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Chevrolet Aveo

the chevy aveo's big secret power all owners must read!!!...

I didn't add the stupid "look here" ink. This silly website did that.  (Jun 2, 2015 | post #443)

Chevrolet Aveo

Trouble filling gas tank

HEY YOU YOURSELF!! What do you want us to do about it? I thought Canadians were supposed to be polite.  (Dec 19, 2013 | post #419)

Chevrolet Aveo

the chevy aveo's big secret power all owners must read!!!...

Hillbilly, stretch your reading comprehension skills and read the 2 followup posts where I did offer some support.  (Mar 18, 2013 | post #141)

Chevrolet Aveo

2005 Chevy Aveo-Maintenance and Timing Belt! HELP

Obviously any component can fail prior to the recommended change time. I changed my belt & tensioner at 50k for that very reason ('06 Aveo LT). If yours failed early you should have some recourse through the dealer or GM (although I know from reading many stories here that GM is not really stepping up regarding the known Aveo timing belt issue). Sorry to hear of your trouble, I hope it works out for you.  (Mar 6, 2013 | post #12)

Chevrolet Aveo

2005 Chevy Aveo-Maintenance and Timing Belt! HELP

Did you ever read the manual where it tells you all about the timing belt? If you paid $800 for a set of tires you were ripped off. A perfectly good set can be had for 1/2 that.  (Feb 26, 2013 | post #10)

Chevrolet Aveo

Timing belt catastrophe

When you changed the belt did you change the pulley & tensioner?  (Jan 31, 2013 | post #145)

Chevrolet Aveo

Back hatch won't open

It took a while but I finally found the fix-- "My latch on my 2006 aveo5 quit working and since the dealer wanted $100 just to look at it, I decieded to tear into it and see if I could save some bucks. I had to let down the back seat and down where the inside latch is, there is a trip button to release the latch which I did. After opening I push in the plastic panel interior pins and pulled them out of the interior panel and unscewed 2 panel screws by the handle pocket and removed the panel (5min) . The handle on the outside is supposed to be connected to the rod which when pulled, moves the rod down which pulls ever so lightly accross to the the release latch. The rod had poped out out of the handle retaining hole. You could operate the latch easly by pulling the rod that runs across to the the hatch latch so I knew that part was OK. The rod would not stay in the handle and I am sure this bad design will show up with other Aveo owners. The fix is to put the rod back into the connector and plug into the handle hole. then zip tie the connector to the handle arm and since the zip might try and slide off go ahead coat the entire connection lightly with shoe-goo or silicone and put the door back together (5min) and this should last as mine has lasted fine ever since. You can razor cut the zip tie and silicone if you ever need to remove the handle." This came from another Aveo chat site.  (May 21, 2012 | post #12)

Chevrolet Aveo

2004 Aveo, with HUGE problems, PLEASE HELP!

HOORAY!! Finally someone who read the manual and did what was required to keep a car running as it should. Good job!  (Feb 7, 2012 | post #15)

Chevrolet Aveo

2004 Aveo Engine Valve Problem

Marisa, Was that the original timing belt? If so, you got @30,000 more miles out of it than you should have. If you got 92,000 miles for $755, I'd say that was pretty good for a "disposable " car. Advice? - -- Replace your thermostat housing with a metal one. -- Change your timing belt & idler pulley again at 150,000 miles. -- Switch to synthetic oil and change it & the filter every 6,000 miles.  (Jan 19, 2012 | post #113)