Ray Dockrey

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    U.S. Southern Plains
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    Muatang
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    2014 Chevy Spark LT2

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  1. Just out of curiosity this is a manual trans right? And were you unhooking the negative from the battery? This was added to the towing procedure. Chevy Bulletin: Certain 2017-2018 model year Chevrolet Spark vehicles, equipped with a manual transmission (RPO MR7), may experience electronic stability control (ESC) brake activation under certain conditions while being dinghy towed. When the vehicle is being towed on a curved road or in a turn, ESC brake activation of one wheel may occur resulting in an audible tire squeal. The forum I found this on was talking about destroyed brakes and melted hubcaps.
  2. Does it have a 12 volt port? Just use that with a USB charger. Then get something like this: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B013QJ0W8Q/ref=sspa_dk_detail_0?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B013QJ0W8Q&pd_rd_w=873d0&pf_rd_p=80559f3c-f83b-49c1-8a72-40f936e9df7a&pd_rd_wg=X9ZTB&pf_rd_r=XDC65Y0R06GWXGTBJ3ZV&pd_rd_r=a1be2c4d-5d37-11e9-8b47-e199cf055912
  3. Not much you can do for power. An air intake might make it a little more responsive. As far as accessories there arent much. The only place I know of to check is Ebay. If you wanted something more powerful you probably should of got a used turbo Sonic if you wanted to stick with Chevy. Lots of upgrades for those and they are quick box stock. I just went from a 2014 Spark to a 2015 Sonic with the turbo and there is a significant difference.
  4. My guess is it would never work. You would need somebody to fabricate an adapter for the trans and engine to mate up if thats even possible plus your are talking two entirely different computer systems and trying to get them to talk would be nearly impossible. I say nearly because nothing is impossible if you can find the right people and throw enough money at it.
  5. A/C

    I know you said dont suggest something else but you are going down the wrong path. It won't be the blower motor resistor or ac relay. The resistor gets bypassed on the top speed. If it worked on the top speed but no the other then thats a sign of a bad resistor. AC relay only controls the ac clutch. There is also a ac fan relay, not sure that our cars have one, but it commands the cooling fan and again has nothing to do with the blower. The blower motor is on a separate circuit since it has to work whether AC or heat is on or just circulating air. Its either a blower fuse, switch or the motor has went out. Easiest way to start troubleshooting is to see if you are getting voltage at the motor and work your way back.
  6. Be leery of those lifetime powertrain warranties or any that other stuff they use to get in you to buy from them. They are almost always gimmicks to score a sell. They usually require all service to be done by them plus all the optional services they offer. Just another scam dealerships use to try and get you to buy.
  7. According to what I can find GM PIDs for the tire pressure sensors are proprietary and not accessible.
  8. i found an article that said that the drivers side does have a power lock for Onstar but that is all.
  9. You should have just Googled it. First hit finds this.
  10. Look at page 117 in your manual. Looks like the driver info center setting got changed. Trip/Fuel Menu Items (Uplevel DIC) Press MENU until the Trip/Fuel menu is displayed. Use w / x to scroll through the menu items. Not all items are available on every vehicle. The following is a list of possible menu items: . Digital Speedometer . Trip 1 . Trip 2 . Fuel Range . Instantaneous Fuel Economy . Average Fuel Economy . Average Vehicle Speed . Timer . Navigation Digital Speedometer The digital speedometer, available on some vehicles, shows how fast the vehicle is moving in either kilometers per hour (km/h) or miles per hour (mph). The speedometer cannot be reset.
  11. Look at page 117 in your manual. Looks like the driver info center setting got changed. Trip/Fuel Menu Items (Uplevel DIC) Press MENU until the Trip/Fuel menu is displayed. Use w / x to scroll through the menu items. Not all items are available on every vehicle. The following is a list of possible menu items: . Digital Speedometer . Trip 1 . Trip 2 . Fuel Range . Instantaneous Fuel Economy . Average Fuel Economy . Average Vehicle Speed . Timer . Navigation Digital Speedometer The digital speedometer, available on some vehicles, shows how fast the vehicle is moving in either kilometers per hour (km/h) or miles per hour (mph). The speedometer cannot be reset.
  12. My 2014 does this. I have had it four years and has done it since I got it. I am pretty sure it has something to do with the voltage management of the car. I can't verify that but it just seems to happen when the car is transitioning from up and down idle rpm's.
  13. My guess would be no. The entire gauge cluster including the speedometer is computer controlled.I doubt there would be anyway to get it to communicate with your car.
  14. You would just need to buy 17" wheels with the right size tire so you keep the same circumference as what you currently have. They normally call it +1 or +2 depending on if you are jumping one inch or two inches in wheel size.
  15. What year is your car? I am not familiar with the build so does it have a throttle cable or is it drive by wire? If its throttle cable I would look for binding or something sticking. If it was drive by wire I would think it would set a code as the ecm closely monitors all that.