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97 Chevy lumina serpentine belt came off the bottom pulley

This morning my power steering stopped working and my heater and when I opened the hood there was coolant everywhere, looked like it came out of the radiator cap. The serpentine belt was off the ...
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How can I fix my cracked radiator temporary for a trip? Is there any way to do it?

My car is a Chevrolet Lumina 2001. About 2 months ago I changed the radiator of my car because it was leaking, the guy that changed the radiator got the radiator in a junk yard place for cheap price. ...
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Can I use DOT 4 brake fluid when DOT 4+ is recommended?

My Chevrolet Lumina SS calls for use of "Heavy Duty Brake Fluid (DOT-4 Plus)". The brake fluid bottle I have readily available is DOT 4; the label claims to be compatible with DOT 4 and DOT 5.1 ...
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Should I be concerned about these cracks on the giubo?

I can see some fine cracks in the giubo/flex disc on my LS1 Lumina's driveshaft. Is this crack size serious enough to warrant a replacement?
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Chevrolet Lumina making a ticking noise below 1000RPM

Hello ladies and gentlemen, I bought a second-hand car about 2 months ago which started developing a ticking sound from the engine bay. The sound is coming from the top/passenger side of the engine. ...
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What does muddy transmission fluid indicate?

I'm in the process of pulling out the engine & transmission from my Lumina (progress here). The picture below shows the state of the transmission fluid. It has a slightly grainy texture to it. I ...
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97 chevy lumina water in oil

Just got a cheap car and noticed the water in it was nasty looking and the oil was looking a bit old. Drove car and temperature rose but never went to red. After changing the thermostat and driving ...
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Need Help Identifying Broken Suspension Part - 1995 Chevy Lumina

My sister has a 1995 Chevy Lumina. The vehicle sometimes make a creaking or groaning noise during turning or driving over bumpy surfaces. There is a metal bar near the driver's side rear wheel that ...
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'92 Lumina needs throttle input to stay running

My 1992 Chevy Lumina 3.1 starts very rough; you have to press on the throttle to start it and it sputters - almost dies - in gear. I put a new fuel pump in a couple months ago and today I put a new ...
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Can the serpentine belt change affect transmission?

I had to change serpentine belt on my road trip in "professional" service. They changed belt tensioner also. When we continued we realized that cruise control and most of A/C buttons don't work. So we ...
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1995 Chevy Lumina - Would Dashboard Gauge Respond if the ECT Is Faulty?

My sister has a 1995 Chevy Lumina with the 3.1 liter engine. Her car tends to overheat at idle; we have determined that the radiator cooling fan does not kick on. In our efforts to diagnose the ...
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Right turn lights don't blink

I'm stumped - All left turn lights blink on-off (you do have to jiggle the column lever though); no jiggling required for right turn, but, all right turn lights stay on and don't blink. All bulbs are ...
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99 Chevy Lumina heavy oil leak from engine passenger side

Lots of oil dripping from the passenger side of the engine. Best I can tell, the highest point I can see wet oil is near the pivot for the serpentine tensioner, but I also see oil a bit forward of ...
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