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Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 12-16-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
BC/CC = Base Coat / Clear Coat

BC/CC = Base Coat / Clear Coat
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-10-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,897
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Spin it back out is one way as I mentioned but he...

Spin it back out is one way as I mentioned but he does not need a big hammer and chisel. As nilfinite mentioned it could be as simple as backing it out with his finger.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-10-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,897
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
If the OP did not cross thread the plug, the...

If the OP did not cross thread the plug, the remainder of the plug would not be seized, therefore it should spin back out effortlessly. Easy fix, no big hammer or cold chisel needed.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-10-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,897
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Assuming you did not cross thread the plug, the...

Assuming you did not cross thread the plug, the remainder of the plug should just twist back out if the head snapped off. An angle drill with a left hand drill bit should spin it out, or you can get...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-28-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,404
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Are you using an over the counter spray on type...

Are you using an over the counter spray on type wheel cleaner?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-28-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Have you contacted the FTC?

Have you contacted the FTC?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-22-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Please explain what those engine problems would...

Please explain what those engine problems would be? Please be very specific and get as technical as you like.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-19-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Distributors are long gone, completely...

Distributors are long gone, completely electronic. There are several components that control spark in modern cars such as crank sensor, cam sensor, ECM, to name a few.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-18-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Glad to see you have come to your senses.:nod: If...

Glad to see you have come to your senses.:nod: If all else fails you can sue GM in small claims court to attempt recovery of any money you spend to right this wrong. You only need to tip the scale...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-18-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 60,370
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
I frequently attend local car shows, some have...

I frequently attend local car shows, some have upwards of a couple hundred cars. I am thinking of printing up flyers of this issue and placing in the seat of all cars at the shows so folks can read...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-17-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 60,370
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Some say its been over for two days but in my...

Some say its been over for two days but in my opinion it has only just begun. I hope this impacts GM for years to come. Someone made an extremely bad decision to void an entire powertrain warranty...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-15-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
If it were me, at a minimum; 1) File a...

If it were me, at a minimum;

1) File a complaint with the FTC

2) I would take it to a shop for teardown / inspect, document / photograph the stuck relief valve, use the known sticking relief...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-15-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
I agree with this. As I mentioned in an earlier...

I agree with this. As I mentioned in an earlier post I have purchased 12 new GM vehicles over the last 20 years. I currently own a 2012 Cadillac CTS, a 2011 Camaro SS, and a 2015 Impala LTZ, all...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-15-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Is anyone else as confused as I am on the outcome...

Is anyone else as confused as I am on the outcome of this issue? I have read a couple posts by those heavily involved in this and it appears they are saying GM is correct in their position of no...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-14-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 60,370
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
I hear what you are saying, if a burnt valve or...

I hear what you are saying, if a burnt valve or piston occurs after installing a CAI I can see an argument and attempt to blame the CAI. If you lose oil pressure different story, unrelated failure to...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-14-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 60,370
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
How does a catback, CAI, or catch can have any...

How does a catback, CAI, or catch can have any relation to a failed supercharger bearing? Now if you put on an underdrive pulley, or changed the speed of the supercharger, or changed to a different...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-11-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Very good can but install at your own risk. Per...

Very good can but install at your own risk. Per GM, oil separator catch can would make the engine starve for oil under certain circumstances.:biggrin:
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-09-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 60,370
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Contributed to the fund.

Contributed to the fund.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-08-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Do you need to pick up a book and learn basic...

Do you need to pick up a book and learn basic automotive principals, yes. Do you need to wake up from your dream and realize a catch can is not tied to this oil pump failure, yes. Is the OP asking GM...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-07-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 60,370
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Signed. I am appalled that GM can be so ignorant...

Signed. I am appalled that GM can be so ignorant to think this oil pump failure is related to the catch can and has denied warranty.:emoticon1:
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-07-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
I would say without a doubt absolutely NOT. Worse...

I would say without a doubt absolutely NOT. Worse case installed incorrectly / kinked hose would build crankcase pressure and blow out the rear engine seal, leaving the car with an oil leak.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-05-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,679
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Short version - LS3 Oil pump failure @ 11, 422...

Short version - LS3 Oil pump failure @ 11, 422 miles. GM tells owner to go pound sand as he installed a catch can. Warranty denied / blocked.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-05-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Short version - LS3 Oil pump failure @ 11, 422...

Short version - LS3 Oil pump failure @ 11, 422 miles. GM tells owner to go pound sand as he installed a catch can. Warranty denied / blocked.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-05-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,679
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
True, GM needs to prove the catch can is the root...

True, GM needs to prove the catch can is the root cause of the failure. In no way is the catch can EVER going to cause the engine to starve for oil. Oil pump picks up oil from the pan and distributes...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-05-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 131,563
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
True, GM needs to prove the catch can is the root...

True, GM needs to prove the catch can is the root cause of the failure. In no way is the catch can EVER going to cause the engine to starve for oil. Oil pump picks up oil from the pan and distributes...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-04-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,421
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Looks good. The black chrome wheels were not a...

Looks good. The black chrome wheels were not a factory option. Someone must have replated them.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-01-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Most likely a seat bolt issue that there was a...

Most likely a seat bolt issue that there was a recall on to replace. See attached word doc. I also linked to a thread with additional info about the recall.
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Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 10-24-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,165
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Battery most likely has a bad cell. You can...

Battery most likely has a bad cell. You can charge it and find somebody that can load test it to make sure. Having a bad cell can cause all kinds of electrical issues.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-07-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,386
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
You may luck out and just have a bad oil pressure...

You may luck out and just have a bad oil pressure sensor. Would not yet condemn the pump.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-30-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,756
Posted By Chevy Fanatic
Hopefully you also took a close look at the...

Hopefully you also took a close look at the dipstick tube after you arced it on the positive cable at the starter. Make sure you did not blow a hole in it when you grounded out against the starter...
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