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Chevrolet is a division of the American General Motors Company.

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What engine do I have, based on my casting number?

I have a 1965 GMC TRUCK 3 speed short bed stepside. The casting number is TI1I3CZM. How can I figure out what engine I have? My truck is a step side short bed Chevy.
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Are modern automatic cars supposed to not roll backward when on a slope while in Drive and engine idle?

I have an automatic Chevy Cruze 2013 and when I stop on an upward slope for a stop sign or red light, I need to press the brake pedal to ensure the car doesn't roll backward, if I lift the foot off ...
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2005 Silverado AC Diagnosis

I just bought a 2005 Silverado with 160k miles and I am trying to diagnose the AC system. Most of the time the compressor never kicks on and so it blows warm air. Occasionally the compressor does kick ...
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Are there safe DIY ways to find an EVAP leak?

So, I have a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu. I've been fighting with an EVAP leak (code PO442, a small leak) for a few months now. When I originally had it smoke-tested at the mechanic, they told me that it ...
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Heatiing problems

We recently purchased a 08 equinox and it had problems over heating n heater core went out with last owner. They replaced heater core , however still had an occasional problem over heating. We ...
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2004 chevy cavalier- rolled backwards when in park, and not wont turn on

my car wont turn on. it rolls backwards when in park. and im not on a hill. its not the battery cause the radio and lights all turn on. i literally get a dead engine reaction when i turn the key. the ...
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Spark plug wire order for new set

Done did me a rookie mistake, pulled all the spark plug wires out, ran to Napa n got new set, came back and was scratching my head. Working on a 98 chevy s10 4.3l v6. Anyone have pictures of the ...
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Which is the inlet and which is the outlet?

I am asking this for my dad. The image is supposed to represent a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox V6, and he wanted to know which pipe is the inlet and which is the outlet, as well as through which water (or ...
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S10 cranks but won’t start

I’ve got a 1997 S10 that sat for a little over 3 years. I got it running but it had a dead cylinder, figured it was a clogged injector after replacing plugs, wires, cap and rotor. Just replaced the ...
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200r4 transmission in 67 camaro

I found a good deal on a lockup torque convertor. My 200r4 was modified to be non lockup, will the lockup convertor work ok in this trans?
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Should I change the engine oil on a boat engine after it sat for 5 months?

I have a Reinell Bowrider, with a 190 HP Chevy engine, that hasn't been started in about 5 months. Before starting it, should I change the engine oil? Or will it run okay without changing it?
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1999 Malibu Braking System

Just changed my whole braking system in the front. My brake line on the left blew a hole and I replaced it. Decided to change calipers and hoses. Bled the lines. When the engine is started the pedal ...
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Electrical issue with 2009 Chevy Malibu

Was wondering if anybody is experiencing the same issues as I am with my 2009 Chevy Malibu. In the evening when it gets dark the door locks will start going haywire when the car is not running and ...
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2009 Malibu hesitates when accelerating at first, then runs normal

My 2009 Malibu (LT, 2.4L v4, 140k miles) is having acceleration issues. It doesn't happen every time, but when accelerating from a stop the engine will run up to around 2300rpm then hang there for ...
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400ci sb using a quart of oil every 50/60 miles

I bought a 62 bel air with a 400ci sb stroked to a 409 they told me. I have taken it to car shows the last 3 weekends less than 100 miles round trip. After returning home I check the oil after cool ...
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2005 Chevy Suburban loud tap on hard acceleration

I have a 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 4WD 5.3 (208k miles) that has several loud taps when I accelerate moderately to hard. It only happens from slow or stop. I haven't been able to get the sound when ...
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Braking with a 2002 chevy avalanche

Not sure what's going on. When you step on the brake the pedal itself shakes and makes a weird grinding noise... 3 mechanics couldn't figure it out, just said it's common in that vehicle. Any ...
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400 small block chevrolet

I am building a 400 small block, boring out to .030. my question is, switching out to 5.7 inch stock 350 rods and speed pro flat top pistons made for the 400. will balancing be required? Being as its ...
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Hi! Crankshaft for 400ci chevrolet engine from 1975 el camino

I've put my engine back together but the crankshaft moves back and forth about 1/8 of an inch. My motor is a 400 chev
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Engine block numbers

My engine block numbers are C5F337147. I can't seem to find this number anywhere. I was told it was a 350. Was just trying to confirm and find out what year and what it might have come out of
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What’s wrong with my truck

Hi all I have a 08 Silverado 5.3 it has been a great truck but recently been giving me problems. I have a tester and it says I have codes p0036 p0054 p0140 p0141 p0300 p0455 I just recently changed ...
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Is it safe to flush it?

I've got a 1989 Chevy Cavalier sedan. 78,000 k. Previous owner let it sit for 7 years. I've drained and replaced the oil, fuel filter, hoses and such. But my coolant tank is completely encrusted in ...
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Can spark plug wires affect fuel consumption

I am experiencing a drastic drop in mileage so far everything seems fine with the car so I cannot find the reason for now, but recently I replaced the spark plug wires I think it's unlikely that they ...
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2008 Chev 3.5 studder

I have a newly rebuilt 2008 Chevrolet Impala 3.5. When newly rebuilt, purred like a kitten. Now at an idle, I'll get a very short studder in rpm, almost like a miss. Happens about every 10 seconds. ...
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The difference between 245/70r16. Instead of a 265/70r16

I have a 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche with the tow package ,would it be alright to use 245/70r16 tire instead of 265/70r16?
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A/C stops blowing cold when it's raining

I have a 2011 equinox. Had a accident couple years ago involved with front end. Ever since then when it rains my AC will stop blowing cold air. never heard of anything like this. anyone have any ...
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ECM questions on 1986 G30

Dumb question perhaps.....but I've gotten different answers. Does my 1986 G30 motorhome have an ECM....if so where is it located. Everything I've read says that a low idle problem cannot be adjusted ...
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Had A flat Tire found a red ring inside of stem

I had a flat tire , aired it up took to shop they fixed it said had a small nail. three days later tried to air it up to drive bake to shop. had a red rubber ring inside of stem. what is that for?
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1986 G30 Motorhome

I just replaced my parking lights. (the ones on the top front of the motor home. I got three of them replaced and they were working. Then when I got to the fourth one my tail light fuse started ...
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2010 Chevy Equinox - Oil in Air Outlet Duct

2010 Chevy Equinox LTZ 3.0 Oil in Air Outlet Duct Just wondering what would cause this? What is the chamber attached to the air outlet duct do? Can that chamber get clogged? What should I be ...
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Fuel filter location for the Chevy Malibu 2013? Replacement?

Where's the fuel filter located in a Chevy Malibu 2013? I can't find any free info about it online (might pay for one of those services like alldatadiy), but message boards speculate it's integrated ...
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2008 Chevy uplander with brake problems

I tried to bleed my brakes on my van and I can only bleed my passenger front and driver rear calipers but my other two won't bleed why is that if anyone came help me out I would be grateful
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Rear brake pads and rotors on a Chev Malibu

I had new rear brake pads and rotors installed at an automotive shop in May of 2016 and already need new pads and rotors is what I'm being told. When I make hard turns, I hear what sounds like a ...
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2010 Malibu Turn signal doesn't always switch on

Then turn signal for the left works most of the time when you push down on turn signal arm but the right signal arm rarely ingages the right signal light to stay on. If you hold the arm you can kept ...
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2004 Chevy Avalanche 1500 Z71 4WD Howling Noise above 40 mph

My truck makes a howling noise only when I'm accelerating from 40 to 45 mph up to about 60 mph. The noise sounds like its coming from the front of the vehicle. Is very consistent regardless of engine ...
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Engine ticking, clicking, tapping

2013 Chevy Cruze Just had the water pump and belt changed and now when my car is in idle it makes a clicking noise. It goes away when accelerating and only happens sometimes when car is in park. Think ...
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98 Chevy S10 not starting

98 Chevy S10 tries to turn over then it dies , new battery and had it tested , head lights dim when trying to start, could not get it started with jumper cables but when hooked directly to fuse box it ...
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2015 Chevy Start Stop Edition won't start

I been been having problems with my car 2015 Chevy Malibu for a couple of months. I had it checked but they always say nothing is wrong (usually because the car starts when they turn it off and back ...
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What is going on when my Chevrolet Captiva (2012) loses water but is not overheating and is not using oil?

My Chevrolet Captiva (2012) is using / losing water but the engine does not overheat and the car is not using oil, the local Chevvy dealer said it needed a new radiator as the water was leaking but ...
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Car losing power on turning key, but returns shortly after

I drive a 2014 Chevy Spark. Before turning the key even to the accessory position everything works perfectly, as soon as I get to the ignition position all the electronics die and the motor doesn't ...
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78 Corvette Transmission Leaking

When I check my transmission with the motor running the dip stick indicates there is no transmission fluid but when I check the dip stick with the engine off the dip stick shows it to be full. I don ...
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2009 Chevy Trailblazer clunking

2009 Chevy Trailblazer 4.2L L6 is clunking at 2000 rpm. The noise gets softer not louder at 30mph when I press the gas. Oil pressure stays steady at mid-range. I changed the oil and filter. Hoping its ...
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Engine problems ( I think its the man working on my car)

I have a 1997 Camaro 5 speed (3.8L V6 engine). I bought this car and hauled it home on a tow dolly. I never tried too start it and the car has been sitting for a good 3 or 4 years now. Battery is ...
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the car runs strong no miss or bad mounts. it vibrates/ not missing when in neutral but goes smooth with any load even turning on the air

First I would like to say I am a very qualified mechanic who has been a trouble shooter for a lot of years. this engine runs with no miss and has no miss issues. after the break in period I notice a ...
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Rebuilding EV1 Injectors

I recently bought the parts to rebuild EV1 (34.6# @ 43.5psi) injectors. The parts include the microfilter, flat support disk (for the injector end), and the supporting top cover (for the fuel rail end)...
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CHEVY 1988 Z71 TRANSMISSION

I have a 1988 chevy z71, the transmission wont go into reverse . My question. Is there an easy fix? Do I need a new transmission?
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96 tahoe with bad gas smell and trouble starting after warms up

I have a 96 tahoe we just changed the distributor thinking it was the cause but we still have a bad gas smell when starting and have trouble cranking after its warmed up. When you first start it for ...
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How to plug engine harness into 81 chevy aftermarket distributer

We're rewiring the engine on an 81 Chevy. The distributor has two markings. Tach and Battery. There are two wires that fit the outlet. Do we need both, is there any way to tell which cable goes ...
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Oill pressure fluctuations on 1989 Chevrolet S10

I have a 1989 S10 blazer with a 4.3l V6. I was having some overheating issues for the last few weeks . The good folks here helped me diagnose it as a burnt out fan clutch. I thought that the oil ...
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Need help with 2014 Impala

When it comes to engines I know nothing! I recently purchased a 2014 Impala. About a week ago the engine light came on, and I took it to Advanced for their diagnostic reader. It came back with 2 codes,...