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GM/Chevy 2.0L Ecotec Specs, Problems and Benefits

Though Ecotec engines were launched in 1994, the Ecotec 2.0L first made its debut in 2003 and has seen three generations, with each engine from each generation differentiated by a unique code. Each new version is an upgraded version of its predecessor except for the LTG debuted in 2013, which used an entirely different part …

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Chevy Equinox Engine Longevity For Models 2017, 2018 & 2019

Chevrolet, or Chevy, is a General Motors brand with an impressive record of durable vehicles that have stood the test of time, including the Equinox. The Chevrolet Equinox, a compact SUV that has been produced since 2005, boasts an eye-catching, stylish design and a spacious compartment that has been thoughtfully put in place. While this …

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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 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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How to Reset the Chevy Anti-Theft System?

The Chevy anti-theft system is a safety feature built to protect your Chevy from theft and vandalism. However, while this can give you peace of mind, it can also bring pain. Technically, when the anti-theft system is activated, your car is rendered immobile until the alarm goes off. Invariably delaying certain movements you might want …

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Chevy Traverse Power Steering Pump Replacement Cost

A power steering in a Chevy Traverse, like other cars, allows drivers to steer their vehicles with minimal effort while also improving steering responsiveness. It achieves this by using hydraulic or electrical mechanisms to improve the force you exert on your steering.  The power steering, however, is pressurized by a power steering pump. If the …

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Chevy 4.3 V6 Reliability and Common Problems

Key points to highlight: Reliability: The Chevy 4.3 V6 Vortec engine is highly regarded as one of GMs’ most reliable engines, with reports of it lasting well over 300,000 miles. Performance: Despite some concerns about its power for heavy-duty trucks, the 4.3 V6 offers a good balance of torque and efficiency, making it suitable for …

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ERROR CODE P1133 ON A CHEVY

What is Code P1133 on a Chevy? [Causes and Fixes]

Key Points to Highlight: The P1133 trouble code indicates a problem with the bank 1 sensor 1 oxygen sensor’s ability to switch between rich and lean. This sensor is important for monitoring exhaust output and adjusting the air/fuel mixture for efficiency and pollution control. Common symptoms of a P1133 trouble code include illuminated Check Engine …

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How to Replace Lug Nuts [And Choosing the Right Socket]

Securing your Chevy’s wheels onto its axle is the vital role of lug nuts. To avoid any safety hazards, it’s important to properly understand these small yet crucial components, their purpose, different types, and their measurement. While it seems like a complex subject at first, with the right knowledge and understanding, you can easily master …

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