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Car Problems With GM Auto Parts And Employees

This is going to basically be another rants and raves article, but this time it is going to be about our parts department at the dealership. Normally, everything runs smoothly.…

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Should I Use Factory Repacement Parts in my Car?

A lot of people are under the assumption that parts are parts, and getting the lowest price on a certain part for your vehicle is key in deciding what or…

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Ford Air Conditioning Problems As Temperature Gets Warmer

With the warmer temperatures coming a little bit early this year, we have seen quite a few cars coming in the shop with air conditioning problems. Once people start using…

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Chevy Impala Engine Overheating- Common Causes And Repair

I had this job about a week ago and thought it would make a good article. I’ve done many head gaskets over the years, and it becomes kind of a…

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Check Engine Light Code P0300 On GM 2.2L and 2.4L

We have been seeing quite a few problems with the GM 2.2L and 2.4L engines. Mostly on model years 2005 through 2009. This engine is very common in the Chevrolet…

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Maintenance Schedules For Car And Trucks

One thing quite a few people are confused about is regular maintenance intervals for their vehicle. Thing like oil changes, tire rotations, other fluid flushes, air filters, fuel filters, spark…

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Common Cause For Chevrolet Equinox ABS Light

Here’s something we as technicians see a whole bunch of….bad hub bearings. Whether they are causing the Antilock Brake (ABS) light to come on, or are just making a terrible…

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Chevy Trailblazer Heat Core Replacement Procedure Pictures

This week I had the pleasure, or should I say displeasure of replacing the heater core on a Chevrolet Trailblazer. This is not the older body style Chevy S-10 Blazer,…

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