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1999 Chevrolet Prizm Base 4dr Sedan

1999 Chevrolet Prizm
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sedan, Compact
31 mpg city / 37 mpg hwy
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What may be wrong with my trans ?
There's a grinding ,wining sound coming from the trans in the area where the CV axle enters the trans by the gear box
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Muffler Hanger Strap
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ABS Brake Error Code 51
1998 Prizm with ABS brakes. I pulled the codes after installing a jump wire between the Et and Tc connections on the diagnostic connection under the hood. The brake light flash...
Asked by MrRex  April 22, 2012, 5:35 pm 1 reply
clutch pilot bearing - follow on comment
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Asked by MrRex  April 18, 2012, 6:54 pm 3 replies
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I am replacing the clutch assembly, and am ready to put the clutch back on the flywheel. Does this car model require a pilot bearing, and if not, how is the clutch aligned? The ...
Asked by MrRex  April 15, 2012, 12:20 pm 1 reply
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