Tomas Arora

Tomas is a retired Chevy Auto Technician that brings decades of hands-on experience and expertise to the table.  He's also a father to two incredible daughters. He enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help you solve and find reliable information on Chevrolet vehicles. Whether it's troubleshooting engine problems or providing tips for maintenance, Thomas is committed to helping Chevy owners keep their vehicles running smoothly and safely.

chevy sonic with Ecotec 1.4L Turbo Engine

Ecotec 1.4L Turbo Engine Owners’ Feedback, Problems and Fixes

Key points to highlight: GM or Chevy Ecotec 1.4L engine has proven to be reliable, enduring 100,000-200,000 miles or 5-10 years with proper maintenance. It’s known for delivering substantial power from its compact size, high compression ratio allowing regular gas use, exceptional fuel efficiency (up to 40 MPG highway), and low maintenance costs due to durable …

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what does Service Theft Deterrent System mean on cruze

Service Theft Deterrent System Chevy Cruze [Explained]

Key points to highlight The Service Theft Deterrent message will appear in your Chevy Cruze due to an attempt to steal or break into your car. A few reasons could trigger theft detection system errors, including low battery levels and faulty keys Solutions for resolving the issue include resetting the vehicle’s computer or performing a …

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chevy 350 oil capacity

Chevy 350 Oil Capacity & Type [How Much Oil Does it Take?]

Key points to highlight: Specifics of the Chevy 350 engine’s oil capacity: 5 quarts when including a filter change, with a recommended oil type of 5W-30 for optimal performance. Older Chevy models such as LT1, L82, or L81 typically require oil with a viscosity grade of 10W30 or 10W40. As a newbie Chevy owner, you …

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tc symbol on chevy cruze

Chevy Cruze Traction Control Light [What it Means & How to Turn it Off]

Key points to highlight: The Chevy Cruze Traction Control (TC) light indicates when traction control is activated. It typically appears intermittently and switches off shortly after, except in extreme conditions like driving on snow, ice, or mud. Traction control helps prevent wheel slippage by pulsing the ABS system, improving traction in slippery conditions. You can …

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how much does it cost to replace a traverse engine

Chevy Traverse Engine Replacement Cost [And Engine Problems]

The Chevy Traverse is a 9 seat SUV that is quite popular. The challenge has been that one of the issues it is known for is complete engine failure. When this happens, you will need to completely overhaul the engine. What is the Chevy Traverse engine replacement cost? This is the question we are going …

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Engine power reduced Chevy Equinox

Engine Power Reduced on Chevy Malibu [Possible Causes & Fixes]

Key points to highlight: “Engine Power Reduced” warning on a Chevy Malibu indicates a malfunctioning accelerator pedal position sensor. This sensor translates foot pressure on the gas pedal into electronic signals for the engine computer, leading to reduced engine power output. Many causes, such as faulty sensors or electrical issues within the ECM network, can …

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service esc chevy equinox

Service ESC Chevy Equinox [Meaning & How to Fix it]

Key Points to Highlight: The ESC stands for Electronic Stability Control and it is a safety system that helps prevent loss of control on slippery roads. The message “Service ESC” is a warning light that indicates a problem with the ESC system in your Chevy Equinox. You can fix it by resetting the ESC system …

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CHEVY 6.6 ENGINE PROBLEMS

Chevy 6.6 Gas Problems [4 Key Issues]

In this article, we are going to be looking at Chevy 6.6. gas problems. You will get a better appreciation of the problems you may encounter as well as how to get them fixed. The Chevy 6.6L V8 is an engine that inspires a lot of mixed feelings from critics and owners. On paper, it …

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