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Saturn Sky Won't Start
2009 Saturn. I Replaced the starter and the fuel pump with OEM factory parts. Car will crank but not start when it is warmed up. On a cold engine everything is fine.
Multiple Lights On chevy Impala
My car in the morning when I put the key in the ignition and turn it to start all I hear is a humming noise from the back of the car which lets me know the fuel pump is working, well it should its been replaced, all of the lights come on air works headlights work but the dash lights go off.
Pontiac GTP MAP Sensor
Live chat: Where is the MAP sensor located on a supercharged Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3800 motor? I cannot seem to find it. I found pictures of regular engine location, but not the supercharged. Also, the blower speeds are not working. I replaced the motor and resistor already. What else could be wrong with my car?
3800 cam Sensor Replaced Three Times
Live Chat: The 1990 Buick 3800 was a car my father purchased 10 years before his death and I have repainted and restored it to like new and drive it daily. Problem is the cam sensor I have replaced 3 times
Pontiac Bonneville Radiator Fans On
Live Chat: what would cause a low temp fan to come on with the high temp fan in a 1995 Pontiac Bonneville. Both fans come on at the same time or low first then the high?
GMC Jimmy ABS Light And No Brakes
Live Chat: The abs warning light has been intermittently coming on in our GMC Jimmy 2000. Today the brakes completely quit working during a stop. The regular brake warning light never has/did come on.
Airflow Won't Change On Chevy Lumina
The heat in my 95 Lumina works but when I turn the nob to switch from defrost to the vents it doesn't switch it only blows out the defrost and on the floor a little. No matter what I turn the knob to it just comes out them places.
2000 Regal Stalls And Start Back Up
Ive been having a problem with my 2000 Buick regal supercahrged. It has been dying while i am driving and when it happens it usually starts right back up. When it dies, no lights are effected and the radio does not cut out at all, only the accelerator and power steering is effected.
Ignition Module Keeps Blowing
Hi I was searching around and found your site and can tell you guys know what you're talking about. I have worked on cars at a dealer for 15 years and I know a lot about most things, but you always get a basket case now and again. This Bonneville keeps blowing the ignition module.
Low Oil Pressure At Idle
My Olds 98 Regency has low oil pressure after replacing the intake manifold. Is there a sensor that can cause this problem? Intake manifold, upper-lower gaskets,fluids, oil pressure switch, thermostat all replaced. Intake manifold failure, coolant everywhere, including the air cleaner box.
Antifreeze Low And Blows Out Tank
After sitting, the coolant is low in my radiator. When i start my car it blows out the reservoir tank.
2004 Oldsmobile Alero Blows Ignition Fuse
My car is blowing the 40 amp ignition fuse and it won't start. We replaced the ignition switch and coil but did not fix the car.
Cadillac CTS Slams Into Gear
My 2004 trans is slamming into gears. We had the dealer program the computer. Could this be a shift solenoid problem?
2007 Saturn Ion Code P1174 Lean
My local car dealer said my car needs new fuel injectors and a computer re-program. Can i do the repair my self for a cheaper cost?
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Hard Starting
My truck is hard to start when the engine is hot. Also the blower only works on a few speeds, even though we replaced the fan resistor.
Grand Prix CEL Flashing
Hi. I have a 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix that i bought last week. It ran great no CEL ON. Hot a coolant flush, oil change and my husband did a tune up cause it was showing signs of needing one. New plugs and wires, He could not get one plug out so he left it. Went to get emissions test and computer wasn't ready.
2005 GMC Sierra A/C Blows Warm
When coming up to a stop, the air conditioning will start to blow warm, then when I accelerate the vents will blow cold again. Whats' wrong with my truck?
2005 Chevrolet Starter Wont Engage
Replaced starter and battery. Car will not start when outside temp is cold. After it warms up it will start and run great. Key turns, lights work and all but car will not turn over. Why does my car. I was driving down the road and it died on me. It would not turn over.
Chevrolet Silverado Blower Module Location
I need to find the HVAC module to replace it in my truck. A few of the blower speeds no not work. But could this be the resistor gone bad also?
Chevy S-10 4WD Not Working
I repaired the transfer case module, but still have this problem with my truck. The four wheel drive won't engage. Using a wiring diagram schematic to diagnose it.
Chevy Camaro Starter Just Clicks
I have changed the starter motor several times and installed a new battery but car just clicks when trying to start it. Could it be the security key?
Cadillac Deville Grinding Noise
My 1998 Cadillac Deville has a noise in the front when accelerating. The traction warning light is on. A mechanic said I need an ABS sensor.
Pontiac G6 Engine Light
New cam shaft sensors. Went to have it scanned and the mechanic said scanner won't read the codes. Could it just be a blown fuse or some other problem on my Pontiac.
Chevy Blazer Transmission Problems
Had the trans fixed on my Blazer but it still only has first and second gear. Mechanic said a fuse is blowing for the shift solenoids.
Saturn Aura Brake Light Always On
The brakes lights on my 2007 Saturn Aura are on all the time. Whenever the car is running or the key is on when not pressing the pedal.
Chevrolet Impala Service Traction System
My car has a grinding sound when accelerating, and the Traction light is on. What are some things that cause this problem.
Chevrolet Trailblazer Dies at Idle
When i turn on my a/c and let it idle the rpm dips very low and almost shuts off until i rev it up again but if i let it sit there it shuts off, it does the same thing when i turn on the heat, other than that the engine is fine, but only when the A/C and heat get turned on it starts to die
Saturn SL2 SES Light
i have a 2000 Saturn SL2. It has 171xxx miles on it has been running well. But all of a sudden the other day it would not accelerate past 15mph. The service engine light has been on but when we bought the car the previous owner said she had everything checked they just didn't reset the dash lights for the oil and SES light. But it has been consistently on.
My 2009 Pontiac Has a Clunk
Clunk noise in my 2007 Chevrolet HHR or Pontiac G6. I have a clunk noise in the front end of a HHR. It happens when i am turning the wheel, and also when going over bumps in the road. Most of the time it is when going over a set of rail road tracks.
Saturn Vue Check Engine Light
Does my truck have the timing chain problem like i have read about the Chevy Traverse, Equinox, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave.
Dodge Dakota Jerking and Bucking
My 2000 Dodge is bucking when accelerating from a stop or at 50 MPH. Had an oil change, injectors cleaned and radiator flush.
2000 Silverado 5.3
I had it to a shop for engine code p0135 and misfires on #3 and 7. They replaced the oxygen sensor and plugs.
Ford F-250 Transmission
My truck tranny will lurch forward and clunk when giving it gas from a stop. Mechanic said maybe a broken spring under the pan and filter i can replace.
Ecotec Engine Damage
My Cobalt with the 2.2L Ecotec has a bad motor after an oil change. Is there a service bulletin for problem with the oil filter O ring tearing or rolling and causing damage
Intake Manifold Gaskets Replaced
I have a 2004 Chevy Impala LS with a 3800 6 cylinder Engine. It has 76000 miles on it and the check engine light was on. My mechanic told me that my radiator was never flushed and oil was mixing in with the radiator fluid. (Sounds to me like I had a bad head gasket).
SES comes on my 2006 Pontiac G6
What can a car mechanic do to repair my Pontiac. Have a lot of experience but not sure how to fix it..
Check engine codes for transmission
I had it scanned and the codes come up p2761, and p0748. Also it does not start sometimes. Can you please help with these problems, i absolutely love this car.
Transmission Makes Whine Noise 1999 Grand Am
First, be sure to check the fluid level. Low fluid will cause this whine noise and shifting problems. To check fluid level on this transmission, you must go under the car, remove.
Passkey Cylinder Problem
My 1999 Regal will not start. When I turn the key to start the car nothing happens. Is this problem the Passkey cylinder or the ignition key switch?
GMC Envoy Low Oil Pressure
The low pressure, check gauges and stop engine warning lights come on the dash of my truck. Where is the sensor located to replace it.
Malibu 2001 theft security
Car Relearn procedure. Replaced the ignition cylinder ecause the key would not turn, and now it wont start.
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix Autozone scan code P0753
1-2 shift solenoid problem. We have asked others who say that it probably isn't the problem because they have never heard of one of those going out and it's probably a wiring issue.
My car has a clunking in the front end when going over bumps or turning to the left and right. A mechanic did not find anything loose.
GMC Envoy Idle and Stalls
Replaced the cam actuator solenoid. The truck still idles high then low and sometimes it stalls and dies out when coming up to a stop or turning at idle.
GMC Yukon Steering Position Sensor
The service traction control warning light is coming on the dash. Tech2 DTC is for the steering wheel position sensor code C0455.
1995 Chevy Lumina Starts And Dies
Unable to check codes. I replaced fuel filter, fuel pump and strainer. On a cold start the engine runs for about a minute then shuts off no sputter. Immediately try to start and it sputters and won't start. Wait about 1-2 minutes and it starts fine then dies.
2005 Suburban Transmission Shifting
My transmission is not shifting from 1st to second or third gear. Reverse is working fine. The check engine light is also on. What is wrong with my truck?
Coolant Fans and Compressor
The A/C compressor and the radiator fans will not come on. Checked for burned wires and connections. All seems good but still won't work. What can this problem be.
GMC Clicking In Dash
I Changed actuator motor for the a/c and heater door. I hear a whirring and then a click click sound in my dash. The temperature control would change from cold to hot. I was told it was the actuator motor. I replaced it with a known good one. I took the Hvac1 fuse out to reset the motor but it still doesn't work.
Humming Noise In Front End
My 2001 Chevy has an ABS light and noise in the front end. We have replaced both wheel hub bearing but the light is still on. What is wrong with my car?
Headlight Socket Burned
The headlight on my Trailblazer burned the bulb and socket so i replaced it. No fuses blew. Will this repair last.
Chevy Silverado Reduced Power
Started to run bad and the SES light came on. Is it the catalytic converter or oxygen sensors.
Ford Escort Hard to Start
Stalls out unless i give it gas to clear it out. SES light is flashing. Seems like a fuel injector or idle control valve problem.
Fuel Gauge Goes to Empty
The gas gauge in my 2006 Chevrolet Malibu goes to empty at times. My wife ran out of gas once. Is there a fuse or relay for this problem.
2003 Cadillac Won't Start
Try to scan computer for codes but will not connect. Tried the theft relearn but did not help. Has new battery. Can I go to the Chevy Dealer?
Check Engine SES After Oil Change
Got an oil change today with 5W 30 at the local Jiffy lube and a new intake air filter (not the main filter on the engine the one against firewall). Suddenly like 1 km away, the check engine light came on. Won't turn off. I reset the oil sensor according to owners manual.
Heater A/C Problem on My 2006 Chevy Impala
When I change the temp. of the A/C under the dash it starts to make a loud clicking noise. It starts on one side and moves to the other side.
My Car Has A Check Engine Light
Service vehicle soon, check engine code P0442. The intake manifold gasket was replaced about 2.5 months ago. About 2 weeks ago the service vehicle soon light came on, but it would clear when car was restarted.
2010 Suburban Alternator and Battery
The voltage gauge in the dash of my truck goes up and down when driving. There is also a burning smell under the hood. GM dealer said that is normal function of charging system.
Pontiac Torrent Heater Blows Cold
When turn the HVAC controls to defrost, floor and vent if fine. Temperature will not change to hot air, only cold. I removed the door motor and the little shaft is ...
Odometer and Gear Shift Question
Car odometer and gear shift selector lights going out it is a digital read out and some times it just goes blank. I can not see anything else wrong all gauges and dash lites continue to work it is just the mileage
What is the Throttle Actuator Control
On my 2006 Malibu 3500 V6. Where is this part located so i can change it. Read on some car forums that the code i have means the TAC is bad
1997 Oldsmobile Intrique Overheated
New motor overheated. Now they are telling us the motor is shot and we will need another one. Before the car died it had been driven about 15 miles on the highway and when she got off the highway it was not showing the temperature was hot
Oldsmobile Delta 88 Airbag Question
Is there a separate sensor for the passenger side airbag on my 1998 Oldsmobile 88? In other words, if nobody is in the passenger seat does the dashboard airbag deploy anyway in an accident? Thanks.
Truck is a Chevrolet Trailblazer. SES code p0016 and i am not too familiar with the adjustable cam timing on this 4.2l engine. Would appreciate some help. A common cause for code p0014 or p0106 on Trailblazers and GMC Envoy is the Exhaust Cam Actuator Control Solenoid.
Car Getting Bad Gas Mileage
Checked the FPR and changed an O2 sensor on my Pontiac. Spark plugs and wires good along with ignition coils, but still getting 8 miles to the gallon and plugs are black.
Replaced the fuel pump and sender assembly on my truck, now fuel is spraying out under the hood. What could i have done to make this problem.
I repaired the rear brakes pads and rotors on my 1998 Chevy Blazer and now they drag and get real hot. Caliper pistons and slides are lubed a move freely.
Starter and Brake Pressure Problem
No pressure from brake master cylinder. Starter will turn the engine over. Back glass and rear wiper do not work. Chevy Malibu and GMC Jimmy.
Nissan Won't Start
After replacing the engine in my 1998 Nissan the engine just cranks but will not fire. There is gas in the carburetor but it not going into the intake manifold.
Buick Lesabre PCM Bad
A mechanic replaced the PCM on my Buick, it started and ran fine, but now won't start again. Why does the computer keep going bad?
2003 Buick Rendezvous Won't Start
My truck won't crank sometimes when I turn the key. The security light is on. Also the interior lights will go on and off when i am driving.
2006 Chevy Cobalt DTC Code P0641
Question = The check engine light is on in my 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 4 cylinder. Is this something to worry about. The car runs just fine and starts good. Any damage if keep driving like this. I am out of work and really cant take to a shop to tell me what is wrong, then sell me a bunch of parts and service. Thanks for any help.
Car Dies At Idle With Air Conditioning On
I replaced battery, resonator, fuel pump, and fuel filter.
Question: I replaced the battery, resonator, fuel pump, and fuel filter on my 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Classic. Still, the engine dies when I turn on the air conditioning. Engine does not die when A/C is off, but does seem to surge occasionally.
Buick Anti-Lock After Pads Replaced
Please. Today my Buick Century had a break rotor and break pads change, a complete new set. A few hours later I noticed that the anti-lock light stayed on while I was driving. What is the problem? my car is 1994. It is possible that when doing the brake job, they may have damaged an ABS wheel speed sensor or wiring.