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Car won't turn over and brake and gear shifter won't move
The most likely cause is in the shifter. Possibly a broken shifter bushing or shifter cable. Possible causes are the ignition switch or shifter interlock. Your vehicle is a Chevy Trailblazer badged as an Isuzu. For these vehicles the shifter...
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Over bumps, chime sounds and warning lights come on
There have been 2 recalls for a failed driver door window power switch which also disables the driver door locking mechanism. These recalls are 14309 (current recall) and 13V-248 (the original recall). Contact your dealer for service under these recalls....
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Gas tank continually cuts off at the gas pump
The fuel level sensor problem (prematurely worn contacts) is, unfortunately, a known and chronic problem with this model. Running out of gas in traffic is definitely a safety issue. I believe this repair is essential. A professional mechanic, like YourMechanic,...
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fuel meter drops to "E" after reaching 80 miles
This is a somewhat common problem for this model caused by fuel level sensor contacts that wear out prematurely. There is no alternative to replacing the fuel level sensor. If the dealer is unwilling to cover some or all of...
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SUV slowed from 60 to 40 mph and lost acceleration
Diagnostic codes can be somewhat transient. If the engine management system observes the problem clearing after several drive cycles, it will turn off the Check Engine Light and clear the problem code. There is no "history file" kept. There are...
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Steering wheel squeaks in reverse and when turning
Since the noise appears to occur while turning, I would have your mechanic check for a loose or failing accessory drive belt (often called a 'serpentine" belt). Turning puts more load on this belt, and it may be slipping. A...
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Car overheating and heater blowing hot air.
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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My brake feel spongy and sometime hard. I already replace the brake booster and the master is new inc. The padscand shoe.
Hi There, It sounds like you may be low on brake fluid. One of the most common causes of the brake pedal going to the floor is a loss of brake fluid. Generally, this is easy to detect due to...
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It cranks over like it wants to start but it won't.
Hi there. Under the passenger seat or in a panel on the dash there is an inertia switch that will cut off the fuel in the event there is an accident. Locate the inertia switch and see if its active....
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hello Joshua, Door front Panels both sides
The largest on-line database of used auto parts is Car-part.com. If you are unsuccessful sourcing the desired parts through that site, please re-contact us and we will look elsewhere. Of course, Ebay is an additional source. If you have additional...
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My vehicle is mixing water and oil
Because you have a manual transmission, the mix of oil and coolant can be caused by a leaking intake manifold gasket, a blown head gasket or a cracked cylinder head. The intake manifold would need to be removed and inspected...
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engine has developed a high pitched whine sound
Hi there. Usually a high pitched sound as you are describing is caused by a bearing, pulley or belt that is worn out. Since there are multiple possible sources under the hood of your vehicle that could cause this noise,...
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Gas gauge stuck on empty
This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel tank sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As...
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When the dealer says u need to replace a wheel bearing, do they mean just the bearing or the bearing/hub assembly?
Hi There, This means generally the wheel bearing/hub assembly which typically comes all pressed together in one assembly. You should not need to replace all four of them unless the others are also making noise or showing signs of wear...
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2005 isuzu ascender cuts off in the midst of driving on the highway and engine light n oil light comes on. What do i do?
Hi There, Anytime the motor shuts off, the engine and oil light will come on indicating the vehicle is performing a series of self checks. There are numerous reasons that may have caused the vehicle to shut down randomly. A...
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2005 Isuzu Acsender with 168,000 miles.
The most cost effective and technically appropriate product for you is AutoZone Power Steering Fluid, part number AZPSF32. It is $5 a quart. I checked the specifications and it will work in your specific vehicle. Stop leak "additives", no matter...

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