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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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I have a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro 2lt with a lot of problems

I have a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro RS and I'm getting a cylinder 6 misfire. I swapped the spark plugs because they were burnt, but I'm still getting a cylinder 6 misfire. I even checked the coil packs. ...
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Oil in radiator but no water in oil

98 S10 4.3 I rebuilt top end of motor new head gaskets and all ,new radiator too . I put fresh oil in ran the motor for about ten min started tapping checked the oil and it was as low as the add mark ...
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Oil leak drivers side near cylinder head

I have a 2004 Suburban 5.3 which has an oil leak that drips on the exhaust header, but cannot see where it is coming from. Changed valve cover gasket, then had to helicoil all four threaded openings ...
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Why do I keep having to replace my starter?

I have a 1996 Chevy c1500 w/t v6 Vortec & I replaced the starter & flywheel & it ran for a couple months then the starter stopped hitting the flywheel (it just sounded like it was spinning)...
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Chevrolet Spark 2013 Blow Fan Sound

i have a Chevrolet Spark 2013.I've been hearing a periodic knocking sound like a hammer, whenever i turned on my blow fan.It happens even without changing the thermostat on ac or heat. I figured the ...
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truck makes a tapping/knocking sound only happen the first start of the day and stops after truck is warm

when i start my truck first thing in the morning it makes a tapping/knocking sound after it runs for a few min the noise stops and you don't hear it again the rest of the day. What can cause this.
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Rubber pieces found in engine coolant

ISSUE: I found small pieces of rubber debris in the coolant. They are a little smaller than part of a fingernail clipping. The rubber hoses have flaking rubber when inspecting them on the inside. ...
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2017 sonic ticking

I have a 2017 Chevy sonic 1.4l turbo with 56000km / 35000mi that developed ticking sounds that I noticed after heavy foot to the peddle acceleration in a steep grade at a stop sign trying to cross I ...
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Chevrolet Aveo 2013 T300 won't start

I need some advice. After changing the oil filter, the car does not start. The starter works, the engine is trying to catch, but runs irregularly and then it stops. Could you advise me what the ...
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What is the Problem

I have a 2004 Chevy Trailblazer EXT. I was driving down the road and my battery light came on. I didn’t know what it meant but I kept driving. Then my lights became dim and I pulled over and parked at ...
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu Ltz 6 cylynder

My steering wheel will not turn on cold mornings, but will when car is warmed in afternoon. It does not take power steering fluid. I think it’s electric. What is causing this? Thanks
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CV axle problems on my 11' Chevy Impala

I notice I was having a problem with my car I believe it was the wheel bearing while changing the wheel bearing I noticed it was the CV axle had a little problems getting the axle out didn't have the ...
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Chevy Blazer 4.3 with p0303 error (cylinder 3 misfire) shortly after running medium-hot: now wonky idle, but smooth at high RPMs

I've got a 97 Chevy Blazer with the 4.3 and 281k miles. It might be of-note that a shop replaced my Lower Intake Manifold gasket about 18 months ago. At the very end of a long trip this weekend it ...
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2004 chevy tracker headlights do not turn on. Fuses, bulbs, relays good. All other electrical work

2004 Chevy Tracker. Headlights will not turn on. Bulbs, fuses, relays good. Headlight brights do not turn on. Brights will come on when the lever is pulled back like flashing an oncoming driver.
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remove rear seat 78 chevy caprice

I would like to remove the rear seat to install speakers in the back. how do i remove it? I watched some youtube video for what i thought might be a similar model car. It said press down on the ...
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09 Chevrolet Silverado randomly won’t accelerate

I just had the transmission rebuild in my 09 Silverado, and when we got it back we noticed that randomly while driving the RPMs will accelerate if we press down on the gas but the speedometer won’t ...
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2000 Z71 4wd transfer case . I hear a loud popping sound when making sharp right turns

I’m having issues with the left front brake or possibly transfer case issues, loud popping sound when sharp Right Turns are made , no vibration felt thru steering wheel or brake peddle popping sound ...

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