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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...
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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...
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My new front brake pads and rotors are making noise
Hello. Organic brake pads have a reputation for being quiet most of the time. Most of the complaints come from squeaks when the pads are wet. You describe your symptoms as more of a grinding, metal on metal, type of...
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Got into a fender bender, now my car is leaking a lot of red-ish fluid from under my passenger headlight.
The car is not safe to drive with the fluid leaking. It is most likely the transmission line leaking and driving it will damage the transmission. Have the vehicle towed to body shop.
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Squeaking/squealing noise when I'm driving but stops when I hit the brakes
In all likelihood, the brake pad wear sensors are just beginning to contact the brake rotors. This will create a loud squealing sound that may change pitch, or stop completely when the brakes are applied. Have a certified technician inspect...
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I have a 2008 Saturn aura... it won't start my dash board keeps saying engine power reduced
Engine power reduced is a fail safe mode that many cars use today to protect the engine or transmission from further damage and to keep the driver safe when the engine or transmission is experiencing a critical failure. In your...
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Gear selector cable/linkage loose, car will not start
Hi there - based on your description, I believe part of the gear selector cable/linkage is no longer anchored or connected. Besides the "free movement" of the shifter as you describe, it is also not registering properly with the neutral...
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Q: What do I have to do to change a thermostat
Drain the coolant a little to lower coolant level below thermostat housing. Remove throttle inlet tube for access to thermostat housing under throttle body. Remove upper hose and heater hoses from housing. Remove housing bolts and replace thermostat. Reinstall components...
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Car wouldn't start in park today it had to be started in neutral got home didn't drive for 30mins now car won't start in any gears
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a problem with the neutral safety switch. Your vehicle has a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other than park or...
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My rear window wont roll up.
Hi There, This is usually a problem with the power window motor, the regulator or the fuse. The power window motor is what actually operates the window up and down when you push the switch. The regulator is what actually...
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My aura shakes when it starts saying "service traction" what is it?
Hello, thank you for writing in. At this point there are a lot of possible causes for your vehicle's symptoms. To gather more information, we need to start with having the vehicle scanned for diagnostic troubleshooting codes. This can be...
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Q: Traction control
A lean fuel condition may be caused by a number of things. An intake air leak, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty fuel injector, a faulty oxygen sensor, a faulty fuel pump are just a few...
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Was does system too lean bank 1 and bank 2 mean?
If you have codes stored in the engine computer for lean bank 1 and 2 is caused by the entire engine is running lean. This is caused by not enough fuel getting into the engine or too much unmetered air...
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How to change the dashboard information language on a 2007 saturn aura
I would recommend looking in your vehicle's owner's manual for this particular information. This is not something that would be the same on all or even many vehicles. Each vehicle will have a specific way for doing something like this....
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I have a rubbing noise when i turn the wheel when sitting still but not at speed and i also have a lot of clunk noise over bumps.
Hi William. Thanks for contacting us today. Based on what you've indicated, it's quite possible that there could be multiple front end issues going on with your Saturn. The fact your CV boots are torn could indicate a failure of...
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Q: Engine Power Reduced
Hi Chloe. Thank you for taking time to contact us today. It looks as if your Saturn is having a few non-related issues. First off, in regards to the engine problem, it's likely that you have an EVAP system component...
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Q: no start
There are several possible reasons for a vehicle to crank and not start. A bad fuel pump, clogged fuel filter, faulty injectors, bad ecu, failed ignition coil, or a malfunctioning sensor. It will first be necessary to figure out if...
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After taken car to body shop for paint job... I received my car with a check engine light and slow take off in gear
The non functioning reverse lights could be due to anything from blown out bulbs to a switch or wiring malfunction. That problem can be resolved if you request an electric problems inspection. With regard to the loss of power, inasmuch...
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How can someone tell if it's timing chain or something else that would cause the motor to freeze up? Thanks.
Remove the timing chain cover and see if the chain is intact. If the chain is broken, then either the chain can bind up on the crankshaft sprocket or the pistons can come in contact with the valves when they...
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I have a no crank no start issue and the check engine light is on?
If the problem is simply no starter motor operation the fault is typically quite limited so, no, it is not likely to require an expensive repair and your engine is probably fine. First, the battery should be load tested to...

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