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2010 Chevy Traverse Timing Chain Replaced 88,000 miles

I have a 2010 Traverse that was purchased brand new by my parents from Chevy dealership. We bought the car from them after passing of my father. We have 88,000 miles on the vehicle and it has been very well maintained with all of the proper oil changes. Low and behold check engine light comes on and my mechanic tells me the Codes P0008 and…

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Chevy S10 pickup truck wont start

My truck started up when backed up to leave it died and will not start. I think it may be the fuel pump because I tried and tried and I never smelled any gas at all. Anyway it is stuck at this store parking lot and I had drove about 4 miles to that store with not any trouble. So is’s their any kind of…

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Chevrolet Impala Won’t Start Unless It Sits For A While

Chevy Impala 2003. I turned my car off to go in a store. When I returned it didn’t start. A at home mechanic told me let it sit for two hours and it will start. I let it said and then it started. He stated something about dirt in carburetor, fuel pump, and hoses. Do you have any suggestions and can you be real specific.…

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1998 Chevy Lumina Fans Quit Working

1998 Chevy Lumina question. Cooling fans quit working relays are good fuses are good fans work with direct power they don’t work with the temperature switch unplugged either. Could jump it at the pcm but don’t know where it is located. The PCM is located under a cover on the passenger side under the hood. You need a schematic to find out which wires to…

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2000 Chevy Cavalier Gauges Don’t Work

Have a 2000 Chevy Cavalier. The factor stereo got stolen and now the gauges don’t work, such as speedomoter, tac, gas, and temperature gauges along with the sun roof. it is a z24, and when Im in park Idling everything works. just as soon as I get down the road it reads “error” in the odometer, I bought a clip from a Chevy dealer to…

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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 the labor much cheaper than a full service garage or…

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2004 Chevy Impala Temperature Gauge Goes From Half To Full Hot

Hi there. this is a cooling system issue. I just purchased a 2004 Chevrolet Impala basic. There is only water. No coolant in the radiator. The temperature gauge fluctuates from half way mark to the 3/4 mark. However when I stick a calibrated bio-thermometer in the over flow tank the temp only reads 118 F at it`s hottest point after idling for 15 minutes. And…

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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Starts And Stalls

I have a 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo with 3.4 Liter engine. I have had all kinds of starting issues…..First it would only start on the 2nd try for quite a while. I replaced the fuel filter, fuel pump, crank sensor. Finally got where it would not start at all. I broke down and took it to a mechanic that put it on the diagnostic machine…

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1999 Chevrolet Malibu Check Engine Light Flashing And BCM Replacement

I have a Chevy Malibu 1999, my ignition coil is misfiring I am pretty sure because it rained pretty hard last night. My check engine light will flash and my car will start chugging/shaking… but once I accelerate it doesn’t shake. Sometimes the light will just be on and other times it will be flashing. Is it okay to drive for a day or so…

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How To Replace Broken 2000 Chevy Astro Van Shifter

My shifter broke on my steering wheel when i was about to change gear into park in my 2000 Chevy Astro van. It is an automatic transmission. Can I repair it myself and how. Or what is your suggestion? thanks for your time. This happens quite a bit with normal wear and tear, since you use the shifter every time you drive the Astro. Parts…

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Chevrolet Tahoe Engine Knock And Transmission Problem

Question: I have a 1997 Chevy Tahoe that was running great. Changed oil, now engine is knocking. Any ideas. When I changed it there was alot more oil in it than should be. Don’t know how that happened. ProTech: Too much engine oil in the crankcase can cause engine damage, but will usually muffle the noise in it until it is drained and then filled…

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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer Engine Light And Misfire Codes

2006 Chevy Trailblazer with 4200 engine and 50,00 miles. why a cylinder #4 and #6 leak? ProTech: What kind of leak? Sorry 50,000 miles. the dealer said they did a leak down test.and the head has to come off for repair. $3,ooo job they say and told my wife vehicle is not worth fixing . Give me a break!! The 2005-2007 models had cylinder head…

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Chevrolet S-10 Truck Starting Problems Answered

1994 Chevrolet S-10 4.3 tbi. I never get the signal to turn on the fuel pump or fire the injectors but if i poor gas in the intake once the truck starts it runs fine. Any ideas ? I have replaced the fuel pump relay oil pressure switch and computer. ProTech: If you’re not getting a signal for fuel, then you either have a faulty crank…

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How To Test 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe Dead Battery Draw

I have a Chevy Tahoe 2005 4×2 and something keeps pulling battery down. I was told to hook a test light to negative side of and did it and pull all fuses one at a time and light stays on. Need help. ProTech: You were told the completely wrong way to check for a draw on the battery. Using a test light is a very poor…

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