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Oil leaking all out under front end
It sounds like the oil pan ruptured or tore from an impact. The crankshaft is above the pan and probably is not damaged however there is an oil pick up tube and screen assembly in the lower oil pan area...
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service traction light comes on and stays on when I'm driving
Hello there, the traction control system is an important safety feature of your 2007 Pontiac G5. When the traction control light is on this means there is a fault that prevents normal operation of your traction control system. The problem...
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Q: Engine light on
Your check engine light may come on for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter, bad spark plugs or wires and many other reasons. Unfortunately due to the...
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Car won't always start right away, after fueling up.
The purge valve on the engine is not supposed to flow fuel tank vapors from the carbon canister when the vehicle is off or at idle. When refueling the vehicle a lot of fumes are generated in the tank and...
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My battery is in my truck and I need my key to open truck and my key is stuck in the ignition how do I get it out
Hi Cherise. Thanks for contacting us today. Before you begin to worry that something may be faulty or broken, here are some simple checks you can perform: Check the key position: On the ignition switch, check to make sure that...
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The steering wheel is getting tight. How can I fix the problem
The power steering pump may be low on fluid causing the system to work hard like the vehicle had no power steering. Check the fluid for the correct level. If the power steering fluid is full, then the pump or...
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Large A/C Leak
Hi there. There could be several problems causing this refrigerant leak ranging from a broken low or high pressure hose, fitting, compressor or other AC component. Providing an estimate would be impossible without knowing the exact source of the leak....
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Why won't my car start after replacing fuel pump
Hi there. In general, when an engine just 'clicks' when you turn the key, it's due to an electrical relay that is damaged, battery or battery cables that are worn out or broken or a broken fuse. Any or many...
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There is also a symbol on my dash when it's turn over it's a car with a lock it reads a number 1 2008 Pontiac G5
Hi there. From your description it is hard for me to tell what is going on as it does not sound familiar. From what you are saying it sounds like you may have a security system issue. If the security...
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Rattling noise after replacing everything I could find wrong.
If you request a vehicle noise diagnostic a certified mechanic would be able to pinpoint the noise and get you to a resolution. Among the possibilities that have to be looked at are the exhaust system, any sub-frame attachment points,...
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My car works only in reverse not in drive
Hi there. The forward clutch seems to be not applying in the transmission. The forward clutch drives all of the forward gears in the transmission. The forward clutch could be slipping, the seals on the forward clutch could be damaged,...
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Should the oil light show when timing belt bad/ get oil changes what could of happened why no signs
The oil pressure warning light will only illuminate if oil pressure drops below a safe level. Of course, if the light comes on turn off the engine immediately. If there is an oil leak, that will not activate any warnings...
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My car dies randomly when I'm coming to a stop
Hi Destiny. When the AC is turned on or your vehicle is activating a "cooling mode", the engine undergoes a tremendous amount of load. When this occurs, existing problems that can be hidden in most cases will accelerate and cause...
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Getting a p0017 & p0016 code even after replacing crankshaft sensor. How can I get it to reset
Hi Lori. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically when a warning light is illuminated, an OBD-II error code is created. This code is stored in the ECU until repairs have been made and a professional mechanic with a digital scanner...
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My machanic quoted me a price but iwant to know is that for service or just an inspection?
Most of the time, and inspection service is just to determine what is actually wrong with the car but usually not to fix it. Once the inspection is completed recommendations will be made for a follow-up appointment to actually resolve...
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I recently put a new front suspension kit on my wife's car, along with new braking system. There is still a rattle and vibration
It sounds like you may have some stabilizer bar links that may need to be replaced. As you know, a sway bar or stabilizer bar is a steel bar that connects suspension components on opposite wheels. Its purpose is to...
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Key stuck in ignition car is dead
This is a known issue with the Pontiac G5 and can be caused by a couple of different possibilities. One possibility is related to the transmission shift lock assembly or position indicator sensor which is what prevents the key from...
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Can a steering wheel lock up because there is a problem with the battery or alternator
Hello Sharon, thanks for writing in. The power steering can and absolutely will go out if the alternator or battery fails while driving. Lets break it down. The alternator is powered off of the engine, and it then supplies the...
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I recenlty changed the window regulator on my 2009 pontiac g5. After that, the car started to experience reduced engine power. Che
You cannot have a used ECM installed since it was programmed to old car. You will need to have a new or remanufactured one and have it programmed to work for your car and theft system. If the battery got...
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Noises happening when car is driving but stops when car stops.
The noise sounds like your brakes are worn out and the brake sensor is scraping when you hit the brakes. Have the brakes checked and see if they need repairs. The noise over bumps may be the sway bar links...

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