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Wheel keeps humming, I think it's a wheel bearing
Hi, thanks for writing in. I believe you're on the right track. Wheel bearing failures are common on many GM vehicles particularly their trucks and SUVs. I would recommend having your wheel bearings inspected with a mechanic's stethoscope to determine...
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ABS sensor on front hub
Hi, thanks for writing in. The hex bolt size for the ABS sensor on a 2006 GMC Envoy is a 5 millimeter for the front. I believe the rear sensors are placed into the axle rather than the hub and...
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Oil leak
Hello, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to provide my insight. If it is leaking a lot of oil, then the source of the leak should be pinpointed. Excessive end play in the crankshaft can cause this but it...
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My car isn't hard to steer but I was noticing some changes in the steering and when I step on the gaside my engine revs and no psf
If you have been adding power steering fluid multiple times let alone once the system has a leak. With having to add that much fluid, there will most likely be evidence of fluid on the ground under the vehicle. While...
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Stuck in reverse
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Sounds like you may need to check the shift linkage. It most likely came off at the transmission shift control arm. The plastic bushing for the shift cable falls apart over time, and then...
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P0442
As you may already know, this may be related to a faulty or leaking gas cap, however this can also be related to several other factors such as the following: A non-conforming gas cap (i.e. not factory/original brand) A...
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Loss of power my tool says map sencors is bad burning rich
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. If the engine light is on for code P0105, then the computer has lost communication from the MAP (Manifold Absolute Pressure) sensor. Check the harness to the sensor for any corrosion and look...
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Can a error saying Manifold Absolute Pressure/ Barometric Pressure Circuit Malfunction be caused by a almost dead battery?
Hello. The low battery should not cause problem with the MAP sensor but will cause the computer to have different issues. It could cause the charging system to overcharge. You need to verify that the intake does not have any...
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My shifter cable bushing broke can you fix this with out changing the cable?
As long as the shift cable end is not damaged and can hold a new bushing then a new bushing can be installed. Most models have an aftermarket bushing on the market. The dealer in most cases do not make...
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A/c stays on unless turn fan off.
Hi there. This issue could be as simple as a broken or damaged relay switch, AC control switch, or could be caused by a mechanical problem with the AC condenser. The best way to know for certain is to...
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Won't açcelerate and no power
Hi there: Anytime a vehicle strikes a very large object, like a deer, the chances for electrical connections throughout the vehicle to come loose is very high; and can cause issues you're experiencing. The issue may be a TPS or...
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Shuts off and won't start for about an hour or so
Hi there. From the description you have provided concerning your vehicle's drivability problem, it hard to discern whether it does not turn over, or it does not start for about an hour after driving. If your vehicle will not turnover...
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I have a problem with my truck vibrating.
If a motor vibrates while in park idling, there is either a balance issue with the motor or an engine mount problem. Locating such problems is not for the faint of heart. There are several techniques that can be done,...
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The service 4WD/Service Engine Soon Light is on, and my car has front end noise.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. This sounds like the front differential has medal particles in the gear assembly, and if so, you will have to remove the differential and have it diagnosed from the inside to see what bearing...
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Squealing loudly when driving up to 60 km an hour
Hello, the noise you are hearing may be brake system related. The brake pads located by the tire area have audible sensors to indicate the pads need to be replaced. I recommend getting a brake inspection done as soon as...
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Coolant leak - 2002 GMC Envoy
Hello. If the coolant leak is coming from a location near the cooling fan, this may suggest your water pump may be leaking. A common place for this to happen is from the water pump shaft as there is a...
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Oil pressure
The oil pressure should never read "0." It will be very low, usually around 15-20 psi, but should never be "0." There are a number of factors to consider in terms of oil pressure such as the viscosity of the...
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My check engine light is on
A vehicle that has a problem with the engine or power train can turn on the check engine light and set a code in the computer. The list of possible codes and problems are in the hundreds. You will need...
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Car starts with remote not key
Hi there: Although it's very rare, sometimes overuse of an accessory power outlet can cause an electrical "glitch" to occur that causes the issue you're experiencing. The best way to rectify this issue is to download any stored error codes...
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Oil Pressure Gauge
This light will usually come on when one of two things are happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil or the oil pressure sending unit is not working properly and may be producing a faulty reading. I...

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