Chip Install: 2006 Chevy Silverado 5.3L

Chip Install: 2006 Chevy Silverado 5.3L

On the 2006 Chevy Silverado 5.3L, the IAT is built into the Mass Air Flow Sensor. The MAF/IAT Sensor is mounted to the side of the Air Filter Housing. At the MAF/IAT Sensor, the IAT wire colors are: TAN = IAT Signal ( + ) BLACK = Signal Reference ( – ) Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session with a certified Auto Mechanic and get your answers on this problem now!

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2007 Chevy Silverado Oil Consumption

2007 Chevy Silverado Oil Consumption

Chevy Silverado On the 2007 Chevy Silverado, the excessive oil consumption is actually a “known problem”. GM had issued a Technical Service Bulletin (# 10-06-01-008J) that states the most common reason for the high oil consumption is the Valve Cover and AFM Shield (and AFM Valve if necessary).  Piston Rings on this engine are not a common wear or fail item, at all. HOWEVER, after the Valve Cover and AFM Shield repair is made, according to the Technical Service Bulletin, “Re-evaluate the oil consumption. Document on the repair order. If the…

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2000 Chevy Silverado P0440 EVAP

2000 Chevy Silverado P0440 EVAP

Chevy Silverado On the 2000 Chevy Silverado, the P0440 is pointing to a fault in the EVAP (emissions control/recovery) System. Unfortunately, it’s a fairly “general” code and there a few different things that can set this code. This can be a leak in the system, a problem with the EVAP Purge Solenoid, a problem in the EVAP Vent Solenoid, a problem with the Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor or a problem with the Canister itself. There will be some testing procedure that will need to be done to find the root of…

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2006 Chevy Silverado Temp Actuator

2006 Chevy Silverado Temp Actuator

Chevy Silverado On the 2006 Chevy Silverado, when the A/C blows cold on one side but not the other, this means the A/C system is working properly, but the air flow is not switching according to the selection on the control panel. Most commonly, this is due to a faulty Air Temp Actuator Motor. This actuator is what “turns the door” inside the HVAC housing to switch between heat and A/C. The actuator is located behind the center dash, towards the driver’s side (just above and to the right of…

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