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There's a lawn mower sound coming from my engine when I'm driving
The noise could be due to an exhaust leak although it is also possible that a failed wheel bearing could cause enough "rumbling" to sound really loud. If you request a vehicle noise diagnostic the origin of the noise will...
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Can dodge challenger rims fit a 2002 pontiac gtp coupe
Hi There, Depending on the year of Dodge Challenger you are referring to, the bolt pattern will be different from that of the Grand Prix. There are several wheel options depending on the model Dodge Challenger as well which will...
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Cars electricity turns off when turning key
Hi there. Usually this is an indication of either a bad ground wire connection, or battery / starter electrical connections being loose. It is also possible that the battery cables are faulty as well. This could be a very difficult...
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Fuel tank
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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Rear brakes..is it necessary to loosen cable at equalizer first then remove cable bracket from behind caliper?
Hi there. The piston is compressed prior to removal and yes - it's a good idea to remove the cable as it makes it easier to remove the brake system. I would highly recommend purchasing a repair and service manual...
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My car won't move in drive or 1,2,3 gear but will go backward
Hi there. The issue you've described can be caused by a few different things, ranging from shift solenoid failure, dirty transmission fluid or a leak inside the transmission from an inner seal. It's probably a good idea to have a...
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Fuel tank
Hi There, A number of other things may also cause this code to be triggered as well such as a faulty fuel cap, a faulty purge solenoid, a damaged charcoal canister or in some cases a vacuum leak. I would...
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Fuel tank
This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel gauge sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As...
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Knocking noise when car is started.
Hi there. First off, anyone that claims they can correctly diagnose an engine knock or other issue by watching a video should not be considered a reliable source. A knock can come from multiple sources, ranging from low oil pressure,...
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Hello I recently just replaced the water pump on my car but after a week of getting it fixed I still smell a burnt rubber smell an
Hi There, The temperature fluctuation is normally a reflection of a faulty thermostat. As you may know, the thermostat regulates the flow of the coolant in your car's engine and controls when the coolant flows in and out of the...
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ABS system light is on along with traction control light on 2005 pontaic grand prix. is this serious?
Hi there. When these lights are illuminated, it usually means that there is an issue with your ABS sensor or ABS module. The traction control and ABS both are monitored by the ABS module or control unit. Since the ABS...
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Check engine light is on for the catalytic converter , I fixed one about a year ago. Is there a part needed, Frontback? Which part
Since your vehicle has a V shaped engine, it will likely have two catalytic converters. Since the engine is mounted transversly in the vehicle (because it is front wheel drive) there will be one converter on the front and one...
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Car wont stay running
Hi There, A few different things will usually cause the car 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...
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Ignition coil
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations...
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2001 pontiac grand prix seatbelt light came on and will not go off
The first thing to do is to check under each seat and inspect the wires and connections to each seatbelt latch and seat sensors. You most likely broke or knocked loose one of the seat belt connectors or wires. ...
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Why is 2008 Pontiac grand Prix code reading multiple cylinder misfire
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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I have white smoke coming from my tail pipe I also have to put water in my car about every 3 days what could the problem be
Hi there. Unfortunately, this appears to be a blown head gasket or significant coolant leak inside the motor. White smoke from the tail pipe is caused by coolant that is mixed with engine oil and is burned inside the combustion...
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2001 Pontiac grand Prix 3.1l engine tapping
Hi there. Typically an engine tapping noise is caused by either cylinder head lifters that are loose or worn out, rockers and valves not properly adjusted, a timing belt or timing chain that is loose or crankshaft / cam out...
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My key fob doesn't unlock my 2007 Pontiac Grand prix and my obd 2 reader won't connect.
As far as the malfunctioning key fob, it may be time for a new unit. The contacts may be worn out on the circuit board inside the device or the button may be worn and not making enough contact. You...

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