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Chevrolet is a division of the American General Motors Company.

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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,...
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Spikes when observing scan tool [duplicate]

I had already posted a question on this but today I finally checked my DLC connector. I got some bad readings. I checked between pin 2 and pin 5 key off. .29v then checked with KOEO got 1.5v. I then ...
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Random high idle wont decrease speed when driving sies when still

2004 chevy trailblazer ls erratic idle speed, sluggish power when increasing speed, high power preventing speed to decrease bellow 35 when decreasing speed without breaking hard, last obd2 freeze ...
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2011 Chevy Silverado Engine Temp Fluctuates when cabin temp set high

I have a 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500 with a 6.0 L. I never noticed this before because I was living in the south and never really had to increase my cab temp too much. Well I just moved to northern MI. ...
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What is the thread gauge on gas tank straps 81 chevy

Does anybody know what bolt size I need for those gas tank straps on an 81ish chevy c30? I lost one of the bolts and the other bolt is kind of a pain to take off an on again.
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2004 Suburban brake pedal goes to the floor [closed]

Replaced power booster and the brake pedal goes to the floor after turning on vehicle
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Engine revs high but doesn't accelerate

I've recently bought a used car (a Chevrolet Kalos 2007), with only 45000 miles. However after about a month of driving, my car just randomly started to rev high and not accelerate. Basically, I can ...
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2005 Chevrolet 5.3 using a lot of oil

My 2005 Suburban is using about a quart every 500 miles. I don't see any smoke or leaks. It has a 5.3. Any thoughts?
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2011 Chevy Malibu doesn't go in reverse why?

My car drives fine forward but has no reverse? should I get it rebuilt? or buy a transmission with high or low mileage? Since I'm trying to sell it.
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c30 engine wiring

I was putting a new starter into an 81 custom deluxe and one of the wires crumbled. The wiring harness looks like its original. We're wondering about trying to patch it or replacing the harness ...
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Engine temperature on the rise when idling on stuck in traffic

I have an 1989 S10 blazer with a 4.3l V6. It has a G80 diff in the back and it's 2wd. Ever since spring started I started noticing the temperature on my truck starts rising when I'm at a traffic block ...
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Spinning clutch by hand with alignment tool?

I'm in the process of cobbling together a custom clutch fork/pivot/throwout bearing setup for a classic Chevy with a reproduction clutch, but I'm having difficulty measuring the clutch pressure plate ...
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drl drivers work but passenger does not

2007 chevy aveo daytime running light works on drivers side. Turn lights to on and the drivers side goes out and the passenger side comes on. Bright lights work for both at same time.
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Is it bad to use Auto Gold ATF DM in a transmission that only requires Dexron VI

I have put Auto Gold ATF DM in my transmission in a 2008 chevy impala that only requires DEXRON VI. On the back of the Auto Gold ATF DM transmission fluid, it says "not for use in automatic ...
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New serpentine belt makes noise and lifts

1994 Chevy K1500 4x4 - So I changed my serpentine belt but when I start it it has a clicking sound. when I look in the engine bay the belt on the harmonic balancer is lifting up on the side how can I ...
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Rocker arm adjustment specs

Got a 98 s10 pickup 4.3L Does anyone have the torque specs for the rocker arms on my truck, i been looking around and cant find any solid information.
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My fiancé has over filled our van in oil

My fiancé has over filled our 2008 Chevy uplander by four quarts of oil. It’s now running very odd and an ass load of very stinky smoke is coming out the exhaust. We don’t have anything to siphon the ...
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4.3L Engine Will Not Rotate After Head Gasket Replacement

I was replacing all my gaskets on the 98 S10 4.3l automatic with a Felpro head gasket kit NAPA sold me. After all was done and put back together, got into the cab and prayed for a startup. Didn't ...
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Chevrolet Cruze head gasket (“A/C off due to…”) root cause

Background I have a 2011 Chevy Cruze with the "Eco" engine that I bought used, May '18, with about 99,000 miles on it. Seemed to run fine until mid-December, about 107,00 miles, when some hose ...
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Overheating Chevy

I have a 2011 Chevy Cruze 1.4 T manual that I purchased March 2016. About 1.5 - 2 months ago my car started overheating. The h20 pump and thermostat were replaced a year and a half ago. I've also had ...
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Chevy 327/350 block

I’m wanting to swap a 305 with a 327 in an El Camino, had a 68-69 327 long block but the block turned out to be cracked so I kept the crank (2 piece rear main seal), pistons, rods and heads from it ...
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Trying to put a 2010 Chevy cobalt 2.2 motor in a 2006 HHR

Everything seems to line up except the head or cams are different so you would think change the wiring harnesses but the plug that goes in the fuse box so is there a fix
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Does shortcut with radio's wire harness 12v constant (Yellow) and the red (accesorry 12v) could have damaged car components?

Here is the diagram of Factory radio wiring ... I burned a 10 a fuse linking the radio itself and the Clock. But i didnt removed the battery doing the job si thats why i have shortcut .... Yeah it ...
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4.3/350 Chevy flywheel interchangeable?

I have a 1997 S10 I'm thinking of doing a V8 swap with in the future does anyone know if the flywheel off of a 4.3 Chevy would work on a older 350 Since they’re basically identical minus 2 cylinders ...
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Metal clips on wheels

Good afternoon. I bought a new car but I saw that there are metal clips on all tires. I would like to know if this car can be considered as brand new even though the wheels have these mental clips. ...
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Wayyy too much oil [duplicate]

I did a dumb thing today. My 2006 chevy trailblazer holds 7 quarts of oil. It has a slow leak. I got around to putting some in it today. I bought the 5qt container and completely spaced out while ...
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I just bought a 2011 Chevy

I just purchased a 2011 Chevy HHS and when I got home last night the floor board and carpet in the front passenger seat was very wet. I'm guessing this might be a condensation issue. Anyone have any ...
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Diesel truck at 40Mph huge “stall” and then kick

So I have an 01 Chevy Silverado and i have a little strip that i like to see how fast my truck can go 0-60. The problem is that when I'm accelerating, at around 40mph my truck "stalls"(like im pushing ...
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CMP/CKP correlation vs Ignition timing Vortec 5.7L

I own a 1996 Chevy Tahoe. It is a 5.7L Vortec with 4 door. The engine is knocking and pinging and the power is sluggish after there were some servicing done and I can see that the CMP/CKP correlation ...