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Air does not say on

Will not stay on inside air. Always goes back to outside air. Air
goes off periodically.

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I have a 2006 Cobalt when I start it something always sounds like a fan runs after the engine runs for about 30 seconds and whatever sounds like a fan running only stays on for about 10 seconds. Can you...


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Tpms light on, dic indicated low tp fr, inflated to proper pressure,tpms stays on, dic wont update


TPMS - TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR WARNING LIGHT
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I had the same problem with my 2001 Malibu and solved it when a lady "T" boned my wife and I and totaled the car. The solution was a replacement used 2005 Malibu. The only problem now is that I can't turn my head and my wife gets panic attacks when we drive...but at least we are nice an cool!

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99 Grand Am GT windows fog up


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