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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 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 the car after over filling it and saw that oil was spitting out and engine was shaking so turned it off. Tried to start the car and only clicked. I drained the oil and put…

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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 thought maybe that would cause power loss. I put new…

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Chevy Impala Overheating and Shut Off

My 2006 Chevy Impala I’ve been overheating due to a radiator leak and we put stop leak and in on the drive home it started to over heat and then everything shut off. Lost all power. Key stuck and gears locked. plz help. ANSWER: Sounds like you have more than one problem. Stop can work sometimes to fix a small radiator leak, but can also…

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2003 Tahoe ABS Light And Bearing Loose

Around April this year the ABS light lit up on a Saturday and by Monday the right front tire was wobbling badly. An internet search didn’t say anything about bearings. I remember my dad saying a loose wheel is usually bad bearings. I replaced the right hub for $138 vs the dealer’s $500 for the part. Everything was great. Now here in October the light is back…

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Chevy Trailblazer Surges 40 to 60 MPH

My 2005 Chevy Trailblazer that surges while maintaining a speed between 40 – 60 mph. I notice mostly while driving on the freeway. But also trying to maintain constant speeds. The surging stops if I let up off the gas pedal right away while driving. I have been told that I may need to change the fuel filter, but then I had another mechanic said…

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2005 TrailBlazer 4 high and 4 low problems

I recently had my four wheel checked cause it will not transfer in to 4 hi. But, it will transfer in to 4 lo Only for a little bit though then it turns off? The mechanic could not diagnose this as he said that the problem is somewhere between the modulator under the dash and the transfer case solenoid. He told me to take the…

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Possible problem with BCM in 2015 Chevolet Cruze

Hey, for some reason my Chevy Cruze starts and engine runs but cuts off after a few minutes sometimes while parked. Then, when it doesn’t cut off while parked, I’ll test drive it in my parking lot a few times. Sometimes nothing happens it runs fine, but other times every warning light and service messages like service air bags, service stabilitak, auto theft deterrent, etc comes…

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Passlock Issues

I have a 2004 Chevrolet Impala equipped with ”Passlock” factory Theft Deterrent System. Anyway​ for the past couple weeks SOMETIMES I can try to start my car and it won’t do anything. No crack or click or anything. Battery is good, changed the starter and checked fuses….etc. After researching via Google I’ve learned that year of the Impala is known for major issues with the…

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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 i was driving my car was jerking back and forth while my rpm were dropping then jumping back up again. I’m not to sure what is going on. Answer: Not sure what you mean by…

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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 over again. Answer: The ABS light and brake light have…

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Starter Not Engaging The Flywheel

My cars starter pinion is spinning inside the housing and not engaging with the flywheel. When the key is turned all that is heard is a whirring spinning sound of the pinion spinning. Just prior to this, there were a couple of select occasions (although not alot and quite randomly) where there was some grinding noises of the pinion and flywheel, although the car would…

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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 up or slowing down, then this sounds…

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2000 3.8 L Camaro trouble starting and runs rough

Hi I have a 2000 Chevy Camaro V6 3.8 L that will start at times but then dies after a few minutes. Got it started once and ran fine but when I was almost to where I was going it died with no warning just shut off still had power though. Replaced the fuel filter and I can hear the fuel pump kick on. Check…

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