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  • Fuel Leak Recall On Chevrolet Cobalt And Saturn Ion Lately at the dealership we have seen another rash of problems on the Chevorlet Cobalt and Saturn Ion vehicles. These are basically the same car, just different nameplates. What the customers are complaining about is a fuel leak at the fuel tank area, or a strong smell of gasoline coming from under the car. The ...
  • 2009 Chevy Impala Engine Light And Reduced Power 2009 Chevrolet Impala won’t seem to have any pick up says reduced engine power on dash. Have you noticed if the check engine light is on as well the ‘reduced engine power’ message on the driver information center? Yes it is on all the time but was on before I have this problem. Well you may have more ...
  • How To Change Belt – Interior Light Stay On What do I need to take loose to change a serpentine belt on a 1997 Oldsmobile Achieva. ProTech: Which engine do you have? 2.4L four cylinder. The 2.4 engines are relatively easy to change the belt. You just need to release the tensioner to get the belt off, and install a new one. Nothing else needs to be taken ...
  • 1998 Buick Regal Blowing Smoke And Knocking I have a 1998 Buick Regal and it has a knock coming from the engine and dies when driving. Also it starts up very rough and won’t go past 4000 RPM’s. Possible timing issue? It blows out black smoke too. Mechanic JK: OK. An engine knock is not usually a timing issue. And black smoke is not either. Is the ...
  • Chevy Impala Lights Clicking And Flashing After Battery Replaced 2002 CHEVROLET IMPALA -BATTERY WENT DEAD, REPLACED IT. NEXT DAY DOOR LOCKS LOCKING AND UNLOCKING ON THEIR OWN AND FUSE BOX CLICKING. I TESTED THE BATTERY AND ALTERNATOR AND BOTH ARE GOOD. DISCONNECTED BOTH CABLES FROM BATTERY, CLEANED REAL WELL HELD THEM TOGETHER 10/15 SECONDS. I WAS TOLD BY A LOCAL SHOP DOING THIS WOULD ...
  • My 2001 Chevy Malibu 3.1L Is Overheating I have a 2001 Chevy Malibu. Bought it new. Very low maintenance car so far. Now my heat will only work if driven down the road or RPM’s raised. Replaced thermostat. No leaks any where. Heater core not clogged. Full of coolant. Does NOT overheat. What could it be? What size engine? How have you determined ...
  • 3.1L and 3.4L Engine Push Rod Locations I dropped the box with the push rods. Now they are mixed. I know that they are different lengths. What is the order? Attached is a picture of the front cylinder head (2,4,6). Thanks for your time. 3400 pushrod locations 3100 pushrod locations
  • Chevy Trailblazer Acceleration Problems I just bought an 03 Chevrolet Trailblazer ext. Problem that I’m having is, when I’m driving doing 50-65 it acts like it accelerates and then slows down? N keeps doing it!! Please help me with this problem.. Thank u. Answer: If you mean that the engine is revving up and down, not that the truck is actually speeding ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe Hub And Shock Replacement Hi i have a 2002 Chevy Tahoe LT 4×4 with auto ride. I was told i need new drivers side front bearing. Should I replace both front bearings? Also i was told my truck has a full wheel hub assembly that is needed as opposed to just the bearing. I have a mechanic who can do ...
  • 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Security Light and Won’t Start Hey, I have a 2004 Chevy Monte Carlo. My security has locked the car up. do i have to take the car to GM to get a Passlock reset or can i do it myself? Mechanic JK Is it physically locked and wont turn, or does it turn and the car won’t start? It turns and the car ...

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