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SRS warning light

I recently replaced the instrument cluster in my 2004 trailblazer and the SRS warning is on. I'm thinking that it's because the trailblazer I took it out of had deployed the airbag. Is there a way to ...
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Where is the 2nd. battery in my 2016 Chevy Malibu [closed]

Where is the 2nd battery if I have one. My friends Chevy truck has it under back seat.
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Shaking, misfiring with all new parts and sensors in a Chevy Cruze 2012 turbo 4 cylinder

I just had my 2012 chevy Cruze 4 cylinder turbo spark plugs, coil pack, MAP sensor, and pressure sensor replaced all same time and my car drove nicely around the corner but as soon as I pulled up to ...
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Help with my chevy c10 1985 about speedometer and transmission

So I'm changing my engine and transmission on my 1985 chevy c10 and I'm wondering if I need to switch my speedometer, and if I don't will it damage it if I go faster then 85 mph sense it is as far as ...
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What all do I need to buy when installing new transmission and torque converter

I'm installing a rebuilt automatic transmission in my 1992 Chevy Silverado 1500 extended cab two wheel drive. What all should I buy at the parts store besides transmission fluid , pan gasket and new ...
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Chevy Silverado muffler and/or exhaust is rattling

2018 Silverado here. Over the winter I noticed a prominent rattling coming from somewhere underneath the vehicle that was made worse whenever I am stopped but in drive. For example, its the absolute ...
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Flat Rate Time: 1989 Chevy S10 4x4 4.3. R&R the engine w/long block

Former ASE master retired since 2003. Haven't wrenched on a major project like this in years. Would like to help out a good friend who has 1989 Chevy S10 4x4 4.3-liter v6. The vehicles body frame and ...
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Coolant leak at reservoir ... replace anything else?

I have a 2011 Chevy HHR. My coolant reservoir has a leak in it. I went to get my oil changed and I asked the attendant to cap off my coolant reservoir because I saw fluctuations on it. He did and it ...
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Replacing oil cooler lines on 2017 Chevy Silverado 5.3L

The oil cooler lines are leaking on my son's 2017 Chevy Silverado 5.3L, so I need to replace them. The space the lines run through on the driver side of the engine is very tight. Has anyone done this ...
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Splicing power/heated seat wiring in a 2005 Avalanche LT to seats from a 2004 Z71

Purchased a recovered stolen 2005 Avalanche LT 2500. The thief removed seats by cutting them loose from the harness. So I purchased the seats from a 2004 Avalanche Z71 1500. The new seats are power ...
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What does it mean when I turn the car key, nothing happens for a bit, and then the car revs to life?

Usually, when starting my car, as soon as I turn the key all the way around, the car instantly starts revving and then springs to life. For some reason, today, when starting my car. I turned the key ...
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I need to take my motor mount off. I don't have a jack. So can can I take off that mount to get to my alternator pulley without dropping the motor?

I have a 2006 Chevy Malibu 2.2 Ecotech. I can't loosen that pulley unless I take off that motor mount that's in the way.I don't have a jack so. Can I successfully remove the motor mount then put on ...
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My fuel gauge is not reading my fuel level accurately

1998 suburban c1500 replaced fuel gauge with a known working gauge, installed a new fuel pump assembly. when you turn the key on the gauge jumps like normal and truck runs great what can i check next?
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Why is the exterior paint of my truck not coming out matte rather than shiny after buffing it with a buffer

Why is my truck not coming out shiny after buffing it with a buffer Instead it looks door or like a matte finish
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Car stops when I try and take off

Why is my 2011 Chevy Impala trying to stop on me when I take of? The pedal makes a sort of grinding sound when I try to take off and car jerks and stops completely. It's almost like it's trying to ...
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1990 Suburban exhaust system replacement

I recently purchased a 1990 Suburban - and it has a Chevy 350. The exhaust merges and exits on the left side. I am unable to locate a replacement which is a direct fit. Also, almost all y-pipes online ...
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Oil pressure to high?

So last night I did a oil change on my 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 and I put 15w40 in because it’s over 230000 miles and that’s what my mechanic told me to And the oil pressure is around 60, should I be ...
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Does TPMS warning cause ABS and ESC codes in Chevrolet HHR?

My neighbor is elderly and I am assisting with her 2009 Chevrolet HHR, 2.2L non-panel. The cluster is showing warnings and messages for the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Antilock Brakes ...
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Can a timing chain issue cause cylinder misfires on one bank, specifically the odd cylinders?

Make: Chevrolet Model: Camaro Year: 2010 3.6L v6 LT1 I am experiencing misfires on cylinders three and five. I have replaced spark plugs, swapped cylinder 2,4,6 ignition coils with cylinders 1,3,5 ...
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Right turn lights don't blink

I'm stumped - All left turn lights blink on-off (you do have to jiggle the column lever though); no jiggling required for right turn, but, all right turn lights stay on and don't blink. All bulbs are ...
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Feels like ABS but I dont think it is

I have a 2004 Chevy Avalanche. Was having and issue with brake pedal pulsing, but it started when I applied my brakes quickly after starting to pull out from a store. Replaced my pads, and the ...
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Its cool outside and fan runs loud and constant and temp guage reads 160

I have 2015 Chevy Silverado and it's pretty cool outside around 50 s or so. My fan is running loud and constant. Temp gauge reads 160 lowest it will go fan a lot louder than normal.
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Can low or leaking transmission fluid cause a torque converter to go bad?

Backstory: took my vehicle (2017 Tahoe) in for basic scheduled maintenance - no issues. Had the transmission flushed at 97k because we were advised to do it before mileage hit 100k. Within a week ...
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Over advanced timing when Camshaft Position Sensor is plugged

I had a faulty camshaft position sensor on a Chevrolet Spark (aka matiz) with a 3 cylinder engine (F8CV engine) that was causing it to stall intermittently and being hard to start. When I replaced the ...
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How to repair windshield wipers that get stuck in an upright/vertical position when turned off?

I recently started having this issue on a 2002 Chevrolet Impala, where the wipers get stuck in an upright position after wiping and won't go into the parked position when turned off. It appears to be ...
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Temp gauge not responding correctly

I have a 2009 Chevy Malibu lt 2.4L and the temp gauge will drop while driving or it wont even read that the engine is at operating temp but the ac blows cold air and I got a scan tool and no codes ...
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Car runs "fine" only without camshaft position sensor

I bought a used Chevrolet Spark (aka matiz) with a 3 cylinder engine (F8CV engine) a month ago and I noticed some issues: difficulty starting the engine intermittent stalling when in neutral very ...
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Strange rattling/ticking noise at 90-120+kmh

I have a 2008 Chevrolet Caprice similar to the Holden caprice and also the G8 and also the PPV ect. There’s a ticking/rattle noise from the car when the car reaches a speed of 100+kmh. If I’m sitting ...
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Will the 73017 timing chain from SBC fit a 1995 chevy 4.3 vortec

Will the 73017 timing chain from small block Chevy fit a 1995 Chevy 4.3 vortec
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2002 chevy 1500 4.3l v6 cfsi fuel to fuel rail but not to cylinders

I own a 2002 chevy 1500 4.3l v6 cfsi, fuel to schrader valve on rail, none in cylinders.Could it be clogged injectors?
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Car oil pressure gauge flips between 0 and 100%

My 2005 Chevy Tahoe has an Oil Pressure gauge. The needle usually sits to the far right on a value of 80. Recently it's started randomly dropping to 0 and as expected, the car's oil pressure alarm ...
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Interior and Exterior lights randomly come on

I have a 2012 Chevy Cruze and sometimes the interior dome lights and the exterior headlights come on by themselves. I think it only happens at night but that could just be cause it's easier to see. ...
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1998 Chevy K1500 - What is this hose for?

I just finished replacing my intake manifold gaskets. While reinstalling the fuel line bracket, I found this hose toward the rear of the engine. I checked my disassembly notes and photos and I don't ...
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Chevy 262 V6 Plenum - what is this port for?

I'm in the process of replacing the Plenum on my 1998 K1500. I have all the connectors labeled that I disconnected, but I cant seem to find one for this port. What connects to this opening with the ...
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Engine oil in Coolant Tank and Coolant overflows

I have not drove my chevrolet spark (Beat in India) 2012 around a month, I started my car and it was fine. After approximately 30 kms, there was some mild sound from bonnet. So, I opened the coolant ...
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(2010 Chevy Malibu 2.4) No crank/No start; only 7.6 volts to pcm

Hello everyone I’ve recently purchased this car for a great price, the last owner I believe tried to repair it himself and gave up. I’ve found a post on here very very similar to mine found here I’ve ...
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2001 Malibu air conditioner won't stay on

When I turn on the AC, I can see the compressor clutch engage, blower motor is running, no cool air. I also noticed about every 5 seconds a light 'clunk' from the area of the compressor. After about ...
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Will a 63 silverado cab work on a c10 frame?

Working on a 63 build I have a custom frame that has 63 c10 mounts but I've found what the vin identifies as a 63 chevy silverado and I'm wondering if the cab will use the same body mounts as the c10? ...
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Camaro 2015 manual - RPM is low - no check engine light

I have a 2015 Camaro manual when I'm driving on the freeway reaching 4th and 5th and 6th gear, my RPM bounces and doesn't go past 3, and if I accelerate it bounces and stays stuck on 3, and my ...
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I have a 2008 Chevy Trailblazer, when I go over bumps my temp gauge drops to 40'C and my A/C goes warm

I have a 2008 Chevy Trailblazer 4x4, when I go over bumps my temp gauge drops to 40'C and my A/C goes warm air blowing. It's intermittent. Going over another bump will return it to normal. I took it ...
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Car won’t go over 35mph starts to rev. Chevy Tahoe 2007 5.3

We were on vacation and was stuck in traffic. Once traffic cleared we picked up speed and stopped at a light. After that that’s when it happened. The Tahoe would shift into 2nd and just rev up. ...
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99 Chevy Lumina heavy oil leak from engine passenger side

Lots of oil dripping from the passenger side of the engine. Best I can tell, the highest point I can see wet oil is near the pivot for the serpentine tensioner, but I also see oil a bit forward of ...
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A/C dripping water onto exhaust

I have a Chevelle 1970 w/ 427 The A/C drips water onto exhaust pipes up close to the engine. Will that harm pipes when Hot??
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2000 Silverado 4.3 l . New pcm. Came programedand plug in play. Ihave a delco anti-theft strereo

Before I try to start it. It’s loc mode. I found out 3yrs. Had to put in a fuel pump. Stereo locked up. Got a Haynes book on the truck. Anytime the battery is disconnected you have to disable stereo. ...
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1989 S10 Blazer loose lugnuts after tire change

I made a rookie mistake of overtightening my lugnuts after the tire change with an air wrench. I noticed that as I was driving around the block all but one of the lugnuts came loose. Thank God I didn'...
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2010 Chevy Camaro LT V6 error code: p0009

Does anyone know how to fix the error code p0009 on a 2010 Camaro because I been researching for a solution but can't find one so please someone help me!
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1991 suburban 350 TBI no start

If in fact I do get a spark though it orange in color does that prove that the ignition control module is good? A little background here, she was running in park idling strong and stop running cold ...
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Drove with parking break on [duplicate]

I just started driving and I was driving in the rain today so I was already anxious. I went about 30 minutes going 50-60. The total distance was 20 miles. After I fixed the parking break the breaks ...
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AC not working on a 2005 Chevy Sonic

I took my 2015 Chevy Sonic to the dealer because my air conditioner wasn't working. I've had a million problems with this car but it's been under warranty till now. Theyve even replaced the motor. Or ...
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I have lost my original key and keyfob to my 2006 Corvette

How can I start my Corvette without having to go to the dealership to get a new key? My money situation is tight, so I'm trying to find a way to start my car, without having to pop the clutch or order ...
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