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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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Hello, I had a 02 sensor downstream placed in my car so I had another diagnosis done and it's saying 02 sensor.. so should I have
Sensor 1 would be the upstream sensor and Sensor 2 would be the downstream sensor. Replace the upstream sensor and you should be fine. NOTE: I have seen many vehicles throw a Sensor 2 fault soon after replacing Sensor 1,...
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My engine was move and it just cut off when started it want turn over
If your engine will not turn over it is likely that you have a dead battery or a faulty starter. I would recommend a no start inspection be performed on your vehicle to determine the exact cause of this issue....
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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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the ac only works on defrost
Air is directed between the different vents by vacuum. When the a/c controls are moved to the different positions, this signals the blend door, or doors, behind the dash to redirect the airflow. A few things can keep that from...
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What will happen to my car if the rpm is high when idling?
If the "idle" speed is over 1,200 RPM, it's not wise to drive the car both for safety reasons and due to the possibility of repeated harsh transmission engagements and driveline wear. The vehicle's drivetrain was not designed to accommodate...
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Rear of car almost fishtails above 35
Hi there. It's quite possible that during your ditch experience that are rear suspension component may have been damaged, such as a shock mount or strut. It's also common for the rear stabilizer bar to become damaged during a rear...
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Knocked cig ash tray off track now cigarette lighter doesn't work or charge
The issue is most likely that your electrical harness is damaged to the accessory outlet. It could also be a fuse was popped when the ash tray was removed. Unfortunately, replacing this component is not something our mobile mechanics offer....
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It says service engine soon usually in the morning while warming up and goes out but does not come back on.
The check engine light should come on when you turn the key to the "on" position, but without starting or running the car. That function allows you to do a bulb check but also indicates that the PCM (computer) is...
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Car starts sometimes for a few seconds. Car ran completely out of gas. I changed the fuel filter, and change battery in the remote.
Hi there. The fuel pressure needs to be checked on the fuel rail. There should be at least 30 psi on the fuel rail. If the fuel pressure is good, then there could be air in the fuel rail causing...
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Car won't maintain an idle.
Hi there. Try turning on the ignition to the ’ON’ position 3 times with 30 seconds each time to see if the fuel system had air in the rail. This will help with the air in the system. When starting,...
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I believe a vacuum leak, maybe head gasket.
Hi there. If your vehicle tends to stall out when all of the vacuum lines are hooked up, then there is an issue either with the air coming into the engine or the combustion is not good enough to keep...
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'00 Buick Century Custom. V6 3100. I am at a loss...
Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the immobilizer system...
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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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