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There's no spark when the car is in drive
Hello. This sounds like a computer issue. It sounds like there is either a short in the computer that is causing this or you are losing ground or connection at that cylinder. From my experience with Camaro's the computer is...
Can I put E85 in my truck?
The last owner may have used an aftermarket computer programmer to alter the computer to only use regular fuel and not E85. If your gas cap says your truck is E85, it should be okay and you could try running...
Can I put E85 in my gas tank?
If the previous owner specifically asked you not to, they may have known about an issues the vehicle has when using E85. It may be necessary to visit your local dealer to take a look at the truck to see...
Intake/throttle body
This problem will be very difficult to diagnose as the vehicle is not present. It seems the noise does change as the load on the engine changes. Worn wheel bearings or pulleys along the belt drive system can make weird...
my truck cut off while I was at a light and wont start back up
Anytime a vehicle dies, or simply won't start, we need to first find what the motor is missing out of the following: Fuel Spark Injector pulse Sensor signal Camshaft timing It needs every one of these to...
air conditioning
Hi there: What you're describing may be multiple issues with your air conditioning system, from the high pressure hose to the ac pump. However, it could as simple as needing an AC recharge. Different cars, trucks, and SUV's go through...
Bad Ecu
Any time a computer module is replaced it needs special programming to work with your vehicles other modules and program it to start and run your engine. The programming for the ECU can only be done by a specialized scanner...
If you are having a EVAP code that keeps returning then you should have a mechanic or shop with a smoke tester pump smoke into the fuel tank's vent system to see where it is leaking out. From there you...
The truck is riding hard
When you say the truck is riding hard, I have seen many of the suspension struts binding causing a hard ride. They do not shift to smooth ride and may stay stiff. Replacing the shock/struts fixed the issue with ride....
The code you are getting will have a pinpoint test to follow like directions to follow. Depending on the code you received will depend on the parts involved. I would recommend writing down the code, disconnecting the battery, and then...
The wire goes to pin 8 of the ECM and to the EVAP solenoid on one side and this side will ground the solenoid to control it. If the circuit is keeping the EVAP solenoid on all the time, then...
My lift gate wont open
You will need to have the body computer scanned using a Tech2 device or something similar that can access the body control module for a rear door diagnosis. The door can be actuated and tested by a technician to see...
Pinging sound a
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2012 Cadillac Escalade. A pinging noise is typically used to refer to spark knock or a damaged engine running condition. Did the Check Engine Light return with the same codes after doing...
I changed spark plugs and wires & cleaned throttle body, car idles rough and gas mileage is changed does not backfire or anything
A few different components could be causing your issue. Your symptoms sound at first like a spark issue. If a plug was tightened down too hard, the gap can become smaller than intended. This would decrease the power of the...
No heat coming out when heater or defroster is turned on
Hello there, a variety of faults will cause your 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 heat to not work with the defroster. If the heat works from other vent settings than it is likely an AC blend door motor is faulty. If...
Hard to start in morning, turn key and it won't start
Hello. You may be experiencing a problem with your starter or ignition switch. If there is a power signal to the starter every time the key is turned, and the vehicle only starts sometimes, the starter may be at fault....
Transmission issues
Hello, thank you for writing in. There can be many reasons more this issue. The vehicle would have to be inspected to determine the cause. This possibly could be a mechanical failure internally with transmission. It would require some special...
after sitting for a week fuel gauge not working sitting on E
This is somewhat common on the later model Corvettes. Try unhooking the battery to see if a "global reset" will correct this as sometimes this allows the controllers to reset. The Corvette (as well as many other vehicles) has an...
Tire pressure Monitor ?
This is a common issue with many high performance tires and can be caused by something as simple as the obvious, a faulty tire pressure sensor. I would recommend starting with checking all of these to be sure they are...
Shifting problem
Hi, thanks for writing in. If I am understanding your question correctly, it sounds like you may be having a shifting problem. This may be related to many different things such as a faulty TCM (transmission control module), low transmission...

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