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March 29, 2014

'07 Trailblazer makes noise when turning left

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A: I had a similar problem car many years ago. The customer had done most of the repairs you listed. My shop checked, and all the mechanical and cooling functions were working as designed. The problem happened to be a missing air dam in the front of the vehicle. So, you want to check that all the plastic components below the grill are properly in place, as well as the electric fan. Now, just an off-the-wall thing you may want to check would be the radiator fan. Be very sure the fan is not spinning backward. The fan should be pulling air through it from the outside. A fan running in reverse will be blowing it out the grill. That’s not what you want.

Car Care Tip: You may want to think about having an under car wash performed on your car after the final snow of this winter.

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Larry Rubenstein is a master technician who owns a North Shore service station. His column appears every Saturday. Write to Larry at The Salem News, c/o Auto Scanner, 32 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA 01915, or send an email to scanauto@aol.com.

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