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Vents blowing cold Air. Heat inop.
Hey there: If your engine is not overheating and you've flushed the core and coolant correctly, it's possible that you may have an electrical issue causing the heater to not function correctly. I'd start by checking fuses and relays powering...
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Replacing fuel pressure regulator
Hi there. Removing the fuel rail is not that difficult. You will have to remove the vortec cover to the engine first. Then remove the bolts that secure the injector fuel rail to the intake manifold. Then pop off the...
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Fuel pressure regulator needs replaced.
Hi there. To remove the fuel rail, simply remove the bolts that secure the rail onto the intake manifold and all of the brackets off the rail. Take a pry bar and gently pry up on the fuel rail to...
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Knocking on the right rear wheel
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle will need to be inspected further at this point. The sound may be coming from the tire, the hub assembly, the brakes, or the suspension. With that being said, a trained eye...
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Car blows cold air
Hi There, You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that...
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U-joint or CV shaft that is causing my vehicle to shake?
Hi there. The CV shaft that has a CV boot broken can cause a shutter or shaking vibration throughout the vehicle. This is when the grease has gone completely out of the CV shaft and make the ball bearings begin...
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Truck will not go forward. I have replaced the water pump and radiator. It had been like slipping gears for about week and is leaking oil.
Hi there. Check all of the fluids in the vehicle and see what is low. If the transmission fluid is low, top off the fluid and see if the transmission stops slipping. If the transmission continues to slip, then there...
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Replaced the engine - now change the oil already? 2005 Cadillac Escalade
Hi - an initial oil change, sometimes called a "break-in" oil change, is a good idea, and is recommended for between 500-1000 miles after a rebuild. Moving components in the engine literally "wear in", despite engine oil, smoothing microscopically, and...
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May car is not starting after shutting it off
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having a starter or ignition issue. With intermittent problems, it is typically related to an electrical problem or component beginning to fail. The first thing to do is a visual...
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Mi compressor de aire no enciende
Hola. El precio que usted busca cambiaria dependiendo si el compressor que ocupa servicio is el de la suspension, o de el system de aire condicionado. El compressor de la suspension es el que infla los a los amortiguadores, mientras...
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I need a alternator my Vin is 1GCGK23U44F245647 could you tell me if I need a 105 or 145 amp
Assuming the alternator is original, and thus has never been replaced or substituted with a part that is non-original, you can quickly tell which one you have by reading the tag on the alternator. You will see a tag that...
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Truck wont turn on
Hi there - the symptoms you describe suggest the alternator may not be charging properly, or the battery may have failed. Many auto parts stores will check these for you for free on a time-available basis. If that is not...
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Coolant blows out of return jug overflow when driving 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
Hi there - I would be concerned about a failing water pump. If it's boiling coolant out of the reservoir, that is pretty high pressure (and high temperature) coolant. Perhaps your temp gauge is not registering properly? Or the reservoir...
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Transmission stuck in gear in Drive 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
Hi there - it's possible that your problem source is the torque converter lockup clutch NOT releasing as the truck slows down. This would lug the engine as though it's in top gear until vibration, or an engine stop/start sequence...
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Service engine light 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
Hi. There could be several things causing this issue. The most common cause is the spark plug or ignition coil or spark plug wire is bad and is causing a misfire condition in cylinder one. There could also be a...
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Will 1qt too much oil damage anything
Overfilling the oil can cause the crankshaft and piston rods to aerate the oil and could do possible engine damage. You should either drain off one quart to remove and drain the oil filter and reinstall.
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Oil pressure gauge
Your oil pressure gauge works by using a sending unit that is mounted down on the engine block that reads the oil pressure inside the motor when the engine is running. As the engine RPM's go up, more crankcase pressure...
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think heater relay is gone checked today lost heat yesterday but dont know what it looks like the plug is melted also this small p
Hello, thank you for writing in. The main component related to the heating system that is located near the dash board is the heater core. If this relay or part of the circuitry that you have found damaged is part...
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Vehicle starts then immediately dies (injectors cut out).
Hi there. The issue you are facing is when the seat power was routed directly from the battery. The power from the seat comes from the fuse panel which is spliced into the security and ECM systems. The ECM is...
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the flywheel bolts broke how hard and what will cost to get fixed ballpark figure
When a bolt breaks off inside the bolt hole, getting it out usually requires drilling. If the transmission is inside the vehicle still and there is not enough room for a drill, the transmission will require removal in order to...

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