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.

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3.42 vs 3.73 Rear Axle Ratio [Gears Comparison Guide]

In this post, I am going to be doing a 3.48 vs 3.73 rear axle ratio comparison. I will explore which one works best for your particular situation and how to calculate the ratio best suited to your needs. The rear-axle ratio is also known as the gear ratio. It, along with the engine and …

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How Long Do Chevy Tahoes Last? [Life Expectancy]

Being in existence for about 3 decades now, Chevrolet Tahoe has experienced remarkable enhancement as a full-size SUV in terms of space, comfort, safety, appearance, and feel. While the design of the Tahoe vehicle makes it palatable for any given terrain, a frequently asked question about the SUV is whether or not it will retain …

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P0446 Chevy Silverado Error Code [And How to Fix it]

As we get into the realm of automobile tech, it’s difficult to overlook the significance of error codes that serve as a diagnostic signals for your car’s health. The P0446 error code, in particular, can show up in your Chevy Silverado, indicating issues within its intricate emission control system. What is the P0446 Error code …

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Chevy Tahoe Years to Avoid [Worst Models]

On the market for a new SUV and wondering which Chevy Tahoe years to avoid? This post is going to help you make an informed decision on which ones to avoid. The Tahoe is one of the best SUVs you could get from the GM line. Not only is it a solid vehicle with decent …

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5.3 vs 6.2 Engine [Which Chevy V8 is Better?]

In this article, I will be doing a head-to-head comparison of the Chevy 5.3 and the 6.2 engines. I will be looking at the advantages and disadvantages of both engines to help you establish the better option for you. The debate on which engine is better than the other has raged from as far back …

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Chevy Equinox Service StabiliTrak/Engine Power Reduced [Meaning & Fixes]

Chevy Equinoxes are compact SUVs suitable for a small family of five people. Because the SUV is family-oriented, Chevy Equinoxes are equipped with high-tech systems to ensure a smooth ride and safety all the time. The current safety features in the 2022 Chevy Equinox include: Intellibeam Auto Beam Assist, OnStar, Chevrolet connected services, adaptive cruise …

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Does the StabiliTrak Effect the Engine on a Chevy?

Driving safely is a top priority for everyone on the road, and modern technology plays an important role in making sure that vehicles remain stable and responsive under different conditions. One of the cool innovative features is the StabiliTrak system, an advanced feature designed to help you maintain control of your vehicle during unexpected situations. …

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4.8L Vortec Engine Problems and Reliability

In this post, I’m going to explore the issues frequently encountered with the 4.8L Vortec engine and offer guidance on how to properly address them. While the Vortec series engines are often hailed as among the best ever produced and are considered to be very reliable engines, the 4.8L variant, despite its merits, comes with …

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Chevy Cruze Turbo Failure Symptoms

Chevy Cruze Turbo Failure Symptoms [5 Main Signs]

Key points to highlight: Common reasons for Chevy Cruze turbo failures include issues with the actuator pin controlling the wastegate, leading to overboosting and potential damage. Symptoms of a failing turbo on a Chevy Cruze include significant loss of power, acceleration lag, grey smoke from the exhaust, excessive engine oil consumption, and the illumination of …

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