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Chevy Malibu Temperature Gauge And Code P0171 Lean Problems

I have recently received a 2001 chevy malibu as a gift from my parents and randomly now the temperature gauge will shoot all the way up to the ”danger” zone and then when i pull the car of and don’t move for a little while it goes back down. I was told a few things…

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Chevrolet Malibu Stalling Problems

My 2000 Chevrolet Malibu has been having problems starting and stalling since I got it about a month ago. We replaced the crankshaft sensor (one of them, at least, the one under the engine near the oil pan) and the problem went away for a while, then came back. Found out there were some wires…

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Location And Replacing 3.1L Cam Position Sensor

Live Chat: I need to see where the camshaft sensor is located for my car as i am trying to replace it. I think i see it but want to make sure before i go trying things apart. Is it on a 3400 engine? 3100 V6 engine. OK. Just just about the same engine. The…

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Engine Has No Oil Pressure To Lifters Or Rocker Arms

I am having problems with a 2009 Chevy GMC 8.1 engine. The rocker system is not oiling. What causes this and how can I fix it? Do you have an oil pressure gauge on the dash? Yes we hooked 1 up 50 pound of pressure idling. 50 PSI at idle is quite high on this…

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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…

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Power Steering Fluid Contaminated With Engine Oil

Ok ..so not all my buddies are all that hip on actual GUY stuff!! I check my fluids, pressure, heater hoses, tires…blah blah. ”Everyday” (well morning). So I’m in a hurry and ask a buddy….. Please go check my oil. Add if needed! So out the door I go. And yes I have to check…

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Chevy Impala Lights Clicking And Flashing After Battery Replaced

2002 CHEVROLET IMPALA -BATTERY WENT DEAD, REPLACED IT. NEXT DAY DOOR LOCKS LOCKING AND UNLOCKING ON THEIR OWN AND FUSE BOX CLICKING. I TESTED THE BATTERY AND ALTERNATOR AND BOTH ARE GOOD. DISCONNECTED BOTH CABLES FROM BATTERY, CLEANED REAL WELL HELD THEM TOGETHER 10/15 SECONDS. I WAS TOLD BY A LOCAL SHOP DOING THIS WOULD…

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Codes and Blower Speed Problem

I had my 2002 Chevrolet Malibu serviced at non-Gm transmission shop which scanned the computer for codes. They found P0741 & P0730 which are TCC clutch related. I had them test drive the car to make sure it was not an intermittent problem which could be repaired other than the recommended re-flash of the PCM their service department suggested. They said the…

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3.1L and 3.4L Engine Push Rod Locations

I dropped the box with the push rods. Now they are mixed. I know that they are different lengths. What is the order? Attached is a picture of the front cylinder head (2,4,6). Thanks for your time. 3400 pushrod locations 3100 pushrod locations


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.…

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My 2001 Chevy Malibu 3.1L Is Overheating

I have a 2001 Chevy Malibu. Bought it new. Very low maintenance car so far. Now my heat will only work if driven down the road or RPM’s raised. Replaced thermostat. No leaks any where. Heater core not clogged. Full of coolant. Does NOT overheat. What could it be? What size engine? How have you…

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Chevrolet Impala Emissions Leak And Brake Noise

Just had spark plugs, plug wires, thermostat, fan assembly and head gaskets replaced on my 2002 Chevy Impala . The check engine light came on and on and Autozone gave a readout of an air leak. He said it was probably something with the gas cap or fuel line. Please what else could it be? Answer:…

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