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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By ctrlz
I don't recall the Toyota issue. For the Audi...

I don't recall the Toyota issue.
For the Audi 5000:
Isolated owners reported cars taking off --> 60 Minutes picked up the story --> everybody with an Audi started crashing through their garage wall...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By ctrlz
Is this the original battery on a 2017? If so, I...

Is this the original battery on a 2017? If so, I would consider replacing it. You really did not post much info about the battery, such as resting or charging voltage.

the 3.5 amp draw sounds...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By ctrlz
So, we are going with summer tires in Washington?...

So, we are going with summer tires in Washington? Did they move that state or something?
Just askin'.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-25-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By ctrlz
28k miles is high if these are original 2017...

28k miles is high if these are original 2017 tires. Have you checked tread depth? These tires are dangerous in the wet when the tread starts to go.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-24-2022, 06:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,163
Posted By ctrlz
These air deflectors are there to reduce overall...

These air deflectors are there to reduce overall drag. The drag is induced by air interacting with rotating tire tread and causing all kinds of asymmetrical vortices which disrupt air flow, mainly...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-23-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ctrlz
This is correct. The original fluid was...

This is correct. The original fluid was hygroscopic, meaning it absorbed water. The mixture of oil and water eventually interferes with the clutch plates, which require a uniform layer of oil...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-23-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ctrlz
I was hoping someone might chime in and say GM...

I was hoping someone might chime in and say GM extended the warranty period for this known problem. Wishful thinking.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-23-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ctrlz
This does sound like the torque converter...

This does sound like the torque converter problem.
What is the length of warranty coverage for this powertrain part? Is this covered under the 5 yr/60000 mi warranty?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-21-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By ctrlz
Yes. The noise starts at about 0 miles and...

Yes.
The noise starts at about 0 miles and lasts until you get rid of them.
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 06-21-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By ctrlz
This is what I used. Clips worked fine. No pins...

This is what I used. Clips worked fine. No pins came with mine, so I reused stock.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00Z6LM73G/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-21-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By ctrlz
You could take a wide zip tie and drill a hole...

You could take a wide zip tie and drill a hole for a Christmas tree type plastic tab to lock it against the housing. Same could be done with a stainless hose clamp. Drill it and fix it in place...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-16-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By ctrlz
Would not surprise me if the next generation of...

Would not surprise me if the next generation of buyers drools over EV's and thinks we are all idiots.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-16-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By ctrlz
Sounds like everyone is saying the same thing: ...

Sounds like everyone is saying the same thing:
If you want new, order now while you still have choices and a good chance of getting what you want.
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 06-16-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By ctrlz
This sounds very strange. I would clean the...

This sounds very strange. I would clean the whole thing up and verify proper operation. Consider switching to ceramics.
Forum: I4 Turbo LTG Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-14-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By ctrlz
OP said he would get random warning even after...

OP said he would get random warning even after just filling the tank. Would also like to know why that would happen.

Some background:
Car has a saddle tank. Right side has fuel pump plus a...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-10-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By ctrlz
There are basically two idle scenarios: 1) cold...

There are basically two idle scenarios:
1) cold start, open loop idle - the engine runs off a set of maps for given conditions. No feedback from oxygen sensor

2) closed loop idle - when all...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,587
Posted By ctrlz
Here's the GM techlink on this topic: ...

Here's the GM techlink on this topic:
https://gm-techlink.com/?p=11127
As others have said, they no longer need the confirmatory measurements. Customer complaint should be enough.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-08-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By ctrlz
Can you explain the photo a bit? The rubber...

Can you explain the photo a bit?
The rubber boot area looks different old vs new.
Did spring break inside old unit?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,220
Posted By ctrlz
Dual disc clutch for sure, not sure about the...

Dual disc clutch for sure, not sure about the flywheel being dual mass.
The dual disc design can be a little unpredictable around the bite point. I find it "digs in" a little harder than a single...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2022, 06:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,634
Posted By ctrlz
Car has saddle tank and empties left side before...

Car has saddle tank and empties left side before right.
Full - both left and right full
3/4 - left half full, right full
1/2 - left empty, right full
1/4 - left empty, right half full
Yes, there...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-07-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,938
Posted By ctrlz
Probably more in there than a solenoid, etc. ...

Probably more in there than a solenoid, etc.
Lock module may be the better descriptor. I have replaced these on other GM cars with used units off eBay. On those cars it was plug-and-play, without...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 06-07-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By ctrlz
I doubt it senses a bare cable attached. The...

I doubt it senses a bare cable attached.
The other thing to check is if you have an infotainment update pending. On the newer camaros that causes trouble....
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 06-07-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By ctrlz
I really think my problem has to do with the...

I really think my problem has to do with the system "polling" the USB and getting confused if something interrupts that process.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 06-07-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By ctrlz
Not sure if this is the same problem, but I find...

Not sure if this is the same problem, but I find that sometimes the infotainment does not seem to "boot up" properly.
I almost always listen to music via USB. Sometimes toggling to radio and back...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-07-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,714
Posted By ctrlz
Warping of brake rotors is a misnomer. You would...

Warping of brake rotors is a misnomer. You would need the heat of Vulcan's forge to warp them.
What really happens is DTV or disc thickness variation. This is basically caused by rotors being...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-06-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,714
Posted By ctrlz
My dealership did it. I didn't mind them turning...

My dealership did it. I didn't mind them turning the rotors so much as reinstalling the mangled alignment bolts! And I'm friends with the family that owns the place! Guess I got special treatment.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-06-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,690
Posted By ctrlz
Hmm. If drain clog is really the issue you might...

Hmm. If drain clog is really the issue you might be able to get to it with an inspection cam:...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-05-2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,062
Posted By ctrlz
Yes. I think this has been thoroughly discussed...

Yes. I think this has been thoroughly discussed here. If you can buy this there is no special dealer support.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-04-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,714
Posted By ctrlz
Harbor freight makes a nice cheapie for...

Harbor freight makes a nice cheapie for occasional use. And they sell plenty of accessories. Not as good as the nice dremels, but holds up pretty well. I have both.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-03-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,714
Posted By ctrlz
Ahh, yes, that little alignment/assembly screw. ...

Ahh, yes, that little alignment/assembly screw.
This can be the hardest part of the job. I have broken impact bits trying to remove these and ended up drilling them out. No big deal if you are...
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