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  • 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 ...
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  • 2000 GMC Yukon Stuck In 4 Wheel High 2000 GMC Yukon-4×4 is stuck in 4hi. service 4wd light on dash is on. i changed the dash switch, same problem. i pull off the transfer case actuator and hit switch, it makes a noise and the front diff act makes noise too. the transfer case actuator does not turn though. is it supposed to? ProTech Yes ...
  • Knock In 2002 Chevy Malibu Engine Why would a 2002 Chevrolet Malibu with a 3100 knock through the intake only when opening the throttle body. Protech: Hello, is the sound like an engine knock or valve train noise? .Or more like a backfire. Like metal hitting the inside of intake but only when giving it gas. its not a ping or backfire. OK, that is ...
  • Nissan Sentra Needs Timing Chain I have been told by the dealership that my 176000 miles 2009 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SL needs a timing chain and it will cost me $2500 (parts and labor). Considering the year is it worth replacing or just cut my loss. Also can I trade it in as it is. Do you think the dealership ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Silverado Cranks But Will Not Start My 2001 Chevy will not start. I replaced the fuel filter and I can hear the fuel pump running. Could it still be the fuel pump? Mechanic JK: What model Chevrolet is this? Any warning lights on the dash? Sorry, it’s a Silverado. No lights, and the diagnostic tool shows nothing. OK. Most likely not the fuel pump. If ...
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