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Front wheel jumps and pops loud when give it gas
If the problem did not start happening until you had the axle replaced, then you may have gotten a defective axle. Most replacement axles are new or remanufactured and either one can have a defective joint. I would have the...
My car doesn't start up sometimes
Hello there, no starts are common problem in many vehicles. Given that yours will start sometimes but not other leaves a few possible causes. The most likely causes would include a fault with the ignition switch, battery cables, fuel pump,...
Can it need a 4 wheel alignment. I was told it doesn't have adjustments like typical cars.
Your vehicle can have a 4-wheel alignment done to adjust the front and rear of your vehicle to specifications. If you had an alignment done, then the repair facility should of been able to supply the print of the before-and-after...
top of radiator cracked, can I fill with water and drive four miles to a mechanic?
It is not advisable to drive the vehicle as the engine may overheat and cause engine damage. You could tow it or have a mobile mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come to you and replace it where you are....
Front right hub assembly keeps going out.
The most likely reason the bearing is going out again so soon is because the axle nut was not tightened correctly to specification. Over tightening it puts too much pressure on the new bearing and causes it to fail. If...
My A/C only blows cold on recirculate
Hello. You will always get colder air when on recirculate. When taking in the outside air the A/C system will be able to drop the temperature coming in by about 20 to 30 degrees. This means if the outside air...
my drivers side low beam is not working
The connector for the head light bulbs should be checked to see if it has any brown heat damage. If it does, then it will need to be replaced with a new connector from the GM dealer. Make sure you...
I have problem ( Engine power Reduced ), Code 1682 ignition 1 switch circuit 2
The P1682 code means that there is a difference in voltage between the ignition switch circuit 1 and circuit 2. There are a few things that can cause this - including a fault with the ignition switch itself or a...
Service Traction ESC light came on, What is this?
The ESC light indicates that there is a problem with the Electronic Stability Control. Many times this is caused by a failing wheel speed sensor. Have the vehicle scanned and diagnostic trouble codes read to help indicate if a sensor...
No crank when hot
The PCM supplies power to the purple/white wire which activates the starter relay. I would disconnect that wire from the PCM, mostly likely it would need to be cut somewhere it can be easily repaired or you will need to...
The cooling system would need to be completely checked out to see if the cooling fan circuit is working correct. If the fans are not coming on it would allow the engine to overheat. The thermostat would cause the engine...
What can be the problem when the car sometimes make this clicking noise when making a turn?
Hello. If the noise only occurs when turning, it is typically caused by a failing CV axle. When one of the joints on the axle fails, it will start to make the noise you are hearing. I typically get the...
Car feels like it is going to cut off
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to offer my insight. You engine may have carbon build up on the valves and clogged injectors. I recommend having the combustion chambers and injectors cleaned. Once this is done then I...
Antifreeze started leaking out of my car after I parked close to a curb. Some piece came off.
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. This suggests that the bottom of the radiator or radiator hose may be damaged, since there is antifreeze leaking. A physical inspection would be needed to confirm this. If...
My car got rammed in the front, car is overheating
Hi, thanks for writing in. Usually during a front end collision, the first component damaged (besides the fenders or bumpers) is the radiator or supporting components attached to the radiator. The orange fluid is most likely coolant leaking from the...
Battery replaced, radio stopped working
Hello. This frequently happens after a battery replacement on this car. When this car loses battery power the programming in the computer can become corrupted and this occurs. Some of the time it will come back on its own, but...
The car suddenly couldn't be started
Hello. If the engine will not crank at all and the starter and battery are fine then I start by checking to see if the starter relay is getting power. If it is but is not sending power to the...
Brake light on with cruise control kicking off
Hi there. Most of the time this is caused by a bad brake switch. When the switch does not work the computer cannot tell when you apply the brakes, which will affect the braking and cruise control systems. It may...
Transmission issues at lower speeds
Hi there. This is a common problem when the transmission is failing. When the clutches are worn between gears the computer increases the pressure in the transmission to try and engage them. If the clearance is too large this slipping...
Coolant temperature increase, service hybrid light on
Hello. If the coolant is getting hotter than normal it will also affect the hybrid system. If the coolant is low then this will occur. If the coolant level is fine then it is more than likely a weak water...

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