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My 05 Chevy equinox blows cold air when driving and hot air when idling. What's the problem? Also when applying the brakes, they won't touch the rotor. When pressing, it skips...What's the problem?

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The most common cause of your heating problem is low coolant levels. Top it up and keep an eye on it for a few days, topping it up again as needed.
Your brake problem sounds to me like warped rotors. As they turn they will push back on the brake pedal. You will have to get them "turned" on a lathe or rep[lace them. The price is similar, so your choice. Hope this helps.

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hi, it seems you have a slight problem with your compressor.( i said slight because you can still use it ) It is partially loose compression. it has leak back on the valves that is why the rpm needs to be high in order to cool.

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SOURCE: 2006 chvy impala when idling dont blow hot air

1 Inspect Cooling System Mix Coolant level low or flow is restricted. grey_line.gif 2 Inspect Thermostat Thermostat stuck closed grey_line.gif 3 Inspect Heater Control Valve Leaking or defective heater control valve. here something to help u

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heater core or leak on cooling system

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Sounds like the alternator should be inspected

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the blend door actuator located on the air box (right hand side under dash) is prob. inop. worst case senerio the blend door its self is broken. I have replaced the actuator more than anything.

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I drive a 2007 chevy impala, when im driving the heater blows out hot air but if im in idle it blows out cold air?


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2005 chevy equinox only blows cold ac out of passenger side


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I have 1999Chevy suburban with 6.5 turbo diesel motor.it idles up and down and when driving the gas pedal is real touchy Wat is the problem and were do i locate the problem


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Car won't start without hitting the gas pedal? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-wont-start-without-hitting-gas.html
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After replacing brake rotors and pads, brake pedal remains on floor? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/after-replacing-brake-rotors-and-pads.html

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