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Checking for answers
If you have questions on your vehicle then you can come to this forum to ask your question and get answers. The more detail of the problem you have and as much information on the vehicle year, make, model, engine...
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My. Tail lights dash lights don't work there seams to be a short in the headlight switch when you use turn SIG switch the head ou
The column mounted multi-function switch may be defective. If so, it will have to be removed and replaced. If you do happen to attempt any work around the steering column, please note that the vehicle's air bag must be disabled,...
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Check engine light.
YourMechanic does diagnose and repair speedometer malfunctions. If you desire that this problem be diagnosed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, simply request a speedometer diagnostic and the responding mechanic will get this resolved for...
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is it a temp sensor or bad head gasket?
A diagnostic would determine the root cause of the overheating. If the coolant level was low, and/or there was trapped air in the cooling passageways, perhaps related to the heater core repair, those faults themselves can cause overheating. If the...
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Overheating
If the engine overheats in the first 5 to 7 minutes of running then you most likely have a water pump that is not circulating fluid or the thermostat is stuck in the closed position. You should start and run...
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Won't fire but will crank.
Hello, I would recommend checking the ignition coil to be sure it is producing spark. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly The insulation develops small fractures that...
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Oil smell
Hi There, If the smell you are referring to had an oil smell to it, you may have a leak resulting from a failing gasket somewhere in your engine. As you know, there are many different places in your motor...
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No power and stuttering
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel pressure problem related to a faulty fuel pump or fuel pressure regulator. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the fuel...
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RPM does not change.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or faulty idle control valve or potentially a bad MAP sensor that may not be correctly measuring intake manifold pressure. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as...
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My clutch pedal goes to the floor and doesn't return
Check clutch pedal assembly bracket for breakage or mis-position. It's also possible that the pressure plate is to blame. However, before diagnosing that you do have to confirm the hydraulics work. Even though the master and slave are "new", these...
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How much ATF dose my transmission take
The vehicle transmission will take 8.1 L or 8.5 quarts for the entire transmission if it is dry. The fluid should MERCON type fluid.
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I have a 93 Cutlass Ciera with a th125c transmission that wont shift out of first, a solenoid inside causing the vehicle not to change.
Hi there. The issue with the transmission is either the downshift cable is out of adjustment or the governor is leaking. Check the downshift cable and see if its too tight. If its too tight, the cable will need to...
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Pressed the gas pedal and the car didn't move forward. It rather rolled backwards because the vehicle was on a hilly place. What cold have happened?
Hi there. If a battery cable is loose or corroded the computer and components in the vehicle will shut down some circuits that are unable to get a good connection. If the vehicle makes the issues again then I recommend...
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Gas pedal
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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Window motor is stuck down and its brand new and there is no glass in the door.
Hi there. Check the window motor switch contacts and see if any of them are burned or crossed. A wire could be off the switch or loose causing the motor to turn one direction but not the other direction. If...
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Alarm system stays on.
Hi there. Anytime electrical components are repaired, serviced or replaced, it's best practices to remove both the positive and negative battery terminals. The negative terminal is a ground that allows the circuit to complete. It's possible that while removing your...
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Car will not move in any gear but 4th gear and makes noise.
Hi there. If the transmission will not move in any gear but 4th gear, then there is either an issue with the synchronizers or the transmission gears are damaged. First check the shifter rail and see if the forks are...
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Ignition timing out of sequence.
Hi there. First you would need to know the firing order for the electronics on the distributor. The distributor number one on the firing order is the terminal on the right side at the front of the vehicle. Since you...
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Starter replacement
Hi there. It's probably a good idea for you to either view a starter replacement video for your vehicle on YouTube.com or purchase a vehicle service and repair manual for your Cadillac to get the best data and instructions for...
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Vehicle does not move when pressing the accelerator
Hello. If your accelerator pedal is no longer working to accelerate your vehicle then it may be possible that your vehicle's throttle cable has snapped. The accelerator pedal is connected to the throttlebody via a steel cable that can sometimes...

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