Chevrolet

Auto-Stop Feature Confusing to Motorists

Dear Doctor: I just bought a 2018 Chevy Equinox and was surprised it shut off automatically when I had my foot on the brake in traffic. It restarts when I take my foot off the brake. When I asked the … Continue reading

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2002 Chevy Monte Carlo transmission fluid

Dear Doctor: I have a 2002 Chevy Monte Carlo SS with 3.8L motor. I bought this car new and have just reached 50,000 miles. It runs great and gets about 28 mpg on the road. I’m planning to take a … Continue reading

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2000 Camaro has idle speed issues

Dear Doctor: I have a 2000 Chevy Camaro convertible with a 3.8-liter V-6 engine with over 140,000 miles on it. I’ve been diligent about maintenance and never encountered anything unexpected in terms of repair. Now however, the car stalls at … Continue reading

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Aftermarket seat heater for Chevy truck

Dear Doctor: I would like to give my husband a seat heater for his 2000 Chevy pickup truck. How expensive are they? Do aftermarket seat heaters work — and where would I get it installed? Maryann Dear Maryann: Aftermarket seat … Continue reading

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2007 Chevy Tahoe – wheel speed sensor

Dear Doctor: I have a 2007 Chevy Tahoe. Often a message displays on the dash “Traction Control Off Service StabiliTrak.” When this message is flashing the truck seems to jump and pull slightly. I took it to the dealer twice … Continue reading

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Gas needle swings back, forth, settles on halfway

Dear Doctor: I have a 2000 Chevy Blazer with a gas gauge that acts as if I’m driving through a magnetic field. When I shift the transmission into park or neutral the gas gauge needle goes back and forth from … Continue reading

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2004 Chevy Tahoe Z71 – lifter failure

Dear Doctor: I own a 2004 Chevy Tahoe Z71 with the 8100 Vortec engine. It’s been well maintained and has 55,000 miles on it. Recently I brought it to the dealership after it began making a loud rapping sound coming … Continue reading

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