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Chevy Aveo Won’t Start- Oil Overfull- Engine Won’t Crank

I am assuming I messed up my lady’s Aveo when I way overfilled it with two gallons of 5w 30 oil. I know, I am a complete moron. I Started…

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Olds Aurora EVAP smoke test

I have a 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Final 500. Replaced the manifold gasket and Catalytic Converter over the past 4 weeks, and was planning to replace a bad coil pack this…

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Xterra Coolant In Oil After Replacing Gaskets

I replaced the knock sensor and intake gaskets on my 2001 Nissan Xterra, and without thinking didn’t tighten the bolts down to proper torque specs. Engine drove fine for about…

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2.2L and 2.4L Ecotec Sensor Locations

Common 2,2L and 2.4L Vortec engine sensor locations and descriptions. Ignition Coil EVAP System Purge Solenoid Fuel injectors Under Fuel Rail Fuel Pressure Regulator Throttle Body Under Air Inlet Electronic…

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3.4L and 3.1L V6 Engine Sensor Locations

Common engine sensor and control component locations for the GM 3.1L and 3.4L V6 (3100, 3400) MAP Sensor. EGR Valve. EVAP System Purge Solenoid. Idle Air Control Motor (IAC). Throttle…

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Nissan Altima PCV valve

I replaced a PCV valve on my wifes 2002 Nissan  Altima. and now it smokes out the exhaust when i start it up. when i drive it down the road and…

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2002 Chevy Trailblazer RPM’s jump up and down

Hi i have a 2002 Trailblazer and my engine light is on. i just had to replace a purge valve, cleaned the throttle body, and replaced the 6th cylinder. While…

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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…

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