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Mechanism used to automatically turn on headlights?

2010 Silverado 1500 When the headlights are in AUTO mode, the headlights automatically turn on when it’s dark at night. What mechanism is used to sense the light level to turn on the headlights? Where ...
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No chime when headlights accidently left on

2010 Silverado 1500 Normally, I drive with the headlights in AUTO mode. But when it's rainy or foggy during the day, the lights don't automatically come on, even though they're needed, so I enable ...
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2018 Traverse Intermittent No-Start

Saturday morning, my wife went to the grocery store. When she left, her 2018 Traverse started fine. When she stopped at the traffic light to leave the parking lot, the ASS turned the car off like ...
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1995 jimmy can't get c02 sensor off

Can't get c02 sensor off 1995 chevrolet jimmy. Iv tried driving it to heat it up, sprayed it with WD-40, went and bought the "special socket", and it still won't come off. PLEASE HELP.
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Rotted, leaking front struts

I dropped my Silverado off for brake work and the mechanic told me that my front struts are rotted and leaking very badly, and need to be replaced. How serious of a condition is this and what happens ...
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What happens when an automatic transmission completely fails?

My 2010 Silverado 1500 (500,000 km) has a problem with the transmission. It maks s clunking noise when shifting from second to third gear. I've been driving around it by letting off the gas when it ...
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So i have a 1978 elcamino with a 700r4 that im swapping to a 4l60e. Now i know that its computer controlled so would a eztcu take care of everything?

Need to know if I need anything other than the tci eztcu kit for this swap since the 700r4 doesn't run off a computer and the 4l60e does please help
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How can I remove a stuck cam sensor on my 2007 Chevy Avalanche?

I have a 5.3L V8 Chevrolet Avalanche, and the faulty cam sensor is stuck. I can't remove it in order to replace it. What should I do?
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Can't diagnose consistent misfire 2005 Chevy Malibu

My 2005 Chevy Malibu has a misfire on cylinder 3. The symptoms are: Shaking at idle Knocking sounds as I accelerate, but only under load (sounds fine if I rev it up in neutral) P0303 engine code ...
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What transmissions are interchangeable with a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado extended cab automatic 6lug truck?

What transmissions interchange with a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado extended cab automatic 6lug truck
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Chevy sonic 2013 exhaust pipe

Why is it leaking from the exhaust pipe?
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Where should an oil sensor go in on a straight 6?

Recently sourced VHX Dakota Digital gauges for an 84 c10 that has a straight 6. Found how the speed sensor should go in, the water temp sensor is attached to the inlet replacing what’s there but I’m ...
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Starting Issue Question

2009 Silverado with new ignition switch. Put in new switch because I thought that was the problem.When I turn the key the headlights, the radio and entire dash lights up but not a sound from the ...
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Battery voltage 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500

Hello everyone I recently got a new battery and had alternator checked and was good. When driving in the early morning voltage stays at 14 which it should but when parked for a while and u go to work ...
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piece of porcelain fell into cylinder,

I have a 2003 chevy trailblazer, I was changing the coil packs and plugs and one of the plugs was broken and a piece of porcelain went into the cylinder. I thought that I got it all out,but I did not, ...
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I have a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado K15. I replaced the entire cooling system but I had a blown head gasket. It's overheating while driving

My question is. I replaced the cooling system completely. Had blown head gasket. Used blue devil didn't work. Flushed system used bars leak worked but its only overheating while driving. Loosing most ...
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2011 Silverado gasoline V8 low oil pressure after 30 minutes

2011 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ with 5.3L V8 and about 150,000 miles. After driving about 30 minutes, oil pressure falls and an alarm goes off and a message shows saying to stop the engine. This truck is ...
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2001 Chevy 1500 Silverado 4x4

I got a 2001 had the 4.8 in it swapped to the 5.3 and programmed it run good for two days changed the idle air sensor and now when you crank it it sputter and rev up to 4000 rpm out the old one back ...
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06 Chevy Aveo 5-speed Manual - every gear I put in it's like it is in neutral

I have an 06 Chevy Aveo 5 speed manual transmission and about 200,000 mi on it I just bought it so I don't really know too much about the history the problem I'm having right now is that I could put ...
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Can a GM TBI intake manifold be swapped on to a Chevy 350 that originally had a carburetor?

I already have the TBI system running, but I'm currently using an adapter to the old Quadrajet spread bore. I seem to recall issue with bolt locations or something.
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1983 Silverado Thermostat Housing Device?

I am working on installing a Holley Sniper EFI system and Classic Instruments gauge cluster at the same time on my 1983 Chevrolet Silverado K20 (with the 350/5.7L V8), and as such I am working out ...
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How do c10 light gauges work?

Recently bought an 84 c10 as a project. The four small gauges on the left are not typical gauges I’ve seen but have a light behind them. Im looking to replace them with new gauges but I’m unsure how ...
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Chevy Cruze small intermittent stutters/misfires/jerks

My Chevy Cruze 2013 (LT 1.4L engine with automatic transmission) is experiencing jerking/stuttering/misfires (w/e you wanna call them) while lightly accelerating and idle. Various Details Listed: ...
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Why is my truck cranking and not starting im get fuel pressure, and spark from the vehicle?

I have a 2002 chevrolet and s10 ls 4.3 and I changed thefuel pump and fuel filter and crankshaft position sensor and I tried turn it over and I just get cranking and not starting
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Battery discharging with new alternator

2007 Chevy Cobalt So I recently replaced my alternator, at first it was working fine, the socket meter I have showed a consistent 14.5V reading, but after turning it off and later in the day start ...
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Does anyone know where can I get this part?

I have a Chevy Aveo 2008 1.6L LT (Made in Korea 5/07) it’s an old motor. I just need the 4 way connection. I know they discontinued the part but I just need the metal conjunction. Whole part number is ...
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Transmission want shifted into 3rd or overdrive . It's in a 99 chevy z71 5.3 engine was low on fluid i filled it up still only has 1st and 2nd

Transmission was low on fluid so I think it got hot . I put some Lucas in it and it did change any is there a way to fix it with rebuild it
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Check engine light is on, and my car shakes slightly and just slowly stops moving/stops altogether when I slow down or stop

There's no weird noises or anything... Just the car shaking a little with the check engine light on. When I break or slow down, it starts shaking a bit and slowly stops moving. The gas pedal doesn't ...
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Boost car without battery

As an experiment, I tried starting a junk car (2005 Malibu) that didn't have a battery using jumper cables: Energizer 30 ft 1 Gauge Quick-Connect Booster Cables. To my surprise, it worked (although, ...
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Wiring extra truck battery to power winch

2010 Silverado 1500 My Silverado has an empty spot under the hood for a second battery. I’m wondering if I could install a second battery and use it to power a winch that is mounted to the headache ...
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When should engine fans turn on to cool transmission?

2010 Silverado 1500; automatic transmission; 500,000 km. I suspect the engine fans are not turning on when they should. Reason: When stuck in traffic recently, the truck became sluggish and slammed ...
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Using factory remote on Astrostart

I currently have an AstroStart remote start system on my '04 Chevy Silverado. The remote for the AstroStart is a bit bulky. So my question is; Is there a way to start my vehicle using the factory ...
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Wiper arm nut loosens

2010 Silverado 1500: The nut on the left wiper arm loosens on occasion. The nut doesn't come off, but the wiper doesn't move when the nut is loose. I can easily tighten the nut with a ratchet when it ...
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97 Chevy Tahoe , I can hear a sound (bong) coming from Fuel tank,like it’s sucking in. a few seconds after stoping engine

After driving any distance when I stop about 30 seconds after I shut the engine off I can hear a sound from fuel tank. This sounds like it’s flexing the walls of the tank in a bong sound aif you will ...
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Occasional stumble while idling

I have a Chevrolet 2008 Suburban 1500 with the V8 5.3L engine. It has been stumbling at idle intermittently. Sometimes it starts fine, sometimes you need to step on the gas to get it to start, ...
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Searching for poor burn problem. How to know if valve guides are worn?

I have a Chevrolet 2008 suburban 1500 v8 5.3L, and am looking for a problem that dirties the spark plugs and causes stumbling idle especially when cold. I am suspecting the valve guides are worn, ...
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Where is the PCV valve on my engine, and how can I check/change it?

I have a Chevrolet suburban 2008 1500 with a 5.8L V8 engine. Can you describe with pictures where the PCV valve is, and how to check and replace it? I suspect it to have failed. Some have said it’s on ...
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2014 Chevy Traverse Smells Hot

My 2014 Chevy Traverse AWD started getting a hot/burning smell. There are no detectable leaks, verified by our mechanic. Oil has been changed, transmission had a drain/fill. Coolant levels are good. ...
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Suburban stumbles at idle, unknown tube spewing black liquid into air intake is suspected cause. Please advise?

I have a Chevrolet Suburban 2008 1500 with the 5.3L V8 engine. A tube that I believe to be the PCV hose is spewing black liquid into the air intake, and the engine is stumbling at idle. The liquid ...
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Left headlight turns off after starting car

Issue The left headlight on my 2005 Chevy Malibu seems to have a mind of its own. It turns on when I unlock the car, and it also stays on for a bit when I shut the engine off and get out of the car, ...
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My 2009 Chevy Malibu Ltz

My car is smelling like it's burning metal and is making a winning sound while driving. Any advice on what it could be?
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RPM drops quickly after letting off accelerator

The problem: In my 2005 Chevrolet Malibu, the RPM drops down to around idle whenever I let off the accelerator pedal. It feels as if it were a manual shift car and somebody pushed the clutch pedal in ...
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8 seater, 4wd, towing capacity 10000 pounds does it exist in the USA or can anything me modified to meet that?

The CHEVY express 3500/GMC Savana is close but it's only 2WD. Can it be modified to have 4wd? There are other 4wd vans, but towing capacity is unclear/poor.
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My 2016 Chevrolet Spark started making a noise at high speeds, but then stopped. Is it safe to drive?

I was driving on the interstate and then my car started making this fluttering noise that sounded like when you go up a rollercoaster except if you went up them at 100mph. It only seemed to happen at ...
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1997 Chevy Blazer: Will a TCM from a 2001 work in a 1997?

1997 Chevy Blazer 4.3 4x4. Transmission has only one forward gear. Will a TCM from a 2001 Chevy Blazer work in my 1997? Had a trouble code for shifting solenoid a and b and tc and tcm.
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500: Help Identifying this part

I have a 2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 (cut-away converted into a shuttle-bus) which I've stripped bare and slowly doing a mini "schoolie" RV conversion. While changing the spark plugs today, ...
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Have 07 cobalt ls check engine light on and now will only do 45 to 60 mph

Check engine light on cobalt came on and now will only do 45 to 60 mph any ideas
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Oil gauge jumps up and down when the motor gets hot and it’s getting hot quickly

Oil pressure goes up and down when my c2500 gets hot and it’s been getting hot quickly the hot part is the head gasket why the oil gauge
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Blazer transmission pan interchange options?

I have a 97 Chevy Blazer four-wheel drive with 4.3L V6 engine. The transmission pan is leaking because it has a hole in it; what transmission pan will interchange?
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barely runs, it seems like no fuel or some electrical problem, but it has no oil pressure, what could this be?

My 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3/4 ton with a 6.0L V8 (LQ9). Has no oil. But it seems like it's not getting gas. Or it's an electrical problem. Truck barely runs, what can this be?
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