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2004 Chevrolet Aveo Question: not starting

 

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417fools, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Oklahoma City, OK, May 04, 2011, 06:38
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Aveo will turn over, click click radio, lights will turn on the battery is new and fully charge, all battery connections working however the car died and will not restart. the oil pan was full of water and oil mix white milking looking. What could have happened? Where to start repairing? What and How to repair? Will the engine need replaced if so this will be the third replacement engine in tis Aveo?

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    Superbob May 05, 2011, 14:44
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    The engine may be locked up due to coolant in the cylinders or a mechanical failure. The starter itself may be faulty. The coolant in the oil indicates a major problem, you may have to replace the engine again if it's not fixable.
    Tow the car to a GM specialist and get a diagnosis and estimate.
    If you want to find a specialist, here's a directory link for you:
    https://repairpal.com/directory?address=73160&car_bra...

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    jedisolo21 January 21, 2013, 14:30
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    I would take that car to a local dealer or mechanic and they will be able to tell you what is wrong. Also have them run a FULL Diagnostic Check Engine Light test to see what it could be. The engine will NOT need to be replaced, but you will have to also possibly have a tune-up too as well as having the battery replaced once again. If you have replaced the battery, then these problems you have described will be occurring.

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