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Chevrolet is a division of the American General Motors Company.

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SBC electric choke issue

I have a 1969 Chevrolet C10 1/2 ton pickup with stock 350 small block engine. Don’t know much about internals of engine as I purchased the truck with engine in it and not much info. Had a Quadra jet ...
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95 Chevy Monte Carlo LS 3.1 idling high in park

Upon cranking, car immediately shoots to 3000rpm and hold. Only drops down after I put the car in gear. Even then, pressing the accelerator the car tends to stall sometimes, as if its flooding itself ...
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Intermittent Clutch Bite - 2018 Chevy Cruze LT RS Manual Trans

Background: As included in the title, I've recently acquired a 2018 chevy cruze LT RS with a manual trans. It's got 42k miles on it. Problem: On normal operation, the clutch will start to grab about 1/...
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Setting the steering box correctly on a 1967 Chevy C10 pickup

I’m rebuilding a 1967 Chevy C10 pickup and have replaced the entire front end with new parts. I changed from 6 lug to 5 lug, to new tires/rims to the ball joints, including a new steering box. The ...
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obd2 device on obd1 vehicle?

is there any way to make a obd2 plug in device (example gps tracker Metro Smart Ride) work on a obd1 vehicle. The device works and still has service. I no longer own a vehicle with obd2, but I'd still ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Turn signal on causes whining in the sound system?

The turn signals on my 2007 Suburban LTZ cause a whining sound (apparently in the speakers) when the signal switch is on. The signals operate appropriately and blink at the correct rate and on either ...
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Why are the instrument panel lights too dim when lights are off?

My 2007 Suburban LTZ has instrument panel lights that are too dim when the lights are off. I cannot even see the speedometer when the sun is out unless I turn the lights on. When the lights are set to ...
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Engine running cold. Warms up at stop lights, drops wile driving

I have a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze LT that has been running cold even after letting it warm up for at least 10 minutes. This morning is was 45 degrees outside, I let the car warm up and the temperature ...
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Can I vacuum a/c system from low side only

I have a 90 suburban the Schrader valve in the high side is non removable and the line is discontinued. Napa can make a new hose with out valve. Can I vacuum from just low side?
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1994 Chevy 1500 loss of power slow acceleration what could this be

Chevy having slow acceleration when driving I was told it could be my catalytic converter could it be fixed by replacing with new exhaust system
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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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What engine do I have, based on my casting number?

I have a 1965 GMC TRUCK 3 speed short bed stepside. The casting number is TI1I3CZM. How can I figure out what engine I have? My truck is a step side short bed Chevy.
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2005 Silverado AC Diagnosis

I just bought a 2005 Silverado with 160k miles and I am trying to diagnose the AC system. Most of the time the compressor never kicks on and so it blows warm air. Occasionally the compressor does kick ...
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Heatiing problems

We recently purchased a 08 equinox and it had problems over heating n heater core went out with last owner. They replaced heater core , however still had an occasional problem over heating. We ...
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Which is the inlet and which is the outlet?

I am asking this for my dad. The image is supposed to represent a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox V6, and he wanted to know which pipe is the inlet and which is the outlet, as well as through which water (or ...
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S10 cranks but won’t start

I’ve got a 1997 S10 that sat for a little over 3 years. I got it running but it had a dead cylinder, figured it was a clogged injector after replacing plugs, wires, cap and rotor. Just replaced the ...
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Electrical issue with 2009 Chevy Malibu

Was wondering if anybody is experiencing the same issues as I am with my 2009 Chevy Malibu. In the evening when it gets dark the door locks will start going haywire when the car is not running and ...
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2009 Malibu hesitates when accelerating at first, then runs normal

My 2009 Malibu (LT, 2.4L v4, 140k miles) is having acceleration issues. It doesn't happen every time, but when accelerating from a stop the engine will run up to around 2300rpm then hang there for ...
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Hi! Crankshaft for 400ci chevrolet engine from 1975 el camino

I've put my engine back together but the crankshaft moves back and forth about 1/8 of an inch. My motor is a 400 chev
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ECM questions on 1986 G30

Dumb question perhaps.....but I've gotten different answers. Does my 1986 G30 motorhome have an ECM....if so where is it located. Everything I've read says that a low idle problem cannot be adjusted ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2006 chevy equinox overheating

My 2006 chevy equinox was overheating, temp gauge fluctuated up and down, and blower was not working at all. Also fans would come on and stay on for about 5 minutes after ignition was turned off. I ...
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Isuzu D-max 3.0 2009 port OBDII

I'm not a mechanic or anything, but I'm too curious. I live in Colombia and I have a vehicle that is marketed here as Chevrolet Isuzu D-max 3.0 model 2009 (diesel engine) I know that my vehicle has ...
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2004 Chevy Trailblazer, battery dies but engine stays running & other weird electrical issues

Almost all of my dash lights will come on, airbag, seatbelt, security, ABS, etc.. they all turn on, my battery light turns on, gages all go dead, radio goes dead, windows stop working, power locks ...
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91 Chevy Suburban won't start

My Suburban will not start. I have tried replacing plugs ignition control module (ICM), all the controls on the carb. I can hear the fuel pump and installed new injectors. Will this obd2 scanner tool ...