Chevy Colorado

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Chevy Truck Losing Power When Accelerating (Possible Causes & Fix)

Chevrolet trucks remain one of the most reliable machines produced by the General Motors Company. A vehicle engine needs to respond to the gas pedal input accordingly, more so when building up speed or overtaking. The Chevy truck comes tops on these fronts. Despite the high-level efficiency and reliability of the Chevy machine, it also …

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Chevy Colorado v6 Towing Capacity (How Much Can it Pull)

The buzz about the chevy V6 can be traced to its latest recognition as the best mid-size truck for towing by the U.S news. Everyone wants to know what makes the Chevy Colorado special when there are other good truck models like Ford Ranger, Jeep Gladiator, and the honda ridgeline. Check out the frequently asked …

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Chevy Truck Ignition Switch Problems

Chevy Truck Ignition Switch Problems (Solved & Answered)

In this article, we are going to be looking into Chevy truck ignition problems, how to recognize them, and how to rectify the issue. If you’re the owner of a Chevy Truck, then you know that when it comes to reliability, especially in the ignition system, GM doesn’t mess around. Once in every while though, …

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CTSY Fuse: What it Really Means (Explained)

In the Chevy, the CTSY circuit is responsible for the car’s courtesy lighting and other related systems. The system has many associated lights and wires that are affected if the wiring has any. These issues can vary from benign to potentially dangerous. In short, The CTSY fuse is a 20A fuse that bridges the circuitry …

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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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Common Problems with Chevy 454 Vortec (Explained!)

If you want to know common problems with the Chevy 454 Vortec engine, I am going to give you the answers in this post and possibly help you solve any particular issue that you may be facing. The 454 Vortec is the last iteration of the original 454 Big Block engine which debuted in 1970 …

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Chevy Infotainment 3 Plus vs Premium

Chevy Infotainment 3 Plus vs Premium

An interesting thing that I have discovered over the years is how we have become more connected with our vehicles. Driving home while listening to music via the Bluetooth connection or following the Navigation system as it guides us to our destination. This got me wanting to find out more about Chevy’s Infotainment 3 plus …

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Chevy Colorado Years to Avoid (Best and Worst Explained)

It has been in production for the past two decades but are there Chevy Colorado years to avoid? In this post we will be exploring this question and help you decide on which years you should run away from. If a vehicle has been in production for more than two decades, indicators are that it …

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Chevy Colorado Diesel vs Gas (Which is Better?)

Carting away several Truck of the Year titles couple of years back, The Chevy Colorado has interestingly become a favorite to us who are on the lookout for the best-suited, drive-through-anywhere off-road pickup for the weekends. When we buy vehicles like trucks/pickups, drivers often start their considerations from the engine type. Which one to choose. …

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5.3 liter chevy engine problems

5.3 Liter Chevy Engine Problems (Explained!)

Chevrolet 5.3L V8 is the most reliable due to its longevity and trustworthiness. But that does not mean the engine is invincible to problems. It will experience some issues after a couple of years, depending on the frequency of usage. So, what are the 5.3 liter Chevy common engine problems? 5.3 Liter Chevy Common Engine …

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