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Chevy Silverado Cutting Out Looses Power

Ive got a issue with my 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500. It’s got the 6.0L engine. It will run fine for a few minutes then all of a sudden it starts cutting out, looses all power, and acts like it wants to stall. I have replaced the exhaust manifold because there was a crack and I…

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2006 Chevy Silverado ABS Light With Blower On

My abs/brake light comes on when I turn on the ac/heater motor blower and then the blower motor shuts down as well. When I turn the engine off and the truck sits awhile, turn engine over again and brake lights are off again until I turn the blower on and then does the same before all…

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Chevrolet Silverado Vibration When Braking

Just replaced front pads and rotors on 2006 Chevy Silverado, left side also got a new caliper and bracket plus a new hub bearing. When i applied the brakes they vibrate hard.  Getting a nasty vibration during braking. Found one bad rotor, replaced that, now it still vibrates through the pedal, but not as bad. What…

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2001 Chevy Silverado Brake Pedal Soft And Goes To The Floor

I have a soft brake pedal that goes to the floor on my 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. Just changed master cylinder and brake booster and bled through a large bottle of fluid any ideas? Did you have the soft pedal before you replaced those parts or did this problem start after doing the work you described?…

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How To Replace Chevrolet Silverado Radio Antenna

Question: How do I change radio antenna in my 2006 Chevrolet Silverado. Well, since you weren’t more specific, I’m going to assume you mean the entire antenna assembly that comes with the base and cable attached. This is a bit involved, and requires quite a bit of the upper dash, panels, and trim to be…

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1999 Chevy Silverado Hard Time Starting

I have a 1999 Chevy Silverado with 5.3 It is hard starting and has a miss at low RPM around 1500 and then it clears up when you accelerate. Any ideas what may be the cause. ProTech Does the problem go away when the truck warms up? No it doesn’t it still does it when…

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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…

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1999 Chevrolet Silverado Engine Light Code P0336

I have a 1999 Chevy Silverado 1500 series, 5.3. Code reads p0336 crankshaft sensor. Have replaced sensor 3 times and will not start. Put old sensor in and start. ProTech: When you replace the Crankshaft Sensor, you need to do a ‘crankshaft variation relearn’ with a scanner, or you will still have problems. How would…

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2006 Chevy Silverado Transmission and Heater Problems

Hi I just had a rebuild transmission put in my 06 Chevy Silverado truck. It ran fine for a couple of day now it doesn’t get any gears. ProTech: Well I would say you’ve got a problem again in the transmission. Was it rebuilt by someone that knew what they were doing? Yes it was by a…

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2003 Chevy Silverado Check Engine Light and Transmission Slipping

What is the cause of reduced engine power? ProTech: What year, make and model of vehicle? 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500hd 6.0 engine. Is the check engine light on as well? Most times there has been a failure on a computer controlled component that has set the check engine light on, and that will usually cause…

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2006 Chevy Silverado ABS Brakes Vibrating At Slow Speeds

Hello I have a 2006 Chevy Silverado 4X4 crew cab, having ABS problems, first once the ABS where coming on when I was braking. Just normal at a stop sign. It felt like air in the system, ABS light light would come on then later shut off, But brake felt spongy ? ProTech: The pedal…

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1999 Silverado Security Light and Won’t Start

I have a Chevy Silverado 1999 turns over but no fuel and no spark changed fuel pump cam sensor Crankshaft sensor still nothing some one told me I need to have my key reprogrammed. ProTech: Is the security light on? Yes. Then that is your issue. The theft deterrent system will kill the fuel enable…

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