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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 3.6 V6 Reliability, Specs and Owners’ Feedback

Launched in 2004, the 3.6 V6 first found its way into the Cadillac CTS before being featured in Chevy and other brands. This powerhouse has seen many versions, with each version differentiated from the other by a unique code. Most of which had met the needs of users.  One Reddit user stated: The 3.6 is …

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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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Does a Chevy Trax Have All-Wheel Drive?

The Chevrolet Trax is a highly rated subcompact crossover SUV with a variety of features and options that make it a great choice for a family vehicle. The Trax is available in a variety of colors and styles, and it is a great choice for those who want a vehicle that is both economical and …

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Chevy Traverse Oil Type, Capacity & Interval (Explained)

Knowing the type of oil required for your Chevy Traverse is critical in ensuring you don’t use the wrong type, which could end up negatively affecting your engine. In this article, I decided to help you determine the type of oil that you need for your Chevy Traverse. Why the Right Oil Type is Important …

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Z82 Trailering Package [Everything You Should Know]

If you own a Chevrolet vehicle or are planning to get your first Chevy, you might be wondering what the Z82 package is; the Z82 trailering package is an excellent option for an affordable and reliable way of transporting large items. In the rest of this guide, I will tell you all you need to …

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Chevy 5.3 Firing Order [Cylinder Numbers With Diagrams]

There’s so much you need to know about the Chevy 5.3 firing order! What is the purpose of a firing order? Why is a firing order important? How do you determine a firing order? And more. For anyone who may be confused about the 5.3 LS firing order, this post is for you. It will …

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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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What is Chevy RST Package? [With Reviews and Price]

Ever wondered what the Chevy RST package is all about? Well, in this article, we are going to take a deep dive into this topic and see just what this package offers and whether this is something that’s for you or not. The pickup truck market niche is one of the most competitive in the …

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StabiliTrak

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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