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when i hold the brakes the car stalls out but no check engine light is on
Disconnect and plug the brake booster vacuum line and then see if vehicle still stalls when you hit the brakes. You most likely have a bad brake booster leaking vacuum and stalling engine.
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How much does it cost to replace a brake booster
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 the fact that there is usually brake fluid leaking on the ground...
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Loud bang from front wheel and the wheel locks up in reverse. It didn't show signs of a bad cv shaft. binding or hub bearing?
Hitting a pothole can damage wheel bearings. Basically, the force of the impact causes the ball bearings to get driven into the bearing race and cause indentations in the race. Then the bearing eventually becomes noisy. You could have damaged...
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2003 buick century hard to start varible idle conditions smooth power
It sounds like you may have an evaporative emissions system leak. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes...
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Call stalls when brakes applied
Disconnect the vacuum source to the booster and plug it right at the intake (i.e., to eliminate all hoses). The problem should, of course, go away during this test but the purpose of this is to rule out the possibility...
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2003. BUick. CEntury. When engine i can hearvent solanoid pulsating. Like a playing card in a bicycle wheel. Is that normal
Hi there. A consistent ticking noise that is accompanied by a random misfire is often an indication of either loose valve lifters or fuel injectors that are not firing correctly. If the check engine light is illuminated, then there will...
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My 2003 buick century will not shift out of 1st gear and speedometer doesnt work. Can you send a machanic
Hi there. You can request to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and complete a car is hard to shift inspection to determine what is causing this problem by clicking this link. It is possible that...
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drivers side power window will not go down on 1999 buick Century
Hello, thank you for writing in. The window motor may have failed, and replacing it is a good idea. If you have a voltmeter, you can test that the motor is receiving power when the switch is pressed to go...
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I have a 2004 Buick Century with 3.1 v6. The ac compressor will occasionally build high pressures and blow freon out. Also, the f
If the condenser fans are not working, that will cause the abnormally high pressure you are seeing. So, I would first check that possibility and if indeed there is a fault, resolve that first. Once the condensers fans are confirmed...
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Need price for oil pan gasket replacement on 2003 Buick Century
Hi there. If you'd like to receive a price quote for a new oil pan gasket being installed on your Buick Century, simply click this link to the oil pan gasket service page. Once on that page, you'll click the...
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Antilock warning stay on after I start the ignition on 2004 Buick Century, also the Traction control light stays on
This may be an issue of a faulty ABS control module or possibly faulty wheel sensors. The ABS control module controls the activation of the ABS system based upon inputs from the ABS wheel sensors. When this module is not...
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Oxygen sensors
Hi There, You may want to have the car hooked up to a diagnostic computer to determine which O2 sensor may be causing the problem. There are also a number of other things that can also cause poor fuel mileage....
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03 buick century p1810 code and wont shift into 3rd gear, transmission has been replaced
Hi there. The major problem with ECU's is that they don't forget stored codes unless instructed to do so. This means that if you were getting this error code; which might be something wrong with the transmission control valve for...
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My car cranks but won't start. Had codes read and it's say left front wheel speed sensor. Can you help?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty traction control module. The wheel speeds senors are located at each of the four wheels and process wheel speed ad relay this information to the traction control module which uses...
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Why is my car overheating
Hi there. Many GM vehicles have a pretty detailed process for correctly filling coolant and priming the coolant system. If this is not followed correctly, it can cause overheating since air bubbles will form in the lines or coolant system....
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Car won't start.
Hello. Your issue is likely due to a bad alternator, starter or open circuit. The open circuit condition could be something like the battery terminal not being tight enough causing the vehicle to have a gap in its power supply...
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Vehicle was sputtering and lost power. Gets spark, cranks but wont start
Hello. There are few things that I recommend you have a technician inspect. In order of probability your vehicle may have a bad mass air flow sensor, a bad crank position sensor, a bad throttle position sensor, or restricted fuel...
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Exhaust resonator
It is certainly ok to use regular bolts when replacing exhaust parts. The most important thing to remember is to always use new hardware if possible when replacing exhaust system components. Due to the heating and cooling of the exhaust...
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Serial communication with device 10
Hi there. The codes you listed are generic GM error codes. For example, the P1626 GM code indicates the theft Deterrent Fuel Enable Signal Not Received. Unfortunately, when aftermarket upgrades are made, the possibilities of having electrical issues like this...
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I have replace serpentine belt , water pump , spark plugs n wires n it still makes a whining screeching noise when push on gas n k
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a tensioner pulley that may have a bad bearing in it that is causing it to screech or squeal which is correlated to the engine RPM's. The tensioner pulley has a bearing...

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