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1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer AC issue

I have a 1989 S10 Blazer with a 4.3 L V6 engine. It has an AC that is giving me some trouble. Observed Behavior: When i slide the mode selector to any AC mode , it blows the ac fuse. Ive replaced the ...
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2016 chevy malibu battery

I have a 2016 chevy malibu i tried to start my car last tuesday it would not start light radio everything came on. got a jump it started 6 days later same issue it says in the dash service battery ...
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How to change the oil life **interval** in a 2012 Chevy Equinox

When I bought the car I realized the “remaining oil life” percent would be getting close to 10% around the 3,000 mile mark. However, on my last two oil changes it was still way above 40%. Which would ...
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What happens if I mix green and orange coolant in a 2008 Chevy cobalt?

It’s a 2008 Chevy cobalt ss. I recently bought the car from a friend, and it sat for awhile before I bought it. I’m now trying to update all its needs, and I wasn’t sure what coolant was in it to ...
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Power window switches stopped working 04 Chevy venture

I have a 04 Chevy venture. One day as I was rolling up my driver and passenger window from my driver side switch the driver window went all the way up but passenger stopped like 3 inches from closed. ...
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1995 Chevrolet engine swap

I have a 1995 Chevrolet c1500 4.3L. I’m in the process of swapping the engine out for a 1993 350 and I’m just trying to figure out what to do. I’m assuming I’ll need a new engine wiring harness for ...
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Oil on top layer of coolant Reservoir

So recently when I got an oil change, they checked my other fluids and notified me that there is oil in my coolant... again. Last year, I noticed oil in the coolant and took it to a mechanic, they ...
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My car sounds like a diesel engine

I have a 2007 impala LTZ, when i turn on my car it sounds like a loud diesel engine And i barely have power to the pedal… Help Please .
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Impact on changing a starter

If someone used an impact to change our a starter on a mid-90's Z-71, could that alone crack the block? Can the block be welded?
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Rod knock disappears on engine warmup

I have something that sounds like rod knock on my '04 Chevy Silverado with a 4.8L V-8. The reason I think it's not really rod knock is cause it's worst when it's really cold outside (think sub-zero ...
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Low engine temp

2001 chevy s10 2.2 will not reach normal operating temp. First noticed when defroster was blowing cold. Replaced thermostat with Stant superstat with no change whatsoever. Coolant level is normal. Out ...
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When idling, AC does not work and engine overheats. What's the cause?

I drive a 2013 Chevy Sonic. Basically, the air conditioning does not blow cold air if the car is idling, only when in motion. It seems to blow the coldest during long periods of driving fast, such as ...
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1983 chevy s-10 engine swap w 350

I have a 1983 Chevy S10 four-wheel drive the engines been replaced by a engine I can't quite figure out what it is but the question I have will a 350 flywheel bolt up to the transmission on my S10 it ...
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"Post Catalyst Sensor Open Test" meaning

('07 Cobalt LS, 2.2L Ecotec) In this car's 'mode 6' OBD2 data, there is a GM-defined item, "Post Catalyst Sensor Open Test" (Test ID 8A). This page shows it as a count. My scan tool also ...
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Question about charging my a/c in my 1995 Chevy Corvette LT1

I have a/c gauges and a vacuum pump and the refrigerant has been removed from the system. I had to replace the high side connection and replaced the Schrader valve on the low side port. I am going to ...
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what is this cable called on a 2003 chevy cavalier

What is the name of this cable that runs from the throttle to that black box? It seems to keep the car at an idle. The other cable runs to the throttle pedal that you push to give it gas.
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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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Gunk around wheel cylinder. (Drum brakes)

'07 Cobalt LS, rear drums I find some slightly sticky brown 'goo' around where this wheel cylinder mates with the backing plate. (Picture below) The other side doesn't have this. I don't find ...
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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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Motor shake and loud when accelerating

first post here. My car , Chevy Malibu 2005 LS 3.5L V6, recently started to be much more loud when accelerating. It shake a lot too. But only when accelerating and especially at 1000RPM. When don't ...
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4L60E Slinger or not

I have a 2005 4L60E transmission. The output carrier is a 4 pinion but 2 are sticking, so I'm not comfortable reusing it. I have another 4 pinion carrier I can use, but it has the oil slinger. Will it ...
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What bolt is missing and can I just buy one and replace it

I have a 04 Chevy Venture 3.4 and it has always had a slight oil leak but couldn’t tell where it was coming from. As I was filling up my oil I noticed a bolt is no missing from my engine. Not sure how ...
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Chicken vs Egg Symptoms from 2005 Suburban 5.3 FlexFuel

Please help me figure out if low RPMs on my daughter's 2005 Suburban 5.3 FlexFuel is the cause or a just symptom of problems with oil and fuel pressure. The problem only happens when the engine is ...
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Small coolant leak in after replacing the intake gasket

I have a Chevrolet s10 with a 4.3l v6 which just hit 200000 km . I got my mechanic to replace the intake manifold gasket two months ago after a huge coolant leak. It ran fine since then, however ...
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Rough grinding noise when braking at low speed

I have a 2005 chevy silverado 2500hd. When I apply the brakes at a low speed a rough grinding noise comes from the front driver side tire. The harder I push the worse the sound becomes. I put on new ...
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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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No cranking Chevy Malibu 2008

I have a 2008 Chevy Malibu four cylinder 2.4 L the battery tested good brand-new starter but I am still getting a no start no crank. I have full power in the car but when I turn the key everything ...
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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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2014 silverado 1500 power window wiring diagram

I am working on adding tow mirrors to my 2014 silverado 1500 work truck. It cam from the factory with no power mirrors I am looking for the door jam, bcm and door switch. The truck came from the ...
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Ignition wire has constant power behind radio HU

2003 chevy s10 installed my aftermarket HU correctly a few weeks prior. out of no where the 12v switched get constant power no clue why. Worked fine before today and I didn't even mess with it. Any ...
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AC compressor clutch air gap gets wider by itself after bearing and shaft seal replacement

My parents' 2014 Chevrolet Spin Diesel compressor shaft seal was leaking. We replaced the seal and shaft's ball bearing (located between the seal and clutch plate), add about 44mL PAG oil into the ...
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Wiring broke off under hood — What did it do?

2010 Silverado 1500 This wire was hanging by a thread from the bolt circled in red (under the hood, below the windsheild, driver's side). The wire broke off when I touched it. What did the other end ...
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I want to upgrade my turbo in my chevy cruze

I'm new to modifying cars just got a chevy cruze and was wondering if I can upgrade my turbocharger on it it's a stock 1.4-liter turbocharged I-4 2010 chevy cruze eco
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Headlight issue - keep turning off by themselves

So last night I was driving home and after about 10 seconds, my headlights just went out on their own. So I turn off the automatic lights and manually turn my headlights back on and they started ...
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Head Bolt Sequence - 2004 Chevy 4.3L V6 S10

I am trying to find the head bolt sequence for a 2004 Chevy 4.3L V6 S10 truck. I have managed to find the torque specs but the site I found them on does not list the order they should be removed or ...
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One of my daytime running lights don’t work In the day time but in the night time it turns on

I have a 2017 Camaro and one my DRL doesn’t light up in the day but works in the night time perfectly fine. Also if I switch my lights to Manual they both turn on but the bad one isn’t as bright
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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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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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1995 jimmy can't get c02 sensor off

Can't get c02 sensor off 1995 chevrolet jimmy. Iv tried driving it to heat it up, sprayed it with WD-40, went and bought the "special socket", and it still won't come off. PLEASE HELP.
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After startup my battery is at 10.5 volts then after starting it up again it is 13.8 volts

After initial startup voltmeter says my battery is at 10 volts, the battery saver mode comes on and it says to check battery charging system. Then after turning it off and starting it up again ...
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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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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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2000 Chevy 3500 Express strange MAP sensor OBD-II readings

A 2000 Chevy 3500 Express 5.7 Vortek has always run fine but has a major problem with torque when towing uphill. By chance I stumbled across the MAP OBD II readings and they are way off. It shows 9&...
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I had a use engine put in my car but it still won't start up I have 2018 chev equinox Lt

I have a engine replace in my 2018 chev equinox the car still won't crank but I found out the mechanic cut my engine harness and reattach it in stead of using my original harness will this cause the ...
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How do I check the correct oil level in 2016 Equinox 3.6L V6?

I have synthetic Dexos1 and check every few months in the morning before I start the car for the first time but it is a struggle because I do not understand the manual's description. The manual says &...
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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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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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2012 Chevy Malibu brake light issue

2012 Chevy Malibu LT 2.4L has no brake lights. When the engine is off, the rear hazards are dim. Engine on and there is no lights in the back. Remove one sided pig tail, the other gets brighter. I've ...
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’07 Cobalt intermittent problems: stuck in Park (auto transmission), doors don’t auto-unlock (but key not stuck and brake lights work)

I’m occasionally having problems with my ’07 Chevy Cobalt (with automatic transmission) where it will get stuck in Park. When I press the release button on the gear shift, a loud click is audible from ...

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