Category Archives: Chevy

Mechanical help and guides to fixing Chevy GMC vehicles.

3 Causes and Fixes P0121 Code Chevy Silverado

A Chevy P0121 Code Silverado is a “Throttle Position (TP) Sensor 1 Performance.” Common causes include a faulty throttle body, bad throttle position sensor, and wiring. Symptoms include the engine running badly, rapid RPM changes, and possibly limp mode. If you have a Chevy Silverado and get a P0121 error code, there is a problem… Read More »

3 Causes and Fixes P0299 Code Chevy Cruze

If you have a Chevy Cruze with a P0299 error code, there is an issue with low pressure from the turbo. The official definition of a P0299 code is “Turbo/Super Charger Underboost.” What is a Chevy Cruze P0299 Error Code? A P0299 OBDII error code in a Chevy Cruze is “Turbo/Super Charger Underboost.” A Chevy… Read More »

Where is the Battery Located in a Chevrolet Traverse

The Chevrolet Traverse battery is located inside the vehicle on the passenger side floorboard. It can be located behind or in the front of the passenger seat on the floorboard under a cover. There have been many changes to the Chevy Traverse with many variations on the design, including the models L, LS, LT, Premier,… Read More »

Causes and Fixes Chevy Cruze Overheating

The Chevy Cruze is a great car, but like all vehicle’s there are certain specific problems that can plague some models. One such problem for the Chevy Cruze is the coolant system which is notorious for having issues. From overheating to not heating at all, the coolant system causes problems for many owners. The first… Read More »

Service Battery Charging System (Chevy GM) Causes and Fixes

If you have a Chevy and GM vehicle that is displaying “Service Battery Charging System” on the dashboard, there can be several causes. Causes include a failed alternator, failed battery, sensor, and more. What is Service Battery Charging System? The onboard computer will display the “Service Battery Charging System” message on the dashboard when a… Read More »

Causes and Fixes P0496 Chevy Traverse

If you have a Chevy Traverse and it gives a P0496 OBDII error code, there is a problem with the Evap system. An OBDII scan tool will give a P0496 Evaporative Emission System High Purge Flow. There are several causes of an Evap system error which are listed below. What is a Chevy Traverse P0496… Read More »

4 Causes and Fixes of a Chevy P0452 Code

If you have a Chevy with a P0452 OBDII error code, there is a problem with the fuel tank pressure sensor. An OBDII scan tool will give a “P0452 Evap Emission Control system Pressure Sensor Low.” While the sensor may be bad there are other things that can cause the error. When a problem with… Read More »