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What can I use to stop lifters from ticking
Hi Tyhesha. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually cylinder head lifters will tick due to one of two things - either they are loose and need to be adjusted or replaced or there isn't enough engine oil lubricating them. The...
Where is the transmission speed sensor on a 2003 Pontiac Bonneville
Hi There, As you know, there are two speed sensors. One is an input speed sensor and one is an output speed sensor. These are both very different in terms of their location. The input speed sensor (which is what...
Can a P0108 code be caused by oil leaking onto the ignition wires 1998 Pontiac Bonneville
Hello. To answer your question, no, oil on the ignition wires will not typically cause this. The code you are getting if for a faulty MAP sensor. This sensor fails and causes this code to appear. It can also be...
When I turn on my a/c it blows out white smoke into the car?
Hi there. This is a very rare situation, but in most cases it is due to the AC compressor not cycling correctly. When this occurs, it causes excessive pressure within system and it freezes the evaporator, which can cause 'fog'...
Code p0 300 comes out
Hi Edwardo. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The P-0300 OBD-II trouble code indicates that there is a misfire in random or multiple cylinders. This could be caused by misfiring fuel injectors, faulty spark plugs, coil packs, or other ignition system...
Shop says tie rods, wheel bearings and motor mounts are going bad on a used Bonneville-salesman says not true because no noise
Based on data from the Kelly Blue Book database of used car transactions, if the car were in good condition (which it isn't , obviously), it's worth about $2,000. Given the number, and extent, of required repairs, $2,000 would be...
With the air on or off my car hesitates at take off and going up any size hill and will not go over 40 in my 2002 Pontiac Bonneville
It is possible that you could have an issue with your crankshaft or camshaft position sensor. Fuel issues may also be the cause of your symptom. It is very likely that trouble codes were stored in your vehicle's powertrain control...
Codes p0171/p0300 came up after intake manifold repair, car feels like it’s bogging down/ not getting enough air! Idk what to do ?
The cause behind diagnostic trouble code P0171 is easiest to find by looking at the secondary firing patterns on the bank one cylinders. That will confirm if the too lean condition, that has caused code P0171 to set, affects all...
I can turn over my car it's cranks but won't turn over toally
Hi There, A few different things will usually cause the vehicle to start and then die. A bad ignition coil can cause this if it is beginning to fail, resulting in intermittent starting problems. A dirty or faulty mass air...
I am trying to do a relearn on a 2000 bonvillie but security light isnt blinking for me to do it
Hi there. If the ignition switch you've used is an aftermarket component and not OEM, it might be causing the communication error. It's also possible that there is an exposed or faulty electrical connection that is causing this problem or...
hello Brandon my name is Marie,I have a 2005 pontiac bonniville gxp Im having crankshaft issues and oxygen sensors
Hi Marie: With regard to the code P1372 that was downloaded, there are many potential malfunctions that will cause P1372 to set in addition to the crankshaft position sensor itself being faulty. And, if the sensor itself is suspected as...
Right, rear wheel is tilting in more 5 degrees (or more)
Negative camber of 5 degrees is a lot and you are probably noticing lots of wear on the inside edge of the tire. There are only three possible causes of excessive camber: 1) if the rear is adjustable, somehow the...
Is it bad to drive my 2001 bonneville with the 3 2 1 instead of drive?
This is not inherently bad, however the drive gear is designed to anticipate nearly all driving conditions and with the use of the transmission control module, the transmission will shift up and down through the gears as needed depending on...
High rpms while in park
Hi Jessica. Thanks for contacting us today. When the engine RPM is unusually high as you've described, there are typically three sources. Either there is a vacuum leak, the idle control valve on the throttle body is damaged, or there...
How do I turn off the anti theift lock on my 2002 Bonneville sle
The anti-theft system cannot be bypassed. If it could everyone would want to do it. You would need to have the system repaired and programmed to enable the system again.
Why does my oil gauge go to zero when I press on the gas pedal?What does it mean if I have to keep putting transmission fluid in?
The oil pressure gauge will fluctuate slightly with changes in engine RPM's, but should not go down to zero. This could mean a few things could be happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil, the oil pump...
I got into an accident about a week ago. I have not driving the car since. Not But after the accident I was ably able to drive hom
Depending on exactly where the vehicle was hit, it is possible that the tire, wheel, suspension, and/or frame components were damaged. The best thing to do is have the vehicle inspected for any and all damage and obtain a repair...
My pontiac bonniville starts and goes into gears but wont move at all it just revs
Check the fluid level as very low fluid, or a clogged fluid filter, will result in no movement. If the fluid level is adequate, and there is no movement in any gear, the most common causes for that are: broken...
I have a 200 Pontiac Bonneville it's trying to start but won't... I tried getting a jump to start it but still nothing what can be
In order to narrow the problem down you will need to have computer scanned for codes for a cam or crank sensor or ignition module issue. If you are getting spark to spark plugs then need to check fuel pressure...
my car wont start. A new starter was put in it started working now it wont start at all? can my security system have an effect on
Hi Genise. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, when a car will start after replacing the starter, but quickly fails, it's due to a poor installation job or electrical short caused by exposed wires or a poor connection....

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