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Blower Motor Resistor Smells Like Toaster When on Low speeds

I recently replaced the front blower motor resistor board on my 1995 Suburban. All speeds work fine, but on the two lowest speeds, I smell a toaster smell that is almost certainly coming from hot ...
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2000 Chevy Silverado brakes drag badly

When I drive the truck the brakes are dragging. I can park on a slight incline and the truck will not roll unless I press on the gas. I jacked up the truck and the wheels will not respond at all. The ...
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SRS light on and possible bad rear bearing Chevy Aveo

A couple of months ago the airbag light went on for no apparent reason. When I turn the ignition on, it goes off, and turns on again, without blinking, and with no errors (read with a cheap scanner). ...
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700R4 Lockup Torque Converter? Lockup Solenoid? How do I do it? Kit Only?

I used to have a lockup TC in my 700R4, I recently needed it rebuilt & when it was placed back into vehicle they used a non-lockup converter. Now it seems to run hot, especially at higher speeds &...
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2006 Chevy Factory Stereo Wiring

I'm replacing the stock stereo in my 2006 Chevy Colorado. All of the diagrams I've seen online show that A1-A7 are unused example but A1 and A2 have a similar, smaller wire (see picture). The adapter ...
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22 OBD codes 2008 Chevy Tahoe :D Help

I just inherited a 2008 Chevy Tahoe LS 5.3L V8 with 239,730 miles. When scanning for codes it listed about 22 codes. I know the obvious thig to do is to take it into a mechanic but i want to see if ...
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Chasing 05 Chevy Express Flashing Engine Light P0300

Alright, I'll try to keep it brief (been through tons of threads and I thought I had it). 4 mechanics have looked at it to no avail. 2005 Chevy Express 3500 4.8L V8 130k miles Code P0300 (not sure ...
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LS1 starter pinion extends but doesn't spin

Working on a motor swap project. Motor is 2002 LS1. Battery is less than 1yr old and was just tested at local Orielly. Starter is refurbished, bought and tested at the same shop. 4ga wire runs ...
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2011 Chevrolet equinox check engine light

I got my 2011 Chevy Equinox back from the dealer for the engine repair on the oil consumption. This was covered by Chevy due to a class action lawsuit regarding this issue. Today, a week after getting ...
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Airbag light is on in my dash

Hi guys I have a big problem and it’s my own fault I have a Silverado single cab it’s a 2001 and me being careless I cut the wires going under my seat and to the belt buckle sensor I didn’t notice ...
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How do I completely turn off the infotainment center in my 2017 Chev Impala without raising the screen?

My car is going to be used by a new driver for a road test soon. In this province, much of the information displayed on the infotainment screen is an automatic fail on the road test. Back up display,...
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Replacing Chevy Cobalt battery

I have a 2008 Chevy Cobalt, battery in the trunk. The battery was replaced with one without a hose. Do I still need to attach a hose and where?
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Electrical problems after jumping 2008 chevy silverado

After jumping truck, my stabilitrack light stays on, service brakes light stays on, and my radio does not power off when key is turned off (or when I open door). Not sure where to start to locate the ...
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How do you disable Hill Start Assist in Chevrolet Suburban?

I have a 2016 Chevrolet Suburban (Z71). How do I disable HSA? After $6,000 in transmission and brake repairs due to HSA, I would really like to turn it off. Here is the problem: I stop on a hill. ...
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all dash warning lights came on, barely driving

My vehicle is a 2009 Chevy Equinox. My engine was knocking a couple weeks back and flashed on every warning light i had. Doors stared locking and unlocking on their own and the shifter button was ...
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2011 2500HD 6.0 when a/c comes on it's only for 5 seconds

When a/c is requested it will come on for about 5 seconds and shut off. Will not come back on for about 30-60 seconds and shuts down again after 5 seconds. When holding idle at 2000 rpm and compressor ...
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Can anyone one help with this noise is my car done please tell me?

This car just started making this noise just gas pump replaced Here it is https://youtu.be/gbSFTtNxSJE
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Diagnosing alternator or starter on a 16 Chevy Cruze LT

how do you know if it's the battery starter or alternator in a 2016 chevy cruze lt when i started the car it sounded like it wasn't going to start also not sure if it's related but i had to get a jump ...
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I have a coolant leak, a big one, but my car isnt overheating… whats wrong?

Okay, so i have a 2010 impala. Recently i had a very slow drip of coolant from my vehicle. It slowly started to worsen. I got a bottle of kseal and put that into my vehicle, it stopped the leak outta ...
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Can anyone provide documentation for the 2011 chevy cruze eco grill shutters?

I'm trying to understand how they work and where the motor is since I am unable to get the plastic off the bottom of the grill to access them directly. Mine seem to move if I slowly torque them ...
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Squeak when changing to face or defrost

Good afternoon I had a squeak that would happen when I turned my air to the face vent it would only squeak at the very end of the actuator cycle. Here is a link to the video of that https://youtu.be/...
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Oil filling cooling system

2015 Chevy 1500, 5.3 Oil overflowing coolant tank. No water in oil. Checked oil cooler in radiator both with 20 psi of air and 22.5 inches of vacuum. No evidence of leak. Old school, so I pulled the ...
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Engine backfired and blew this part to pieces. Please identify so I can source out a replacement. See notes on photo

Please identify so I can source out a replacement. See notes on photo.
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2005 Silverado 1500 Brakes Dragging Randomly

I have an 05 Silverado 1500 RWD, I have had an issue with my brakes for months now. My brakes tend to drag at least once a day, the pedal is very inconstant as well. It gets stiff and very close to ...
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What kind of cable input is this in the back of a 2001 chevy malibu?

In my malibu, there is a cd/aux button, but no input for an aux. I did some research and found that inputs can be added from the back of the radio. This picture is the back of the radio, and the port ...
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Chevy 350 cam break in

Can I use a synthetic oil when breaking in my flat tappet cam? I’ve been to every auto parts store around me and can’t seem to find anything but synthetic. Bought a few qts of royal purple and some ...
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Chevy 350 fuel pump pushrod/lifter

this might be a stupid question but do I have to replace the mechanical fuel pump pushrod/lifter like a normal lifter when swapping in a new cam?
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2014 Cruze Diesel

can't find replacement converter for car GM not making at this time been in dealer ship since Nov. can the converter be reemed out and reinstalled or will removing the back pressure cause low power ...
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Battery drain - 2001 Chevy Malibu

I'm trying to troubleshoot a parasitic battery drain and need help. With all courtesy lights off, key out, doors shut, I show 1.5A of draw. The battery is dead within 24 hrs. I have pulled all fuses ...
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HHR - CEL giving codes P0171 and P0326

2010 HHR LT 2.2 has had funny idle with occasional stalling. Had oil changed last Sunday and noticed the air intake hose connecting fender to filter box was unraveling so my Daddy took it off and i ...
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New Starter just spins, after couple tries works all day until morning

I replaced the starterand solenoid on my 1992 Chevy S-10 with a new ac delco .Battery test good. my first couple starts are just a spinning sound. However after a hour of driving the starter works ...
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2016 Chevy Malibu LS

My Chevy Malibu is making a clicking noise underneath the car when I accelerate. Check engine light is not on.
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Oil / Coolant Leaking and Mixing. Low pressure. No CEL. Intake Manifold Gasget?? - '09 Chevy Malibu

Alright guys, the Malibu is back! Issue: Wife was driving. Oil pressure light came on. Pulled over. Car wouldn't start for next 10 minutes. Then started right up, and made it home (Light was gone). ...
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How many book hours to replace the roller cam in 1999 Chevrolet

How many book hours to replace the roller cam in 1999 Chevrolet Silverado with 5.7L auto, power steering air condition Butch
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Identification of GM Connector

I'm trying to identify some connectors for a Chevy Equinox, located on the rear mud flap. I believe these are common GM connectors but I do not know the nomenclature.
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How to repair this (PCV?) tube?

First, is this a PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve tube on the 2002 Chevrolet Impala? It is hard, non-flexible plastic with hard rubbery grommet-like inserts on the ends, with one side ...
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Sirius radio location

Where do I find the sirius xm receiver in a 2014 silverado 1500?? I am getting an error message "no signal, signal may be blocked"? I want to check the antenna connection and I am having trouble ...
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97 Chevy S10 light duty pickup - tail brake lights

Okay so, out of no where my tail brake lights stopped working. All other lights work, including the 3rd brake light. I have replaced bulbs, replaced brake light switch, had fuses checked.... Look at ...
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Wont shift properly

I have a 2006 Chevy Silverado 4x4 automatic transmission. It will only go in reverse, 2nd, and 1st. Wont go in drive or 3rd. i checked the fluid and it is fine. I'm going to get it to my mechanic. My ...
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car won't lock, head lights flicker, 2011 chevy cruze

I have a 2011 chevy cruze, and a couple of times now when I've parked the car, the lights start flickering and then the automatic locks won't lock. but it worked ok so I didn't think anything of it.......
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Automatic tranny, reverse died during cold snap

The vehicle is a 2005 Chevy Classic 2.2L four cylinder. It starts and runs, or ran and drove, fine down to -15-20° F up until recently. With a few days of -30 and -40 temps, the car, even after 30-45 ...
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2011 HHR 2.2 Starter stays engaged. Will it catch fire?

2011 HHR 2.2 have replaced battery, alternator. The motor now starts but starter will not disengage.
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1990 chevy 5.7 engine shaking

drove 15 miles return shutoff truck 5 min got back in start noticed slight vibration , when i put in gear almost seem like misfire but cant be sure i parked it, has 350 gave it tune up replaced fuel ...
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1999 Chevrolet S-10

I was driving my truck to a friends house. The temperature gauge got up to the top temp. I slowed down and the gauge dropped all of a sudden back to the bottom. I continued to drive. When I got to the ...
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Diagnosing Short on Starter Circuit in 1995 Chevy Suburban

My 1995 Suburban K1500 has a shorting issue that drains the battery when left for long enough. I have isolated the problem to the fuseless starter circuit and I am 95% sure that the short is not ...
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Vehicle overheating

I have a 2004 Chevy Trailblazer that was run hot. We replaced all the obvious, radiator, water pump, Thermostat, radiator cap, overflow tank, and the fan clutch. It still overheats, and at the first ...
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Chevy Colorado Lt

I have a 2004 Chevy Colorado LT and it idles at about 800-900 rpm and when I rev it just a little it drops down to 500 and takes a second to go back up to 800. I was wondering if maybe this is a dirty ...
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Vibrating sound in dashboard area that goes away if I turn the heating on

I bought a new 2019 Chevy Cruze a couple months ago and when I'm driving over all but the smoothest of roads, I notice a vibrating sound coming from the dashboard area as if there's a small object ...
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HOLD light flashing, engine temperature gauge “C”

My 2009 Chevy Aveo 5 with automatic transmission has an issue that started today; on the way home on the freeway, the HOLD light started flashing. I noticed later that the coolant temperature gauge ...
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2013 Chevy Cruze leaks coolant

I discovered, upon random inspection, that my Chevy's coolant reservoir was empty. It has just made 100 000km. There was no leak I could detect. The car is rarely used as I stopped working. I topped ...

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