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Makes a popping noice and blows out white smoke real bad. I don't know what the issue is. Any ideas?
Hi there. It seems that there could be a head gasket or intake manifold gasket is leaking causing coolant to enter the combustion chamber make the white smoke and the engine to have a popping noise. Also, since you have...
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Is there a difference in power steering pumps for a 2003 2500hd and 2500 p/u with the duramax
According to the AC Delco catalog, the OEM (original) pump used in the 2500 is A/C Delco part number 15909826. The OEM (original) pump used in the 2500HD is part number 15909827. Although there also "appears" to be a generic...
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Which diesel is most superior? 7.3 5.9 6.6
The 5.9L diesel is a straight six engine. The 6.6L diesel and the 7.3L diesel are both V8 engines. If find that there are more maintenance when it comes to the V-configured engines to the straight six engines. I have...
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I have a 06 Chevrolet diesel during acceleration about a 5 second lag happens before the turbo kicks in
If you have a bad turbo lag then the turbo bearing may be going bad. The turbo is taking higher exhaust pressure to turn it fast enough to give good boost. Remove tub near turbo and wiggle turbo shaft and...
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Why does my truck run rough after leveling it out 2003 GMC Sierra 2500HD
Hello. You should not need to turn the torsion bars all of the way up to level the vehicle out. This will make the vehicle ride rough and it will put excessive strain on the torsion bars which can cause...
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Codes p0708 and p0706 show up i can drive and shift fine one trip the next trip it will act up.
Hi there. The P0708 trouble code means that the Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected a malfunction with the transmission range sensor. A mechanic would begin the diagnosis of the P0708 trouble code by finding the manufacturer’s suggested procedure for...
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I have a 2015 Silverado and beginning yesterday, the horn honks two brief bursts as I turn the key. How do I disable?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically this is a sign that the vehicle is trying to tell you something. The first step is going to be scanning the vehicle for diagnostic codes to see if there is an issue...
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I replaced my compressor clutch on my 2005 Duramax and it started working working again I added some more refrigerant and it is at
Hi there. Sometimes a new compressor installation will not produce the desired level of cold unless the high pressure and low pressure hoses are also swapped, pressure checked for leaks and tuned after adding refrigerant. In other instances, components beyond...
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My trans hot idle engine it's in mornings when he turn on truck
It sounds like your transmission is overheating. I would recommend having the fluid level and condition checked first. If the fluid level is low, I would recommend topping it off and checking for leaks. If the fluid level is not...
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My 2500HD wont fire. But its turning.
Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from...
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I'm leaking powersteering fluid from my 2095 Chevy Duramax and don't know where it's leaking from?
Based on your description, it is possible that the Pitman shaft seal could be the cause of the power steering fluid leak. This is because the pitman arm appears to be the only part that has power steering fluid on...
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2006 GMC 2500 HD P0101 Mass ari flow sensor (MAF) performance
The powertrain control module (PCM) sends the mass air flow (MAF) sensor a 12-volt reference signal. Incoming air flows over a wire inside the MAF, which allows it to measure intake air temperature, and therefore air density. The MAF then...
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Bubbles and pressure in the overflow tank
If the coolant level was low due to a leak, such leaks can be found during a leak diagnostic with simple pressure testing. If the cooling system doesn't maintain pressure, and no external leak is visible, coolant could be leaking...
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fuel filter
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. There are are a few things that I recommend a technician inspect. Fuel should have been inside the filter once you removed it. A test must be done to see if the...
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Allison trans in 2001 gmc 2500hd will sometimes "whistle" when put in reverse
It is possible that there could be a restriction in the flow of transmission fluid when in reverse. I would recommend a power transmission flush to resolve that issue. It is also possible that there could be an issue with...
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My chimes only come on after I start my engine
Hi there. Alert chimes are triggered by sensors located on doors, seat belts and other devices that alert a driver that something is either open or not properly secured. To determine why they are not working correctly, have a mechanic...
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trans hot idle engine comes on when i start the truck
Hi there. Understanding what causes the transmission hot idle warning light is critical to diagnosing your problem. The Transmission Hot – Idle Engine message can be displayed when the transmission fluid is too hot, which prevents the transmission from cooling...
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The remote starter quite working on my 2015 3500 LTZ Silverado Duramax. There is no check engine light.
The remote start may not activate if the systems show there is not a correct condition for the remote start to activate. If there is a problem in the body control module security system that may be a problem in...
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2002 Chevy duramax. Coolant has been leaking out of the overflow. I purged air out of the lines but air got back into the lines.
If you put a coolant pressure gauge on the overflow reservoir and start the engine for a minute to see if pressure climbs above 15 psi rapidly? If it does then you have a head gasket leaking pressure into the...
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I have an 02 Chevy Duramax 6.6 TurboDiesel. The turbo went out and had to be replaced, so I had it replaced and went to crank my t
Hi Paige. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I would recommend contacting the individual or company who completed the recent service ASAP to inquire about this symptom; as it's quite possible that a major oil or cooling line to the turbo...

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