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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…

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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 an 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…

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Will my car make the trip?

We are planning a trip to Phoenix Arizona which from where we live is a 5 hour and 51 minute trip, 406 miles away. Will my ’99 Chevrolet Cavalier (273027 mileage) make it there and back or is a rental better? It is automatic, with a 2.2 trim. We got a new battery in 2014…

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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…

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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…

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2001 Chevy 1500 Binding Up

I have a 2001 Chevy 1500 with 5.3 V-8 and at times it feels like some thing is hold my truck from moving freely almost like some thing is binding up a bit. At times when your going down a small grade and let off the throttle it will decrease in speed, going up a…

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Chevy Traverse Hard Starting After Refueling

HAVE A 2015 CHEVY TRAVERSE WITH A V-6 3.6 LITRE ENGINE. IT IS HARD TO CRANK AFTER REFUELING. IF YOU LEAVE IT RUNNING WHILE REFUELING, IT WILL RUN ROUGH FOR A FEW MINUTES AND THEN LEVEL OUT. BEEN TO AN AUTO SHOP WITH NO RESULTS. HELP !! Answer: I assume when you say hard cranking,…

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4.3L Crate Motor Wont Start

1998 Chevy s10 new crate motor will turn over want start. Answer: There could be many many reason why a new crate motor will not start. Most common is that the installer forgot to plug something in, broke a sensor, broke a wiring harness or connector, blew one or more fuses or fusible links, etc.…

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Car Struggles To Speed After Hot

After i drive my car for 30+ minutes and come to a stop, when i try to go it struggles to get to 10 mph and service light comes on saying cylinders 5-6 miss fires. ive changed fuel pump twice, all the spark plugs once, spark plug cables once, fuel filter at least 5 times…

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1990 power steering not working

I have a chevy 1990 van 350 & i had a mechanic replace the power steering pump NAPA forgot to give me the ”reservoir” when it was done (which cost $255!) my steering will sometime work and sometimes not ie … it goes in and out? What might be the problem? Could it be? 1)…

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2005 Chevy Equinox heat air problem

My 05 equinox heat/air was blowing perfect, and then slowly started to stop, coming on sometimes when I would turn the middle knob, until stopping completely. We replaced the resistor, but that did not fix it. Answer: If you mean the fan is blowing fine, but the air temperature looses heat, then this is not…

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2002 chevy trailblazer stall and oil light

When I stop at red light oil pressure gauge drops to zero and then back up and engine tries to stall. Then i take off and its fine, it only happens driving in town,not on interstate. Any help? Answer: The light is coming on because it is nearing a stall. The stalling is the main…

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