi There, Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad...
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All lights work except brake lights and high cent light replaced the switch still not working truck is a 1999 sliverado 1500 5.3
The problem sounds like the stop lamp fuse in the engine compartment fuse box 20 amp is blown. Check this fuse and also make sure it has power to it. If bad try replacing it and go from there. If...
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Knock sensor for 2002 chevy avalanche
Hi There, As you know, code P0332 relates to the knock sensor, which may be a result of code P0306, which relates to the crankshaft position sensor. When the crankshaft position sensor is detected to have more than a 2...
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Tranny not shifting in overdrive with 300000 miles its ot gone or silonoid need changing that what diagnosis says
Hi there. There are two possible causes of this issue in most cases. First, would be the shift solenoid needing to be replaced; which is something one of our mobile mechanics can complete. The other possible issue is internal seals...
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Hi there i have a 07 chevy silverado 5.3 with misfire 1357 any sugestions
Hi there. If all the cylinders on the odd side of your engine are misfiring, you probably have a serious timing problem or distributor problem. To determine the precise source of this problem, it's best to have a professional mechanic...

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